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Mark Ferrante
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Matt Leon
April 16, 2018 - 3:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Villanova University football team is in the midst of spring workouts on the Main Line. Mark Ferrante, starting his second season as the head coach of the Wildcats, likes what he has seen so far out of his group. "Spring practice is going well," he tells KYW...
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Sixers vs Heat
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Matt Leon
April 16, 2018 - 2:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia 76ers will look to take a 2-0 lead on the Miami Heat Monday night in their first-round playoff series when the two teams battle again at the Wells Fargo Center. Brett Brown's squad won the series opener on Saturday night, 130-103 in South...
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Hal Greer
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April 16, 2018 - 10:18 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia 76ers are mourning the passing of one of the team's all-time greats. Hal Greer has died at age 81. The Sixers said Greer died Saturday night in Arizona after a brief illness. Throughout his 15-year career with the Syracuse Nationals and the Sixers,...
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Jay Wright Pope Francis
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Kristen Johanson
April 15, 2018 - 3:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It was a divine moment Saturday for Villanova basketball. Head coach Jay Wright and university leaders made a visit to Vatican City for an extraordinary meeting of the Catholics. "It was a very moving event for all of us," said Villanova University President Father...
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Sixers fans tailgate outside the Wells Fargo Center.
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Andrew Kramer
April 14, 2018 - 10:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - To say Philadelphia 76ers fans were eager for these NBA Playoffs to get underway would be an understatement. The atmosphere outside the Wells Fargo Center ahead of Saturday night's Game 1 tipoff against the Miami Heat was electric. No surprise there. The Sixers haven'...
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Apr 11, 2018; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) stands on the court in the first quarter against the New York Knicks at Quicken Loans Arena.
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April 12, 2018 - 4:24 pm
(AP) — The NBA playoffs that start this weekend already have an extremely tough act to follow. The regular season ended with a flourish. Wednesday's final night of the regular season was well beyond dramatic — an overtime game between Minnesota and Denver to decide the last berth, another overtime...
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There's been lots to celebrate at Swarthmore this season as the Garnet are 19-6 this season.
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Matt Leon
April 12, 2018 - 3:46 pm
SWARTHMORE, PA (KYW Newsradio) - The 2018 season has been a good one so far for the Division III Swarthmore College Garnet. Heading into a Friday home game with Muhlenberg, the Garnet are 19-6 and tied for first in the Centennial Conference with a 6-1 league mark. The team has already surpassed...
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Delaware Football
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Matt Leon
April 12, 2018 - 12:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The University of Delaware football team is in the midst of spring workouts which will culminate with the annual spring game on April 21st. Second-year head coach Danny Rocco likes what he has seen out of his team so far in these workouts. "I think we're off to a...
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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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