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Schwarber hits 3-run HR, Harper-less Phils beat Padres 8-5

Jun. 26, 2022 19:43 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Kyle Schwarber hit a go-ahead, three-run home run in the seventh inning and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied to beat the San Diego Padres 8-5 on Sunday, a day after losing NL MVP Bryce Harper indefinitely with a broken left thumb. Harper was injured when he was...

Burke gives first-place Union 2-1 victory over NYCFC

Jun. 26, 2022 21:02 PM EDT

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Cory Burke’s goal lifted the Philadelphia Union to a 2-1 victory over New York City FC on Sunday. Burke’s game-winner came in the eighth minute of second-half stoppage time to put the Union (7-1-8) ahead 2-1. Jose Martinez had an assist on the goal. ...

CA--California Digest

Jun. 26, 2022 16:55 PM EDT

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up for select California stories. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s complete coverage of California and the rest of the world, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org Questions about coverage plans are welcome and...

Black Power Afro pick sculpture part of traveling exhibit

Jun. 25, 2022 01:06 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The gigantic steel sculpture of an Afro hair pick that appeared on St. Charles Avenue in the CBD last weekend is everything a public artwork ought to be. At 28 feet tall, the sculpture — decorated with a peace sign and topped by a clenched Black Power fist —...

'Heightened alert': Abortion providers brace for ruling

Jun. 24, 2022 07:52 AM EDT

In her first week on the job at a Philadelphia abortion clinic, Amanda Kifferly was taught how to search for bombs. About a year later, protesters blocked the entrances and exits of The Women’s Centers, at one point pulling Kifferly into something resembling a mosh pit, where they surrounded her...

AP source: 76ers trade Green, pick to Memphis for Melton

Jun. 24, 2022 01:42 AM EDT

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers traded the rights to the 23rd overall pick of Thursday night's NBA draft and Danny Green to the Memphis Grizzlies for De’Anthony Melton, said a person with knowledge of the situation. The Sixers selected Colorado State's David Roddy and...

Schwarber, Realmuto go deep vs Musgrove in Phils' 6-2 win

Jun. 24, 2022 01:19 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Big swings by Kyle Schwarber and J.T. Realmuto of the Philadelphia Phillies put an end to Joe Musgrove's unbeaten start to 2022. Schwarber hit a two-run homer and Realmuto added a three-run shot later in the sixth inning for the Phillies, who handed Musgrove his...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Jun. 23, 2022 02:34 AM EDT

Lancaster Online/LNP. June 15, 2022. Editorial: As cost of farmland soars, next generation of farmers finding ways to get a foothold Farmland in Lancaster County is valuable — increasingly valuable — in more ways than one. It’s essential to the...

'It's terrible:' Philadelphia mayor sorry for slain Filipino

Jun. 22, 2022 21:20 PM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The mayor of Philadelphia expressed shock and sorrow over the killing of a Filipino lawyer who was shot in the city over the weekend and is offering a $20,000 reward for information that will lead to the arrest of the shooter, a senior Philippine diplomat said...

Fanatics founder Michael Rubin selling stake in 76ers

Jun. 22, 2022 13:37 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Fanatics founder Michael Rubin is selling his stake in the company that owns the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils. Rubin, worth an estimated $8 billion according to Forbes, said on social media posts he was “s hifting from part-owner ” of the teams...