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Penn junior defensive back Anthony Lotti
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Matt Leon
August 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A University of Pennsylvania football player says he is gearing up for the 2019 season, fresh off of helping to try and save a stranger’s life. Defensive back Anthony Lotti says during his freshman year he took part in a Penn Football “Be the Match” bone marrow...
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Unity Cup 2019
Cherri Gregg
August 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia International Unity Cup kicked off this weekend and officials say this world cup style tournament is switching things up for its fourth year. Fifty-two teams will compete in 104 games at Philadelphia Parks & Recreation centers across the city...
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Phillie Phanatic
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Mike DeNardo
August 02, 2019 - 5:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — So, who actually owns the Phillie Phanatic? The Phils went to court Friday to keep their lucrative copyright to the furry green mascot. A 1984 agreement with mascot co-designer Harrison/Erickson, Inc. says the Phillies own the copyright to the Phillie Phanatic "...
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Unity Cup 2019
August 15, 2019 - 3:15 pm
Attention soccer fans: The Philadelphia International Unity Cup presented by Goya is Philly’s version of The World Cup. 52 teams, representing, 52 countries competing from August to October and you can attend & watch the games for free . Many of the teams feature members that played for a...
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Bobbi Morgan
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Matt Leon
August 02, 2019 - 2:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Haverford College's Bobbi Morgan has enjoyed an outstanding career as a women's basketball coach. She won more than 300 games as a high school head coach, and she then spent four seasons at Cabrini University, winning 66 games and leading the Cavaliers to the NCAA...
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Candice Signor-Brown
Swarthmore Athletics/Vassar Athletics
Matt Leon
August 02, 2019 - 12:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Swarthmore College has a new women's basketball coach. Candice Signor-Brown is taking over the program from Renee DeVarney, who stepped down after 14 seasons. "I'm really excited about the opportunity and looking forward to being at Swarthmore," Signor-Brown said. She...
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Jul 26, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz (86) catches the ball during training camp at Novacare Complex.
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Ed Benkin
August 01, 2019 - 5:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — They knew it was coming. As the calendar turned to August, the Eagles prepared for one of their longest practices of the summer. Coach Doug Pederson planned an intense workout on Thursday morning with a workout of over 2 1/2 hours in pads. Such was the case on the...
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Wednesday's storm caused major damage to the Northeast Philadelphia park that was supposed to host the city's International Unity Cup tournament kick off.
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Cherri Gregg
August 01, 2019 - 1:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Wednesday's quick-hitting storm caused major damage to the Northeast Philadelphia park that was supposed to host the city's International Unity Cup tournament kick off. Now there's a new location. "When the storm came through, it pulled up the bleachers and sent them...
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Philadelphia Soul defensive back Dwayne Hollis.
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Matt Leon
August 01, 2019 - 11:40 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Soul are in a great spot heading into Sunday. After winning the first leg of their two-game aggregate playoff series with Washington 69-33, the Soul enjoy a 36-point advantage heading into the final leg on Sunday at the Wells Fargo Center. So the Soul...
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Jul 26, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Andre Dillard (77) runs drills during training camp at Novacare Complex.
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Ed Benkin
July 31, 2019 - 4:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hey rookie, welcome to the NFL. That's not only the name of a popular NFL Network show, but the cold reality of what a first-year player faces at training camp. While there are rare occasions where a rookie can make an immediate impact, most of year one is spent...
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