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Virginia Cavaliers guard De'Andre Hunter (12) cuts down the net after beating the Texas Tech Red Raiders in the championship game of the 2019 men's Final Four at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.
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Tim Jimenez
April 09, 2019 - 7:01 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The NCAA men's basketball title game was an overtime thriller Monday night. The University of Virginia is now home to the national champs, and a player who calls Philly home had a lot to do with it. The clock was winding down. The game was on the line. Virginia needed...
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Virginia's De'Andre Hunter (12) goes up for a basket during the first half in the championship of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament against Texas Tech, Monday, April 8, 2019, in Minneapolis.
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April 09, 2019 - 6:41 am
By Eddie Pells, AP National Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Now that, Virginia, is the way to close out a season. And quiet those critics, too. Led by De'Andre Hunter and his NBA-ready game, the Cavaliers turned themselves into national champions Monday night, holding off tenacious, ferocious Texas Tech...
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WNBA basketball playoff semifinal
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April 08, 2019 - 2:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA's logo is getting a new look and the league is resetting its brand for the upcoming season. The league unveiled its plans Monday, intent on embracing the optimism of the women across the WNBA in building the next generation of fans. "We are excited about all of it," WNBA...
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WWE star Braun Strowman lifts Colin Jost at Wrestlemania 35 in 2019 at MetLife Stadium.
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April 08, 2019 - 9:53 am
WrestleMania 35 was a crowd-pleaser. WWE's marquee show of the year made history with its women's main event, and made the 80,000-odd wrestling fans who packed MetLife Stadium -- plus countless more streaming at home -- happy with its outcomes. Last but not least: Becky Lynch ending the epic, five-...
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Virginia head coach Tony Bennett, left, and Texas Tech head coach Chris Beard talk as they arrive at an interview for CBS Sports Network's "We Need to Talk" show before the championship game of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Sunday, Ap
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April 07, 2019 - 8:35 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For Virginia and Texas Tech, doing something that had never been done before took hard work, dedication, determination — and vision. The Cavaliers and Red Raiders meet in the NCAA Tournament championship game Monday night. Neither program has ever been this close to a title,...
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April 07, 2019 - 5:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — For once, the Philadelphia Phillies relied on strong pitching to win a game. Rhys Hoskins hit a two-run homer, Zach Eflin threw seven sharp innings and the Phillies beat the Minnesota Twins 2-1 Sunday. RT if you love @rhyshoskins . pic.twitter.com/xRGj4zocmc — Philadelphia...
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Carolina Hurricanes' Jordan Staal (11) celebrates his goal with teammates during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers.
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April 07, 2019 - 8:32 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind'Amour was pretty forgiving of his team's effort Saturday night against the Philadelphia Flyers. "Nobody's going to remember this game come tomorrow," Brind'Amour said. Game No. 82 for the Hurricanes had some playoff implications. But with a...
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Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) shoots as Chicago Bulls forward Cristiano Felicio (6) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game.
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April 07, 2019 - 8:24 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers endured five straight losing seasons and bottomed out with 10 wins three years ago. Considering how far they fell during their rebuilding project, coach Brett Brown can sure appreciate where they are at the moment. Joel Embiid had 20 points and 10 rebounds, JJ...
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April 06, 2019 - 6:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Michael Pineda has plenty to celebrate after a long road back to the majors. Max Kepler and Willians Astudillo hit consecutive homers, Eddie Rosario hit a three-run shot and Pineda's Minnesota Twins beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-2 on Saturday. Making his second start since...
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Rhys Hoskins
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April 06, 2019 - 8:05 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Patience is paying off for the Philadelphia Phillies. Rhys Hoskins had three hits and drove in four runs, including Bryce Harper from first base on a single, and the Phillies beat the Minnesota Twins 10-4 on Friday night despite Jorge Polanco hitting for the cycle . Philadelphia...
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