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Philadelphia Eagles running back Wendell Smallwood (28) carries the ball as Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Dashaun Phillips (35) defends in the fourth quarter at Lincoln Financial Field. Aug. 9, 2018
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Ed Benkin
August 27, 2018 - 4:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Saturday will be a day when dreams end for hundreds of players. The NFL cutdown day is set for Sept. 1, which is the day teams will be forced to reduce their roster from 90 to 53 players. Some players will get a second chance on the practice squad, while others may...
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Senior safety Rob Rolle will lead the Villanova defense this season.
Villanova University Athletics
Matt Leon
August 27, 2018 - 3:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The 2017 season was a difficult one for the Villanova Wildcats for one big reason: injuries. It wasn't just the amount of players who got hurt for Villanova, but also who those players were. Many critical contributors were lost for the season, and as a result, a 4-2...
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In this Sept. 10, 2017, file photo, Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins, bottom, fumbles in front of Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Fletcher Cox (91), defensive end Brandon Graham, left, and Redskins offensive tackle Morgan Moses (76).
AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File
August 27, 2018 - 2:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Before they try to become the ninth team to repeat as Super Bowl champions, the Philadelphia Eagles will try to accomplish another tough task. Winning consecutive NFC East titles is so difficult it hasn't happened since the Eagles did it four straight seasons from 2001-04. It's...
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Simona Halep, of Romania, returns a shot to Kaia Kanepi, of Estonia, during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
August 27, 2018 - 1:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Simona Halep made a quick-as-can-be exit from the U.S. Open on Monday, becoming the first No. 1-seeded woman to lose her opening match at the Grand Slam tournament in the half-century of the professional era. Halep simply was overwhelmed by the power-based game of 44th-ranked Kaia...
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Jake Arrieta throws to a Toronto Blue Jays batter during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in Toronto.
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August 25, 2018 - 8:35 am
TORONTO (AP) — Jake Arrieta wasn't too happy with the effort his Philadelphia Phillies produced against the Toronto Blue Jays. Kendrys Morales homered for the fifth straight game, Billy McKinney hit a two-run shot and Toronto beat Philadelphia 4-2 on Friday night, handing the slumping Phillies...
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Dashawn Darden
Delaware Valley University Athletics
Matt Leon
August 24, 2018 - 11:35 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Delaware Valley University Aggies have been one of the premier Division III college football programs in the region for years. In 2017, they put together a perfect 10-0 regular season, won the Middle Atlantic Conference title and advanced to the quarterfinals of...
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Nick Foles
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August 24, 2018 - 6:45 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Super Bowl MVP has lost his magic touch. Nick Foles isn't playing like himself. Foles threw two interceptions in the first half and Philadelphia's starting offense — missing some key players — struggled again while waiting for quarterback Carson Wentz to return and the Eagles...
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Philadelphia Phillies center fielder Odubel Herrera (37) points to the sky as he crosses home plate after hitting a two run home run in the seventh inning against the Washington Nationals.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik
August 23, 2018 - 7:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies manager Gabe Kapler obviously has a rooting interest. Still, if it were his call, Aaron Nola would win this year's NL Cy Young Award. "Just the dependability, the consistency, the creativity," Kapler said. "The numbers. The numbers speak for themselves." All...
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Nick Foles
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Ian Bush
August 23, 2018 - 2:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philly invasion of London is in the works. StubHub announced that the Eagles game in the British capital is the most in-demand match-up of the season. The ticket reseller said it's the first time an international game has made the list — let alone in the top spot...
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Senior defensive end Kevin Stokes led Rowan University last season with 18 1/2 tackles for loss and 6 1/2 sacks.
Rowan University Athletics
Matt Leon
August 23, 2018 - 1:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Rowan University football team is looking to rebound from a rare off-year in Glassboro. The Division III Profs went 4-6 in 2017 (3-6 in the New Jersey Athletic Conference). They started the campaign 3-0, but then lost six straight before closing out the campaign...
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