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Ashley Howard is in his first season as La Salle head coach.
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Matt Leon
February 12, 2019 - 3:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The La Salle University Explorers will welcome Duquesne University to Gola Arena on Wednesday night for an Atlantic 10 match-up. The Explorers had a four-game winning streak snapped last time out on Sunday with a 84-76 loss down in Fairfax, Virginia at the hands of...
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Ben Simmons (left) and Magic Johnson
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February 12, 2019 - 3:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA says Los Angeles Lakers president Magic Johnson did not break any league tampering rules when he spoke about Philadelphia 76ers point guard Ben Simmons earlier this week. The NBA's relatively quick-moving investigation was initiated after it was revealed that Simmons wanted...
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) and Philadelphia Flyers' Travis Sanheim (6) battle for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in Philadelphia.
Matt Slocum/AP Photo
February 11, 2019 - 10:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Matt Murray made 50 saves and Sidney Crosby had a goal and an assist to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 4-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday night. Jake Guentzel and Nick Bjugstad also scored and Kris Letang had an empty-netter for the Penguins, who snapped a...
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Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons reacts after being fouled during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets, Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, in Philadelphia.
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February 11, 2019 - 7:33 pm
(AP) — The NBA is going to investigate whether league rules were broken when Philadelphia's Ben Simmons inquired about meeting with Los Angeles Lakers president Magic Johnson for playing tips. League spokesman Mike Bass said Monday that the NBA will look at the matter. Johnson revealed over the...
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Crews have arrived at Lincoln Financial Field to build a hockey rink for the Flyers' outdoor game there.
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Mike DeNardo
February 11, 2019 - 5:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Crews have arrived at Lincoln Financial Field to build a hockey rink for the Flyers' outdoor game there. Outside the Linc, a 53-foot chiller unit is parked. Inside, while interlocking floor sections are placed over the turf, crews are running pipes that will connect...
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Lindsey Vonn
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February 11, 2019 - 8:39 am
By Aimee Lewis, CNN (CNN) -- Lindsey Vonn was never going to slip quietly into the sunset. The most successful female Alpine skier in history, the greatest America has produced, barreled out of the gate and threw herself downhill for one last time and made sure her farewell race was in keeping with...
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Feb 10, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) reacts with Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) after a 76ers score during the fourth quarter at Wells Fargo Center.
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February 10, 2019 - 8:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Magic Johnson and LeBron James have captured eight NBA titles between them. With Johnson in the stands and James on the court, the Philadelphia 76ers showed off their own championship potential. Joel Embiid had 37 points and 14 rebounds, Tobias Harris scored 22 points in his...
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Bronze medalist United States' Lindsey Vonn celebrates after the women's downhill race, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019.
Shinichiro Tanaka/AP Photo
February 10, 2019 - 12:40 pm
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Lindsey Vonn walked off with her career haul of medals in her right hand, the gold, silver and bronze clinking together almost weighing her down. Or was it the bulging knee braces and metal support rods inside her vast array of broken bones? Whatever it was, the sound was a...
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Philadelphia Flyers' Carter Hart, left, congratulates Sean Couturier on his goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Anaheim Ducks, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in Philadelphia.
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February 09, 2019 - 4:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carter Hart made 30 saves for his eighth straight victory, Sean Couturier had a goal and two assists and the Philadelphia Flyers scored four times in the first period to rout the slumping Anaheim Ducks 6-2 on Saturday. Michael Raffl, Oskar Lindblom, Phil Varone, Nolan Patrick...
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February 08, 2019 - 10:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The new-look Philadelphia 76ers made a strong first impression with little time practicing together. JJ Redick scored a season-high 34 points, Jimmy Butler had 22 and the Sixers beat the Denver Nuggets 117-110 on Friday night with four players making their debut. Tobias Harris...
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