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Jun 30, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Vince Velasquez (28) pitches during the first inning against the Washington Nationals at Citizens Bank Park
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Matt Leon
August 21, 2018 - 3:49 pm
WASHINGTON (KYW Newsradio) — The Phillies are down in Washington, D.C., to open a three-game series with the Nationals Tuesday night. Gabe Kapler's squad comes into this one 68-56 and in second place in the National League East — a game behind the Atlanta Braves, who will visit Pittsburgh Tuesday...
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Ursinus College junior quarterback Tom Garlick is entering his third season as the starter for the Bears.
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Matt Leon
August 21, 2018 - 3:39 pm
COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Division III Ursinus College football team is coming off a solid 6-4 2017 campaign. Hopes are high in Collegeville that the 2018 season can be even better. Pete Gallagher is entering his 18th season as head coach of the Bears, and he said they have made a lot...
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 Serena Williams
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August 21, 2018 - 2:56 pm
Serena Williams got a bit of a boost in the seedings for the U.S. Open by being placed at No. 17, nine spots above her current ranking. The U.S. Tennis Association's decision, announced Tuesday along with all the other seeds for the main draws of women's and men's singles, means Williams avoids a...
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Former Cincinnati Reds player Pete Rose speaks during a pregame ceremony of the unveiling of his bronze statue at Great American Ball Park.
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Mike DeNardo
August 21, 2018 - 1:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Baseball's controversial all-time hit leader, Pete Rose, is planning a public appearance in Philadelphia this fall. The $49-a-ticket show, Oct. 20 at the Liacouras Center on the Temple University campus, is billed as "An Evening with Pete Rose" and described as a "...
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In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, Alabama head coach Nick Saban celebrates after overtime of the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Georgia, in Atlanta.
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August 20, 2018 - 6:37 pm
Alabama will begin its quest for a second consecutive national championship with a rare three-peat. The Crimson Tide is just the second team to be ranked No. 1 in the preseason Associated Press Top 25 poll for three straight seasons. Alabama received 42 out of 61 first-place votes. No. 2 Clemson...
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Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Brandon Graham (55) celebrates with Chris Long (56) after causing a fumble against the New England Patriots receiver in the fourth quarter in Super Bowl LII.
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Ed Benkin
August 20, 2018 - 4:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Brandon Graham is used to making quarterbacks sore, but the roles may be reversed for a while as he gets closer to game action. After starting the summer on the PUP (physically unable to perform) list, Graham was activated on Monday. The defensive end is now working...
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Wide receiver Carlos Croslin and the rest of the Lincoln University Lions open their 2018 season on Sept. 1.
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Matt Leon
August 20, 2018 - 1:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Division II Lincoln University football team is hoping to take some steps forward in 2018. The 2017 campaign was an incredibly difficult one for the Lions as they finished 0-10. Lincoln will look for improvement under the watchful eye of a new head coach. Josh...
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Tiger Woods
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Mike Dougherty
August 18, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Tiger Woods and the biggest names in golf will be playing in the Philadelphia area for the BMW Championship in September. With all the rain lately, Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square is expected to be in prime condition for the world's best. "Tiger Woods, Phil...
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Aaron Nola
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August 17, 2018 - 9:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Nola struck out 11 in seven impressive innings to stay unbeaten at Citizens Bank Park, pitching the Philadelphia Phillies past the New York Mets 4-2 on Friday night. Asdrubal Cabrera hit an RBI double off former teammate Noah Syndergaard during a three-run first inning,...
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Blake Perkins
Wilmington Blue Rocks
August 17, 2018 - 2:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Blake Perkins is a highly regarded prospect in the Kansas City Royals organization. Acquired by the Royals in a mid-season trade with the Washington Nationals, Perkins is patrolling center field these days for the High-A Wilmington Blue Rocks. Perkins brings a lot to...
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