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Billie Jean King tennis clinic in center City Philadelphia
Justin Udo-KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
May 31, 2018 - 5:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) The Beneficial Plaza played host to Billie Jean King and the Philadelphia Freedoms ' pop-up tennis clinic on Thursday afternoon. During the clinic, anybody walking down the street could come and take a swing and get a good volley going. "I was just on my break, hit a...
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Aaron Nola
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Matt Leon
May 31, 2018 - 4:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (KYW Newsradio) — The Phillies will wrap up their series in Los Angeles Thursday night against the Dodgers. Gabe Kapler's squad has lost two of the first three games in this set. Wednesday night, the Dodgers blasted the Phillies 8-2. Zach Eflin allowed five of the runs in four innings...
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Bryan Brickhouse
Wilmington Blue Rocks
Matt Leon
May 31, 2018 - 12:29 pm
WILMINGTON, Del (KYW Newsradio) -- Fans of the Wilmington Blue Rocks feel pretty good this season when the Royals Single-A team has a lead late in the game. That's because Wilmington has one of the best closers in the Carolina League in Bryan Brickhouse. The right-hander is 1-0 with 8 saves and a 2...
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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Ross Stripling
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May 31, 2018 - 8:09 am
By Doug Padilla, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ross Stripling is surprising even himself with the way he's piling up strikeouts lately. The right-hander had nine more Wednesday night to increase his total to 28 over his last three starts, Matt Kemp homered and drove in four runs, and the Los...
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Sloane Stephens of the U.S. returns a shot against Poland's Magdalena Frech during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris.
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May 30, 2018 - 7:49 pm
PARIS (AP) — Sloane Stephens has dropped only six games in her first two matches at the French Open. Those victories have impressed former U.S. Davis Cup captain Patrick McEnroe, who now believes the reigning U.S. Open champion can claim a second Grand Slam title at Roland Garros. "Just FYI. Sloane...
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Tiger Woods follows through on his swing from the rough on the tenth hole during the pro-am for the the Memorial golf tournament.
AP Photo/David Dermer
May 30, 2018 - 7:36 pm
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — The two biggest figures at the Memorial, Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods, managed to carve out some private time at the back of the 10th tee amid a mass of people Wednesday at Muirfield Village. Some of it was just catching up. The two most prolific winners of major championship...
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Bryan Colangelo
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Melony Roy
May 30, 2018 - 3:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A viral story from TheRinger.com revealed a report claiming Bryan Colangelo , the Sixers general manager, has been using a number of burner accounts on Twitter to criticize players and the Sixers organization. Colangelo is denying a report that connects him to fake...
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Greg McGhee
Vernon Ray
Matt Leon
May 30, 2018 - 2:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Soul will look to snap a three-game losing streak on Thursday night when they visit the winless Washington Valor. The Soul's latest loss came this past Friday night in Baltimore as they lost 54-35 to fall to 3-3. Philadelphia fell behind 33-7 in the...
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Philadelphia 76ers general manager Bryan Colangelo
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May 30, 2018 - 9:36 am
By Dan Gelston, AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers have started an investigation into tweets linked in a report to team president Bryan Colangelo that criticized Sixers players Joel Embiid and Markelle Fultz, among other NBA figures. The Sixers said Wednesday: "The...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Nick Williams and Scott Kingery
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May 30, 2018 - 7:03 am
By Doug Padilla, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jake Arrieta put the Philadelphia Phillies back on control. A day after a tough loss, the Phillies bounced back Tuesday night as Arrieta finished off one of the better months of his impressive career with a 6-1 victory over the Los Angeles...
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