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About 500 people signed up for a round-trip excursion to the Phillies-Nationals game on April 2, 2019, which included a game ticket, snacks, adult beverages and a pregame barbecue.
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Paul Kurtz
April 02, 2019 - 4:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With a Twisted Tea in one hand and a Phillies sign in the other, Catherine Collins was ready to board a bus to Washington, D.C. A caravan of buses full of Phillies fans left the South Philadelphia Sports Complex Tuesday, en route to watch Bryce Harper's return to his...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper celebrates after hitting a home run off Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Jesse Biddle during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Saturday, March 30, 2019, in Philadelphia.
Matt Slocum/AP Photo
April 02, 2019 - 11:49 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper has posted a "Thank you" message to Nationals fans and the city of Washington on Instagram, hours before he plays his first game against his former team. If you would have told me 5 years ago I would be walking into Nationals Park as an opposing player, I would’ve...
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Bryce Harper
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Dave Uram
April 02, 2019 - 6:49 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) — The Twitter account of Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser tweeted, then deleted, an apparent jab at Bryce Harper on Monday, the day before his first visit to the Nationals in a Phillies uniform. The post showed a photoshopped image of Harper's face on Benedict...
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Philadelphia 76ers forward Tobias Harris (33) drives against Dallas Mavericks forward Dwight Powell (7) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Dallas, Monday, April 1, 2019.
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April 02, 2019 - 6:38 am
By Dave Jackson, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — With the Dallas Mavericks leading comfortably in the fourth quarter, their fans wanted Dirk Nowitzki on the court one more time, chanting, "We want Dirk! We want Dirk!" Nowitzki stayed on the bench, but that was the only disappointment Mavs fans...
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Chicago Bears versus Philadelphia Eagles
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Ed Benkin
April 01, 2019 - 6:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Jordan Howard has seen enough of the Eagles defense. He was on the receiving end of a rough evening in January as the Eagles knocked the Bears out of the playoffs. Howard was held to 35 yards on 10 carries as Chicago's season came to an end. Now, the Eagles defensive...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper
Matt Slocum/AP
April 01, 2019 - 4:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — From the moment Bryce Harper signed his $330 million, 13-year deal with the Philadelphia Phillies, this game is the one everyone has been thinking about. Tuesday night marks Harper's initial visit to Nationals Park to face his former team. What will the crowd's reaction be the...
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 Bryce Harper with his wife Kayla Varner on the red carpet before the 2018 MLB home run derby at Nationals Ballpark.
Geoff Burke/USA TODAY
April 01, 2019 - 2:54 pm
By Andrew Porter PHILADELPHIA (WIP Sportsradio ) — Bryce and Kayla Harper announced they are having a baby Monday on Instagram. "Philly raised little man will be! #BabyHarper," Harper posted. Philly raised little man will be!------ #BabyHarper A post shared by Bryce Harper (@bryceharper3) on Apr 1...
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Matt Slocum/AP Photo
March 31, 2019 - 11:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper homered for the second straight game to cap a fantastic debut weekend and the Philadelphia Phillies completed a three-game sweep of the Atlanta Braves with a 5-1 win on Sunday night. Harper connected on a solo shot to right off Shane Carle in the seventh inning that...
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March 31, 2019 - 9:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Alexandar Georgiev had all the answers against the Philadelphia Flyers. Georgiev made 29 saves and Ryan Strome scored for the third consecutive game and the New York Rangers beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-0 on Sunday. "You try to play the game well because any second (there) can...
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March 30, 2019 - 11:21 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tobias Harris scored 25 points for Philadelphia in Jimmy Butler's jeer-filled return to Minnesota, helping the 76ers hang on to beat the Timberwolves 118-109 on Saturday and move one step closer toward solidifying the No. 3 seed for the Eastern Conference playoffs. Ben Simmons...
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