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Philadelphia Phillies' Nick Williams, right, celebrates his two-run home run off Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks with Aaron Altherr during the second inning.
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June 05, 2018 - 11:23 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Zach Eflin pitched into the eighth inning, Nick Williams homered and the Philadelphia Phillies snapped a three-game slide Tuesday night with a 6-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs. Williams had three RBIs and Eflin (2-2) allowed one run and eight hits in a season-high 7 2/3 innings on...
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Tim Dagit of Chester Springs, Pa. holds up an Philadelphia Eagles jersey for quarterback Carson Wentz and an American flag during the "Celebration of America" event on the South Lawn of the White House.
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June 05, 2018 - 5:01 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Stephen Curry and LeBron James spoke their minds last year. They have not changed their minds this year. No matter whose team wins the NBA championship, neither superstar will be at the White House anytime soon. On the day when the Philadelphia Eagles were supposed to be there to...
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Philadelphia Phillies third baseman Maikel Franco (7) hits a single during the fourth inning against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park.
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Matt Leon
June 05, 2018 - 4:17 pm
CHICAGO (KYW Newsradio) — The Phillies will open the final series of their 10-game road trip Tuesday night, playing the first of three in Chicago against the Cubs. The Phillies have gone just 2-5 on this trip so far. They were swept over the weekend by the Giants in San Francisco, scoring just a...
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Darick Hall is five for 18 with a homer and three RBI in four games since his promotion to Double-A Reading.
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Matt Leon
June 05, 2018 - 4:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Darick Hall has turned a lot of heads since joining the Phillies organization as a 14th round draft pick in 2016 out of Dallas Baptist University. A 6-foot, 4-inch left-handed hitting first baseman, Hall has produced at every level as a pro. He started the 2018 season...
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U.S. Rep. Bob Brady
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Justin Udo
June 05, 2018 - 2:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Instead of spending their Tuesday at the White House, members of the Philadelphia Eagles were in South Philadelphia at the Novacare Center for off-season team activities, or OTAs. The team didn't see the president, but they did get a visit from another political...
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Members of an honor guard prepare flags for a "Celebration of America" event with President Donald Trump on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 5, 2018.
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Ian Bush
June 05, 2018 - 1:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio, AP) — The White House insists the "vast majority" of the Eagles "decided to abandon their fans." That's the reason White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders gave for President Donald Trump's decision to scrub Tuesday's planned celebration of the Super Bowl...
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 In this May 14, 2018, file photo, men watch horse racing on an array of screens at Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport, N.J.
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David Madden
June 05, 2018 - 10:35 am
DOVER, Del. (KYW Newsradio, AP) — Delaware Gov. John Carney ushered in a new era of gaming at Dover Downs on Tuesday, making the first legal sports bet outside of Nevada. The market for legal sports gambling in the United States widened significantly on Tuesday with expanded betting in Delaware,...
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Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James, bottom, shoots against the Golden State Warriors during the second half of Game 2 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, June 3, 2018.
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June 05, 2018 - 10:21 am
By Tom Withers, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James is being honored as a gamer — on and off the floor. Cleveland's star will appear on the cover of NBA 2K, the popular video game that's celebrating its 20th anniversary. The cover will include inspirational words chosen by James, who is...
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Super Bowl LII Champions Philadelphia Eagles Celebration
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Tim Jimenez
June 05, 2018 - 9:12 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Now that President Donald Trump has canceled the Eagles' Super Bowl celebration at the White House, what do the fans think? Mayor Jim Kenney did not mince words as he came to the defense of the Eagles. After a school groundbreaking in Northeast Philadelphia, talking...
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 In this Jan. 16, 1985, file photo, San Francisco 49ers' head coach Bill Walsh, center, laughs with quarterback Joe Montana (16) and receiver Dwight Clark, left, at San Francisco's Candlestick Park.
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June 04, 2018 - 9:27 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Dwight Clark will forever be remembered for one iconic moment, his leap in the back of the end zone to make a fingertip grab of a game-winning touchdown that launched the San Francisco 49ers dynasty and is one of the most indelible images in NFL history. Clark, the author...
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