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Stotesbury Cup Regatta 2019
Mike Dougherty/KYW Newsradio
May 17, 2019 - 3:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Kelly Drive is alive as about 20,000 people are lining the banks of the Schuylkill River to watch the Stotesbury Cup Regatta this weekend. Sure, people are here for the races. "It's the largest high school rowing event anywhere,” explained Schuylkill Navy Commodore...
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Lonnie Outlaw
Vernon Ray
Matt Leon
May 17, 2019 - 1:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Soul will look to get back on the winning track Saturday afternoon when they visit the Washington Valor. The 2-1 Soul are coming off their first loss of the season as they fell at home this past Saturday to Albany, 57-48. "We just couldn't get that...
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— If you walk into The Jacks New Years Brigade clubhouse in South Philly and say "Play Gloria!" someone is going to play the song made popular by '80s pop star Laura Branigan for you.
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
May 17, 2019 - 7:57 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you walk into The Jacks New Years Brigade clubhouse in South Philly and say "Play Gloria!" someone is going to play the song made popular by '80s pop star Laura Branigan for you. You know the one. Video of Laura Branigan - Gloria [1982> The song did, after all,...
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Luis Saez reacts after Maximum Security was disqualified from the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs Saturday, May 4, 2019, in Louisville, Ky.
Morry Gash/AP Photo
May 16, 2019 - 6:38 pm
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Maximum Security jockey Luis Saez has appealed his 15-day suspension by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission. He says the stewards' penalty for failing to control the horse in the Kentucky Derby is "unduly harsh and not supportable by facts and law." The rider also seeks to...
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Britain's Andy Murray receives his knighthood from Prince Charles during an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London, Thursday May 16, 2019.
Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP
May 16, 2019 - 6:35 pm
LONDON (AP) — Two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray received his knighthood from Prince Charles on Thursday, more than two years after he was awarded the honor by Queen Elizabeth II. Murray was dubbed by the Prince of Wales during a ceremony at Buckingham Palace, in recognition of his services to...
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Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher Adam Morgan, center, tags out Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich, left, after Yelich tried to score on a passed ball during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, May 16, 2019, in Philadelphia.
Matt Slocum/AP Photo
May 16, 2019 - 6:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Christian Yelich hit his major league-leading 17th and 18th homers to help Zach Davies and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 11-3 Thursday. Yasmani Grandal and Mike Moustakas also went deep as the Brewers won their third in a row after losing the series opener...
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Rowan University and Penn State Abington's men's baseball teams
Rowan Athletics/Penn State Abington Athletics
Matt Leon
May 15, 2019 - 3:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A couple of local squads will meet Friday morning as the NCAA Division III Baseball Tournament gets underway. Rowan University and Penn State Abington are both in the double-elimination regional in Salisbury, Maryland, and they will open up against each other. Rowan (...
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Penn freshman midfielder Sam Handley
Penn Athletics
Matt Leon
May 15, 2019 - 10:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The University of Pennsylvania men's lacrosse team will face a very familiar opponent on Sunday in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament. When the Quakers, who are 12-3 and on a 12-game winning streak, take on Yale, it will be the third meeting between the two...
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West Chester brings a 31-13 record into the NCAA Division II Tournament.
Courtesy of West Chester Athletics
Matt Leon
May 14, 2019 - 2:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — West Chester University is getting ready to open play in the NCAA Division II Tournament. The Golden Rams are the two-seed in the Atlantic Regional and they will host a three-team pod, welcoming Gannon University (32-15) and University of Charleston (37-17) to Serpico...
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Brett Brown talks to Mike Scott and JJ Redick during Game Three.
Mitchell Leff/Getty Images
May 14, 2019 - 11:10 am
PHILADELPHIA ( WIP Sportsradio ) — Despite some recent speculation that he may be fired, Sixers head coach Brett Brown will be back for another season, according to an ESPN report . Brown and the Sixers were recently eliminated from the NBA playoffs on a last-second shot by Kawhi Leonard and the...
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