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FILE- In this Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, file photo, Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator Nick Sirianni speaks during a news conference at the NFL football team's facility in Indianapolis. The Philadelphia Eagles are nearing a deal to hire Nick Sirianni to be their head coach, according to two people familiar with the decision. Both people spoke to The Associated Press Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, on condition of anonymity because the team hasn't officially announced the hiring.  (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

Eagles hire Colts OC Nick Sirianni as head coach

Jan. 24, 2021 1:25 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Three days after choosing Nick Sirianni to be their new coach, the Philadelphia Eagles made it official. The team announced Sirianni's hiring on Sunday, posting on Twitter a photo of Sirianni wearing an Eagles visor and the caption: “Copped ourselves a head coach.”...

2 women found dead after fire in row home

Jan. 24, 2021 1:10 PM EST

LEBANON, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say two women were found dead after a fire in a central Pennsylvania row home over the weekend. Fire crews were dispatched shortly after 6 a.m. Saturday to the Lebanon city address, and the city fire department said two female occupants were deceased. The fire commissioner...

2 men sent back to jail after Capitol rally attendance

Jan. 24, 2021 11:32 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two men arrested in November after they traveled to the Philadelphia convention center where votes in the 2020 presidential race were being counted were sent back to jail after their bail was increased due to their participation in the rally near the U.S. Capitol that turned deadly...

Police: Man who fled police recovered from flooded quarry

Jan. 24, 2021 9:56 AM EST

READING, Pa. (AP) — A man fleeing police in eastern Pennsylvania after a shoplifting report went into the water of a nearby flooded quarry, disappeared and was found dead a day later, authorities said. Police in Muhlenberg Township said the suspect ran from officers investigating a shoplifting report...

Boston Bruins center Brad Marchand (63) and Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Travis Sanheim (6) skate for position during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Bergeron, Marchand score 2 apiece, Bruins beat Flyers 6-1

Jan. 23, 2021 10:21 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand and Patrice Bergeron had two goals apiece for Boston as the Bruins, who hadn't led by two goals in any of their first four games this season, scored five times in a row to pull away and beat the Philadelphia Flyers 6-1 on Saturday night. “That's why he's one of the best...

Adaway leads Saint Bonaventure over Duquesne 65-61

Jan. 23, 2021 9:54 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jalen Adaway recorded 12 points and 10 rebounds to lift Saint Bonaventure to a 65-61 win over Duquesne on Saturday night. Kyle Lofton had 17 points for Saint Bonaventure (8-1, 6-1 Atlantic 10 Conference), which earned its sixth consecutive win. Dominick Welch added 14 points and nine...

McCoy scores 16 to lift Boston U. over Lafayette 81-76

Jan. 23, 2021 7:22 PM EST

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Javante McCoy had 16 points, including four free throws in the final 20 seconds, and nine rebounds as Boston University edged past Lafayette 81-76 on Saturday. Walter Whyte had 14 points for Boston University (2-5, 2-5 Patriot League), which ended its five-game losing streak. Jack...

Fire kills woman, teenage brother, injures 2 other relatives

Jan. 23, 2021 4:48 PM EST

ASHLAND, Pa. (AP) — A woman and her teenage brother were killed in a fire that destroyed an eastern Pennsylvania home and also injured two other relatives, authorities said. Officials in Schuylkill County said the blaze was reported at about 12:30 a.m. Friday in the Butler Township residence. Fire...

FILE - Aug. 21, 2020, file photo, Tennessee Titans offensive coordinator Arthur Smith instructs his players during NFL football training camp in Nashville, Tenn. Smith, the new Atlanta Falcons coach, has started building his staff by hiring offensive coordinator Dave Ragone, defensive coordinator Dean Pees and special teams coach Marquice Williams.  (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, Pool, File)

Falcons' Smith adds veteran Gary Emanuel, 3 more assistants

Jan. 23, 2021 2:47 PM EST

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — New Atlanta Falcons coach Arthur Smith is building his staff. He added four assistants Saturday, including veteran defensive line coach Gary Emanuel. Emanuel coached the New York Giants' defensive line in 2018-19. He has 38 years coaching experience, including 10 in the NFL. He...

President Joe Biden speaks during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool)

At 78 and the oldest president, Biden sees a world changed

Jan. 23, 2021 1:41 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Joe Biden took the oath of office as the 46th president, he became not only the oldest newly inaugurated U.S. chief executive in history but also the oldest sitting president ever. Biden was born Nov. 20, 1942, in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He was 78 years, two months and one day old...