Parades

New York Mets' Adrian Gonzalez, right, celebrates his three-run homer with New York Mets' Todd Frazier, left, as San Diego Padres catcher A.J. Ellis looks on during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres in San Diego, Sunday, April 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)
April 30, 2018 - 1:10 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Adrian Gonzalez had a spectacular homecoming at Petco Park. Facing the hometown team he once played for, Gonzalez homered, doubled and drove in five runs on Sunday to help the New York Mets overwhelm the San Diego Padres 14-2. "It's always good to be here, be in front of family and...
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FILE – In this Feb. 8, 2018, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce speaks at the conclusion of the NFL team's Super Bowl victory parade in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia. When Kelce and his girlfriend Kylie McDevitt tied the knot Saturday, April 14, 2018, Kelce wore a tan, three-piece suit, a toned-down look compared to the bright green, genie-like Mummers getup he donned for the parade. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
April 17, 2018 - 11:47 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce had another excuse to get dressed up this weekend— however not in outlandish sequins like he wore in the Super Bowl parade — when he and his girlfriend tied the knot. Kelce married Kylie McDevitt at the Logan Hotel on Saturday. He wore a...
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April 05, 2018 - 2:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Thousands of fans lined up in downtown Philadelphia to celebrate another sports championship with a parade, this time for Villanova University's Wildcats. The winners of the men's basketball tournament rode double-decker buses along Market Street, the heart of the business...
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Villanova players watch the screen as they celebrate after the championship game of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament against Michigan, Monday, April 2, 2018, in San Antonio. Villanova won 79-62. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
April 03, 2018 - 7:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Villanova players flash their fingers in a "V'' symbol to celebrate big wins. For coach Jay Wright, that's a finger for every national championship ring. Already cemented as a dominant program in college basketball, the Wildcats are flirting with putting their names on a more...
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April 03, 2018 - 12:37 pm
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Students at Villanova University are gearing up to welcome home their men's basketball team, which is returning with its second NCAA championship in three years. The team is set to arrive at Philadelphia's airport around 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, and the Wildcats will make their way...
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April 02, 2018 - 7:43 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Four days into the season, the Reds finally got their opening-day parade — and a win, too. The Cubs? Still trying to locate their offense. Rookie Tyler Mahle pitched one-hit ball for six innings, Raisel Iglesias fanned Anthony Rizzo with the bases loaded to end the eighth, and the...
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A New York City firefighter greets spectators as they take part in the St. Patrick's Day parade Saturday, March 17, 2018, in New York. Several bagpipe bands led a parade made up of over 100 marching bands after Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke briefly, calling it a "day of inclusion" and adding: "We're all immigrants." (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
March 17, 2018 - 11:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar joined along as Manhattan's Fifth Avenue came alive with the sound of bagpipes, trumpets and lots of green Saturday at the 257th running of New York City's St. Patrick's Day parade. Several bagpipe bands led a parade made up of more than 100...
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US actor Mark Hamill and his wife Marilou York attend the St Patrick's day parade, in Dublin, Saturday March 17, 2018. (Brian Lawless/PA via AP)
March 17, 2018 - 12:21 pm
LONDON (AP) — Mark Hamill has tweeted that "today the whole galaxy is Irish" as he appeared as international guest of honor at Dublin's St. Patrick's Day parade. The "Star Wars" actor, whose great-grandmother was born in Ireland, was invited to represent the Irish diaspora at the celebration...
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March 17, 2018 - 12:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on New York City's St. Patrick's Day Parade (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Some spectators and participants at the 257th St. Patrick's Day parade in New York City cite family histories as evidence of Ireland's deep American roots. Matthew McCrosson said at Saturday's...
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Vice President Mike Pence, center, and his wife wife Karen Pence, right, welcome Prime Minister Leo Varadkar of Ireland, left, to the U.S. Naval Observatory in Washington, Friday, March 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
March 16, 2018 - 4:22 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Protesters seeking to carry signs in an area being secured for Vice President Mike Pence to participate in the South's largest St. Patrick's Day parade won a brisk free speech fight Friday as city officials in Savannah backed off prohibiting signs and posters at the event. City...
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