All-Star Game

Jennifer Hudson sings a tribute to former NBA All-Star Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, who were killed in a helicopter crash Jan. 26, before the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Chicago.
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AP News
February 17, 2020 - 8:12 am
This All-Star weekend was Michael Jordan's longtime home of Chicago, highlighted by a game where LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo served as captains — but it was, predictably and understandably, overshadowed by the mourning of Kobe Bryant. Read more here.
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Bryce Harper, David Robertson and Jake Arrieta
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Dave Uram
July 12, 2019 - 9:10 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's no reason to beat around a bush: This Phillies season has been disappointing. A 47-and-43 record at the All-Star break isn't what most people expected. It leaves the Phils in third place in the National League East, heading to Game 91 — half a game back of the...
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July 11, 2019 - 3:52 pm
YORK, Pa. (AP) — "Robot umpires" have arrived. The independent Atlantic League became the first American professional baseball league to let a computer call balls and strikes Wednesday night at its All-Star Game. Plate umpire Brian deBrauwere wore an earpiece connected to an iPhone in his pocket...
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Apr 16, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; A young fan looks on as Philadelphia Phillies owner John Middleton addresses fans and media during an event at Independence Mall to announce Philadelphia as the host of the 2026 All Star Game.
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Mike DeNardo
April 16, 2019 - 6:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's the worst kept secret, but the MLB officially announced on Tuesday that the 2026 All-Star Game is coming to Philadelphia in celebration of the nation's 250th birthday. The official announcement was made on a stage at Independence Mall by Major League Baseball...
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Aaron Nola (27) follows through on a pitch during the eighth inning against the Washington Nationals at Citizens Bank Park.
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Matt Leon
July 24, 2018 - 2:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Phillies will continue their series with the Los Angeles Dodgers Tuesday night at Citizens Bank Park. The Phils will be looking to bounce back after losing the opener in this series Monday night, 7-6. The Phillies lost despite hitting four home runs, including a...
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Saint Joseph's University's Deon Stafford Jr. played with the West Virginia Power this season, which has earned him a spot in the South Atlantic League All Star Game.
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Matt Leon
June 15, 2018 - 12:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Deon Stafford, Jr. was one of the most dangerous hitters to come through Saint Joseph's University in recent memory. His college success led to the Pittsburgh Pirates drafting him in the fifth round last year. This year, the catcher has spent the entire season with...
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