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Villanova Parade
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April 05, 2018 - 1:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Nova Nation took over Center City Thursday to celebrate the Wildcats' NCAA National Championship. Big crowds lined both sides of Market Street to get a glimpse of the championship team. Smiling players tossed tee shirts to the fans and took turns holding the trophy...
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Trenton Pork Roll Thunder
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David Madden
April 05, 2018 - 1:04 pm
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- Teams sometimes get known for their nicknames. The Phillies, for example, are known to some as the Fightins. But Trenton's minor league baseball team is turning to the deli for a new moniker. For 25 years, they've been known as the Trenton Thunder, affiliate to the...
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Villanova Fans
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Tim Jimenez
April 05, 2018 - 10:42 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Classes were canceled at Villanova University on Thursday because of the parade , so students went on a field trip of champions that started with a train ride to Philadelphia. Decked out in their blue and white, the students made the short walk from campus to the...
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Jefferson_Baseball
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Matt Leon
April 04, 2018 - 4:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Versatility is incredibly important in the game of baseball today. The more you can do, the more valuable you are to a team. Keeping this in mind, you would have to work pretty hard to find an area player more versatile and valuable than Division II Jefferson...
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Sixers / TJ McConnell
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Matt Leon
April 04, 2018 - 3:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia 76ers will try to make it 12 straight wins Wednesday night when they visit the Detroit Pistons. The Sixers 11th straight victory came Tuesday night as they hammered the Brooklyn nets at the Wells Fargo Center, 121-95. The Sixers had eight players...
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Penn Football Coach Ray Priore
Ray Priore is 20-10 in three seasons as the head football coach at the University of Pennsylvania. / Photo credit: Penn Athletics
Matt Leon
April 04, 2018 - 12:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The University of Pennsylvania football team is winding down spring workouts as they prepare for their spring game on Saturday at Franklin Field. The Quakers are coming off a 6-4 2017 season (4-3 Ivy) that saw them finish on a four-game winning streak as they played...
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Flyers / Travis Konecny
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Matt Leon
April 03, 2018 - 3:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia Flyers will visit the New York Islanders Tuesday night with a chance to finally clinch a playoff berth. The Flyers currently have 94 points and they will clinch a slot in the postseason if: 1. They win while Florida loses at home against Nashville. 2...
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Paul Worrilow
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Matt Leon
April 03, 2018 - 2:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to a one-year deal with veteran linebacker Paul Worrilow. Worrilow, 27, is entering his sixth season in the NFL. His first four were spent with the Atlanta Falcons. He played in Detroit in 2017, starting eight games for the Lions...
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2016 Villanova Parade
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Pat Loeb
April 03, 2018 - 1:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Two months after the Eagles Super Bowl parade, Philadelphia is getting ready to celebrate another local champion . This parade won't be quite as long or elaborate, but it should make Villanova fans happy. Fans will have five blocks of Center City in which to cheer...
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PECO Building
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John McDevitt
April 03, 2018 - 12:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Congratulatory messages for the NCAA champion Villanova Wildcats will be displayed in lights at PECO's headquarters building at 23rd and Market Streets, and during the championship parade. Since 1976, all sorts of messages have been flashed on PECO's crownlights...
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