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In this July 28, 2018, file photo, London Spitfire fan Rick Ybarra, of Plainfield, Ind., reacts after London won the second game against the Philadelphia Fusion during the Overwatch League Grand Finals competition at Barclays Center in New York.
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July 16, 2019 - 10:07 am
By Jake Seiner, AP Sports Writer Each Overwatch League franchise will host two to five homestand weekends in 2020 as the esports league launches an unprecedented home-and-away schedule spanning three continents. The esports league on Tuesday revealed plans for each of its 20 teams to host homestand...
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AI (Artificial Intelligence) concept. 3D rendering. - stock photo
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June 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — You have probably heard the term brain waves. They have been a big mystery to many of us over the years, but now there is new information that...
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Robert F. Smith, left, laughs with David Thomas, center, and actress Angela Bassett at Morehouse College on Sunday, May 19, 2019, in Atlanta.
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May 19, 2019 - 6:25 pm
ATLANTA, Ga. (AP) — A billionaire technology investor and philanthropist says he will provide grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire graduating class at Morehouse College - an estimated $40 million. Robert F. Smith, this year's commencement speaker, made the announcement Sunday morning...
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The long-time archbishop of Atlanta, Bishop Wilton Gregory, has been tapped by Pope Francis to lead the Archdiocese of Washington.
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Mark Abrams
April 04, 2019 - 3:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The longtime archbishop of Atlanta has been tapped by Pope Francis to lead the Archdiocese of Washington. "I see this appointment as an appointment to be the pastor of the Archdiocese of Washington. I was not elected to Congress," said Archbishop Wilton Gregory...
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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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Logan Browning, right, reacts as Winston Duke announces her as a nominee for the 50th annual NAACP Image Awards during TV One's Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, in Pasadena, Calif.
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February 13, 2019 - 3:38 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Coming off a big night at the Grammys, Donald Glover and his alter-ego Childish Gambino were nominated Wednesday for five NAACP Image Awards. Glover is nominated for his acting and directing on "Atlanta." The FX show itself is nominated for best comedy series. On the music...
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In this Sunday, May 20, 2018, file photo, 21 Savage arrives at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
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February 05, 2019 - 8:25 am
By Andrew Dalton, AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was a shock for fans when 21 Savage was taken into custody by U.S. immigration agents in Georgia. It was an even bigger shock to learn he had been an immigrant in the first place. The Grammy-nominated rapper and his music are so deeply...
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Colin Kaepernick
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February 04, 2019 - 8:35 am
ATLANTA (AP) — An Atlanta artist says a building with his mural of Colin Kaepernick was destroyed days before the Super Bowl, so eight more are being made. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports artist Fabian Williams says the building was torn down last week and was about a mile from the...
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February 01, 2019 - 10:06 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Limousine companies are blaming the state of Georgia for leaving them 300 to 400 vehicles short of what's needed to transport NFL owners, corporate clients and Very Important People this Super Bowl weekend. Amy Patterson, vice president of operations and logistics with Atlanta's...
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Demonstrators gather near the studio of singer R. Kelly to call for a boycott of his music after allegations of sexual abuse against young girls were raised on the highly-rated Lifetime mini-series "Surviving R. Kelly" on Jan. 9, 2019 in Chicago, Illi
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Pat Loeb
January 31, 2019 - 2:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — City Council passed a resolution Thursday banning R&B star R. Kelly from performing in Philadelphia, becoming the third city to sign on to the Mute R. Kelly campaign. Pat Loeb/KYW Newsradio Kenyette Barnes flew from Atlanta to frigid Philadelphia to testify in...
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