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the second inning, montero, takes him deep and out and the solo shot phills down 2-0. and velazquez another miserable outing on the road. and ben zobrist oh, oh, the 3-run homer. have a -- and the worst start. and the only thing the phillies lost this weekend, a hat in the stand. for on the phills and is it time to hit the panic button? we discuss that tonight at 11:45. first-place nationals come to town tomorrow and werth will be in a good mood with the pinch-hit grand slam against the cardinals. and chase utley hit one last night. and up 3 1/2 games on the phillies in the east.
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>> owe they just love chase utley in new york, don't they? utley the mets-killer driving them nuts up there this weekend. another hit tonight. the dodger's second baseman with nine r.b.i.s this weekend after two homers, including a grand slam last night. they're still booing ut in new york. it is no holiday weekend for the sixers. they are busy interviewing a handful of draft prospects tomorrow including ben simmons college teammate. and who says he can't shoot from long range? he kicks the ball up to him without missing a beat he nails the three. take another look. how about this? sign him up, draft him, just get him a shirt, right? nothing tricky about this, at least for jordan spieth. he does this all the time. get in the hole! and in for birdie.
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and spieth birdies the final three rolls to win the tournament. philadelphia starving for one championship and north carolina can claim two. the men play for the title at the link and tomorrow is the women in chester. the same two schools going at it undefeated in maryland against north carolina for the national lacrosse title. and caught off guard, and goes under the leg. and north carolina up seats maryland to win it all. what a run! they ruin the perfect season for maryland and their shot at a three-peat. the greatest spectacle in racing causing the most pain for michael andretti and his famous family. he may be cured as a driver, but as an owner he wins again today. the 100th running of the indy 500 sold out. how about a round of applause for lady gaga on the edge of glory in mario andretti's race
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car. and getting out and hunter-reay does not. andretti's driver goes right into victory lane. alexander rossi wins the indy 500. the first rookie to win the race since 16 years ago. and how he has his helmet off, let's let him hear it. nascar, the sprint cup series in charlotte. coca-cola. and what a race by martin truex dominating 392 laps at 580 miles of the 600 mile race. they are in pocono next weekend and maybe will be the favorite. >> thank you. and much more to come on "action news." strangers come together. the get well wishes for a septa transit officer struck by a hit-and-run driver. and a group of vets help a vietnamese man.
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as police continue to searc h for the driver who hit and injured a septa police officer, the community is coming together in a show of support. >> today, dozens of people took start in a run through the homeland security section and christie ileto with the full story now from aria-torresdale hospital. >> we will go down franklin
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avenue on the left side of the street. >> dozens of are runners with one message, get well septa officer gary miller. >> what do you make of all of these people who have showed up? >> i think my husband would do the same thing for anybody, you know. like he would run for people. and this is love. this is like amazing love. somebody that they don't even know. >> the 13-year vet was running in holmesburg last sunday when this car came barrelling from behind and left him with severe injuries on the side of the road. miller has undergone multiple surgeries last week and recently moved to the icu. >> what is the significance of where you started and where tended. >> that's where it happened. where the collision went down. >> and we have get well cards and gift for officer miller and we will drop them off. >> the dark-colored saturn was seen speeding off. >> we have the car. if anybody saw the crash we certainly want to talk to them. >> what do you have to say to the person responsible for
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hitting your husband? >> right now i don't think i have words to tell him. i just pray on it and i just try to forgive him. i still have my husband, even though he didn't stop. >> and not sure how long officer miller has to be treated. so far family and friends raised $10,000 to help with his medical costs. christie ileto channel 6 "action news."
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>> if you are only as old as you feel, mike certainly doesn't feel like he is 90 years old. his family threw a party celebrating a gentlemen who skis every weekend in winter and bikes 60 miles a day in the summer. start his tailor business in the mayfair section of philadelphia after returning from world war ii. it is proud granddaughter, candice, works here at channel 6 on the assignment desk. this memorial day weekend, a story of the strong bond of soldiers during wartime and in times of peace. >> the story of a man keeping
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dozens of american service men alive during the vietnam war and how they returned the favor. here is bob woodruff >> walking down this path in vietnam is like walking back in time. a combat interpreter for every navy seal in the delta during the war. >> the seal teams with the most effective combat seal teams in vietnam. >> and the gift from the seal whose life he saved. when he left vietnam he was presumed dead but wasn't. two years in a prison camp and then lived in poverty until a patrol boat found him 10 years ago, recognizing him by his smile. >> he always had a big smile on his face. >> what would your life be like if the seals did not find him?
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they brought him to florida and now give him $300 a month, so he can send his granddaughterer to college. on this memorial day as we honor our veterans they remember a fan who helped them survive. >> quite a story. "action news" sports sunday next on channel 6. "action news" continues at 4:30 tomorrow morning with david murphy, tamala edwards, matt o'donnell and karen rogers. >> for walter perez, walter perez, jeff skversky and the entire "action news" team i'm sarah bloomquist. have a great night and a good memorial day. ♪
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♪ >> that ball was crushed deep to right field and gone. a swing and miss, he got him. the phillies have been swept out of wrigley field the since time since 1995. >> i would be very surprised as the year went on if they are not one of the best contenders. >> malcolm jenkins will go the distance! ♪ >> this is "action news" sports sunday sponsored by audi. >> welcome to "action news" sports sunday. hopefully by the end of this show we will be one of the best tv tandems in to


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