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Apr 2, 2018; San Antonio, TX, USA; Villanova Wildcats guard Jalen Brunson at a press conference after defeating the Michigan Wolverines in the championship game of the 2018 men's Final Four at Alamodome.
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April 12, 2018 - 12:53 am
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Jalen Brunson, The Associated Press men's college basketball player of the year, has declared for the NBA draft after winning two national titles at Villanova. The star guard will forego his final season after helping lead the Wildcats to their second national championship in...
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pr 11, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Markelle Fultz (20) drives against Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) during the second quarter at Wells Fargo Center.
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April 11, 2018 - 11:01 pm
By DAN GELSTON PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid and JJ Redick watched from the bench, Ben Simmons had a scoreless first half and the Philadelphia 76ers still won their 16th consecutive game, thumping the Milwaukee Bucks 130-95 Wednesday night to clinch the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference. Fultz...
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Apr 11, 2018; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Petr Mrazek (34) makes a save against Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Phil Kessel (81) during the second period in game one of the first round of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs at PPG PAINTS
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April 11, 2018 - 10:03 pm
By WILL GRAVES PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins sent a message in their playoff opener. The Penguins captain got his third career postseason hat trick, Evgeni Malkin added a highlight-reel goal and the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions rolled over the Philadelphia...
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Flyers vs. Penguins
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Matt Leon
April 11, 2018 - 1:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia Flyers are back in the playoffs. After missing the postseason in 2017, the Orange and Black finished third in the Metropolitan Division to earn a first-round playoff match-up with the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Flyers did not fare well against the...
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Sixers Playoff Logo
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April 11, 2018 - 1:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia 76ers have a long, proud history. And so does the city the team represents. When the Sixers take the floor Saturday at the Wells Fargo Center for their first playoff game in six years, there will be something new to symbolize that history. The team...
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Sister Jean (AP PHOTO)
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April 11, 2018 - 11:17 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Sister Jean did just fine on the diamond, too. The popular 98-year-old chaplain of the Loyola-Chicago basketball team that reached the Final Four switched sports Tuesday, throwing out a first ball before the Cubs' home opener. Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt drew a big cheer at Wrigley...
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Apr 10, 2018; Atlanta, GA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard JJ Redick (17) moves the ball while defended by Atlanta Hawks guard Isaiah Taylor (22) in the second quarter at Philips Arena.
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April 10, 2018 - 10:15 pm
By PAUL NEWBERRY ATLANTA (AP) — JJ Redick scored 28 points and the surging Philadelphia 76ers set a franchise record with their 15th consecutive victory, holding off the Atlanta Hawks 121-113 Tuesday night to move a step closer to locking up the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference. The 76ers...
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Apr 10, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Aaron Nola (27) pitches during the second inning of the game against the Cincinnati Reds at Citizens Bank Park.
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April 10, 2018 - 10:09 pm
By AARON BRACY, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Nola pitched eight stellar innings and Scott Kingery hit a grand slam, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 6-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night. Nola (1-0) gave up three hits while striking out six and walking three as...
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Mar 7, 2018; Clearwater, FL, USA; Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Aaron Nola (27) warms up before the start of a spring training game against the Boston Red Sox at Spectrum Field.
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Matt Leon
April 10, 2018 - 4:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Phillies play the middle game of their three-game series with the Cincinnati Reds tonight at Citizens Bank Park. The Phils won the opener in this series last night 6-5. Nick Williams snapped a 5-5 tie in the bottom of the eighth with a pinch-hit solo home run and...
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Sixers vs. Hawks
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Matt Leon
April 10, 2018 - 2:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia 76ers will look to stay red hot Tuesday night when they visit the Atlanta Hawks in their penultimate game of the regular season. Philadelphia is 50-30 and they bring a 14-game winning streak into this game. They have already tied the franchise record...
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