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Philadelphia Flyers' Jakub Voracek, right, attacks as Carolina Hurricanes goalie Scott Darling defends during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Philadelphia
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April 05, 2018 - 10:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jakub Voracek scored with 5:45 left in the third period to lift the playoff-chasing Philadelphia Flyers over the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Thursday night. Claude Giroux, Ivan Provorov and Michael Raffl also scored for Philadelphia, which began play holding the second and final...
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Apr 5, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies third baseman Maikel Franco (7) hits a two RBI single during the first inning against the Miami Marlins at Citizens Bank Park.
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April 05, 2018 - 6:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Phillies manager Gabe Kapler got booed in the home opener when he pulled Nick Pivetta in the sixth inning with a shutout intact, but the move worked out this time as the Philadelphia bullpen held on Thursday for a 5-0 win over the Miami Marlins. READ: Phillies Fans Give Kapler A...
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Apr 5, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies manager Gabe Kapler (22) walks across the outfield with the Phillie Phanatic for opening day ceremonies before a game against the Miami Marlins at Citizens Bank Park.
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Mike DeNardo
April 05, 2018 - 5:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - Fans got their first in-person look at the Phillies this year on Thursday -- and their rookie manager. Coming into the home opener with a 1-4 record, the reception for Phillies manager Gabe Kapler was as chilly as the weather. RELATED: Phillies Win Home Opener He was...
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Villanova Parade
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April 05, 2018 - 1:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Nova Nation took over Center City Thursday to celebrate the Wildcats' NCAA National Championship. Big crowds lined both sides of Market Street to get a glimpse of the championship team. Smiling players tossed tee shirts to the fans and took turns holding the trophy...
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Trenton Pork Roll Thunder
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David Madden
April 05, 2018 - 1:04 pm
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- Teams sometimes get known for their nicknames. The Phillies, for example, are known to some as the Fightins. But Trenton's minor league baseball team is turning to the deli for a new moniker. For 25 years, they've been known as the Trenton Thunder, affiliate to the...
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Villanova Fans
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Tim Jimenez
April 05, 2018 - 10:42 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Classes were canceled at Villanova University on Thursday because of the parade , so students went on a field trip of champions that started with a train ride to Philadelphia. Decked out in their blue and white, the students made the short walk from campus to the...
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Jefferson_Baseball
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Matt Leon
April 04, 2018 - 4:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Versatility is incredibly important in the game of baseball today. The more you can do, the more valuable you are to a team. Keeping this in mind, you would have to work pretty hard to find an area player more versatile and valuable than Division II Jefferson...
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Sixers / TJ McConnell
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Matt Leon
April 04, 2018 - 3:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia 76ers will try to make it 12 straight wins Wednesday night when they visit the Detroit Pistons. The Sixers 11th straight victory came Tuesday night as they hammered the Brooklyn nets at the Wells Fargo Center, 121-95. The Sixers had eight players...
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Penn Football Coach Ray Priore
Ray Priore is 20-10 in three seasons as the head football coach at the University of Pennsylvania. / Photo credit: Penn Athletics
Matt Leon
April 04, 2018 - 12:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The University of Pennsylvania football team is winding down spring workouts as they prepare for their spring game on Saturday at Franklin Field. The Quakers are coming off a 6-4 2017 season (4-3 Ivy) that saw them finish on a four-game winning streak as they played...
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Flyers / Travis Konecny
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Matt Leon
April 03, 2018 - 3:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia Flyers will visit the New York Islanders Tuesday night with a chance to finally clinch a playoff berth. The Flyers currently have 94 points and they will clinch a slot in the postseason if: 1. They win while Florida loses at home against Nashville. 2...
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