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San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid (35) and quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7)
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May 23, 2018 - 2:03 pm
By Paul Newberry, AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) — NFL owners approved a new policy Thursday aimed at addressing the firestorm over national anthem protests sparked by Colin Kaepernick and polarized by President Trump, permitting players to stay in the locker room during the "The Star-Spangled...
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West Chester University softball
West Chester University Athletics
Matt Leon
May 23, 2018 - 12:55 pm
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The West Chester University softball team is down in Salem, Virginia, getting ready to open play in the Division II NCAA Softball Championship Finals. The Golden Rams (45-13) are one of eight teams still standing. They punched their ticket to Salem by winning the...
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NFL: Indianapolis Colts at Seattle Seahawks
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May 23, 2018 - 12:14 pm
By Barry Wilner, AP Pro Football Writer NEW YORK (AP) — America has spoken: NFL over "American Idol." For the seventh consecutive year, NBC's "Sunday Night Football" has topped the season's television ratings, as measured by Nielsen. That edges the six straight years for Fox's "American Idol" (2005...
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New England Patriots linebacker Geneo Grissom (96) sacks Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) in the AFC Divisional playoff game at Gillette Stadium.
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May 23, 2018 - 11:30 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The 2019 NFL draft will be held in Nashville. The home of the Tennessee Titans was selected Wednesday during the league's spring meetings in Atlanta. Nashville will be hosting the draft for the first time. The draft was held in New York City from 1965-2014, but the league has been...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Vince Velasquez pitches during the third inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves.
AP Photo/Matt Slocum
May 22, 2018 - 10:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ozzie Albies hit his 14th homer, Brandon McCarthy tossed 5 2/3 sharp innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-1 Tuesday night. McCarthy (5-2) allowed one run and four hits with five strikeouts. He is 4-0 with a 2.08 ERA against Philadelphia this season and...
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) hands off to running back Matt Jones (38) in front of quarterback Nick Foles (9) and quarterback Nate Sudfeld (7) during organized team activities.
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Mike DeNardo
May 22, 2018 - 4:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Eagles head coach Doug Pederson confirmed the world champion team will be going to the White House next month. But attendance is not mandatory. "It's an individual basis," explained Pederson. "It's one of those things that, again, we're working through a ton of things...
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Delaware Valley University senior Ta'riq Thomas will take part in the the long jump and triple jump this week at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships.
Delaware Valley University Athletics
Matt Leon
May 22, 2018 - 3:55 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — One of the area's best track and field athletes will look to cap his college career in style this weekend. Delaware Valley University senior Ta'riq Thomas is heading to the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships later this week in La Crosse, Wisconsin, where he...
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Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz
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Ed Benkin
May 22, 2018 - 2:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Carson Wentz has a Super Bowl ring. He will no doubt be happier to get another one in a game he actually plays in. The injured Eagles quarterback continues with his rehab work as players gather in South Philadelphia for three days of organized team activities. Wentz...
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Drexel women's rugby players demonstrate the sport at the Battleship New Jersey in advance of the 2018 Collegiate Rugby Championships.
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David Madden
May 22, 2018 - 2:05 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Visitors to the Battleship New Jersey in Camden on Monday got an extra experience with their tour of the iconic vessel when rugby players put on a show to promote a national championship in the Philadelphia area next month. Local college athletes put on a clinic for...
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Swarthmore College is headed to the Division III College World Series for the first time in program history.
Swarthmore College Athletics
Matt Leon
May 21, 2018 - 1:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of the best sports stories of the year in the Philadelphia area continues to unfold. The Swarthmore College baseball team is heading to the Division III College World Series in Appleton, Wisconsin. The Garnet captured the Auburn, New York regional crown Sunday...
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