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The dance form known as breaking has been provisionally included in the 2024 Olympic Games.
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Hadas Kuznits
July 01, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The dance form known as breaking has been provisionally included in the 2024 Olympic Games. Mark Wong, co-director of Hip Hop Fundamentals in Philadelphia,a says having an Olympic audience on breaking would certainly reinvigorate this art form. "My first thought was...
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Marc Zumoff
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Matt Leon
June 28, 2019 - 1:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Marc Zumoff has spent the last quarter-century calling 76ers games first on PRISM, and now on NBC Sports Philadelphia. As one of the most popular media professionals in Philadelphia, Zumoff said he has been fascinated with broadcasting since his early days growing up...
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It wasn't easy, and at times there was doubt, but defending champion the US can look ahead to a mouthwatering quarterfinal clash against host France after a 2-1 win over a resolute Spain.
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June 24, 2019 - 6:44 pm
By Aimee Lewis, CNN (CNN) - - It wasn't easy, and at times there was doubt, but the defending champion United States can look ahead to a mouthwatering quarterfinal clash against host France after a 2-1 win over a resolute Spain. In the United States' toughest challenge at the Women's World Cup so...
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Footballer Neymar denies rape allegations.
Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images via CNN
June 02, 2019 - 4:22 pm
By Duarte Mendonca, Laura Perez Maestro and Theresa Waldrop, CNN (CNN) -- Brazilian football star Neymar da Silva denied rape allegations Sunday, publishing texts and photos he said prove he was set up, and his representative claimed he was the victim of attempted extortion. "I'm being accused of...
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Borgata casino in Atlantic City
Wayne Parry/AP
May 22, 2019 - 1:11 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's Borgata casino is investing $12 million in a new sports betting and entertainment project. Casino officials tell The Associated Press it will open a sports bar and sports betting facility named Moneyline Bar & Book on June 29. The name is a reference...
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Runners take part in the 2019 London Marathon, over Tower Bridge in London, Sunday April 28, 2019.
Aaron Chown/PA via AP
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.
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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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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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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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