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Philadelphia Soul wide receiver Aaron Wascha caught three touchdowns in last week's win in Baltimore.
Philadelphia Soul
Matt Leon
May 09, 2019 - 12:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Soul will be back home on Saturday night to welcome the Albany Empire to the Wells Fargo Center in Arena Football League action. The Soul are 2-0 in the young season after beating the Brigade down in Baltimore this past Friday, 36-27. The win was...
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Matt Leon
April 26, 2019 - 10:51 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Soul will be home to begin their 2019 season as they welcome the expansion franchise Atlantic City Blackjacks to the Wells Fargo Center. Philadelphia is coming off a 7-5 season in 2018, when they lost in the semifinals of the playoffs to Baltimore...
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Where the statue of the late singer Kate Smith once stood at the Sports Complex in South Philadelphia there is now an empty spot with three flowers.
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Paul Kurtz
April 23, 2019 - 3:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's a controversy that's gone viral. And now Kate Smith's niece is adding to it by criticizing the Flyers organization for their quick decision to cut all ties to the late singer. Suzy Andron says she's glad the woman she called Aunt Katherine and her mother are no...
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Where the statue of the late singer Kate Smith once stood at the Sports Complex in South Philadelphia there is now an empty spot with three flowers.
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Ian Bush
April 22, 2019 - 5:36 pm
WILDWOOD, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- Her statue was torn down at the sports complex. The Flyers won't play her rendition of 'God Bless America.' However, there is one public place you'll still be able to hear Kate Smith perform that song: on the boardwalk in Wildwood every morning. Mayor Ernie Troiano...
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The Flyers' decision to drop Kate Smith over offensive lyrics from the 1930s is continuing to incite controversy.
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Mike DeNardo
April 22, 2019 - 11:02 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Flyers' decision to drop Kate Smith over offensive lyrics from the 1930s is continuing to incite controversy. Lou Scheinfeld, vice president of the Flyers in 1969, was the first to play Smith's version of "God Bless America" at a game. He didn't believe it at...
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Where the statue of the late singer Kate Smith once stood at the Sports Complex in South Philadelphia there is now an empty spot with three flowers.
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Ian Bush
April 21, 2019 - 2:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Where the statue of the late singer Kate Smith once stood at the Sports Complex in South Philadelphia there is now an empty spot with three flowers. The Flyers have removed the statue of Smith outside the Wells Fargo Center days after the team pulled the plug on her...
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Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) dribbles up court in front of guard Jimmy Butler (23) and center Joel Embiid (21) during the second quarter against the Boston Celtics at Wells Fargo Center.
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Dave Uram
April 12, 2019 - 8:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Why beat around the bush? This isn’t an ideal matchup for the 76ers. Head Coach Brett Brown referred to it as “dangerous” just over two weeks ago. But, here we are. The Sixers are hosting the Brooklyn Nets in Game 1 of the quarterfinals of The NBA Playoffs Saturday at...
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In this Wednesday March 27, 2019, photo, mixed martial arts fighter Justin Gaethje addresses fans after a workout in Philadelphia.
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March 29, 2019 - 12:56 pm
By Dan Gelston, AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Justin Gaethje took a peek at the Philadelphia Flyers ice that covered the arena floor and recalled a time on that spot when he let a chance at wrestling triumph slip away. Gaethje was a Division I All-American wrestler at Northern Colorado and...
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Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons dribbles past LA Clippers forward Tobias Harris in front of center Joel Embiid  during the third quarter at Wells Fargo Center on Nov 1, 2018.
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Antionette Lee
March 04, 2019 - 2:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In the Allen Iverson era, the Philadelphia 76ers sold out the Wells Fargo Center regularly. It seems like the revamped team may have reached that peak again. The Sixers are leading the National Basketball Association in attendance, according to ESPN . An average of 20...
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Fans headed to the Wells Fargo Center this fall will find the box office in a different place under just-announced renovation plans.
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Mike DeNardo
February 19, 2019 - 6:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Fans headed to the Wells Fargo Center this fall will find the box office in a different place under just-announced renovation plans. As part of its three-year, $260 million renovation, the Wells Fargo Center box office is being torn out this summer, says Center vice...
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