Sports

Fusion Arena
Comcast Spectacor
Justin Udo
March 25, 2019 - 1:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new neighbor is getting ready to move in to the South Philadelphia Sports Complex. Fusion Arena, a $50 million project, will be the home of the Philadelphia Fusion, the city's e-gaming team that competes in tournaments and leagues around the globe. The 60,000-square...
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New England Patriots Tight End Rob Gronkowski
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March 24, 2019 - 7:54 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski says he is retiring from the NFL after nine seasons. Gronkowski announced his decision via a post on Instagram Sunday, saying that a few months shy of his 30th birthday "it's time to move forward and move forward with a big smile." "It all started at...
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Philadelphia Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek (93), of the Czech Republic, collides with Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby (70) during the second period of an NHL hockey game.
Nick Wass/AP Photo
March 24, 2019 - 3:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Braden Holtby made 35 saves to compensate for an inconsistent effort by his teammates, and the Washington Capitals beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-1 on Sunday afternoon to snap a two-game skid. Holtby was in late-season form and helped Washington kill off three of four Philadelphia...
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Mar 23, 2019; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Hawks guard Kent Bazemore (24) shoots against the Philadelphia 76ers in the third quarter at State Farm Arena.
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March 23, 2019 - 10:56 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young scored 32 points, including a last-second, go-ahead floater, to give the Atlanta Hawks a 129-127 win over Philadelphia on Saturday night, ending the 76ers' six-game winning streak. With 3.5 seconds remaining, Young took the inbound pass from Kevin Huerter and dribbled past...
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Mar 23, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek (93) passes the puck as New York Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy (2) defends during the first period at Wells Fargo Center.
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March 23, 2019 - 5:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Josh Bailey scored twice 1:23 apart in the third period, stopping a 12-game drought, and the New York Islanders beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-2 on Saturday. Nick Leddy and Brock Nelson also scored for New York, which had dropped two in a row and three of four overall. Robin...
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Mike DeNardo
March 22, 2019 - 3:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The replica Liberty Bell that stood atop Veterans Stadium is back and was installed Thursday at the Phillies' ballpark. The bell is back, but where's it been? The Liberty Bell that was high above center field atop the Veterans Stadium catwalk was taken down just...
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Bryce Harper
Chris O'Meara/AP
March 22, 2019 - 11:04 am
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Bryce Harper has been playing catch-up since his free agency carried over into spring training. With a week left until opening day, the Philadelphia Phillies' big-money addition looks ready to pay off. Harper hit his first two Grapefruit League homers, combining with fellow...
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Villanova versus Saint Mary's
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Dave Uram
March 22, 2019 - 9:36 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (KYW Newsradio) — Nothing will come easy for the Villanova Wildcats, the defending champ in the 2019 NCAA Tournament. The Cats survived a first-round upset against the Saint Mary's Gaels with a 61-57 victory — one that needed a 12-3 rally to start the second half. The Gaels led by...
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Philadelphia Flyers versus Chicago Blackhawks
Kamil Krzaczynski/AP
March 22, 2019 - 6:49 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Carter Hart is looking to help the Philadelphia Flyers rally into a playoff spot. If the 20-year-old rookie is feeling any pressure, it's hard to tell. Hart made 40 saves and James van Reimsdyk snapped a tie in the third period, helping the Flyers beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-1 on...
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Drexel junior forward Bailey Greenberg leads the team in scoring and rebounding.
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Matt Leon
March 21, 2019 - 3:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Drexel University women's basketball team will open play in the WNIT on Friday night when the Dragons visit Harvard University out of the Ivy League. Drexel has put together a fine season with a record of 24-8, and they fell just short of winning the CAA...
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