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San Francisco Giants' manager Gabe Kapler kneels during the national anthem prior to an exhibition baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Monday, July 20, 2020, in Oakland, Calif.
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Dave Uram
July 21, 2020 - 11:57 am
Former Phillies Manager Gabe Kapler, now skipper of the San Francisco Giants, took a knee during the national anthem before Monday’s exhibition at the Oakland Athletics. Kapler said their coaching staff and players had a lot of discussions about the anthem in the prior 72 hours. Read more here.
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NFL Chief Medical Officer Dr. Allen Sills gestures while speaking during a health and safety tour on Jan. 29, 2019, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium for the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game in Atlanta.
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Dave Uram
July 21, 2020 - 11:03 am
Even though a union executive claims the league didn’t concede in this matter, it sounds like there will be no preseason games during this NFL season, which — like everything else — is affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Philadelphia 76ers forward Tobias Harris (12) drives to the basket against the Golden State Warriors in the second quarter at the Chase Center.
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Dave Uram
July 21, 2020 - 9:38 am
Tobias Harris’ media session on Monday lasted just over 50 seconds. There was only one thing on the 76ers forward’s mind: justice for Breonna Taylor. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Didi Gregorius (18)
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Ed Benkin
July 20, 2020 - 6:35 pm
The Phillies have spent the past few days playing preseason games, and manager Joe Girardi says the players are beginning to adjust to the new normal of baseball during a pandemic. Read more here.
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Phillies intrasquad scrimmage
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Dave Uram
July 20, 2020 - 12:21 pm
Manager Joe Girardi says the Phils are getting used to the minute details that go into a coronavirus-shortened schedule. Read more here.
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Lincoln Financial Field
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Dave Uram
July 20, 2020 - 11:26 am
NFL players posted on social media Sunday expressing their concerns over coronavirus health and safety — especially considering training camps start this week. They’re worried not enough is being done to prevent the spread of the virus. Read more here.
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Ben Simmons of the Philadelphia 76ers speaks during NBA All-Star practice and media day at Wintrust Arena in Chicago, on Feb. 15, 2020.
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Dave Uram
July 17, 2020 - 11:01 am
The sky is truly the limit if jumpers become a regular part of Sixers All-Star Ben Simmons' already-versatile skill set. Read more here.
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Phillies intrasquad scrimmage
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Dave Uram
July 17, 2020 - 10:50 am
If you didn’t stream the Phillies’ intrasquad scrimmage Thursday night, it can be summed up in one play: Rhys Hoskins badly swung and missed on a Spencer Howard curveball that broke beautifully into J.T. Realmuto’s glove — which is why many are gushing over Howard’s potential. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Roman Quinn (24) smiles after a pick off attempt in the third inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park.
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Ed Benkin
July 17, 2020 - 9:29 am
One of the Phillies' experiments during their intersquad games this week was artificial crowd noise. "It’s weird. Just hearing it, you don’t get the same feeling," Outfielder Roman Quinn says, but it has some advantages. Read more here.
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Former Philadelphia Phillies infielder Tony Taylor takes part in the Alumni Night celebration
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Dave Uram
July 16, 2020 - 2:30 pm
Former Phillies second baseman Tony Taylor has died. The team says Taylor died Thursday morning following complications from a stroke he suffered in 2019. He was 84. Read more here.
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