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Sixers fans tailgate outside the Wells Fargo Center.
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Andrew Kramer
April 14, 2018 - 10:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - To say Philadelphia 76ers fans were eager for these NBA Playoffs to get underway would be an understatement. The atmosphere outside the Wells Fargo Center ahead of Saturday night's Game 1 tipoff against the Miami Heat was electric. No surprise there. The Sixers haven'...
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Apr 11, 2018; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) stands on the court in the first quarter against the New York Knicks at Quicken Loans Arena.
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April 12, 2018 - 4:24 pm
(AP) — The NBA playoffs that start this weekend already have an extremely tough act to follow. The regular season ended with a flourish. Wednesday's final night of the regular season was well beyond dramatic — an overtime game between Minnesota and Denver to decide the last berth, another overtime...
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There's been lots to celebrate at Swarthmore this season as the Garnet are 19-6 this season.
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Matt Leon
April 12, 2018 - 3:46 pm
SWARTHMORE, PA (KYW Newsradio) - The 2018 season has been a good one so far for the Division III Swarthmore College Garnet. Heading into a Friday home game with Muhlenberg, the Garnet are 19-6 and tied for first in the Centennial Conference with a 6-1 league mark. The team has already surpassed...
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Delaware Football
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Matt Leon
April 12, 2018 - 12:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The University of Delaware football team is in the midst of spring workouts which will culminate with the annual spring game on April 21st. Second-year head coach Danny Rocco likes what he has seen out of his team so far in these workouts. "I think we're off to a...
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Flyers vs. Penguins
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Matt Leon
April 11, 2018 - 1:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia Flyers are back in the playoffs. After missing the postseason in 2017, the Orange and Black finished third in the Metropolitan Division to earn a first-round playoff match-up with the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Flyers did not fare well against the...
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Sixers Playoff Logo
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April 11, 2018 - 1:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia 76ers have a long, proud history. And so does the city the team represents. When the Sixers take the floor Saturday at the Wells Fargo Center for their first playoff game in six years, there will be something new to symbolize that history. The team...
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Sister Jean (AP PHOTO)
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April 11, 2018 - 11:17 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Sister Jean did just fine on the diamond, too. The popular 98-year-old chaplain of the Loyola-Chicago basketball team that reached the Final Four switched sports Tuesday, throwing out a first ball before the Cubs' home opener. Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt drew a big cheer at Wrigley...
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Sixers vs. Hawks
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Matt Leon
April 10, 2018 - 2:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia 76ers will look to stay red hot Tuesday night when they visit the Atlanta Hawks in their penultimate game of the regular season. Philadelphia is 50-30 and they bring a 14-game winning streak into this game. They have already tied the franchise record...
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LeBron James
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April 10, 2018 - 12:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- LeBron James has prompted a billboard war over his potential move from Cleveland. An Ohio-based company has put up two big signs over I-95 in Philadelphia referencing talk that the Sixers could snag the superstar. One of the billboards reads "Philly has a bad history...
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Frank Nutile / Temple Football
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Matt Leon
April 10, 2018 - 12:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Temple Owls will wrap up their spring workouts on Saturday with their annual Cherry & White game at the Temple Sports complex. The Owls went 7-6 in 2017, finishing the season with 28-3 win over Florida International in the Gasparilla Bowl. Second-year head...
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