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Members of the Froggy Carr club march during the Mummers Parade in Philadelphia, on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. Mayor Jim Kenney is sharply criticizing two men who wore blackface while marching in the city's annual New Year's Day parade. The group the men apparently were affiliated with was disqualified from the parade and may face additional penalties. (David Maialetti/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
Associated Press
January 02, 2020 - 3:43 pm
The mayor of Philadelphia sharply criticized two men who wore blackface while marching in the city's annual — and often racially troubling — New Year's Day Mummers Parade, calling their actions “abhorrent and unacceptable.” The group the men apparently were affiliated with, the Froggy Carr Wench...
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New York Yankees relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman, right, celebrates with teammate Gary Sanchez after their team's 5-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins in Game 3 of a baseball American League Division Series, Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
Associated Press
October 08, 2019 - 3:21 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The last time the New York Yankees won the World Series, a full decade ago, Gleyber Torres was not yet a teenager in Venezuela. Boosted by an age-defiant performance by their 22-year-old star second baseman, the Yankees moved one step closer to that elusive trophy. Torres got New...
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Toronto Blue Jays catcher Luke Maile, left, watches from behind the plate as New York Yankees' Aaron Hicks reacts after hitting a three-run home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Monday, June 24, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
June 25, 2019 - 12:04 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees' most recent power feat qualifies as "obscure" to manager Aaron Boone. Just not unexpected. Aaron Hicks and Giancarlo Stanton stretched New York's home run streak to a record-tying 27 games, and the Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-8 Monday night. Hicks and Stanton...
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St. Louis Blues' David Perron carries the Stanley Cup after the Blues defeated the Boston Bruins in Game 7 of the NHL Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, June 12, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
June 12, 2019 - 11:37 pm
BOSTON (AP) — St. Louis goalie Jordan Binnington was waiting patiently, as NHL rookies learn to do, while the Stanley Cup was passed from teammate to teammate across the recently conquered ice of the new Boston Garden. Thirteen Blues took their turn with the iconic trophy, raising it above their...
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Referee Steve Kozari reviews the play during the third period in Game 5 of the 2019 NHL Stanley Cup Final between the Boston Bruins and the St. Louis Blues.
Getty Images
June 07, 2019 - 11:00 am
There are plenty of legitimate reasons for missed calls. Hockey is a fast game. The refs are not always going to be at the right angle to see an infraction. Penalties are judgment calls, and no one judges correctly 100 percent of the time. But when the NHL's officials continue to miss big calls...
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Tuukka Rask of the Boston Bruins allows the game-winning goal to Carl Gunnarsson of the St. Louis Blues in overtime in Game Two of the 2019 NHL Stanley Cup Final.
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May 30, 2019 - 12:47 pm
St. Louis Blues defenseman Carl Gunnarsson almost won Wednesday's Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final with two minutes remaining in regulation. He ripped a slap shot that beat Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask, but it hit hard off the post and no one was able to pounce on the loose puck. But the...
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Zdeno Chara and Tuukka Rask of the Boston Bruins celebrate after advancing to the 2019 Stanley Cup Final.
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May 17, 2019 - 9:50 am
( WEEI ) Zdeno Chara loves a challenge. The Boston Bruins captain takes on all comers on the ice, pushes himself to the limit away from the rink by filling his mind with non-hockey knowledge, and respects those that compete at a high level in all aspects of life, sports or otherwise. So his...
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May 15, 2019 - 11:02 am
( WGR 550 ) -- The Buffalo Sabres have hired Ralph Krueger as the 19th head coach in franchise history. We found our guy. Welcome to Buffalo, Coach Krueger! pic.twitter.com/uJEnxca8XV -- Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) May 15, 2019 The team made the hiring official Wednesday after an extensive...
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Zdeno Chara of the Boston Bruins and Dougie Hamilton of the Carolina Hurricanes exchange words during Game 1 of their playoff series.
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May 10, 2019 - 12:31 pm
( WEEI ) The Boston Bruins beat the Carolina Hurricanes, 5-2, on Thursday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, but it wasn't their best performance. Trailing 2-1 going into the third period, the Bruins scored four times, including two early power-play goals, to come away with the...
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Actor Jon Hamm talks to reporters after watching the St. Louis Blues defeat the Dallas Stars in Game 7.
KMOX
May 08, 2019 - 9:55 am
( KMOX ) He may have gained fame in Hollywood, but St. Louis native Jon Hamm returned to his roots to sweat it out with St. Louis Blues fans Tuesday night at Enterprise Center. Do it for Jonny! (The very best time for an Outsiders reference) #WeAllBleedBlue #stlblues #jonhamm pic.twitter.com/...
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