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Amy Cohen is in her eighth season as head coach of the West Chester University field hockey team.
West Chester University Athletics
Matt Leon
October 12, 2018 - 12:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The West Chester University field hockey program has been a premier program in Division II for quite some time, and things are no different here in 2018. The Golden Rams are 8-1 (3-0 in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference) and ranked No. 1 in the country. Last...
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Joel Embiid of the Philadelphia 76ers (21) controls the ball away from Salah Mejri of Dallas Mavericks during the Shenzhen basketball match, part of the NBA China Games, in Shenzhen city, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018.
AP Photo/Kin Cheung
October 12, 2018 - 10:28 am
By Tim Reynolds, AP Basketball Writer It was the final minute of a preseason game between Philadelphia and Dallas, the 76ers were up by four points with the ball, and thousands of fans were screaming "defense" at the top of their lungs. A common scene, with an uncommon detail: The game was in China...
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Carson Wentz
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October 11, 2018 - 11:57 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — All the Philadelphia Eagles needed to get over their Super Bowl hangover was a little more urgency, some big plays — and a timely game against the New York Giants. Carson Wentz threw a season-high three touchdown passes and the Eagles got an early lift from their...
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Soccer Stadium
Cherri Gregg
October 11, 2018 - 9:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia International Unity Cup championship game will take place Saturday afternoon at Talen Energy Stadium. It's the first time the city has taken the soccer tournament to Chester. Free transportation is being offered to fans to encourage attendance...
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Delaware Blue Hens Football
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Matt Leon
October 11, 2018 - 4:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A key Colonial Athletic Association game is on tap for the University of Delaware on Saturday when the Blue Hens host No. 5 Elon. Delaware improved to 3-2 (1-1 CAA) this past Saturday as they went down to Richmond and beat the Spiders, 43-28. The Blue Hens actually...
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St. Joseph's Jayden Shertel talks with coach Paul Sacco during Saturday's football game against Vineland at Bill Bending Field in Hammonton, Oct. 6, 2018.
Joe Warner
Tim Jimenez
October 11, 2018 - 8:06 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — St. Joseph High School in Hammonton, which has one of the most prominent football teams in South Jersey, has suspended long-time head coach Paul Sacco for two games because of a racially offensive video some of his players recorded. Fr. Allain B. Caparas, the school's...
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Ottawa Senators defenseman Chris Wideman sits in the net as Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Robert Hagg celebrates his goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in Ottawa, Ontario.
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October 11, 2018 - 7:33 am
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Jakub Voracek rebounded quickly from an embarrassing loss. Voracek had two goals and three assists and Scott Laughton also scored twice in Philadelphia's 7-4 victory over the Ottawa Senators in Wednesday, a night after an 8-2 loss to San Jose in the Flyers' home opener. "It...
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New Jersey has added girls wrestling tournaments to its high school programs.
NJSIAA
Mike Dougherty
October 10, 2018 - 4:49 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — More female high school students are hitting the mat in New Jersey, so the state's school athletic association has officially added girls wrestling to this winter's lineup. The move to create the sport was approved unanimously Wednesday by the New Jersey State...
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Philadelphia Eagles at New York Giants 2017
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Ed Benkin
October 10, 2018 - 3:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Eagles will finally play their first division game of the season Thursday night. As far as the players are concerned, it matters more about how they play as opposed to who they play. The Eagles will head to the Meadowlands with a 2-3 record. They have lost two in...
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Joel Embiid of Philadelphia 76ers
AP Photo/Kin Cheung
October 10, 2018 - 12:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Brett Brown made the bold decree that the Philadelphia 76ers would be "star hunting" this summer. Hope the Sixers coach made some nice trips to the local observatory. The only stars the Sixers saw this summer were the ones that passed them by on the way to joining other teams...
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