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Ed Benkin | KYW Newsradio
Ed Benkin
August 03, 2018 - 7:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Jake Elliott knows all about pressure kicks after an impressive 2017 season. The one he hit in practice on Friday had a different type of meaning. As the ball went through the posts, the Eagles celebrated in a way which indicated something was on the line. Doug...
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Jim Melwert | KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
August 03, 2018 - 1:32 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (KYW Newsradio) — Competition got underway Friday in Salt Lake City for the 2018 Transplant Games of America, celebrating organ donation and raising awareness of the need for donors. The first action is in the pool with the 200-meter individual medley and the 500-meter freestyle...
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Ohio State University found itself mired in another scandal when the school placed its revered head football coach Urban Meyer on paid leave this week after a longtime assistant coach was fired amid spousal abuse allegations.
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August 03, 2018 - 8:51 am
By Darran Simon, CNN (CNN) -- Ohio State University found itself mired in another scandal when the school placed its revered head football coach Urban Meyer on paid leave this week after a longtime assistant coach was fired amid spousal abuse allegations. The school is investigating what Meyer knew...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Maikel Franco (7) is congratulated at home plate after hitting a walk-off three-run home run against the Miami Marlins in a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, in Philadelphia.
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August 03, 2018 - 6:29 am
By Rob Maadi, AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Maikel Franco launched a towering drive, watched the ball clear the left-field wall and flipped his bat high in the air backward before his jubilant trot around the bases. Franco's three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth lifted the...
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Urban Meyer
AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File
August 02, 2018 - 8:53 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State closed ranks around the rollout of its football season as the university investigates whether coach Urban Meyer failed to report domestic abuse allegations, a scandal hitting a school already accused of not facing up to sexual misconduct allegations against a sports...
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Shane Victorino
Mark Abrams | KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
August 02, 2018 - 5:17 pm
NICETOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Former all-star outfielder Shane Victorino — who will sign a one-day contract Friday and retire as a member of the Philadelphia Phillies — stopped in Nicetown Thursday to check out the Boys & Girls Club that still bears his name. A relaxed Victorino walked into...
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From left: The Pro Football Hall of Fame s Class of 2018 including Brian Dawkins, Jerry Kramer, and Ray Lewis during media availability during the NFL Honors show at Cyrus Northrop Memorial Auditorium at the University of Minnesota.
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Ed Benkin
August 02, 2018 - 3:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Malcolm Jenkins grew up watching Brian Dawkins, and he's still amazed how the former Eagles safety was able to maintain his intensity after displaying his famous pregame enthusiasm while running out of the tunnel. "I'd be gassed by the first quarter," joked Jenkins. "...
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Urban Meyer
AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File
August 01, 2018 - 8:01 pm
Ohio State placed football coach Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave Wednesday while it investigates claims that his wife knew about allegations of domestic violence against an assistant coach years before he was fired last week. Courtney Smith gave an interview to Stadium and provided text...
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Mike Shawaryn
Matt Leon | KYW Newsradio
Matt Leon
August 01, 2018 - 5:44 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Mike Shawaryn was a star pitcher at Gloucester Catholic High School in South Jersey. His success with the Rams led to a lot of attention from colleges. The right-hander chose Maryland and went on to dominate batters for three seasons with the Terps. That collegiate...
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Dallas Goedert
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Ed Benkin
August 01, 2018 - 4:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If first impressions go a long way, Dallas Goedert has a lot to be happy about. Goedert was drafted in the second round by the Eagles, and the rookie tight end is already turning heads at training camp. Goedert hardly looks out of place as he begins his NFL career. On...
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