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Jockey Victor Espinoza Injured After Horse Suffers Cardiac Arrest on Track, Dies

NBC Sport Philadelphia - Mon, 07/23/2018 - 17:47


Jockey Victor Espinoza was injured Sunday after the horse he was riding on the racetrack at Del Mar went down and died instantly during morning training, the horse’s owner Brian Trump said.Bobby Abu Dhabi went...

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Flyers-Penguins 2019 Stadium Series Logo Released by NHL

NBC Sport Philadelphia - Mon, 07/23/2018 - 13:37


Seven months ahead of the outdoor showdown, the National Hockey League unveiled logo for the 2019 edition of the Stadium Series.

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Cubs Give Young Fan Signed Baseball After Man Swipes His

NBC Sport Philadelphia - Mon, 07/23/2018 - 08:51


A fun day at the ballpark almost turned sad for a young Chicago Cubs fan, but the team made sure that his story had a happy ending.During Sunday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Cubs first base...

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Former NFL Head Coach Tony Sparano Dies at 56

NBC Sport Philadelphia - Sun, 07/22/2018 - 11:42


Tony Sparano, a former NFL head coach and most recently the offensive line coach for the Minnesota Vikings, has died at the age of 56.The team announced Sparano’s sudden death on Sunday morning.

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ESPYs 2018 Fashion: Athletes, Celebs’ Bold Red Carpet Looks

NBC Sport Philadelphia - Thu, 07/19/2018 - 09:50


From sequins to shorts, athletes and celebrities hit the ESPYS red carpet under a sizzling sun in Los Angeles on Wednesday. Men attendees rejected the traditional black tux, opting for more colorful, patterned...

The Best Hats at San Diego's Famed Del Mar Opening Day

NBC Sport Philadelphia - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 16:54


For the past 24 years, Del Mar's Opening Day has been all about the hats. Each year, hundreds of race track guests come to showcase their fanciest, most creative toppers. Here's a look at the hats that...

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Here's a Look at Villanova's 2018 Championship Rings

NBC Sport Philadelphia - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 13:02


Villanova head basketball coach Jay Wright shared some images of his players receiving their championship rings Tuesday.

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Top Sports: American League Wins MLB All-Star Game

NBC Sport Philadelphia - Wed, 07/18/2018 - 04:24


Click to see dramatic game action photos from professional football, hockey, basketball, baseball and more.

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Play Ball! DC Hosts MLB All-Star Week

NBC Sport Philadelphia - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:02


The nation's capital has hosted the All-Star Game four times previously — in 1937, 1956, 1962 and 1969.

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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About the Nats?

NBC Sport Philadelphia - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 09:46


Test your knowledge on everything from Nats history to the Presidents race.

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MLB All-Star Week in DC: What to Know If You’re Going

NBC Sport Philadelphia - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 08:34


The 2018 Major League Baseball All-Star Game is set to take place Tuesday night in Nationals Park at 8 p.m. ET.

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MLB Teams Leading Movement to End Ties With Papa John's

NBC Sport Philadelphia - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 21:28


Major League Baseball teams are leading the way in cutting ties with Papa John’s after the company’s chairman of the board admitted to using a racial slur on a conference call in May.The Marlins, Nationals...

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Eagles RB Sproles to Play One More Year Before Retiring

NBC Sport Philadelphia - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 14:57


Philadelphia Eagles running back Darren Sproles will retire after the upcoming season.

France Wins 2018 FIFA World Cup

NBC Sport Philadelphia - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 14:15


France beat Croatia 4-2 in the 2018 FIFA World Cup final.

Brother Soccer Stars Hold onto Dream After Deportation

NBC Sport Philadelphia - Sun, 07/15/2018 - 03:14


In just five days, Diego and Lizandro Claros Saravia went from being promising soccer players with college aspirations to deportees sent to one of the most dangerous countries on earth.On Aug.

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He Has Run Every Philadelphia Marathon

NBC Sport Philadelphia - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 13:13


Mark Sullivan is the founder of the Philadelphia Marathon Legacy Club. He has run every Philadelphia Marathon. He sat down with NBC10's Erin Coleman to talk about how he and other runners are partnering with the...

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A Look Back at US Presidents at All-Star Games in DC

NBC Sport Philadelphia - Fri, 07/13/2018 - 09:52


A look back at the four All-Star Games Washington hosted in the 20th Century, featuring future Hall-of-Famers like Lou Gehrig, Dizzy Dean, and Willie Mays, and presidential appearances by Franklin D.

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Lindy Remigino, Once Fastest Man Alive, Dead at 87: Report

NBC Sport Philadelphia - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 19:41


Lindy Remigino, who won two gold medals at the 1952 Olympics in Helsinki, has died at age 87, according to a report in The New York Times.The cause was prostate cancer, his son told the newspaper.

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You Will Need a Ticket to See Free Eagles Practice This Year

NBC Sport Philadelphia - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 15:16


The Super Bowl champs are two weeks away from officially beginning their title defense and fans wanting to get an early glimpse of the Philadelphia Eagles during training camp this year will need a ticket.

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NFL Players Union Files Grievance Over New Anthem Policy

NBC Sport Philadelphia - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 15:31


The National Football League Players Association filed a non-injury grievance today against the NFL over the league's new anthem policy.

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