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Philadelphia 76ers' Boban Marjanovic, right, shoots over Brooklyn Nets' Ed Davis, center, during the first half in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Thursday, April 18, 2019, in New York. The 76ers won 131-115.
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April 19, 2019 - 7:37 am
By Brian Mahoney, AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Joel Embiid took off his warmup gear and changed into street clothes, his left knee feeling too sore to play. Even with the All-Star center sitting down, the Philadelphia 76ers were flying high in Game 3. Ben Simmons scored a career playoff-...
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Dave Uram
March 08, 2019 - 8:43 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The expectation was Joel Embiid’s left knee soreness would only keep him out about a week after the 76ers returned from the All-Star break. At this point, it has been roughly two-and-a-half weeks, with no return date set in stone. Embiid is going to miss his eighth...
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Seattle Mariners left fielder Denard Span (4) and shortstop Jean Segura (2)are greeted in the dugout
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December 04, 2018 - 8:22 am
By Rob Maaddi, AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies acquired two-time All-Star shortstop Jean Segura from the Seattle Mariners for veteran slugger Carlos Santana and infielder J.P. Crawford on Monday. The Phillies also get left-hander James Pazos and righty Juan Nicasio in...
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Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard (6) loosens up in the  on deck circle against the Washington Nationals at Citizens Bank Park.
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Eric Walter
September 04, 2018 - 9:31 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Phillies legend Ryan Howard officially announced his retirement from baseball in a lengthy good-bye for The Players' Tribune called " Thank You, Philly ." Born in St. Louis, Ryan was drafted by the Phillies in 2004, where he played until 2016. Of his opening season...
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New York Mets' Brandon Nimmo (9) runs toward home plate and waiting teammates on a walk-off three-run home run during the 10th inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, in New York.
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July 12, 2018 - 6:57 am
By Charles O'Brien, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Brandon Nimmo's last walk-off home run came with Triple-A Las Vegas to end a 12-inning game in 2016. But current teammate Jay Bruce told him it only counts if you do it in the big leagues. Problem solved. Nimmo launched a pinch-hit, three-run...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Aaron Nola delivers a pitch during the first inning in the second game of a baseball doubleheader against the New York Mets Monday, July 9, 2018, in New York.
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July 10, 2018 - 6:24 am
By Mike Fitzpatrick, AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Nola was an All-Star in every facet of the game Monday. The ace right-hander allowed one hit in seven shutout innings and lashed a three-run double that sent the Philadelphia Phillies past the New York Mets 3-1 for a split of their...
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