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Philadelphia 76ers guard T.J. McConnell (12) dribbles against Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart (36) during the first quarter in game four of the second round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs.
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Matt Leon
May 09, 2018 - 3:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The 76ers will look to once again extend their season as they visit the Boston Celtics in Game 5 of their Eastern Conference semi-final series. The Celtics lead this best-of-seven series 3-1, but the Sixers do have the momentum after staving off elimination in Game 4...
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Junior infielder Jared Malone is hitting .482 for West Chester this season with 67 RBI.
West Chester University Athletics
Matt Leon
May 08, 2018 - 6:49 pm
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The West Chester University baseball team gets its post-season underway on Wednesday out in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, taking on Seton Hill in the first game of the double-elimination Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference tournament. The Golden Rams are the...
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Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Scott Kingery tags out Miami Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto at second base in the sixth inning at Marlins Park.
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Matt Leon
May 01, 2018 - 3:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Phillies will look to snap a three-game losing streak tonight as they continue their series with the Miami Marlins down in Florida. Last night, the Phillies opened this set with an 8-4 loss as Jake Arrieta (3-1) allowed six runs in 3 2/3 innings. Jorge Alfaro and...
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La Salle Baseball
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Matt Leon
April 18, 2018 - 1:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- La Salle University junior first baseman Ben Faso has developed into one of the Philadelphia area's best hitters. Faso, a right-handed hitter who played his high school ball at Garnet Valley, is batting .357 this season for La Salle. He leads the Explorers with nine...
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Mark Ferrante
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Matt Leon
April 16, 2018 - 3:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Villanova University football team is in the midst of spring workouts on the Main Line. Mark Ferrante, starting his second season as the head coach of the Wildcats, likes what he has seen so far out of his group. "Spring practice is going well," he tells KYW...
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Sixers vs Heat
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Matt Leon
April 16, 2018 - 2:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia 76ers will look to take a 2-0 lead on the Miami Heat Monday night in their first-round playoff series when the two teams battle again at the Wells Fargo Center. Brett Brown's squad won the series opener on Saturday night, 130-103 in South...
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There's been lots to celebrate at Swarthmore this season as the Garnet are 19-6 this season.
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Matt Leon
April 12, 2018 - 3:46 pm
SWARTHMORE, PA (KYW Newsradio) - The 2018 season has been a good one so far for the Division III Swarthmore College Garnet. Heading into a Friday home game with Muhlenberg, the Garnet are 19-6 and tied for first in the Centennial Conference with a 6-1 league mark. The team has already surpassed...
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Delaware Football
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Matt Leon
April 12, 2018 - 12:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The University of Delaware football team is in the midst of spring workouts which will culminate with the annual spring game on April 21st. Second-year head coach Danny Rocco likes what he has seen out of his team so far in these workouts. "I think we're off to a...
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Flyers vs. Penguins
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Matt Leon
April 11, 2018 - 1:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia Flyers are back in the playoffs. After missing the postseason in 2017, the Orange and Black finished third in the Metropolitan Division to earn a first-round playoff match-up with the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Flyers did not fare well against the...
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Frank Nutile / Temple Football
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Matt Leon
April 10, 2018 - 12:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Temple Owls will wrap up their spring workouts on Saturday with their annual Cherry & White game at the Temple Sports complex. The Owls went 7-6 in 2017, finishing the season with 28-3 win over Florida International in the Gasparilla Bowl. Second-year head...
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