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Flags are placed on the National Mall, looking towards the Washington Monument, and the Lincoln Memorial, ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Biden, Harris take break from inaugural prep to mark MLK day

Jan. 19, 2021 12:14 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris pitched in on Martin Luther King Jr. Day service projects as a militarized and jittery Washington prepared for a swearing-in that will play out under extraordinary security. Biden and his wife, Jill, joined an assembly...

Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Carter Hart, center, looks for the puck as Buffalo Sabres' Jack Eichel (9) is defended by Ivan Provorov (9) and Erik Gustafsson (56) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)

Reinhart, Lazar score twice in Sabres' 6-1 win over Flyers

Jan. 18, 2021 11:26 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Making a surprise start in net, Carter Hutton was backed by the scoring burst Buffalo needed to get in the win column. Sam Reinhart and Curtis Lazar each scored two goals to lead the Buffalo Sabres to their first win of the season, 6-1 over the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday night....

Phillies acquire CJ Chatham from Red Sox

Jan. 18, 2021 9:36 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Phillies acquired infielder C.J. Chatham from the Boston Red Sox on Monday for a player to be named or cash. Chatham hit .298 with 14 home runs and a .739 OPS in 266 minor league games. He batted .302 with two home runs in 20 games in Tripe-A in 2019. Chatham was selected by the...

Irving sits out seventh straight game as Nets host Bucks

Jan. 18, 2021 8:49 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving missed a seventh straight game Monday and could rejoin the Brooklyn Nets later this week in his original NBA home. The Nets hoped their point guard would be able to return for the showdown against the Milwaukee Bucks in a matchup of Eastern Conference powers, listing him as...

Flags are placed on the National Mall, looking towards the Washington Monument, and the Lincoln Memorial, ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Biden, Harris take break from inaugural prep to mark MLK day

Jan. 18, 2021 4:44 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two days from the inauguration, President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris pitched in on Martin Luther King Jr. Day service projects as a militarized and jittery Washington prepared for a swearing-in that will play out under extraordinary security. Biden and his...

FILE - Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Archie Bradley throws a pitch during an intrasquad game at Chase Field in Phoenix, in this Monday, July 6, 2020, file photo. Reliever Archie Bradley and the Philadelphia Phillies finalized their $6 million, one-year contract on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, FIle)

Bradley joins Phillies, urges new team to keep Realmuto

Jan. 18, 2021 4:17 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Archie Bradley ingratiated himself with fans immediately after finalizing a $6 million, one-year contract with the Philadelphia Phillies. “SignJT,” Bradley wrote on Twitter. The right-hander then expanded on his desire for the Phillies bring back two-time All-Star catcher...

FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, file photo, Los Angeles Rams defensive coordinator Brandon Staley watches his players before an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins in Miami Gardens, Fla. On Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, the Los Angeles Chargers hired Staley to become the team's head coach. (AP Photo/Doug Murray, File)

Chargers hire Rams DC Brandon Staley as head coach

Jan. 18, 2021 12:30 AM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Brandon Staley won't have to move that far for his first head coaching opportunity. Staley agreed to become the Los Angeles Chargers' coach on Sunday night after one season as the defensive coordinator for the crosstown Rams. The Chargers made the decision to hire Staley after...

Referee Brian Forte, right, walks away from New Orleans Pelicans coach Stan Van Gundy after discussing a call during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Sacramento Kings in Sacramento, Calif., Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

76ers-Thunder called off as virus concerns still trouble NBA

Jan. 17, 2021 11:16 PM EST

Another NBA game was called off Sunday because of coronavirus concerns, and the Memphis Grizzlies said center Jonas Valanciunas will not play Monday because of the league’s health and safety protocols. The NBA said the Philadelphia at Oklahoma City game, scheduled for Sunday night, could not be played...

Penguins' Jared McCann fined $10,000 for elbowing

Jan. 16, 2021 4:34 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jared McCann has been fined $10,000 for elbowing Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Travis Sanheim, the NHL announced Saturday. The incident occurred at 14:32 of the second period of Friday's game in Philadelphia. McCann was assessed a minor penalty for elbowing. The...

Philadelphia Flyers' Travis Konecny, left, shoots the puck past Pittsburgh Penguins' Casey DeSmith, right, for his third goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Konecny records hat trick, leads Flyers past Penguins 5-2

Jan. 15, 2021 10:42 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Gritty’s hat trick was that the mascot had one at all, a comically oversized Flyers cap he flung, frisbee-style, onto the ice. Gritty went big — and so did Travis Konecny in his first career hat trick. Konecny scored three goals and had an assist and the Philadelphia...