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Shawn Semple
Trenton Thunder
Matt Leon
August 09, 2019 - 2:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Right-handed pitcher Shawn Semple has quickly moved up the ladder in the New York Yankees organization. He was recently promoted from High-A Tampa to the Double-A Trenton Thunder. That promotion means Semple is back in familiar territory. A South Jersey native, Semple...
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Philadelphia Eagles' Nate Sudfeld is driven off the field after an injury during the first half of the team's preseason NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, in Philadelphia.
Michael Perez/AP Photo
August 09, 2019 - 8:57 am
By Rob Maaddi, AP Pro Football Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles rested Carson Wentz only to lose his backup. Nate Sudfeld broke his left wrist on a late hit in the second quarter of Philadelphia's 27-10 loss to the Tennessee Titans on Thursday night. Sudfeld is scheduled for...
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Eagles fans tailgate before the first home preseason game.
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Andrew Kramer
August 09, 2019 - 8:49 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For the first time since a heartbreaking playoff loss to the Saints ended their season in January, the Philadelphia Eagles were in action Thursday night. The Eagles rested Carson Wentz only to lose his backup, when Nate Sudfeld broke his left wrist on a late hit in...
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Michael Barisone, former dressage Olympian, has been charged with attempted murder.
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August 09, 2019 - 7:18 am
By Madeline Holcombe and Rob Frehse, CNN (CNN) -- A former US Olympian was charged with two counts of attempted murder Thursday after a shooting was reported at his New Jersey farm, authorities said. Michael Barisone, 54, was part of the US Olympic Dressage Team in the 2008 Olympics in China. The...
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Matt Leon
August 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mike Costanzo is a Springfield, Delaware County native who was a star baseball player at Archbishop Carroll High School. After a fine college career at Coastal Carolina University, Costanzo was the 65th overall pick in 2005, taken by the Phils in the second round. He...
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Greg Ansolabehere, far left, is one of 11 elite rowers heading to the World Rowing Championships, Aug. 25 through Sept. 1, in Austria.
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Hadas Kuznits
August 08, 2019 - 1:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Eleven elite athletes from Philadelphia are heading to the World Rowing Championships this month to try qualifying for the 2020 Olympics. Nine additional local rowers are competing in the Pan American Games underway right now through Aug. 10 in Peru. It's the largest...
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Dan Raudabaugh
Vernon Ray
Matt Leon
August 08, 2019 - 12:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For the third time in four years, the Philadelphia Soul are in the ArenaBowl. They'll face the Albany Empire Sunday night in ArenaBowl 32. The Soul got here by beating Washington in their two-game aggregate semifinal series. Philadelphia really put this one on ice by...
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FILE - In this July 6, 2015, file photo, a fan is helped after being hit by a foul ball during the ninth inning of a baseball game between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Atlanta Braves in Milwaukee.
Morry Gash/AP Photo, File
August 07, 2019 - 8:11 pm
(AP) — Illinois' two senators continued their pressure campaign on Major League Baseball to be more proactive about fan safety at ballparks, urging greater transparency about how often and how seriously fans are hurt by foul balls. Democratic Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth said in a letter...
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In this April 21, 2018, file photo, Penn State linebacker Micah Parsons acknowledges the crowd before the Blue-White spring college football game in State College, Pa.
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August 07, 2019 - 12:01 pm
By Ralph D. Russo, AP College Football Writer STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Micah Parsons could hardly wait to see his face on the massive video board atop Beaver Stadium. He imagined how cool it would be to hear 107,000 fans roar when he was announced as a starting linebacker for Penn State — as a...
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Jul 26, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) and quarterback Nate Sudfeld (7) during training camp at Novacare Complex.
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Ed Benkin
August 06, 2019 - 3:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There was a time when NFL teams would play their top players throughout the preseason. Those days are long gone when it comes to the NFL in the 21st century. The Eagles will open up the preseason at the Linc on Thursday night when they host the Tennessee Titans. Head...
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