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The Philadelphia Wings are 0-2 this season against Toronto.
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Matt Leon
March 27, 2019 - 4:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Wings will be looking for a second straight victory on Saturday night when they visit the Toronto Rock in a National Lacrosse League battle. Philadelphia improved to 3-10 and snapped a three-game losing streak this past Saturday with a 13-8 win over...
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Citizens Bank Park
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Rachel Kurland
March 27, 2019 - 1:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In an unprecedented move, the Phillies enacted a cellphone policy for the press, then swiftly revoked its own new rule within 24 hours. The team's public relations department sent a reminder Tuesday on "phone use during media availabilities." "Please remind your...
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Steph Driver is the hockey editorial manager for SB Nation and the co-host of the Flyers podcast "Broad Street Hockey Radio."
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Matt Leon
March 27, 2019 - 12:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Steph Driver is the hockey editorial manager for SB Nation and the co-host of the Flyers podcast "Broad Street Hockey Radio." She's also a stroke survivor. In the inaugural episode of " 1-On-1 with Matt Leon ," Steph talks about having a stroke at 31, her recovery,...
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New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick speaks to the media during the NFC/AFC coaches breakfast during the annual NFL football owners meetings.
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March 26, 2019 - 9:56 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Roger Goodell laid down the law, and the owners readily changed NFL rules on reviewing pass interference, whether flagged or not. As the league concluded its spring meeting one day early, the owners passed by a shockingly overwhelming 31-1 margin that interference can be challenged...
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On Tuesday, the Phillies held their first workout of 2019 on their home field, and the newest Phillie admitted it was an a bit of an adjustment walking out of the home dugout.
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Ed Benkin
March 26, 2019 - 8:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Bryce Harper admitted it was a strange feeling. Harper had been used to taking the field at Citizens Bank Park as a visiting player for the Washington Nationals. On Tuesday, the Phillies held their first workout of 2019 on their home field, and the newest Phillie...
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An Ohio man has made history with a March Madness bracket that's perfect through 48 games on the NCAA.com's "Bracket Challenge," according to the NCAA.
Nati Harnik/AP Photo, File
March 26, 2019 - 7:46 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man has made history with a March Madness bracket that's perfect through 48 games on the NCAA.com's "Bracket Challenge," according to the NCAA. Gregg Nigl of Columbus told The Columbus Dispatch he almost didn't fill out his bracket last week, saying he was home sick...
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More food options have been added to Citizens Bank Park than ever before.
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John McDevitt
March 26, 2019 - 5:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When Phillies fans go to the ballpark for opening day on Thursday, they'll find more food options than ever before. During a media preview Tuesday of the Phillies and Aramark's latest food lineup at Citizens Bank Park, officials debuted the outdoor beer garden and...
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Georgia Tech head coach MaChelle Joseph
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March 26, 2019 - 4:35 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — MaChelle Joseph was fired Tuesday after nearly 16 seasons as the women's basketball coach at Georgia Tech, with the two sides giving strikingly different reasons for her dismissal. The school, which suspended Joseph late in the season for what it would only describe as a personnel...
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In this Oct. 6, 2018, file photo, Conor McGregor walks out of the arena after he was defeated by Khabib Nurmagomedov in a lightweight title mixed martial arts bout at UFC 229 in Las Vegas.
John Locher/AP Photo, File
March 26, 2019 - 2:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Superstar UFC fighter Conor McGregor has announced on social media that he is retiring from mixed martial arts. McGregor's verified Twitter account had a post early Tuesday that said the former featherweight and lightweight UFC champion was making a "quick announcement." The tweet...
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Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid, center, is called for a charge as he runs into Orlando Magic's Khem Birch, lower left, as Magic's Michael Carter-Williams (7) and Aaron Gordon (00) look on during the first half of an NBA basketball game.
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March 25, 2019 - 10:48 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A little desperation went a long way for the Orlando Magic. The Magic shut down the Philadelphia 76ers in the second half of a 119-98 victory on Monday night that moved them within a half-game of eighth place in the Eastern Conference. "They were desperate. They played like it...
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