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Philadelphia Phillies' Jake Arrieta pitches during the third inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves.
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May 23, 2018 - 10:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jake Arrieta struck out seven in 6 2/3 sharp innings, Carlos Santana's swinging-bunt broke a scoreless tie and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 Wednesday night. The Phillies took two of three to win their first series against the NL East-leading Braves in...
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From left: The San Francisco 49ers' Eli Harold (58), Colin Kaepernick (7) and Eric Reid (35) kneel during the national anthem before their a game against the Dallas Cowboys on Oct. 2, 2016.
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Cherri Gregg
May 23, 2018 - 5:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — NFL players — like all Americans — have First and 14th amendment rights that prevent the government from retaliating against them for their symbolic conduct. But the NFL isn't the government. Commissioner Roger Goodell announced a rule change within the NFL in which...
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Rowan University will play Illinois Wesleyan in their opener at the NCAA Championship Tournament on Thursday in Oklahoma City.
Rowan University
Matt Leon
May 23, 2018 - 4:47 pm
GLASBORO, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The Rowan University softball team had to battle two opponents this past weekend in the Super Regionals of the NCAA Tourney: Moravian College and the weather. Rain caused a couple of postponements in Glassboro, but once the clouds parted, the Profs took care of...
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San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid (35) and quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7)
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May 23, 2018 - 2:03 pm
By Paul Newberry, AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) — NFL owners approved a new policy Thursday aimed at addressing the firestorm over national anthem protests sparked by Colin Kaepernick and polarized by President Trump, permitting players to stay in the locker room during the "The Star-Spangled...
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West Chester University softball
West Chester University Athletics
Matt Leon
May 23, 2018 - 12:55 pm
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The West Chester University softball team is down in Salem, Virginia, getting ready to open play in the Division II NCAA Softball Championship Finals. The Golden Rams (45-13) are one of eight teams still standing. They punched their ticket to Salem by winning the...
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NFL: Indianapolis Colts at Seattle Seahawks
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May 23, 2018 - 12:14 pm
By Barry Wilner, AP Pro Football Writer NEW YORK (AP) — America has spoken: NFL over "American Idol." For the seventh consecutive year, NBC's "Sunday Night Football" has topped the season's television ratings, as measured by Nielsen. That edges the six straight years for Fox's "American Idol" (2005...
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New England Patriots linebacker Geneo Grissom (96) sacks Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) in the AFC Divisional playoff game at Gillette Stadium.
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May 23, 2018 - 11:30 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The 2019 NFL draft will be held in Nashville. The home of the Tennessee Titans was selected Wednesday during the league's spring meetings in Atlanta. Nashville will be hosting the draft for the first time. The draft was held in New York City from 1965-2014, but the league has been...
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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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