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<span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman"">By Mel Greenberg <span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman""> PHILADELPHIA – If Dayton is the opponent and you have found ways to reduce contributions from Flyers senior Justine Raterman you might feel good about your chances to step away with the victory. Well, in an arena with a lively Tuesday lunchtime crowd of 2,451 predominantly school age youngsters for the annual Fieldtrip to the Fieldhouse promotion by St. Joseph’s, that was about the only positive that the Hawks could take away from what actually became a field day for Dayton in the Flyers’ 65-51 triumph in the Atlantic 10 contest. Raterman, considered the top player on the Atlantic 10 co-favorite picked with Temple by the conference coaches, played only 11 minutes in the first half and was held scoreless missing a three-pointer in her only field goal attempt before being pulled back b...
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The Phillies have released outfielder John Bowker to allow him to pursue an opportunity with a professional team in Japan, the club announced today.
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