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FILE - In this April 7, 2012, file photo, Anaheim Ducks' Sheldon Brookbank, left, checks Calgary Flames' Akim Aliu, a Nigerian-born Canadian, during third period NHL hockey action in Calgary, Alberta. Calgary Flames general manager Brad Treliving said the team is looking into an accusation that head coach Bill Peters directed racial slurs toward a Nigerian-born hockey player a decade ago in the minor leagues, then arranged for the player’s demotion when he complained. Akim Aliu tweeted Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, that Peters “dropped the N bomb several times towards me in the dressing room in my rookie year because he didn’t like my choice of music.” (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh, File)
December 22, 2019 - 8:33 am
VAUGHAN, Ontario (AP) — There was no breaking point or seminal moment that prompted Akim Aliu to post two tweets less than a minute apart that would rock the NHL in a matter of hours. Aliu was scrolling through the timeline on his phone when he saw a report of how just-fired Toronto Maple Leafs...
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This image released by DKC/O&M shows Ed harris in a scene from the play “To Kill a Mockingbird," in New York. For one night only in February, the stage adaptation of Harper Lee's iconic book will be performed exclusively for 18,000 public school children free of charge at Madison Square Garden. ( Julieta Cervantes/DKC/O&M via AP)
December 18, 2019 - 11:48 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The hit play “To Kill a Mockingbird” is busting out of Broadway — and dunking at Madison Square Garden. For one night only in February, the stage adaptation of Harper Lee's iconic book will be performed exclusively for 18,000 public school children free of charge at the home of the...
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December 18, 2019 - 9:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The hit play “To Kill a Mockingbird” is busting out of Broadway — and dunking at Madison Square Garden. For one night only in February, the stage adaptation of Harper Lee's iconic book will be performed exclusively for 18,000 public school children free of charge at the home of the...
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Fans hold signs in support of Philadelphia Flyers' Oskar Lindblom during a stoppage in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Anaheim Ducks, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)
December 17, 2019 - 10:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Oskar Lindblom was just a visitor in the Flyers' locker room Tuesday, his presence enough to lift the spirits of a franchise rocked by the promising forward's cancer fight. He was never far from his teammates thoughts, and they tapped their sticks as Flyers fans stood in support...
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Fans hold signs in support of Philadelphia Flyers' Oskar Lindblom during a stoppage in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Anaheim Ducks, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)
December 17, 2019 - 10:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Oskar Lindblom was just a visitor in the Flyers' locker room Tuesday, his presence enough to lift the spirits of a franchise rocked by the promising forward's cancer fight. He was never far from his teammates thoughts, and they tapped their sticks as Flyers fans who stood in...
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Fans hold signs in support of Philadelphia Flyers' Oskar Lindblom during a stoppage in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Anaheim Ducks, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)
December 17, 2019 - 10:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Oskar Lindblom was just a visitor in the Flyers' locker room Tuesday, his presence enough to lift the spirits of a franchise rocked by the promising forward's cancer fight. He was never far from his teammates thoughts, and they tapped their sticks as Flyers fans who stood in...
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Fans hold signs in support of Philadelphia Flyers' Oskar Lindblom during a stoppage in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Anaheim Ducks, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)
December 17, 2019 - 9:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers honored cancer-stricken teammate Oskar Lindblom and beat the Anaheim Ducks 4-1 Tuesday night behind goals by Claude Giroux, David Kase and Jake Voracek. The Flyers played their first home game since Lindblom was diagnosed with Ewing's sarcoma, a cancerous...
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Arizona Coyotes defenseman Alex Goligoski (33) celebrates his goal against the New Jersey Devils with Coyotes' Brad Richardson (15) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019 in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
December 17, 2019 - 10:20 am
John Chayka looked at the Arizona Coyotes roster and their spot atop the Pacific Division and wondered. The Coyotes haven't made the playoffs since 2012, and 2018 NHL MVP Taylor Hall was available. The cost was two draft picks and three prospects but no players from the current roster, so he went...
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FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2019 file photo New Jersey Devils forward Taylor Hall (9) looks on during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres in Buffalo, N.Y. The Arizona Coyotes have acquired Taylor Hall from the Devils for three prospects and two draft picks, Monday, Dec. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
December 16, 2019 - 10:55 pm
The Arizona Coyotes are looking to end their lengthy playoff drought by adding a player desperate to get back to the postseason himself. Arizona acquired standout winger Taylor Hall from the New Jersey Devils on Monday for three prospects and two draft picks. The Coyotes will try to end their seven...
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FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2019 file photo New Jersey Devils forward Taylor Hall (9) looks on during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres in Buffalo, N.Y. The Arizona Coyotes have acquired Taylor Hall from the Devils for three prospects and two draft picks, Monday, Dec. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
December 16, 2019 - 10:23 pm
The Arizona Coyotes are looking to end their lengthy playoff drought by adding a player desperate to get back to the postseason himself. Arizona acquired standout winger Taylor Hall from the New Jersey Devils on Monday for three prospects and two draft picks. The Coyotes will try to end their seven...
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