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Philadelphia Phillies' Vince Velasquez pitches during the third inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves.
AP Photo/Matt Slocum
May 22, 2018 - 10:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ozzie Albies hit his 14th homer, Brandon McCarthy tossed 5 2/3 sharp innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-1 Tuesday night. McCarthy (5-2) allowed one run and four hits with five strikeouts. He is 4-0 with a 2.08 ERA against Philadelphia this season and...
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) hands off to running back Matt Jones (38) in front of quarterback Nick Foles (9) and quarterback Nate Sudfeld (7) during organized team activities.
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Mike DeNardo
May 22, 2018 - 4:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Eagles head coach Doug Pederson confirmed the world champion team will be going to the White House next month. But attendance is not mandatory. "It's an individual basis," explained Pederson. "It's one of those things that, again, we're working through a ton of things...
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Delaware Valley University senior Ta'riq Thomas will take part in the the long jump and triple jump this week at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships.
Delaware Valley University Athletics
Matt Leon
May 22, 2018 - 3:55 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — One of the area's best track and field athletes will look to cap his college career in style this weekend. Delaware Valley University senior Ta'riq Thomas is heading to the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships later this week in La Crosse, Wisconsin, where he...
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Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz
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Ed Benkin
May 22, 2018 - 2:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Carson Wentz has a Super Bowl ring. He will no doubt be happier to get another one in a game he actually plays in. The injured Eagles quarterback continues with his rehab work as players gather in South Philadelphia for three days of organized team activities. Wentz...
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Drexel women's rugby players demonstrate the sport at the Battleship New Jersey in advance of the 2018 Collegiate Rugby Championships.
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David Madden
May 22, 2018 - 2:05 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Visitors to the Battleship New Jersey in Camden on Monday got an extra experience with their tour of the iconic vessel when rugby players put on a show to promote a national championship in the Philadelphia area next month. Local college athletes put on a clinic for...
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Swarthmore College is headed to the Division III College World Series for the first time in program history.
Swarthmore College Athletics
Matt Leon
May 21, 2018 - 1:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of the best sports stories of the year in the Philadelphia area continues to unfold. The Swarthmore College baseball team is heading to the Division III College World Series in Appleton, Wisconsin. The Garnet captured the Auburn, New York regional crown Sunday...
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Serena Williams
(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File
May 21, 2018 - 9:51 am
ROME (AP) — Several of Serena Williams' biggest rivals believe that the 23-time Grand Slam champion deserves more than just a guaranteed spot in the French Open draw. Williams, who is expected to play in her first major since returning from maternity leave, should also receive a top seed that...
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Jake Arrieta
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May 19, 2018 - 7:50 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Cardinals slumping bats remained quiet through a 95-minute rain delay. Once they were able to get going, they never cooled off. Jose Martinez drove in five runs and had four hits to help the Cardinals rout the Philadelphia Phillies 12-4 on Friday night. "We know it's not going...
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Philadelphia Soul
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Matt Leon
May 18, 2018 - 12:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Soul will return to action Saturday night with a home game against the Albany Empire. The Soul are 3-1 and coming off a bye week. That means they have been sitting on their first loss of the season for two weeks. On May 4, the Soul lost on the road at...
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Rowan junior shortstop Carly Anderson leads the Profs this season with a .486 batting average.
Rowan University Athletics
Matt Leon
May 18, 2018 - 11:37 am
GLASSBORO, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The Rowan University softball team is getting ready for the Super Regionals of the Division III NCAA Tournament. The Profs will take on Moravian in a best-of-three series beginning Saturday on their home field in Glassboro, New Jersey. The series was supposed to...
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