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Philadelphia Phillies' Wilson Ramos is doused by Odubel Herrera after the Phillies' 7-4 win in a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Philadelphia.
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August 16, 2018 - 7:14 am
By Rob Maaddi, AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Wilson Ramos became an instant favorite with his new team. Ramos had three extra-base hits and three RBIs, helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Boston Red Sox 7-4 on Wednesday night in his first game wearing red pinstripes. The Phillies, who...
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Matt Leon
August 15, 2018 - 2:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Phillies will wrap up their brief two-game interleague series with the Boston Red Sox Wednesday night at Citizens Bank Park. The Phils lost the opener in this set Tuesday night 2-1. It was their fifth loss in their last seven games. During this rough stretch, the...
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 In this Feb. 4, 2017 file photo, LeSean McCoy of the Buffalo Bills, left, and Delicia Cordon arrive at the 6th annual NFL Honors at the Wortham Center in Houston.
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August 14, 2018 - 9:22 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy finalized eviction proceedings against his ex-girlfriend after reaching an agreement in Georgia on Tuesday. In the meantime, McCoy took his familiar spot with the starting lineup at training camp, where Bills general manager Brandon Beane said...
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Urban Meyer
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August 14, 2018 - 9:11 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Urban Meyer investigation is costing Ohio State $500,000, but whether the superstar football coach keeps his job still comes down to whether the university wants to stick with him based on how he's already been tainted by the scandal. Meyer is on paid leave while Ohio...
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University of Maryland president Wallace Loh speaks at a news conference held to address the school's football program and the death of offensive lineman Jordan McNair, who collapsed on a practice field and subsequently died, in College Park, Md.
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August 14, 2018 - 9:09 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The University of Maryland acknowledged Tuesday that the football player who collapsed during practice and subsequently died did not receive proper medical care and the school must accept "legal and moral responsibility for the mistakes." Maryland has parted ways with...
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (9) reacts after defeating the New England Patriots at Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium.
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Ed Benkin
August 14, 2018 - 4:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Super Bowl rematch? Hardly. Yes, it will be the Eagles and the Patriots taking the field against each other for preseason action on Thursday night, but the stakes won't be as high as they were in February. The last time the two teams met, the Eagles vanquished the...
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Penn product Billy Lescher has five saves this season for Single-A West Michigan.
West Michigan Whitecaps
August 14, 2018 - 11:43 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If there is one thing that really has to shake the confidence of opponents of the Single-A West Michigan Whitecaps, it is the sight of Billy Lescher warming up late in a game the Whitecaps are winning. That's because the right-hander, who played his college baseball...
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Confetti falls as New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) walks off the field after Super Bowl LII against the Philadelphia Eagles at U.S. Bank Stadium.
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August 14, 2018 - 10:40 am
By Andrew Porter PHILADELPHIA (94WIP SportsRadio) — Tom Brady told WEEI on Tuesday that he "absolutely" expects to play in Thursday's preseason game against the defending champion Eagles. RELATED: First Look: Eagles at Patriots Brady reportedly missed the preseason opener with a sore back. “I’m...
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Brooks Koepka
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August 13, 2018 - 4:34 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The roars were unlike anything Brooks Koepka had ever heard, and he knew exactly what they meant. They got louder for each birdie by Tiger Woods that moved him closer to the lead Sunday in the PGA Championship, and Koepka could hear a ripple effect of noise. First, real time...
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Then New York Jets quarterback Christian Hackenberg (5) makes a pass over Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Winston Craig (74) during second half at MetLife Stadium on Aug. 31, 2017. On Aug. 12, 2018, Hackenberg was signed to the Eagles.
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Ed Benkin
August 13, 2018 - 3:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Christian Hackenberg is choosing to move forward. It's probably the best approach for the former Penn State standout. Hackenberg was taken in the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft by the New York Jets, but his time in North Jersey did not go well. Hackenberg was...
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