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Reading catcher Austin Bossart
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Matt Leon
June 04, 2018 - 1:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Austin Bossart has made steady progress through the Phillies system since being drafted in the 14th round out of the University of Pennsylvania back in 2015. This season, Bossart, a catcher, is enjoying his first year in Double-A with the Reading Fightin' Phils. The...
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Venus and Serena Williams
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June 04, 2018 - 11:14 am
By Howard Fendrich, AP Tennis Writer PARIS (AP) — Serena Williams called off her Grand Slam comeback because of a chest muscle injury on Monday, pulling out of the French Open shortly before she was supposed to play Maria Sharapova in the fourth round. "It's extremely disappointing," Williams said...
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June 04, 2018 - 11:06 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Discovery Inc. signed a $2 billion agreement that gives it media rights to PGA Tour programming for its 220 markets outside the United States. The deal announced Monday is designed to allow Discovery to deliver golf around the world on every screen and device. It's the PGA Tour's...
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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, right, shoots against Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love (0)
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June 04, 2018 - 10:14 am
By Janie McCauley, AP Sports Writer OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry backpedaled in pure joy. He skipped, hollered and let the ball fly from everywhere with that feeling he gets when there's no way it will miss — unwavering even with a defender's hand in his face. Curry dazzled in outdueling...
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Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) reacts after a play during the fourth quarter against the Golden State Warriors in game two of the 2018 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena.
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Andrew Kramer
June 04, 2018 - 12:05 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - Many Sixers fans hoping to see LeBron James sign with the team this summer seem to have been paying close attention to this year's NBA Finals. Fans say the Cleveland Cavaliers' star player, and future free agent, LeBron James is the reason why. Many are here at @...
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Jake Arrieta (49) walks off the field as rain falls after the third inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium.
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June 03, 2018 - 10:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A look at what's happening around the majors Monday: AGITATED ARRIETA The Phillies are off, and maybe that will give them time to address Jake Arrieta's frustration. The Philadelphia ace criticized his team's defensive positioning after a 6-1 loss Sunday that...
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San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford (35) gets tagged out by Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Cesar Hernandez (16) while attempting to steal second base during the fifth inning at AT&T Park.
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June 03, 2018 - 7:27 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dereck Rodriguez earned his first big league win, giving up a home run to Jake Arrieta but outpitching the Phillies ace to lead the San Francisco Giants over Philadelphia 6-1 Sunday for a three-game sweep. Rodriguez (1-0), the 25-year-old son of Hall of Fame catcher Ivan...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Jorge Alfaro slides safely into third base with a triple during the third inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants.
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June 03, 2018 - 8:27 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Andrew Suarez usually relies on his curveball to get ahead of hitters. On Saturday, Giants catcher Nick Hundley wanted Suarez to close the deal with it. Hundley had the right idea. Suarez combined with two relievers to pitch a three-hitter, lifting San Francisco over the...
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Green Bay Packers player Clay Matthews is hit by a line drive while pitching during the Green & Gold Charity Softball Game at Neuroscience Group Field at Fox Cities Stadium.
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June 02, 2018 - 9:48 pm
GRAND CHUTE, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews was hit in the face with a line drive during a charity softball game. Matthews was pitching during Saturday's game when offensive lineman Lucas Patrick hit the ball directly into Matthews' face, knocking him to the ground. The...
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Odubel Herrera
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June 02, 2018 - 10:11 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Giants right-hander Chris Stratton finally showed signs of getting back to the pitcher he'd been earlier in the season. His curveball danced up and down, and he worked with a determined pace that he admitted had been missing. Three innings of scoreless relief by San Francisco's...
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