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Runners take part in the 2019 London Marathon, over Tower Bridge in London, Sunday April 28, 2019.
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May 05, 2019 - 10:26 am
LONDON (AP) — A British nurse who ran the London Marathon in her uniform says she has been denied a Guinness World Records listing because she wasn't wearing a skirt. Jessica Anderson ran last week's marathon in a time of 3.08:22, half a minute faster than the existing marathon record for a woman...
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Villanova safety Rob Rolle has signed with the Miami Dolphins.
Courtesy of Villanova University Athletics
Matt Leon
April 29, 2019 - 3:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Rob Rolle has spent the last few years being one of the top defensive backs in the Colonial Athletic Association. Now, the Villanova University product is getting his shot at the NFL. Rolle, a safety, has signed as an undrafted free agent with the Miami Dolphins. "I...
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Jordan Powell scored eight touchdowns during his Widener career.
Courtesy of Widener University Athletics
Matt Leon
April 29, 2019 - 2:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After an outstanding career in the secondary for the Division III Widener University Pride, Jordan Powell is getting a shot at the NFL. The defensive back will be joining the Chicago Bears as an undrafted rookie free agent. You don't see a ton of Division III...
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Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
April 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philly fans who have been waiting for construction of a Museum of Sports will have to keep waiting. Philadelphians love their sports, but so far they don't love writing checks. "Frankly, it has not been easy to raise funds," said Lou Scheinfeld, co-founder of the...
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WNBA basketball playoff semifinal
Elaine Thompson/AP, file
April 08, 2019 - 2:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA's logo is getting a new look and the league is resetting its brand for the upcoming season. The league unveiled its plans Monday, intent on embracing the optimism of the women across the WNBA in building the next generation of fans. "We are excited about all of it," WNBA...
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Virginia head coach Tony Bennett, left, and Texas Tech head coach Chris Beard talk as they arrive at an interview for CBS Sports Network's "We Need to Talk" show before the championship game of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Sunday, Ap
AP Photo/David J. Phillip
April 07, 2019 - 8:35 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For Virginia and Texas Tech, doing something that had never been done before took hard work, dedication, determination — and vision. The Cavaliers and Red Raiders meet in the NCAA Tournament championship game Monday night. Neither program has ever been this close to a title,...
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Carolina Hurricanes' Jordan Staal (11) celebrates his goal with teammates during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers.
Chris Szagola/AP Photo
April 07, 2019 - 8:32 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind'Amour was pretty forgiving of his team's effort Saturday night against the Philadelphia Flyers. "Nobody's going to remember this game come tomorrow," Brind'Amour said. Game No. 82 for the Hurricanes had some playoff implications. But with a...
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Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) shoots as Chicago Bulls forward Cristiano Felicio (6) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game.
David Banks/AP Photo
April 07, 2019 - 8:24 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers endured five straight losing seasons and bottomed out with 10 wins three years ago. Considering how far they fell during their rebuilding project, coach Brett Brown can sure appreciate where they are at the moment. Joel Embiid had 20 points and 10 rebounds, JJ...
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Dreamstime
April 03, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The punch-drunk boxer was a stereotype in Hollywood for years. The syndrome now has a medical name: chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE. CTE also...
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 Bryce Harper with his wife Kayla Varner on the red carpet before the 2018 MLB home run derby at Nationals Ballpark.
Geoff Burke/USA TODAY
April 01, 2019 - 2:54 pm
By Andrew Porter PHILADELPHIA (WIP Sportsradio ) — Bryce and Kayla Harper announced they are having a baby Monday on Instagram. "Philly raised little man will be! #BabyHarper," Harper posted. Philly raised little man will be!------ #BabyHarper A post shared by Bryce Harper (@bryceharper3) on Apr 1...
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