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The Philadelphia Flyers fired head coach Alain Vigneault (right) and assistant Michel Therrien (left) on Monday.

Flyers fire coach Alain Vigneault after eight straight losses, tab Mike Yeo as interim coach

Flyers sought a new direction after Vigneault was unable to get team on track after its eight-game skein. Assistant Michel Therrien was also fired.

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Jets receiver Corey Davis will have core muscle surgery Tuesday and miss the remainder of the season.

Jets lose top wide receiver Corey Davis for remainder of 2021 season

Davis (34 catches, 492 yards, 4 TDs in nine games), who signed a three-year, $37.5 million deal in the offseason, will have core muscle surgery Tuesday.

horse racing
Medina Spirit, with jockey John Velazquez, crosses the finish line to win the 147th Kentucky Derby last May.

2021 Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit dies after workout

The Bob Baffert colt tested positive for a steroid after winning the Derby but had not been officially disqualified.

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Viktor Hovland of Norway poses celebrates after winning the Hero World Challenge at Albany Golf Course on Sunday in Nassau.

Viktor Hovland comes from six shots down in wild final round to win golf’s Hero World Challenge

Viktor Hovland closed with a 6-under 66 in his debut at a holiday event that was filled with pure chaos involving eagles and triple bogeys.

MLS Playoffs | Western Conference Final
The Portland Timbers celebrate after they won Major League Soccer's Western Conference final against the Real Salt Lake.

Portland Timbers down Real Salt Lake for conference title, advance to Major League Soccer final

Fourth-seeded Portland will host the winner of Sunday's Eastern Conference final between the Philadelphia Union and NYCFC.

Southeastern Conference Championship | Alabama 41, Georgia 24
Alabama linebacker Will Anderson Jr. (31) and Alabama defensive lineman Phidarian Mathis (48) hold the SEC Championship trophy after toppling No. 1 Georgia to win the conference title Saturday in Atlanta.

Alabama rolls over No. 1 Georgia, wins SEC title

The fourth-ranked Crimson Tide routed the top-ranked Bulldogs, 41-24, in the Southeastern Conference championship, a result likely to sends both powerhouse programs to the College Football Playoff.

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Ben Roethlisberger has been the Pittsburgh Steelers' quarterback for 18 seasons.

ESPN: Ben Roethlisberger expects this season to be his last with the Pittsburgh Steelers

Sources said he and those within the organization are now operating as if Roethlisberger is entering the final five games of his Hall of Fame career

GOLF
Collin Morikawa chips in for eagle on the third hole during the third round of the Hero World Challenge on the way to taking a commanding lead at Albany Golf Course Saturday in Nassau.

Collin Morikawa distancing from field at Hero World Challenge, closes in on top world ranking

Collin Morikawa was at 18-under 198 as he tries to win his second straight start after rallying Sunday in Dubai to win the DP World Tour Championship.