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can upload 120 photos. 12 seconds. that's the power of fiber optics. and right now you can get 100 meg internet with equal upload and download speeds, tv and phone for just $69.99 per month online. cable can't offer internet speeds this fast at a price this good. only fios can. jeff here now with sports. the phillies are trying to stop this downward slide. >> it is a tough start and definitely tough for nola. even the manager is concerned about his future ace. what is up with him? he is in a giant slump. the first phillies starter in 34 years to seldom pitch past the fourth in his starts.
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and in giant trouble in san francisco, he hits three batters. what in the world is going on? in the third, loading the bases. and the next batter hits gillespie. and allowing 22 earned runs in the last 13 innings. and san fran not happy and retaliates in the fourth, blanco drilled in the ribs. benches warmed and phills not going down without a fight. and the little bull looks like the bull with this shot to center. he ties it at 6-6. giants retake the lead and the phills fight back again in the eighth. and the single to center ties it at 7-7 but the ninth inning the giants finish off the phills. and the walk-off, they lose 8-7. they lost 28 of the last 36 games, wow. one of the greatest college basketball players in the history of this city has passed away. former temple great hal lear
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died yesterday at the age of 81. after graduating overbrook high school, lear was a star at temple in the mid 1950s and still holds the school record for most points in a season. lear one of only four players in temple history to have his number retired. the sixers' line-up looking a little crowded with big men, huh? there is jahlil okafor, nerlens noel, embiid and simmoila ben s. where does he fit in? calling himself a point forward. afford that can run the point. and similar to lebron james and what he does for the cavaliers. simmons so talented, he can play every position on the floor. the 19-year-old will be a difference-maker. >> i think, too you just hand him the ball and say you're chris paul, you know, it's cool. it's the hardest position to play in the league. he's never really played it, but you're going to see him with the
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ball in his hands a lot. >> not often you see a guy 6'10" that can grab a rebound and then handle the ball up the floor and make passes to teammates and finish above the rim. he is a freak athlete and i am sure we will see a few highlight plays. >> what is the definition of a freak agethletathlete? >> a guy 6'10" that can do that. and surprise from iverson, play every game like it is your last and the city will love you for it. and the anniversary of drafting him number one overall. where has the time gone? over two decades. and things get nasty between chile and argentina. and the penalty kick, and argentina on the penalty kick, not even close. he rarely misses those. francisco silva clinches it.
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and finally used to seeing fights in hockey but nascar? >> after a crash in the truck series, they are hugging -- what are they doing? there you go, there is something, i am not sure what that is. body slam, kind of. they obviously have no clue how to fight. guys get lessons in manayunk, anywhere you want. finally a punch in there. come on, guys -- there you go, all right. much more tonight on "action news" sports sunday. what kind of impact will ben simmons from as a rookie coming up in about 10 minutes. >> jeff, thank you. coming up on "action news" tonight -- >> i couldn't do what he did at 16 years old. i couldn't go out and earn keep
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for my mom. >> how a young man's life is about to change thanks to a chance encounter and kindness of strangers when "action news" comes right back.
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>> hundreds of people celebrated irish culture at the festival.
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♪ >> this day-long event took place at penns landing. two stages for music including traditional dance and bagpiping performances. and the crowd checked out arts and crafts, and nothing better than shepherd's pie. and in camden, new jersey, people lined the street for the 59th annual pizza parade celebrating puerto rican culture. taking place at the waterfront park. bringing together groups and regions. and the best float won a $500 prize. ♪ >> it was a caribbean celebration at the reading terminal market in center city. the third annual caribbean day with musical performances, art displays by local caribbean artists and cooking demonstrations. held in the celebration of national caribbean heritage
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month. we'll be right back.
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finally tonight, a 15-year-old boy living in poverty met a generous man at a grocery store and that became the first moment avenue beginning. here is abc's david wright. >> the chance meeting at a grocery store that ended up changing lives. it all charted when chauncey black offered to carry matt white's grocery bags to a car in exchange for a bag of doughnuts. >> you could tell that he didn't have anything and he was asking to work to get some food, you know. and it just broke my heart. >> when is the last time you had something, like you got clothes. >> two, three years. >> three years? >> chauncey, a straight-a student lives with his mom who is too sick to work, so chauncey does everything he can. cutting grass, washing cars, working hard to keep food on the table. >> you don't have furniture in your house. >> i have one couch. >> you have one couch?
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>> and he said when he saw that, he had to do something. he launched a go fund me page raising close to a quarter million dollars. >> going to get a house, a nice house, it is going to be yours. >> i don't know what to say, i don't know what to do. told me not to cry, i don't know i might break down in tears. >> and chauncey changed matt's life, too. >> i couldn't do what he did at 16 years old. i couldn't go out and earn keep for my mom like he did. he makes me humble. >> because of groceries and a bag of doughnuts. "action news" sports sunday next here on channel 6. "action news" continues at 4:30 tomorrow morning with david murphy, tamala edwards, matt o'donnell and karen rogers. for melissa magee, jeff skversky, walter perez and the entire "action news" team, i'm sarah bloomquist. have a good night and a great week ahead.
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♪ >> ben simmons. from melbourne, australia and louisiana state university. >> he is a freak athlete. >> very excited. >> i think he's going to be fantastic. >> i just want to win. that's my end goal. >> play every game like it's your last and they will love you. ♪ >> this is "action news" sports sunday sponsored by audi. >> how about that love for ben simmons. welcome to "action news" sports sunday, i'm jeff skversky with mike from 97.5 the fanatic. and no surprise taking ben simmons, some comparing him to


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