Sports

 In this May 14, 2018, file photo, men watch horse racing on an array of screens at Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport, N.J.
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David Madden
June 05, 2018 - 10:35 am
DOVER, Del. (KYW Newsradio, AP) — Delaware Gov. John Carney ushered in a new era of gaming at Dover Downs on Tuesday, making the first legal sports bet outside of Nevada. The market for legal sports gambling in the United States widened significantly on Tuesday with expanded betting in Delaware,...
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Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James, bottom, shoots against the Golden State Warriors during the second half of Game 2 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, June 3, 2018.
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June 05, 2018 - 10:21 am
By Tom Withers, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James is being honored as a gamer — on and off the floor. Cleveland's star will appear on the cover of NBA 2K, the popular video game that's celebrating its 20th anniversary. The cover will include inspirational words chosen by James, who is...
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Super Bowl LII Champions Philadelphia Eagles Celebration
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Tim Jimenez
June 05, 2018 - 9:12 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Now that President Donald Trump has canceled the Eagles' Super Bowl celebration at the White House, what do the fans think? Mayor Jim Kenney did not mince words as he came to the defense of the Eagles. After a school groundbreaking in Northeast Philadelphia, talking...
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 In this Jan. 16, 1985, file photo, San Francisco 49ers' head coach Bill Walsh, center, laughs with quarterback Joe Montana (16) and receiver Dwight Clark, left, at San Francisco's Candlestick Park.
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June 04, 2018 - 9:27 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Dwight Clark will forever be remembered for one iconic moment, his leap in the back of the end zone to make a fingertip grab of a game-winning touchdown that launched the San Francisco 49ers dynasty and is one of the most indelible images in NFL history. Clark, the author...
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Super Bowl LII Champions-Philadelphia Eagles Celebration
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Rachel Kurland
June 04, 2018 - 7:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The White House announced Monday evening that the Philadelphia Eagles are no longer invited to Washington, D.C., Tuesday to celebrate the Super Bowl champs. "The Philadelphia Eagles are unable to come to the White House with their full team to be celebrated tomorrow...
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In this Oct. 10, 1979, file photo, Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Bruce Kison delivers to a Baltimore Orioles batter during Game 1 of the baseball World Series, in Baltimore, Md.
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June 04, 2018 - 6:27 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Bruce Kison, a pitcher who helped the Pittsburgh Pirates win the World Series in 1971 and 1979 and spent three decades in player development and scouting roles, has died of cancer. He was 68. His wife, Anna Marie, said Kison died Saturday at the Tidewell Hospice in Bradenton,...
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Reading catcher Austin Bossart
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Matt Leon
June 04, 2018 - 1:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Austin Bossart has made steady progress through the Phillies system since being drafted in the 14th round out of the University of Pennsylvania back in 2015. This season, Bossart, a catcher, is enjoying his first year in Double-A with the Reading Fightin' Phils. The...
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Venus and Serena Williams
AP Photo/Michel Euler
June 04, 2018 - 11:14 am
By Howard Fendrich, AP Tennis Writer PARIS (AP) — Serena Williams called off her Grand Slam comeback because of a chest muscle injury on Monday, pulling out of the French Open shortly before she was supposed to play Maria Sharapova in the fourth round. "It's extremely disappointing," Williams said...
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The Discovery Communications logo
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June 04, 2018 - 11:06 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Discovery Inc. signed a $2 billion agreement that gives it media rights to PGA Tour programming for its 220 markets outside the United States. The deal announced Monday is designed to allow Discovery to deliver golf around the world on every screen and device. It's the PGA Tour's...
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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, right, shoots against Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love (0)
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June 04, 2018 - 10:14 am
By Janie McCauley, AP Sports Writer OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry backpedaled in pure joy. He skipped, hollered and let the ball fly from everywhere with that feeling he gets when there's no way it will miss — unwavering even with a defender's hand in his face. Curry dazzled in outdueling...
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