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Burke gives first-place Union victory over NYCFC

CHESTER, Pa. — 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.The Union took a 1-0 lead on a goal by Mikael Uhre in the ninth minute. The lead held up until the 89th minute when Valentin Castellanos converted a penalty kick for NYCFC (8-4-3).The victory gives Philadelphia sole possession of first place in the Eastern Conference with 29 points to 27 for NYCFC.Andre Blake saved four of the five shots he faced for the Union. Sean Johnson saved two of the four shots he faced for NYCFC.Both teams next play Wednesday. The Union visit the Chicago Fire and NYCFC visits Cincinnati.
NEW YORK CITY, NY

GUIDE: Where To Watch Fourth Of July Fireworks In Philadelphia Region

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — With Fourth of July approaching, many in the Philadelphia region are preparing to spend time with their friends, family and loved ones to celebrate the holiday. People will get together for barbecues and play backyard games across the country. They’ll also get together for fireworks on the night of the Fourth of July or leading up to the holiday. Here’s where to watch fireworks in the Tri-State region for the Fourth of July: Pennsylvania Upper Darby fireworks Where: Upper Darby High School baseball field. The rain date for the event is July 8. When: July 1, 9:30 p.m. Xfinity Fireworks Shows Where: Citizens Bank...
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Podcast - The Gastroenteritis Blues: (128) Sixers trade Green for Melton, get ready for FA as Tucker rumors swirl | out now

On tonight’s episode of The Gastroenteritis Blues, Steve, Dan and Emily discuss the Sixers draft night trade of Danny Green and the #23 overall pick to the Memphis Grizzlies for guard DeAnthony Melton. What did they think of the trade? What does Melton bring to the Sixers? Also, given the rumors about a potential Sixers/Rockets deal leading up to the draft, what do our hosts think about Eric Gordon as a trade target?
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Philadelphia 76ers: Amir Johnson is still kickin’ in the G-League

In 2017, the Philadelphia 76ers added two big-time performers in free agency: J.J. Redick and Amir Johnson. Now at the time, this was a pretty big deal; the Sixers had spent the last four seasons cycling through dozens of young players in their pursuit of premium draft picks and on paper, the duo perfectly filled a pair of needs in their post-process March back to prominence.
PHILADELPHIA, PA
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Bryce who? Phillies 8, Padres 5

It would have been understandable if the Phillies came out flat on Sunday. After seeing their star player suffer a broken thumb on Saturday night, not many people would have been surprised if the Phillies looked deflated the next time they took the field. Instead, led by some heroes both expected and unexpected, the Phillies started off the post-Bryce Harper era with an 8-5 win over the Padres.
PHILADELPHIA, PA
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What Are the Sixers Doing with Matisse Thybulle?

Now that the draft has come and gone, it’s just about time to get started with free agency. The Sixers are at a crossroads heading into the 2022-2023 season. After years of the “process”, they are left with one piece, the perennial MVP candidate Joel Embiid and a bunch of question marks around him. They acquired James Harden at last year’s trade deadline who was very hot and cold in his first half season in Philadelphia. They have Tobias Harris on a max contract who has failed to live up to expectations and they have Tyrese Maxey who has shown flashes of stardom but hasn’t shown the consistency on a night to night basis to be fully trusted.
PHILADELPHIA, PA
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Match Recap | Philadelphia Union 2-1 NYCFC

Philadelphia Union Goals: Uhre 9’, Burke 90+7’. New York City Football Club Goals: Castellanos 89’ PK. New York City Football Club were on the road Sunday as they took on Philadelphia Union. The hosts took a ninth-minute lead through striker Mikael Uhre. NYCFC continued to push for an equalizer and in the 89thminute they were awarded a penalty that Castellanos expertly dispatched past Andre Blake. The Union scored a go-ahead goal in the 97th-minute by Corey Burke.
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Match report: Philadelphia Union 2-1 New York City FC

A last-second deflection by Cory Burke won all three points and sent Philadelphia Union to the top of the Eastern Conference table, salvaging a 2-1 victory over New York City FC. Mikael Uhre gave the Union an early lead in the ninth minute, and Philadelphia dominated the first half. But...
PHILADELPHIA, PA
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Cushing Reaction | "We'll Take The Positives And Negatives From This Game."

New York City Football Club Interim Head Coach Nick Cushing said his side will take both the positives and negatives from Sunday’s defeat against Philadelphia Union. The Boys in Blue thought they had secured a point after a late penalty from Taty Castellanos tied the game at 1-1. Unfortunately, a late Union effort that deflected off Corey Burke handed the hosts an advantage and ultimately all three points. Speaking afterward, Cushing said that in evaluating the performance he would consider both the positives and negatives of the 90 minutes.
NEW YORK CITY, NY
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Philadelphia Union beat NYCFC on late Cory Burke goal

CHESTER, Pa. — It took until the 96th minute but the Philadelphia Union finally got a second goal and moved into first place in the Eastern Conference with a late 2-1 win over NYCFC on Sunday night. Mikael Uhre opened the scoring in the 9th minute when he was...
CHESTER, PA
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Bullpen blows lead as Padres lose to Phillies, 8-5

After the San Diego Padres have relied on their pitching staff all season, they could not hold off a talented Philadelphia Phillies lineup. San Diego recorded just five hits, meaning they have just nine in their last 20 innings. Despite jumping into a 5-2 lead, the Padres lost 8-5 after their offense stalled out.
SAN DIEGO, CA
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