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Sam Wachs is shown holding a sign reading "Free Hong Kong."
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Tim Jimenez
October 09, 2019 - 7:35 am
A Sixers fan says he was tossed from Tuesday night’s preseason game against a Chinese team because he held up a sign that was supportive of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. As the Sixers hosted the Guangzhou Loong Lions on Tuesdaylast night, and his wife held up fluorescent green signs...
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Jim Connolly is the new head women's basketball coach at Division II Chestnut Hill College.
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Matt Leon
October 08, 2019 - 3:40 pm
The Division II Chestnut Hill College women's basketball team has a new head coach.
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Head coach Ray Priore
Penn Athletics
Matt Leon
October 08, 2019 - 1:39 pm
The University of Pennsylvania football team plays its final non-league game of the season on Saturday as the Quakers welcome Sacred Heart to Franklin Field. Read more here.
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Tim Jimenez
October 08, 2019 - 6:58 am
Tuesday's Sixers preseason opener against the Guangzhou Long Lions in Philadelphia has been on the schedule for a while, and Sixers spokesman Dave Scholler says the team is focusing not on political issues, but on how basketball bridges cultural differences.
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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver
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AP News
October 07, 2019 - 3:22 pm
The relationship between China and the NBA — a multibillion-dollar marriage that involves media rights, streaming, merchandise sales and much more — is strained right now in ways unlike any other since the league first began planting roots there in earnest three decades ago. Read more here.
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Sep 28, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Temple Owls offensive lineman Vincent Picozzi (76) lifts up Temple Owls running back Re'Mahn Davis (20) to celebrate his touchdown.
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Matt Leon
October 07, 2019 - 3:11 pm
The Temple Owls will face a big challenge on Saturday afternoon as they welcome undefeated No. 23 Memphis to the Linc.
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Philadelphia Eagles' Zach Ertz reacts after scoring a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in Philadelphia.
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AP News
October 07, 2019 - 6:47 am
The Philadelphia Eagles were the real Gang Green defense. Nate Gerry returned an interception for a score, Orlando Scandrick took a strip-sack the distance and Philadelphia routed the New York Jets 31-6 on Sunday.
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Jason Kelce
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Ed Benkin
October 04, 2019 - 6:59 am
While many of his Eagles teammates rested up for Thursday's practice, Jason Kelce and his wife, Kylie, welcomed their first child, Wyatt Elizabeth Kelce, into the world. When Kelce takes the field against the Jets on Sunday, it will be the first time he plays as a father. "I'm excited and nervous...
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Bill Zwaan
West Chester University Athletics
Matt Leon
October 03, 2019 - 1:41 pm
The West Chester University football team will hit the road this weekend for a Saturday afternoon matchup against Shippensburg. Read more here.
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Jason Kelce
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Rachel Kurland
October 03, 2019 - 10:38 am
Jason Kelce welcomed his first child with wife Kylie — a girl named Wyatt Elizabeth Kelce. See her first photo here.
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