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Jan 6, 2019; Wichita, KS, USA; Temple Owls guard Shizz Alston Jr. (10) reaches in for the ball against Wichita State Shockers forward Markis McDuffie (1) during the second half at Charles Koch Arena.
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Matt Leon
January 07, 2019 - 4:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While the Eagles were putting together their thrilling playoff win in Chicago on Sunday, the Temple Owls put together a thriller of their own out in Kansas. Temple found a way to beat the Wichita State Shockers 85-81 in overtime to improve to 11-3 on the season (1-1...
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Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (10) greets Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (left) after a NFC Wild Card playoff football game at Soldier Field.
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Tim Jimenez
January 07, 2019 - 9:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Birds beat the Bears in stunning fashion Sunday night to keep their playoff run going. The clank-clank of the Bears' final field goal kick against the goal posts was heard around the Delaware Valley and has Eagles fans buzzing. There were plenty of people wearing...
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Chicago Eagles Bar
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Ed Benkin
January 05, 2019 - 3:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- On the day before the Philadelphia Eagles playoff game in Chicago, one establishment is offering an oasis for Birds fans. Diag, in the Lakeview section of Chicago, is an Eagles bar filled with Birds memorabilia. A.K. is a bartender at Diag and says things have picked...
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The University of Pennsylvania women's basketball team is 8-2 on the season.
Penn Athletics
Matt Leon
January 04, 2019 - 12:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The University of Pennsylvania women's basketball team will open Ivy League play on the road Saturday afternoon, visiting rival Princeton. The Quakers have enjoyed a lot of success so far this season, compiling an 8-2 record, with one of the losses coming on the road...
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The Drexel University women's basketball team is 8-3 so far this season
Drexel University Athletics
Matt Leon
January 04, 2019 - 11:17 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Drexel University women's basketball team opens Colonial Athletic Association play on Friday night, welcoming Towson to the DAC. Drexel is 8-3 on the season, thanks in large part to stifling defense. In fact, Drexel has the best scoring defense in the country as...
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Philadelphia Flyers' James van Riemsdyk, left, tries to keep Carolina Hurricanes' Trevor van Riemsdyk away from the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, in Philadelphia.
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January 03, 2019 - 10:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carolina had its second win over the Flyers in a week when the team's social media department had fun trolling the NHL's most popular mascot: "Gritty victory." Gritty had to keep his googily eyes open and watch the latest Flyers' flop. Some Flyers fans tried to avoid the latest...
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While the Eagles' offense will be dealing with the Bears' defenders, the Eagles' defense will look to make its own mark on Sunday.
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Ed Benkin
January 03, 2019 - 8:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — They're not the 1985 Bears, but the 2018 version of the Chicago defense has been impressive. The Bears are in the playoffs for the first time in eight years. While the Chicago offense has had its moments, the defense has been the biggest reason why Matt Nagy's squad...
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Junior forward A.J. Brodeur leads Penn in scoring (14.6 ppg) and rebounding (7.4 per game).
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Matt Leon
January 03, 2019 - 3:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The University of Pennsylvania men's basketball team will open Ivy League play on Saturday, visiting rival Princeton University. Despite losing their final two games in the 2018 calendar year, the Quakers sit at 10-4 on the season with impressive wins over defending...
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New York Yankees relief pitcher David Robertson
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Matt Leon
January 03, 2019 - 2:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Phillies have added a talented arm to the bullpen. The Phils have agreed to a two-year deal with veteran right-hander David Robertson. #Phillies and RHP David Robertson have agreed to terms on a two-year contract. The deal includes a third-year club option for the...
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Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) gets fouled by Phoenix Suns forward Richaun Holmes in the second half during an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, in Phoenix. The 76ers defeated the Suns 132-127.
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January 03, 2019 - 7:07 am
By Bob Baum, AP Sports Writer PHOENIX (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers were ready to go home from their trip west a little too early, and it almost cost them. Joel Embiid, playing despite a sore left knee, matched his season high with 42 points, 30 in the first half, and grabbed 18 rebounds and the...
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