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Philadelphia Phillies Vice President and General Manager Matt Klentak , pitcher Aaron Nola, and manager Gabe Kapler talks to the media during spring training at Spectrum Field.
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Dave Uram
February 15, 2019 - 9:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A lot of Philadelphia fans will be disappointed if superstar free agents Bryce Harper or Manny Machado don’t land with the Phillies. In fact, some will go as far to call the off-season a failure. General Manager Matt Klentak doesn’t share that same feeling. “I want to...
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Trevor Baptiste & Kiel Matisz prepare for a game for the Philadelphia Wongs.
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Matt Leon
February 14, 2019 - 3:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's going to be a packed weekend for the NLL's Philadelphia Wings. It all starts on Saturday night at the Wells Fargo Center when Philadelphia hosts the New England Blackwolves. Then it's a bus ride up to Connecticut for a late Sunday afternoon rematch with the...
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Refugee Hakeem al-Araibi, left, signs a ball for Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019.
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February 13, 2019 - 10:40 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A refugee soccer player who was detained in Thailand for three months under threat of extradition to Bahrain shook hands Thursday with Australia's prime minister, whom he credits with securing his freedom. Three days after he was released from a cramped Bangkok cell,...
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Philadelphia 76ers' Jimmy Butler (23) drives past New York Knicks' Allonzo Trier (14) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, in New York.
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February 13, 2019 - 10:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Joel Embiid had 26 points, 14 rebounds and one flying leap over an award-winning actress into the crowd, and the Philadelphia 76ers handed the Knicks their 18th straight loss with a 126-111 victory on Wednesday night. Tobias Harris scored 25 points and Ben Simmons had 18 for the...
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Crews at Lincoln Financial Field are putting down the foundation for the Flyers' outdoor "Stadium Series" game against Pittsburgh on Feb. 23.
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Mike DeNardo
February 13, 2019 - 8:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It doesn't look much like a hockey rink yet. 200 workers are busy puttng down the flooring and aluminum trays that will carry the coolant under the ice surface. pic.twitter.com/EdvpPIArF2 — Mike DeNardo (@_MikeDeNardo) February 13, 2019 Crews at Lincoln Financial...
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New Widener University football coach Mike Barainyak stopped by the KYW Newsradio studios.
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Matt Leon
February 13, 2019 - 1:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Division III Widener University in Chester has a new head football coach. Mike Barainyak is the new leader of the Pride. He replaces Mike Kelly. It was announced after the 2018 season that Kelly wouldn't be back with the program. Barainyak was Widener's offensive...
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Senior Nick DePersia leads Rowan in scoring this season, averaging 15.2 ppg
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Matt Leon
February 13, 2019 - 1:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Division III Rowan University men's basketball team will wrap up its regular season on Wednesday night with a road game against Kean University up in Union, New Jersey. It's been quite a season in Glassboro already, as the Profs will bring an 18-6 record into...
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Aaron Nola (27) delivers a pitch in the first inning against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park.
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Matt Leon
February 13, 2019 - 11:35 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Phillies are making sure their best pitcher is here for the long haul. The team announced on Wednesday it had agreed on a four-year contract extension with right-hander Aaron Nola. The deal includes a club option for the 2023 season. ESPN reports the value of the...
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Philadelphia Flyers' Radko Gudas, right, of Czech Republic, checks Minnesota Wild's Eric Staal in the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in St. Paul, Minn.
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February 13, 2019 - 6:37 am
By Patrick Donnelly, Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Coming off a tough loss, a two-hour flight and a miserable first period, the Philadelphia Flyers did what they've been doing for the last five weeks. They won. James van Riemsdyk scored two goals, including the game-winner late in the...
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Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid, center, goes up for a shot between Boston Celtics' Al Horford, left, and Jayson Tatum during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in Philadelphia.
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February 13, 2019 - 6:33 am
By Ron Maaddi, AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Boston Celtics still own the Philadelphia 76ers no matter who is on the court. Gordon Hayward scored 26 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:50 remaining, and Boston beat Philadelphia 112-109 on Tuesday night. Al Horford had 23 and...
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