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Dave Uram
May 14, 2020 - 11:53 am
The coronavirus pandemic wiped out most, if not all, of everyone’s spring seasons. In March, the NCAA granted an extra year of eligibility for spring athletes, but whether returning seniors scholarships is up to their respective universities and colleges. Some Division I schools in the Philly...
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Ameera Butt
May 13, 2020 - 12:09 pm
The word “Mamba” in Mamba Sports Academy, based in Thousand Oaks, was retired. The name will return to the “Sports Academy,” according to an Associated Press story.
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Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona
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Dave Uram
May 13, 2020 - 11:52 am
The last spring training game was just over two months ago, but reports of Major League Baseball's plan to get the season going have brought some optimism to the sports world. However, in a meeting with the players' union, officials did not broach the subject of player salaries. Read more here.
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Former Los Angeles Lakers NBA basketball player Kobe Bryant listens to a question as he meets with students.
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AP News
May 12, 2020 - 8:39 pm
The Southern California sports academy previously co-owned by Kobe Bryant has retired his “Mamba” nickname and rebranded itself nearly four months after the basketball icon's death in a helicopter crash. Read more here.
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Eagles' Fletcher Cox (91) and Jordan Hicks (58) walk towards (58) walk towards midfield after defeating the Dallas Cowboys 17-9.
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Ed Benkin
May 12, 2020 - 6:59 pm
This is usually the time of year when the Eagles are on the practice field for their off-season workouts. But as Fletcher Cox and his teammates do virtual team activities, he remains optimistic that there will be football in September. Read more here.
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Citizens Bank Park will offer several new attractions for fans this coming season. Work has begun on a beer garden and sports bar.
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Dave Uram
May 12, 2020 - 11:56 am
Major League Baseball owners reportedly approved a proposal that could result in the season re-starting this summer, but salary is likely to be the big issue to stick with the players' union. Read more here.
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The Philadelphia Phillies' Cesar Hernandez, left, and Bryce Harper
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Dave Uram
May 11, 2020 - 8:55 am
The Phillies were supposed to have played 40 of their 162 games this season by now, but because of the pandemic, none of that happened. Now there are signs that Major League Baseball will start making noticeable progress in bringing back the summer sports so many love. Read more here.
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Alejandro Bedoya #11 of Philadelphia Union controls the ball as Gerso #12 of Sporting Kansas City chases during the game at Children's Mercy Park on March 10, 2019 in Kansas City, Kansas.
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Ed Benkin
May 10, 2020 - 6:03 pm
The Philadelphia Union and the club's fanatical fans continue to help the community during the pandemic. Read more here.
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The Flyers teamed with Brûlée Catering to deliver Mother's Day meals to front line workers at the Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania.
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Ed Benkin
May 10, 2020 - 1:42 pm
The Flyers teamed up with a local catering company for a special Mother's Day weekend gift to front line workers. Read more here.
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Former Eagles player Troy Vincent speaks during a press conference at Rose Theater.
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Dave Uram
May 08, 2020 - 11:24 am
To the naked eye, the Eagles 2020 schedule looks similar to previous years not compromised by a global pandemic. That's because the NFL continues to plan for a full season — to start on time and end on Feb. 7 in Tampa Bay with Super Bowl LV. Read more here.
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