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Zoo New England in Boston made good on a Super Bowl bet with the Philadelphia Zoo, in which the zoos agreed to name their next newborn goat after the opposing team's quarterback, depending on which team won the championship.
Zoo New England | Rebecca Nuske
John McDevitt
May 09, 2018 - 6:30 pm
BOSTON (KYW Newsradio) — A kid named Foles is in the spotlight, this time at a zoo in Boston. Zoo New England made good on a Super Bowl bet with the Philadelphia Zoo, in which the zoos agreed to name their next newborn goat after the opposing team's quarterback, depending on which team won the...
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Philadelphia 76ers' co-owner Michael Rubin, center, talks with rappers Lil Uzi Vert, left, and Meek Mill during the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series against the Boston Celtics in Philadelphia.
AP Photo/Matt Slocum
May 09, 2018 - 4:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Michael Rubin poses for pictures and shares bro hugs from his courtside seat before Philadelphia 76ers playoff games with a hodgepodge of celebrities that could be straight out of a "Dancing With The Stars" casting call. Hey, there's Kevin Hart ! Look, it's Questlove! Wait, is...
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Philadelphia 76ers guard T.J. McConnell (12) dribbles against Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart (36) during the first quarter in game four of the second round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs.
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Matt Leon
May 09, 2018 - 3:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The 76ers will look to once again extend their season as they visit the Boston Celtics in Game 5 of their Eastern Conference semi-final series. The Celtics lead this best-of-seven series 3-1, but the Sixers do have the momentum after staving off elimination in Game 4...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Odubel Herrera, right, follows through after hitting a run-scoring single off San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Derek Holland as catcher Buster Posey, left, looks on during the third inning of a baseball game.
AP Photo/Matt Slocum
May 08, 2018 - 10:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Nola struck out a career-high 12 batters in seven stellar innings, Odubel Herrera had two hits to extend his career-best on-base streak to 37 games, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San Francisco Giants 4-2 on Tuesday night. Aaron Altherr, Carlos Santana and Jorge...
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Junior infielder Jared Malone is hitting .482 for West Chester this season with 67 RBI.
West Chester University Athletics
Matt Leon
May 08, 2018 - 6:49 pm
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The West Chester University baseball team gets its post-season underway on Wednesday out in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, taking on Seton Hill in the first game of the double-elimination Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference tournament. The Golden Rams are the...
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Karin Corbett
Penn Athletics
Matt Leon
May 08, 2018 - 2:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- There are very few things in this world you can truly count on, but one of things on that short list is the University of Pennsylvania women's lacrosse team making the NCAA Tournament field. The Quakers have now made the tourney an incredible 12 consecutive years...
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Trenton Thunder outfielder Ben Ruta
Trenton Thunder
Matt Leon
May 08, 2018 - 12:17 pm
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- The Trenton Thunder defeated the Phillies AA squad Reading on Monday night, 4-3, at Arm & Hammer Park in Trenton. Thunder outfielder Ben Ruta had the big hit, a two-run fourth inning double to snap a 2-2 tie and cap a four-run inning. That was the latest in a...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Cesar Hernandez (16) high fives Scott Kingery after hitting a two run home run in the fourth inning.
AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson
May 07, 2018 - 10:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Odubel Herrera homered twice and drove in five runs, helping Zach Eflin and the Philadelphia Phillies rout the San Francisco Giants 11-0 on Monday night. Carlos Santana and Cesar Hernandez also connected for Philadelphia, which had dropped six of eight. Santana drove in four...
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Philadelphia 76ers forward Robert Covington (33) fouls Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart (36).
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Andrew Kramer
May 07, 2018 - 9:10 pm
SOUTH PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With their backs against the wall, the Sixers got their first win of their second-round playoff series with the Celtics Monday night. No NBA team has ever come back from a 0-3 deficit in the playoffs. But fans like Michael Morgan are now hoping the Sixers will...
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Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons (25) goes up for a shot between Boston Celtics' Semi Ojeleye (37) and Jayson Tatum (0).
AP Photo/Matt Slocum
May 07, 2018 - 8:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — T.J. McConnell turned a surprise start into the save of the season and Dario Saric scored 25 points to help the Philadelphia 76ers stave off elimination in a 103-92 win over the Boston Celtics in Game 4 on Monday night. The Sixers still face daunting odds headed into Game 5 and...
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