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Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Didi Gregorius (18) during workouts at Citizens Bank Park.
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Dave Uram
July 16, 2020 - 2:12 pm
In the coming weeks, more major professional sports, including baseball, will hopefully start holding official games for the first time in over four months. The majority of athletes will likely not wear masks while playing, but Phillies shortstop Didi Gregorius says he definitely will. Read more...
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Philadelphia mayor Jim Kenney stands atop the Museum of Art staircase as a Super Bowl parade is held for the Eagles.
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Dave Uram
July 16, 2020 - 1:29 pm
Since Philadelphia announced a stop to all large-scale events through February 2021 because of COVID-19 risk, there has been some confusion about whether fans are allowed to attend professional sporting events. Mayor Jim Kenney attempted to clear things up Thursday morning on the WIP Morning Show...
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Philadelphia Flyers left wing James van Riemsdyk (25)] is congratulated as he scores a goal
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Ed Benkin
July 15, 2020 - 7:26 pm
James van Riemsdyk is back with his teammates in Voorhees with training camp underway. The Flyers will join 11 other Eastern Conference teams at the end of the month to begin post-season play. Read more here.
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John Healy
July 15, 2020 - 1:40 pm
Bills legend and Hall of Famer Bruce Smith went viral for his raunchy Family Feud answer, but the NFL’s all-time sacks leader says there is a reason he said what he said.
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Citizens Bank Park
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Dave Uram
July 15, 2020 - 11:09 am
Philadelphia sports fans bring it to every game they attend. However, even though the Phillies and Eagles will be able to play in their respective stadiums with public health protocols in place, no fans will be allowed. Tuesday night, we got a sample of what a Phillies game might sound like without...
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Philadelphia Flyers head coach Alain Vigneault
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Ed Benkin
July 14, 2020 - 7:47 pm
Major sports are looking to make comebacks with hub cities, bubble-type conditions and empty arenas and stadiums. Flyers coach Alain Vigneault knows how fortunate he is to be in his situation during a pandemic. Read more here.
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Apr 15, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) reacts to the crowd after a score against the Brooklyn Nets during the first quarter in game two of the first round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at Wells Fargo Center.
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Dave Uram
July 14, 2020 - 11:41 am
Sixers head coach Brett Brown says he is using the first practices at Disney World to try something that may make the team’s offense more effective. Read about it here.
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Bryce Harper
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Dave Uram
July 14, 2020 - 11:13 am
Phillies manager Joe Girardi experimented with Monday’s intrasquad scrimmage — and it caught a lot of eyes when right fielder Bryce Harper played third base. Meanwhile, Aaron Nola threw 47 pitches at his first scrimmage, after quarantining due to a potential COVID-19 exposure. Read more here.
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Jordan Cohn
July 14, 2020 - 9:05 am
Giannis Antetokounmpo, Chris Paul and several other NBA stars have revealed what social justice messages they will sport on their jerseys during the NBA season restart, while LeBron James and Anthony Davis are among those who won’t use any.
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Mar 10, 2020; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Matt Niskanen (15) and Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Carter Hart (79)
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Ed Benkin
July 13, 2020 - 7:48 pm
The Flyers aren't used to training camp opening up in July. Read more here.
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