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In this Jan. 23, 2018, file photo, Philadelphia Flyers center Jori Lehtera (15) plays against the Detroit Red Wings duriing the first period of an NHL hockey game in Detroit.
AP Photo/Paul Sancya,File
September 27, 2018 - 3:06 pm
(AP) — The NHL said Thursday it is investigating Philadelphia Flyers forward Jori Lehtera after a report he is being questioned in connection with a drug bust in his native Finland. Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly said the league is investigating the situation. Lehtera's lawyer, Ari Nieminen, said he...
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Colorado Rockies starting pitcher German Marquez works against the Philadelphia Phillies in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, in Denver.
AP Photo/David Zalubowski
September 27, 2018 - 8:51 am
By Pat Graham, AP Sports Writer DENVER (AP) — The start of the game could not have gone much better for German Marquez. And the end was a pleasure, too, for to the Colorado Rockies, who moved back into the NL West lead. The hard-throwing Marquez started with eight straight strikeouts to match a...
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A fan holds up tickets outside the stadium before in Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium.
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September 26, 2018 - 9:47 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The NFL's Super Bowl ticketing policies will be put under a microscope this week when New Jersey's Supreme Court considers claims that the league violated state consumer fraud laws leading up to the 2014 game at MetLife Stadium. If Josh Finkelman's challenge succeeds and the...
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Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Alshon Jeffery (#17) celebrates a touchdown catch during the first quarter of Super Bowl LII.
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Ed Benkin
September 26, 2018 - 6:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Carson Wentz isn't the only Eagle who had to play the waiting game at the beginning of the season. There was plenty of hype surrounding Wentz's return from a knee injury, but one of the quarterback's top weapons has also been sidelined throughout the off-season. Wide...
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Villanova quarterback Zach Bednarczyk
Villanova University Athletics
Matt Leon
September 26, 2018 - 4:57 pm
STONY BROOK, N.Y. (KYW Newsradio) — The Villanova Wildcats will take to the road this weekend, visiting Stony Brook on Saturday night in a Colonial Athletic Association tilt. Villanova improved to 3-1 on the season this past Saturday with a resounding 49-7 non-league home win over Bucknell. Head...
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Chris Cloutier
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Matt Leon
September 26, 2018 - 4:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The National Lacrosse League's annual Entry Draft took place Tuesday night at Xfinity Live, and it was a big night for the expansion of the Philadelphia Wings. Not only was the draft held on home turf, but the Wings held the No. 2 overall pick, which they used to...
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Tommy McDonald gives a thumbs up to the camera after a ceremony honoring the 1960 NFL Championship team at halftime of the game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Green Bay Packers at Lincoln Financial Field.
Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports
September 26, 2018 - 12:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A public viewing will be held on Friday, Sept. 28, for Philadelphia Eagles legend Tommy McDonald. McDonald, known as one of the greatest pass catchers in franchise history, passed away Monday at the age 84. The viewing will take place at the Mother of Divine...
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Colorado Rockies' David Dahl (26) is congratulated by teammates in the dugout after hitting a three run home run against the Philadelphia Phillies.
AP Photo/Jack Dempsey
September 26, 2018 - 6:31 am
By Pat Graham, AP Sports Writer DENVER (AP) — David Dahl went 3 for 5 on the night. Now, he's thinking 5 for 5 the rest of the way — wins to close out the regular season. That would guarantee the Colorado Rockies a playoff spot. Dahl homered for a second straight game, a three-run shot in the third...
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In this Sept. 5, 2018, file photo palm trees frame a large billboard on top of a Nike store that shows former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick at Union Square in San Francisco
AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File
September 25, 2018 - 3:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Nike caused an uproar earlier this month with its ad featuring former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick that debuted just as the football season was about to begin. But the shoe maker's stock is up and sales have been steady. The furor seems to have largely died down as the company...
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Sophomore Ryan Glover is 2-0 as Penn's starting quarterback
Penn Athletics
Matt Leon
September 25, 2018 - 2:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After winning two non-league games to start the season, the Penn Quakers will open the Ivy League play on Saturday by paying the Dartmouth Big Green a visit. Penn's most recent victory came this past weekend as they thumped Lehigh at Franklin Field 30-10. The Quakers...
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