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In this undated photo provided by Spotify, Jemele Hill poses for a photo.
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August 06, 2019 - 9:36 am
By Hillel Italie, AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Jemele Hill, the ESPN host who departed the sports network a year after tweeting that President Donald Trump was a white supremacist, has a book deal. Hill's memoir will be published in 2021, Henry Holt and Company announced Tuesday. The book,...
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Apr 15, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) reacts to the crowd after a score against the Brooklyn Nets during the first quarter in game two of the first round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at Wells Fargo Center.
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August 06, 2019 - 9:11 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A 76ers star is implying that racism is the reason he and friends were given a hard time getting into a casino early Monday morning. The Crown Casino in Melbourne, Australia, has tried to defend its employees' actions, but it seems Ben Simmons isn't ready to accept...
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May 10, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles running back Miles Sanders (26) runs drills during rookie minicamp at NovaCare Complex.
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Ed Benkin
August 05, 2019 - 8:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The cutback was on display for all to see Sunday night. Eagles running back Miles Sanders was heading toward the right side of the line when he ran into traffic. Sanders put on a cutback move that froze the oncoming defender and raced into the right corner of the end...
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In this Nov. 4, 2009, file photo, Philadelphia Phillies' Pedro Martinez looks at his ball after giving up a two-run home run to New York Yankees' Hideki Matsui during the second inning of Game 6 of the Major League Baseball World Series in New York.
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August 05, 2019 - 12:59 pm
By Dan Gelston, AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pedro Martinez had signed his autograph on the sweet spot of the baseball when he grabbed it by the seams and pointed out that his middle and pointer fingers should not have been touching on the ball. The Hall of Fame pitcher used the...
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Carson Wentz at the Eagles public practice
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Ed Benkin
August 05, 2019 - 9:02 am
Fans just couldn't wait to get to the Linc this season. The Eagles held their only open practice of the year on Sunday night in front of a spirited crowd of 40,000 fans in South Philadelphia. They came to cheer on their football heroes and also their heroes in the armed forces on Military...
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Philadelphia Union midfielder Alejandro Bedoya (11) celebrates after scoring a goal against the D.C. United during the first half at Audi Field.
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Tim Jimenez
August 05, 2019 - 7:29 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While the Philadelphia Union happened to be in our nation's capital for a match Sunday night, team captain Alejandro Bedoya took advantage of the national spotlight to address Congress on the issue of gun violence. After scoring the opening goal against D.C. United in...
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Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Bryce Harper dives for a fly ball hit by Chicago White Sox's Leury Garcia (28) during the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in Philadelphia.
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August 04, 2019 - 4:59 pm
By Dan Gelston PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Leury Garcia hit a grand slam, Eloy Jiménez added a three-run shot and Tim Anderson also went deep to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 10-5 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday. The Phillies are still in the NL wild-card hunt but lost two of three at home...
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Aaron Nola throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, in Philadelphia.
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August 04, 2019 - 7:40 am
By Aaron Bracy PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Nola and Nick Pivetta shut down the Chicago White Sox and gave the Philadelphia Phillies bullpen some rest. Nola pitched seven strong innings, Pivetta recorded the final six outs for his first career save and the Phillies beat the White Sox 3-2 on Saturday...
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Jul 26, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) and head coach Doug Pederson during training camp at Novacare Complex. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
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Ed Benkin
August 03, 2019 - 6:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Eagles first preseason game is this Thursday, but there is already a game-time feeling at training camp. The Eagles went through another practice in pads on Saturday morning. There was live tackling to the ground as the players were on the field for...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Roman Quinn follows through on a home run in the third inning of the team's baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, in Philadelphia.
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August 03, 2019 - 11:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Vince Velasquez did everything he could playing in the field for the first time since he was a kid and it still wasn't enough. Jose Abreu hit an RBI single off outfielder Roman Quinn in the 15th inning and the Chicago White Sox beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 on Friday night...
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