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Rowan junior shortstop Carly Anderson leads the Profs this season with a .486 batting average.
Rowan University Athletics
Matt Leon
May 18, 2018 - 11:37 am
GLASSBORO, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The Rowan University softball team is getting ready for the Super Regionals of the Division III NCAA Tournament. The Profs will take on Moravian in a best-of-three series beginning Saturday on their home field in Glassboro, New Jersey. The series was supposed to...
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St. Louis Cardinals' Dexter Fowler, left, is tagged out by Philadelphia Phillies catcher Jorge Alfaro after being caught between third and home during the seventh inning.
AP Photo/Jeff Roberson
May 18, 2018 - 7:32 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Vince Velasquez attributes his recent resurgence to something in his head, not his arm. The Philadelphia right-hander pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning, and Carlos Santana and Pedro Florimon each hit home runs in the Phillies' 6-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on...
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Philadelphia Phllies' Cesar Hernandez follows through on a solo home in the sixth inning.
AP Photo/Gail Burton
May 16, 2018 - 3:24 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Nick Pivetta tied a career-high with 11 strikeouts, Cesar Hernandez homered and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-1 Wednesday in a wet interleague matchup. Philadelphia (24-16) climbed eight games over .500 for the first time since the end of the 2011 season...
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West Chester University Athletics
Matt Leon
May 16, 2018 - 2:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The West Chester University baseball team will look to defend its national title when it opens play in the Division II NCAA Tournament on Friday in West Lawn, Pennsylvania. The Golden Rams bring a 31-15 record into the tournament and they are the top seed in the...
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Swarthmore Baseball
Swarthmore Athletics
Matt Leon
May 16, 2018 - 10:44 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- For the second time in program history, the Swarthmore College baseball team is headed to the Division III NCAA Tournament. The Garnet are the five seed in the Auburn, New York Regional and they will open things up on Thursday against the four-seed Baldwin Wallace...
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Cowswain Stephen Veland is thrown into the Schuykill after Gonzaga won the Boys Senior Eight Final in the Stotesbury Cup in 2012.
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Mike Dougherty
May 15, 2018 - 10:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dangerous conditions on the water have prompted officials to move a Philadelphia rowing tradition to South Jersey this year. Every year since 1927, rowers have gathered for the Stotesbury Regatta . But this year, they will converge in Camden County at Cooper River...
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Groundskeepers cover home plate with a tarp during a rain delay
AP Photo/Patrick Semansky
May 15, 2018 - 10:30 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — The interleague matchup between the Baltimore Orioles and Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night has been postponed by rain. Anticipating a thundershower that would ultimately come within the hour and never let up, the grounds crew covered the field with a tarp after the national...
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Stage hands prepare the set for the NBA basketball draft lottery.
AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast
May 15, 2018 - 9:23 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Phoenix has won the No. 1 pick in next month's NBA draft. It's the first time the Suns will have the chance to make the first overall selection. The Suns had the right combination of pingpong balls pop up for them at the draft lottery on Tuesday night, a reward of sorts after a...
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After winning the NJAC title, Rowan is the top seed in the Division III NCAA Tournament's Mid-Atlantic Regional.
Rowan University Athletics
Matt Leon
May 15, 2018 - 4:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A fantastic season will continue this week for the Rowan University baseball team as the Profs take part in the Division III NCAA Tournament. Rowan will open the double-elimination Mid-Atlantic Regional on Thursday in York, Pennsylvania, against Castleton. The Profs...
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The West Chester University softball team is 43-13 heading into the Division II NCAA Super Regionals.
West Chester University Athletics
Matt Leon
May 15, 2018 - 3:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For a second straight season, the West Chester University softball team has advanced to the Super Regionals of the Division II NCAA Tournament. The Golden Rams will host Gannon in the best-of-three Super Regional beginning Thursday at noon. "We're excited to be back...
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