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Jake Arrieta
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April 13, 2019 - 7:50 am
MIAMI (AP) — Jake Arrieta's 100th career victory left him in a mood to look back — and ahead. "On to 200," the 33-year-old right-hander said. That sounds good to the Philadelphia Phillies, who benefited from Arrieta's seven-inning effort Friday to send the Miami Marlins to their fifth consecutive...
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Maddie Gebert
Temple University Athletics
Matt Leon
April 13, 2019 - 5:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Temple University women's lacrosse team will visit Cincinnati Saturday in American Athletic Conference play. The Owls are led by junior attacker Maddie Gebert, who has scored a team high 24 goals in 12 games this season. It has become quite apparent that there is...
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FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2019, file photo, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks during the NBA All-Star festivities in Charlotte, N.C. Silver spoke to the media on Friday, April 12, 2019, in New York after a meeting of the NBA's Board of Governors. He menti
AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File
April 12, 2019 - 8:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The future of NBA basketball could look like European soccer. Tournaments that take place during the season along with league games intrigue Commissioner Adam Silver as a way to change the format of the NBA's 82-game season. If it even keeps an 82-game season. Silver mentioned...
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Kevin Wright
April 12, 2019 - 6:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia 76ers are heading to the playoffs, but "The Process" might be missing in action. According to the official NBA injury report , star center Joel Embiid is listed as "Doubtful" with knee soreness for Saturday's game. While doubtful does not rule Embiid...
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Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) dribbles up court in front of guard Jimmy Butler (23) and center Joel Embiid (21) during the second quarter against the Boston Celtics at Wells Fargo Center.
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Dave Uram
April 12, 2019 - 8:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Why beat around the bush? This isn’t an ideal matchup for the 76ers. Head Coach Brett Brown referred to it as “dangerous” just over two weeks ago. But, here we are. The Sixers are hosting the Brooklyn Nets in Game 1 of the quarterfinals of The NBA Playoffs Saturday at...
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Citizens Bank Park
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April 11, 2019 - 3:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the planning tells The Associated Press that Major League Baseball will play the 2026 All-Star Game in Philadelphia to mark the 250th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because no announcement...
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The 2019 season will be Mark Ferrante's third as Villanova's head football coach.
Villanova University Athletics
Matt Leon
April 10, 2019 - 5:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Villanova University football team will wrap up spring workouts this week. The Wildcats are coming off a 5-6 2018 season that saw them deal with several significant injuries. With the bulk of the spring in the books, head coach Mark Ferrante likes what he sees in...
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Mark Bingham and Alice Hoagland
CNN
April 10, 2019 - 7:35 am
By Eoghan Macguire (CNN) -- Alice Hoagland recalls the last time she spoke with her son, Mark Bingham. It was September 11, 2001, and Bingham was on board the hijacked United Flight 93. "He just called and said, 'Mom, I want to tell you that I love you. I'm on a flight from Newark to San Francisco...
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Magic Johnson, the beloved former point guard behind five world titles for the Los Angeles Lakers, announced Tuesday night he was quitting as the team's president of basketball operations.
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April 09, 2019 - 9:43 pm
By Steve Almasy, CNN (CNN) -- Magic Johnson, the beloved former point guard behind five world titles for the Los Angeles Lakers, announced Tuesday night he was quitting as the team's president of basketball operations. Johnson was in his second full season in the position for the Lakers, who are 37...
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In this Oct. 19, 1999, file photo, eight founders of the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) pose at a celebration of the association's 50th anniversary in New York.
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April 09, 2019 - 11:59 am
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Marilynn Smith, one of the 13 founders of the LPGA Tour whose 21 victories, two majors and endless support of her tour led to her induction into the World Golf Hall of Fame, died Tuesday. She was 89. She died in Goodyear, Arizona, surrounded by family and friends, the...
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