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A kangaroo interrupts the Women's Premier League between Belconnen United and Canberra FC match in Canberra for over 30 minutes.
Lawrence Atkin/Capital Football via AP
June 25, 2018 - 6:46 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian soccer team competing at the World Cup is called the Socceroos. But a different kind of soccer-roo has dominated a pitch for half an hour in Canberra during a women's match. The misguided marsupial made its first appearance on the stadium soccer field...
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Odubel Herrera
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June 23, 2018 - 10:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The way Odubel Herrera is going, he might have to make an extra trip to Washington next month. Herrera homered for the fifth straight game and finished with four hits, helping the Philadelphia Phillies rout the Nationals 12-2 on Friday night. Herrera hit a tiebreaking two-run shot...
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Union rookie defender Mark McKenzie
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Matt Leon
June 22, 2018 - 4:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia Union will return to MLS action on Saturday night as they welcome the Vancouver Whitecaps FC to Chester. The Union have gotten good play as of late from rookie defender Mark McKenzie. A Homegrown Player who came through the Union Academy, McKenzie is...
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From left: Australia's Daniel Arzani and France's Kylian Mbappe
AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin and AP Photo/David Vincent
June 22, 2018 - 11:06 am
By Anne M. Peterson, AP Sports Writer SAMARA, Russia (AP) — France's Kylian Mbappe and Australia's Daniel Arzani, the two youngest players at the World Cup with birthdays just 15 days apart, are both having an impact in Russia — in very different ways. Mbappe, the 19-year-old phenom who plays for...
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Mikal Bridges (Villanova) walks onto the stage after being selected as the number ten overall pick to the Philadelphia 76ers in the first round of the 2018 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center.
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Andrew Kramer
June 22, 2018 - 8:17 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With the 10th pick in the 2018 NBA draft, the Philadelphia 76ers selected Mikal Bridges, a key player in Villanova University's two championship runs in the last three seasons. Fan Timothy Lewis saw Bridges as a perfect fit in Philly. "Local boy, championship...
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Villanova's Mikal Bridges is greeted by friends and family after he was picked 10th overall by the Philadelphia 76ers during the first round of the NBA basketball draft in New York, Thursday, June 21, 2018.
AP Photo/Kevin Hagen
June 22, 2018 - 7:35 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Tyneeha Rivers walked into Barclays Center for the NBA draft with her son, Mikal Bridges. Like any parent, she was full of emotions: pride, excitement — just a bundle of nerves. But Rivers had somewhat of a parental advantage, she works for an NBA team, the Philadelphia 76ers. So...
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Jon Dorenbos is sharing in the Super Bowl magic despite not playing with the team last season.
AP Photo/Michael Perez, File
June 21, 2018 - 4:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Philadelphia Eagles player and "America's Got Talent" finalist Jon Dorenbos is sharing in the Super Bowl magic despite not playing with the team last season. The Eagles posted a video Thursday on Twitter of Dorenbos receiving a Super Bowl ring. Dorenbos was a popular...
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Quarterback Shane Austin (4) has 16 touchdown passes in two starts this season for the Philadelphia Soul.
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Matt Leon
June 21, 2018 - 2:43 pm
WASHIINGTON, D.C. (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Soul will be looking to build on the momentum of an incredible comeback victory on Friday night when they visit the Washington Valor. Philadelphia improved to 5-4 on the season with an unforgettable 75-74 win in Albany over the Empire on Saturday...
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Philadelphia Phillies former player Jim Thome and the Phillie Phanatic shoot hot dogs into the crowd in between innings of game against the New York Mets at Citizens Bank Park on Aug. 9, 2014.
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Mike DeNardo
June 21, 2018 - 1:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — To be frank, this is a serious story. Kathy McVey of Plymouth Meeting was in the suite level behind home plate at Citizens Bank Park on Monday night, when a hot dog launched by the Phillie Phanatic hit her in the face. She suffered a nasty bruise under her right eye...
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Allen Iverson
Xinhua/Wang Ying/Sipa USA
Dave Uram
June 21, 2018 - 12:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The NBA Draft is Thursday, and this is one of the more exciting times of the year for Sixers fans. They’re picking 10th and 26th, along with four second-rounders. Former general manager Sam Hinkie would be proud. Over recent years, the 76ers selected budding stars...
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