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Philadelphia Wings
Matt Leon
August 09, 2018 - 3:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Wings are continuing to put together their roster for the upcoming season. First, they added players in the Expansion Draft, and now, the focus is on free agency. The Wings have signed several players over the last couple of weeks, including someone...
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The Philadelphia Eagles' Nick Foles and Carson Wentz are shown at training camp.
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Dave Uram
August 09, 2018 - 9:38 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — “Are you playing Week One or not,” a reporter asked Carson Wentz at Eagles training camp Tuesday, the last practice available for media to attend before Thursday’s pre-season opener against the Steelers. Related: 40,000 rowdy fans attend Eagles Open Practice​ “We’ll...
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Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Carlos Santana flips the ball for an out on a ball hit by Arizona Diamondbacks' Paul Goldschmidt in the fourth inning.
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August 08, 2018 - 7:07 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Patrick Corbin struck out nine in a combined four-hitter, David Peralta had four hits and two RBIs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks rolled over the Philadelphia Phillies 6-0 on Wednesday. Corbin (10-4) had the Phillies guessing most of the game, allowing four hits in 7 1/3 innings while...
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Dr. Sanjay Sharma, professor of cardiology at St. George's University of London, speaks during an interview on Wednesday Aug. 8, 2018 about a study he led which found procedures that can help identify athletes who are at risk for heart-problems.
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August 08, 2018 - 5:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — What kind of heart check-up do young athletes need to make the team? A large study of teenage soccer players in England found in-depth screening didn't detect signs of trouble in some athletes who later died — yet allowed others at risk to get treated and back in the game. At...
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Dreamstime
Kristen Johanson
August 08, 2018 - 3:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Kensington Tigers are scrambling as they try to huddle up spare football equipment ahead of the school year, following a robbery of the team's storage center. Philadelphia police reported more than $8,000 worth of gear was taken on July 21 around 9 p.m. Officials...
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Abraham Almonte had a 2.41 ERA during his career at Division II Jefferson University (then known as Philadelphia University).
Kane County Cougars
Matt Leon
August 08, 2018 - 2:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Abraham Almonte is having fun. The Division II Jefferson University — formerly Philadelphia University — product is pitching out of the bullpen this season for the Single-A Kane County Cougars in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization. This is Almonte's first full...
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Nick Foles
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Eric Walter
August 08, 2018 - 11:22 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In honor of the Philadelphia Eagles' first preseason game on Thursday, against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the city of Media, Pa., will host an Eagles pep rally on Wednesday night, organized by the Media Business Authority. The rally will start at State and Orange...
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Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Nick Pivetta throws during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, in Phoenix.
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August 08, 2018 - 6:57 am
By Bob Baum, AP Sports Writer PHOENIX (AP) — Add Nick Pivetta's Tuesday night performance to the long list of quality outings by Philadelphia starters this season. He threw six scoreless innings, Nick Williams homered and the Phillies bounced back from their marathon loss the previous night to beat...
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Nick Pivetta
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Matt Leon
August 07, 2018 - 3:52 pm
PHOENIX (KYW Newsradio) — The Phillies will continue their series with the Arizona Diamondbacks Tuesday night out in Phoenix. The Phillies (63-49) opened this three-game series with a gut-wrenching loss Monday night, dropping a 3-2 14-inning decision. The Phils led 2-0 heading to the bottom of the...
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2018 Transplant Games of America
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Jim Melwert
August 07, 2018 - 3:36 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (KYW Newsradio) — The final competitions are wrapping up, and the closing ceremonies of the 2018 Transplant Games of America finish up Tuesday night. These are the first Transplant Games for Team Philly’s Wendell Burke, a kidney recipient. He received a new kidney a couple years ago...
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