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2018 Transplant Games of America
Jim Melwert | KYW Newsradio
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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Philadelphia Eagles training camp
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Ed Benkin
August 07, 2018 - 3:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In the NFL, teams will rarely expose their top players to a heavy dose of preseason work. The 2018 Eagles are no exception. The Eagles will open the preseason at Lincoln Financial Field against the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday night. It is the world's worst kept...
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Napoleon Jinnies
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August 07, 2018 - 2:03 pm
By David Williams, CNN (CNN) -- NFL fans will see history made this season, and it has nothing to do with what goes on between the goalposts. The Los Angeles Rams and the New Orleans Saints will have male cheerleaders dancing on their squads for the first time. Dancers Quinton Peron and Napoleon...
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Serena Williams
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August 07, 2018 - 11:37 am
(CNN) -- A week after suffering the heaviest defeat of her career, Serena Williams has admitted she is struggling with "postpartum emotions" and has felt in a "funk." In a post on her Instagram page, the 23-time grand slam champion revealed her struggles during a period that's seen her lose 6-1 6-0...
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Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Godley throws in the first inning during a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, in Phoenix.
AP Photo/Rick Scuteri
August 07, 2018 - 6:14 am
By John Marshall, AP Sports Writer PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks had chances to win in the ninth inning, again in the 10th, and the next three innings after that. After all those chances and more than 4 1/2 hours of baseball, David Peralta finally ended it with his first walk-off home run...
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LeBron James
AP Photo/Phil Long, File
August 06, 2018 - 9:17 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — LeBron James has yet to play a minute for the Los Angeles Lakers, yet the NBA superstar is already busy in Hollywood. James is behind the three-part documentary series, "Shut Up and Dribble," announced Monday by Showtime. Set to debut in October, the same month James...
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Transplant Games
Jim Melwert | KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
August 06, 2018 - 5:50 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (KYW Newsradio) — The 2018 Transplant Games have been a success so far for Team Philly, which garnered nearly 100 medals. And more events are still to come. Tyshon Lewis, one of three Philly medallists who are also heart recipients, received a new heart in 2016. "I’m almost two years...
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Doug Pederson
Ed Benkin | KYW Newsradio
Ed Benkin
August 06, 2018 - 4:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Doug Pederson has quickly developed the reputation for being a players' coach, which was quite evident after practice on Monday. Several Eagles spoke about the contract extension Pederson received on Sunday. The new deal keeps Pederson as head coach through the 2022...
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Tom Heckert
AP Photo/Amy Sancetta, File
August 06, 2018 - 3:30 pm
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Tom Heckert, a former personnel executive for the Denver Broncos who also served stints as general manager for the Cleveland Browns and the Philadelphia Eagles, has died following a long illness, the Broncos said. He was 51. Heckert stepped away from the Broncos after last...
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Cole Irvin
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Matt Leon
August 06, 2018 - 2:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Phillies are loaded with starting pitchers. All season long, the Phils have seen a consistent major league rotation. Fans have also gotten a peek at the future as newbies like Enyel De Los Santos and Ranger Suarez have made cameo appearances with the big club in...
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