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Penn freshman Bryce Washington is shooting 56 percent from three so far this season.
Penn Athletics
Matt Leon
December 03, 2018 - 2:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The University of Pennsylvania Quakers will welcome the ACC's Miami Hurricanes to The Palestra Tuesday night. Penn is off to a strong 6-2 start to the season despite having to deal with some significant adversity. "Obviously, five minutes (into the season) we lose our...
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December 02, 2018 - 11:48 pm
SEA ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Seattle is one step away from landing an NHL franchise. Team and city executives have already secured more than 30,000 season-ticket deposits, got an arena plan passed through local government and wowed the executive committee of owners. It all pays off Tuesday when the NHL...
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December 02, 2018 - 10:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jimmy Butler continued his run as Philadelphia's stretch-run shooter, scoring 13 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter to lead the 76ers to a 103-95 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday night. Butler hit winning shots against Charlotte and Brooklyn in eight days to...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2017, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt warms up for the team's NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Houston.
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December 02, 2018 - 1:02 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Running back Kareem Hunt acknowledged lying to the Kansas City Chiefs about his role in a February assault in a Cleveland hotel that ultimately led to his release this week. During a live interview with ESPN on Sunday, the NFL's reigning rushing champion also said that...
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December 01, 2018 - 10:50 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dale Weise scored in the first minute of the third period and the Philadelphia Flyers held on for a 4-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night. Claude Giroux, Travis Konecny and Jakub Voracek also scored for the Flyers, who won for the second time in eight games...
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December 01, 2018 - 7:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Villanova coach Jay Wright was raised on Big 5 hoops and considers himself a bit of a keeper of the city series' legacy. He's also quick to warn the Wildcats that anything can happen when Philly teams play at the Palestra. "It brings me back to childhood," Wright said. "Every...
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Joel Embiid / Ben Simmons
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November 30, 2018 - 10:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons and 76ers pushed aside the short-handed Wizards in a hurry. Embiid had 16 points and 15 rebounds, Simmons added 13 points and 10 assists and both Philadelphia stars sat for the final quarter and a half in the 76ers' 123-98 victory over Washington on...
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Ron Hextall
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Ed Benkin
November 30, 2018 - 7:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Some general managers can see it coming. Ron Hextall did not. On Friday, the former Flyers G.M. spoke publicly for the first time about his firing. Hextall was informed of his dismissal in a 20-second meeting with Team President Paul Holmgren. Hextall admitted he did...
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Kareem Hunt
Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
November 30, 2018 - 7:01 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs released running back Kareem Hunt on Friday night after video surfaced that showed the NFL's reigning rushing champion knocking over and kicking a woman in a Cleveland hotel hallway in February. The team issued a statement shortly after the NFL had...
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West Chester University senior forward Jason Pixley (#23)
West Chester University Athletics
Matt Leon
November 30, 2018 - 12:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Jason Pixley has scored a lot of goals during his college soccer career. But none have been bigger than the one he netted on Thursday. Pixley, a senior forward who went to Central High School in Philadelphia, scored a little more than four minutes into overtime,...
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