Sports

John Healy
January 27, 2020 - 10:31 am
There was a reason Kobe Bryant referred to his 13-year-old daughter as “Mambacita” in his Instagram posts.
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The memorial outside the Kobe Bryant Gymnasium at Lower Merion High School.
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KYW Staff
January 27, 2020 - 8:09 am
Students coming to class at Lower Merion High School faced a grim Monday morning as they walked past a memorial to NBA star and Philadelphia native Kobe Bryant. Philadelphia is mourning Bryant, who died at the age of 41 with his daughter Gianna and seven others in a helicopter crash in Southern...
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Basketball fan David Delooper went to 30 NBA games in 30 days and get on the JumboTron 30 times.
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Justin Udo
January 26, 2020 - 7:38 pm
David Delooper just started watching basketball a few years ago, but the Fishtown resident immediately fell in love with the sport and decided to spread that love across the country through an unusual challenge: to go to 30 NBA games in 30 days and get on the JumboTron 30 times. Read more here.
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Former Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna watch during the U.S. national championships swimming meet in Irvine, Calif., in 2018.
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KYW Staff
January 26, 2020 - 3:01 pm
NBA legend and Philadelphia native Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter, and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash in Southern California on Sunday. Read more here.
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Coach, one of the puppies competing in Puppy Bowl XVI, Feb. 2, 2020
Morris Animal Refuge
John McDevitt
January 26, 2020 - 1:35 pm
Animal Planet's popular Puppy Bowl will air on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 2. A South Philadelphia bar is hosting a viewing party with a VIP — that's "very important pooch" — in attendance. Find out who here.
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Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James, left, tries to make his move on Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Philadelphia.
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AP News
January 26, 2020 - 8:42 am
LeBron James scored 29 points in front of a roaring 76ers' crowd, but the Los Angeles Lakers fell short in a 108-91 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night. Read more here.
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The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum unveiled its newest figurine: Travis and Jason Kelce.
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John McDevitt
January 24, 2020 - 4:24 pm
The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum unveiled its newest figurine: NFL brothers Travis and Jason Kelce. Read more here.
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Dozens of young basketball players are in Philadelphia this weekend competing for the chance to play in a national championship tournament this spring.
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Justin Udo
January 24, 2020 - 4:00 am
Dozens of young basketball players are in Philadelphia this weekend competing for the chance to play in a national championship tournament this spring, and the players take over the court in a way not often seen. Read more here.
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Tim Jimenez
January 23, 2020 - 8:10 am
Philadelphia police are investigating claims that the person wearing the Flyers’ mascot costume physically assaulted a 13-year-old boy. Read more here.
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Philadelphia 76ers guard Matisse Thybulle (22) passes the ball around Toronto Raptors forward Serge Ibaka (9) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020 in Toronto.
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AP News
January 23, 2020 - 7:42 am
Pascal Siakam had 18 points and 15 rebounds, Fred VanVleet scored 22 and the Toronto Raptors beat the short-handed 76ers 107-95 on Wednesday night, extending their winning streak to five. Read more here.
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