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Where the statue of the late singer Kate Smith once stood at the Sports Complex in South Philadelphia there is now an empty spot with three flowers.
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Ian Bush
April 22, 2019 - 5:36 pm
WILDWOOD, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- Her statue was torn down at the sports complex. The Flyers won't play her rendition of 'God Bless America.' However, there is one public place you'll still be able to hear Kate Smith perform that song: on the boardwalk in Wildwood every morning. Mayor Ernie Troiano...
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The Flyers' decision to drop Kate Smith over offensive lyrics from the 1930s is continuing to incite controversy.
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Mike DeNardo
April 22, 2019 - 11:02 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Flyers' decision to drop Kate Smith over offensive lyrics from the 1930s is continuing to incite controversy. Lou Scheinfeld, vice president of the Flyers in 1969, was the first to play Smith's version of "God Bless America" at a game. He didn't believe it at...
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Where the statue of the late singer Kate Smith once stood at the Sports Complex in South Philadelphia there is now an empty spot with three flowers.
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Ian Bush
April 21, 2019 - 2:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Where the statue of the late singer Kate Smith once stood at the Sports Complex in South Philadelphia there is now an empty spot with three flowers. The Flyers have removed the statue of Smith outside the Wells Fargo Center days after the team pulled the plug on her...
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The Kate Smith statue near the Wells Fargo Center is covered, amid reports the Flyers have cut ties with her over racist song lyrics.
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Mike DeNardo
April 19, 2019 - 9:59 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Flyers fans have become accustomed to hearing the voice of Kate Smith singing "God Bless America" at big events and games for the Flyers. But that's not going to happen anymore. The Flyers are cutting ties to the singer over what they call offensive song lyrics from...
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Alain Vigneault decided that one year away from coaching was more than enough.
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Ed Benkin
April 18, 2019 - 6:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Alain Vigneault decided that one year away from coaching was more than enough. After a combined 15 seasons in Montreal, Vancouver and New York, Vigneault took a year off from coaching after being let go by the Rangers. He soon discovered a desire to get back behind...
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Carolina Hurricanes' Jordan Staal (11) celebrates his goal with teammates during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers.
Chris Szagola/AP Photo
April 07, 2019 - 8:32 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind'Amour was pretty forgiving of his team's effort Saturday night against the Philadelphia Flyers. "Nobody's going to remember this game come tomorrow," Brind'Amour said. Game No. 82 for the Hurricanes had some playoff implications. But with a...
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Philadelphia Flyers' Jakub Voracek (93), of Czech Republic, skates by St. Louis Blues' Ivan Barbashev (4(), of Russia, during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, April 4, 2019, in St. Louis.
Bill Boyce/AP Photo
April 05, 2019 - 6:42 am
By Steve Overbey, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) — Alex Pietrangelo isn't quite sure how the St. Louis Blues turned their season around. But the veteran defenseman couldn't help but grin Thursday night after his team used five first-period goals on the way to a 7-3 rout of the Philadelphia Flyers...
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March 31, 2019 - 9:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Alexandar Georgiev had all the answers against the Philadelphia Flyers. Georgiev made 29 saves and Ryan Strome scored for the third consecutive game and the New York Rangers beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-0 on Sunday. "You try to play the game well because any second (there) can...
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James Guillory/USA TODAY Sports
March 30, 2019 - 9:04 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Hurricanes broke a long power-play drought and moved closer to securing a playoff berth. Teuvo Teravainen and Dougie Hamilton scored 21 seconds apart in the first period, and Carolina beat Philadelphia 5-2 on Saturday, officially eliminating the Flyers from playoff...
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Steph Driver is the hockey editorial manager for SB Nation and the co-host of the Flyers podcast "Broad Street Hockey Radio."
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Matt Leon
March 27, 2019 - 12:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Steph Driver is the hockey editorial manager for SB Nation and the co-host of the Flyers podcast "Broad Street Hockey Radio." She's also a stroke survivor. In the inaugural episode of " 1-On-1 with Matt Leon ," Steph talks about having a stroke at 31, her recovery,...
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