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Smith, Taylor homer in Dodgers' 3-1 win over Phillies

Jun. 15, 2021 01:34 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will Smith hit a two-run homer, Chris Taylor added a solo shot and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-1 on Monday night despite getting just three hits and four baserunners. Pinch-hitter Albert Pujols' single in the seventh was...

Peacock will stream Phillies-Giants series next weekend

Jun. 14, 2021 17:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The upcoming weekend series between the Philadelphia Phillies and San Francisco Giants will be streamed nationally on Peacock, the streaming service and and Major League Baseball announced Monday. Coverage of the three-game series from San Francisco...

Officials grapple with street dirt bikes, ATVs after slaying

Jun. 14, 2021 13:58 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — City officials are looking at ways to deal with dirt bikes and ATVs on city streets following a shooting death that occurred at a gathering with hundreds of people riding motorized vehicles in northeast Philadelphia over the weekend. Police said an...

Justin Bieber, Lil Baby to headline Made in America festival

Jun. 14, 2021 13:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Bieber and Lil Baby are set to headline Jay-Z's Made in America festival in Philadelphia. Organizers announced Monday that Megan Thee Stallion, Doja Cat, Roddy Ricch, Bobby Shmurda and A$AP Ferg will also perform at the two-day event on Sept. 4-5...

Eagles agree to terms with 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens

Jun. 14, 2021 11:52 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles agreed to terms with quarterback Nick Mullens on Monday. The 26-year-old Mullens spent his first four seasons with the San Francisco 49ers, going 5-11 in 16 starts. Mullens has 4,714 yards passing, 25 touchdowns, 22...

Philly man wanted in fatal stabbing at Atlantic City casino

Jun. 14, 2021 08:15 AM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities on Monday were looking for a Philadelphia man wanted in the deadly stabbing of his girlfriend at Atlantic City's Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Police found the body of Sharon Whaley, 57, of Philadelphia, with multiple stab wounds...

Trio of walkoffs helps Phillies move above .500

Jun. 14, 2021 03:33 AM EDT

On the surface, not much has changed in Philadelphia. The Phillies are hovering around .500 — the same place they've been for several years now. This past week provided a little more hope, however. The Phillies won three straight games in walkoff...

Nola lifts Phillies back over .500, beats reeling Yanks 7-0

Jun. 13, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Nola allowed three hits and struck out nine, leading Philadelphia over the New York Yankees 7-0 Sunday for a two-game sweep that moved the Phillies back over .500. Odubel Herrera, Jean Segura and J.T. Realmuto combined to go 7 for 13 with a...

Segura's 2nd straight walkoff lifts Phils over Yankees 8-7

Jun. 12, 2021 21:21 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jean Segura scored Ronald Torreyes with an infield single in the 10th inning for his second straight game-ending hit and the Philadelphia Phillies got a third consecutive walkoff win with an 8-7 victory over the New York Yankees on Saturday. After...

Judge tosses suit seeking end to Delaware River drilling ban

Jun. 11, 2021 17:12 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge on Friday threw out a lawsuit by Republican state lawmakers in Pennsylvania that sought to overturn a ban on gas drilling and hydraulic fracturing in the Delaware River basin, ruling they lacked standing to sue. Senate Republicans led...