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'Cheugy,' 'omicron' among 2021's most mispronounced words

Dec. 07, 2021 01:25 AM EST

“Cheugy” is apparently a lot to chew on. Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Billie Eilish and Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce have something in common — broadcasters butcher their names. And virtually everyone is having trouble with “omicron.” All...

Flyers fire Vigneault amid skid; Yeo named interim coach

Dec. 06, 2021 23:37 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers fired coach Alain Vigneault on Monday with the team spiraling toward a franchise-worst losing streak, turning to yet another coach to try and end a Stanley Cup drought pushing 47 years. The Flyers have been one of NHL’s biggest flops...

After firing coach, Flyers drop 9th straight, 7-5 to Avs

Dec. 06, 2021 23:10 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Erik Johnson had a goal and an assist, and the Colorado Avalanche beat Philadelphia 7-5 on Monday night to hand the Flyers their ninth straight loss just hours after they fired coach Alain Vigneault. Mike Yeo took over as interim coach of the Flyers, but they...

Eagles ahead of schedule under rookie coach Nick Sirianni

Dec. 06, 2021 18:39 PM EST

The Philadelphia Eagles have already won two more games than last season and are in the middle of the playoff race under rookie coach Nick Sirianni. They’re not satisfied. “I think, obviously, I would like to be in better shape,” Sirianni said Monday, a day after...

Wilson provides some optimism for Jets in loss to Eagles

Dec. 06, 2021 18:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets' defense was brutal again. All the positive feelings after a solid effort last week slipped away, like a missed tackle. And the Jets had plenty of those Sunday. Now what? Well, that's a season-long work in progress. ...

Jets WR Davis having core muscle surgery, out for season

Dec. 06, 2021 16:36 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Jets wide receiver Corey Davis will have core muscle surgery Tuesday and will miss the rest of the season. Davis left the Jets' 33-18 loss to Philadelphia early in the fourth quarter Sunday with what the team announced was a groin injury. ...

Washington rolling into 5-game finish vs. NFC East opponents

Dec. 06, 2021 15:57 PM EST

When the NFL schedule came out in May, Ron Rivera loved that Washington finished the season with five games against NFC East competition. He told players it was an opportunity if they could still be in the playoff race by this stretch. A four-game winning streak has vaulted...

Sunoco ordered to dredge lake, pay $4M over pipeline spill

Dec. 06, 2021 15:18 PM EST

A pipeline developer will dredge part of a contaminated lake and pay more than $4 million for spilling thousands of gallons of drilling fluids at a popular state park outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania state officials announced Monday in a settlement that will allow construction to resume. ...

AP source: Philadelphia Flyers fire coach Alain Vigneault following 8 straight losses

Dec. 06, 2021 10:28 AM EST
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — AP source: Philadelphia Flyers fire coach Alain Vigneault following 8 straight losses.

Perry, McDonagh lead Lightning in 7-1 win over flat Flyers

Dec. 05, 2021 21:53 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Corey Perry had two goals and an assist and Ryan McDonagh scored and had a pair of assists to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 7-1 victory over the slumping Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday night. Mathieu Joseph, Taylor Raddysh, Boris Katchouk and Pat...