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Mexico players celebrate a goal by Mexico's Hirving Lozano, center right, during the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018.
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June 17, 2018 - 3:22 pm
By James Ellingworth, AP Sports Writer MOSCOW (AP) — Defending World Cup champions have been finding it hard to get out of the group stage lately, and Germany is proving no exception. The 2014 champions, ranked No. 1 in the world, were exposed defensively and surprisingly beaten by Mexico 1-0 on...
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In this May 31, 2018, file photo, Ryan Straschnitzki is wheeled on a stretcher into Shriners Hospitals for Children in Philadelphia.
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June 17, 2018 - 11:34 am
AIRDRIE, Alberta (AP) — The parents of a paralyzed Humboldt Broncos hockey player are preparing for the next phase of his recovery — his return home. Ryan Straschnitzki is undergoing physiotherapy at the Shriners Hospital in Philadelphia after being paralyzed from the chest down in a crash between...
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Matt Leon
June 15, 2018 - 4:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Phillies are out in Milwaukee, tonight they open a three-game series with the Brewers. The Phillies are 35-31 and coming off a home series with Colorado which saw them take two of three from the Rockies. The Phils wrapped up the series with a 9-3 victory...
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Trae Young
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June 15, 2018 - 3:54 pm
(AP) -- There's little question about where to start when looking at the top point guard prospects in the NBA draft: Trae Young and Collin Sexton. Young was the national leader in both scoring and assists with the Sooners as a freshman, while Sexton provided an aggressive presence at the helm of...
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Saint Joseph's University's Deon Stafford Jr. played with the West Virginia Power this season, which has earned him a spot in the South Atlantic League All Star Game.
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Matt Leon
June 15, 2018 - 12:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Deon Stafford, Jr. was one of the most dangerous hitters to come through Saint Joseph's University in recent memory. His college success led to the Pittsburgh Pirates drafting him in the fifth round last year. This year, the catcher has spent the entire season with...
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Former Temple running back David Hood takes a selfie with his son, David IV.
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June 15, 2018 - 7:29 am
David Hood has been a dad and a college football player and sometimes he had to do both at the same time. Last year during summer workouts at Temple, little David IV, then 3, tagged along with his dad for a few days. Up at 5 a.m., Hood brought his son to the locker room, the training table, the...
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Members of the Philadelphia Eagles arriving to the team’s rink ceremony.
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Andrew Kramer
June 15, 2018 - 6:38 am
SOUTH PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Four months after winning the Super Bowl, the wait is over for the Philadelphia Eagles, who got their championship rings Thursday night during a special ceremony in South Philadelphia. It was invite-only — even media wasn't allowed inside — but as Eagles players...
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Ed Benkin
June 14, 2018 - 5:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It seems as if there has been no off-season for the Eagles. The defending Super Bowl champions have spent the last several months going through off-season work while getting showered with Super Bowl honors. The Eagles insist they are ready to turn the page as they...
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Philadelphia Phillies alumni Charlie Manuel and Jim Thome during a pregame ceremony against the New York Mets in 2017.
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Mike DeNardo
June 14, 2018 - 5:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — He's already on the Phillies Wall of Fame. Now, the Phils are paying tribute to one of their most popular players as he heads into baseball's Hall of Fame. "I appreciate so much those Philadelphia curtain calls," said Jim Thome at a pregame ceremony, who was honored...
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Sports fans wait in line to place bets at Borgata in Atlantic City.
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David Madden
June 14, 2018 - 11:01 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Sports fans can now place bets, legally, in New Jersey. Sports betting premiered in the Garden State on Thursday after lengthy legal battles with pro leagues and the NCAA. Gov. Phil Murphy placed the first bet at Monmouth Park: $20 on Germany to win the World...
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