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March 30, 2019 - 9:04 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Hurricanes broke a long power-play drought and moved closer to securing a playoff berth. Teuvo Teravainen and Dougie Hamilton scored 21 seconds apart in the first period, and Carolina beat Philadelphia 5-2 on Saturday, officially eliminating the Flyers from playoff...
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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.
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. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
March 30, 2019 - 7:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper homered deep into the second deck in right-center field for his first hit with Philadelphia and celebrated with an emphatic curtain call, highlighting the Phillies' 8-6 win over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday. Hitless over five at-bats this season after signing a $...
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In this Wednesday March 27, 2019, photo, mixed martial arts fighter Justin Gaethje addresses fans after a workout in Philadelphia.
Jacqueline Larma/AP Photo
March 29, 2019 - 12:56 pm
By Dan Gelston, AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Justin Gaethje took a peek at the Philadelphia Flyers ice that covered the arena floor and recalled a time on that spot when he let a chance at wrestling triumph slip away. Gaethje was a Division I All-American wrestler at Northern Colorado and...
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Brooklyn Nets' D'Angelo Russell, center right, drives to the basket as Philadelphia 76ers' Shake Milton defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game.
Michael Perez/AP Photo
March 28, 2019 - 10:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid is raising his game in anticipation of the playoffs. Embiid had 39 points, 13 rebounds and six assists to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 123-110 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday night. JJ Redick scored 18 points and Ben Simmons had 16 points and eight...
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Opening day
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Mike DeNardo
March 28, 2019 - 5:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Going to opening day is an annual tradition for many fans, but this year, the start of the season is special. After seven years without a winning season, Phillies fans like Adam Chesia of Southwest Philly are ready to cheer on new acquisitions — Bryce Harper, J.T...
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Brett Brown, Mike D'Antoni, Billy Lange
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Dan Majka
March 28, 2019 - 5:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Saint Joseph's has a new face to lead the university's men's basketball team. Former Sixers assistant coach Billy Lange has been named as the Hawks' next head coach, replacing Phil Martelli, who was fired after 24 seasons. Lange, a South Jersey native, has plenty of...
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Grade schoolers in Philadelphia got to live the life of an Eagles player in South Philadelphia on Thursday as their reward for trying to be active and healthy.
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Andrew Kramer
March 28, 2019 - 4:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Grade schoolers in Philadelphia got to live the life of an Eagles player in South Philadelphia on Thursday as their reward for trying to be active and healthy. The Eagles joined forces with Jennifer Litchman-Green and the American Heart Association for the NFL PLAY 60...
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Philadelphia Phillies catcher J.T. Realmuto (10) is greeted by Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper (3) after hitting a home run in the fourth inning of the spring training game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Spectrum Field.
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Dave Uram
March 28, 2019 - 10:18 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For the first time since 2012, and arguably as far back as 2011, the Phillies are legitimately expected to compete for a trip to the postseason, and maybe even further than that. It's one of the best days of the years: Phillies Opening Day. And there's going to be a...
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Citizens Bank Park on a quiet Opening Day morning
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Tim Jimenez
March 28, 2019 - 7:05 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The anticipation, the hype — it all leads to Opening Day for the 2019 Phillies season. Citizens Bank Park, of course, is pretty empty on a Thursday morning, but the atmosphere is anything but muted. Crews have been cleaning up all around Citizens Bank Park, power-...
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Philadelphia Flyers' Sean Couturier, left, scores past Toronto Maple Leafs' Frederik Andersen during the shootout in an NHL hockey game Wednesday, March 27, 2019, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 5-4.
Matt Slocum/AP Photo
March 27, 2019 - 10:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sean Couturier scored in regulation and provided the only goal in a shootout as the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-4 Wednesday night. Radko Gudas, Travis Konecny and Ryan Hartman also scored for Philadelphia, which remained mathematically alive for a playoff...
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