Philadelphia Public League postpones high school sports until 2021

The PPL will follow recommendations from the governor's office and postpone sports such as football, soccer and cross country until Jan. 1, 2021 at the earliest.

Philadelphia Public League postpones high school sports until 2021

The PPL will follow recommendations from the governor's office and postpone sports such as football, soccer and cross country until Jan. 1, 2021 at the earliest.

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How the Phillies can find playing time for Alec Bohm | Extra Innings

The Phillies don't want to promote Alec Bohm until they can give him regular playing time. But there's a way for them to do that now.

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The Phillies don't want to promote Alec Bohm until they can give him regular playing time. But there's a way for them to do that now.
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