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AP Photo/Matt Slocum
April 06, 2019 - 6:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Michael Pineda has plenty to celebrate after a long road back to the majors. Max Kepler and Willians Astudillo hit consecutive homers, Eddie Rosario hit a three-run shot and Pineda's Minnesota Twins beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-2 on Saturday. Making his second start since...
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Rhys Hoskins
AP Photo/Matt Slocum
April 06, 2019 - 8:05 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Patience is paying off for the Philadelphia Phillies. Rhys Hoskins had three hits and drove in four runs, including Bryce Harper from first base on a single, and the Phillies beat the Minnesota Twins 10-4 on Friday night despite Jorge Polanco hitting for the cycle . Philadelphia...
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Caption - The Penn football team spent eight days in China last month.
Courtesy of Penn Athletics
Matt Leon
April 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The University of Pennsylvania football team recently wrapped up spring workouts. This year the Quakers spring practice time had a bit of a twist as they spent time over in China. The entire Penn team spent eight days in China, visiting Beijing and Shanghai promoting...
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The University of Pennsylvania football team went 6-4 in 2018.
Penn Athletics
Matt Leon
April 05, 2019 - 12:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Spring workouts are in the books for the University of Pennsylvania football team. The Quakers are coming off a 6-4 2018 season (3-4 Ivy League). Their spring workouts were a bit unusual this time around because they inlcuded eight days spent overseas in China...
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Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo, left, tries to drive past Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, April 4, 2019, in Philadelphia.
Matt Slocum/AP Photo
April 05, 2019 - 6:51 am
By The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo outdueled fellow MVP candidate Joel Embiid, finishing with 45 points and 13 rebounds and leading Milwaukee to a 128-122 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday night as the Bucks clinched the No. 1 seed in the Eastern...
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Philadelphia Flyers' Jakub Voracek (93), of Czech Republic, skates by St. Louis Blues' Ivan Barbashev (4(), of Russia, during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, April 4, 2019, in St. Louis.
Bill Boyce/AP Photo
April 05, 2019 - 6:42 am
By Steve Overbey, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) — Alex Pietrangelo isn't quite sure how the St. Louis Blues turned their season around. But the veteran defenseman couldn't help but grin Thursday night after his team used five first-period goals on the way to a 7-3 rout of the Philadelphia Flyers...
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Bill Lange takes over for Phil Martelli, who was let go after 24 seasons as head coach of St. Joseph's University's basketball team.
Ed Benkin/KYW Newsradio
Ed Benkin
April 04, 2019 - 5:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Bill Lange was enjoying his life as an assistant coach for the Philadelphia 76ers, but St. Joseph's University gave Lange an offer he couldn't refuse. Lange was introduced as the Hawks head coach on Wednesday at Hagan Arena. Lange takes over for Phil Martelli, who was...
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The University of Pennsylvania men's lacrosse team celebrates beating defending national champion Yale.
Penn Athletics
Matt Leon
April 04, 2019 - 1:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The University of Pennsylvania men's lacrosse team is rolling. The Quakers have won five in a row after a 0-3 start, including their first three Ivy League games. This is the first time Penn has started its Ivy slate 3-0 since 1984, and this hot streak has allowed the...
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UFC's Conor McGregor announces retirement
CNN
April 04, 2019 - 8:56 am
By Nick Friend, for CNN (CNN) -- That didn't take long. A week after Conor McGregor took to Twitter to announce his retirement from mixed martial arts (MMA), the Irish star tweeted he might not be finished with the sport after all. I want to move forward, with my fans of all faiths and all...
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 La Salle freshman catcher Tatem Levins.
Courtesy of La Salle University Athletics
Matt Leon
April 03, 2019 - 2:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The La Salle University baseball team has made big strides in 2019. At 15-14, the Explorers have already eclipsed their win total for the entire 2018 season when they went 14-41. Their 15th win came on Tuesday, and it was quite the offensive performance as they...
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