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Sports Former Avalanche player Marek Svatos found dead at 34
Author: 0 Former Avalanche player Marek Svatos found dead at 34

Throughout his professional career, Svatos made Colorado his offseason home and had been living in the Denver suburb of Lone Tree following his retirement from the game. Svatos, a native of Kosice, Slovakia, was picked in the seventh-round of the 2001 NHL Draft by Colorado. Svatos' last season in the National Hockey League was 2010-11, when he played for Nashville and Ottawa.

Sports Pelicans release Lance Stephenson, sign Archie Goodwin
Author: 0 Pelicans release Lance Stephenson, sign Archie Goodwin

The Pelicans have not given a timetable for Stephenson's return. He is guaranteed $100,000 from the free-agent contract he signed before the season. The 6-foot-5 Stephenson averaged 9.7 points, 4.8 assists and 3.3 rebounds in 27 minutes to start the season.

Sports California Chrome still favourite for Horse of the Year honour
Author: 0 California Chrome still favourite for Horse of the Year honour

Saturday, top turf distance horse Flintshire finished second to Highland Reel in the Breeders' Cup Turf, and Tepin, the great turf miler, ran second to Tourist in the Breeders' Cup Mile. Earlier in the week, Joking and Lord Nelson were withdrawn from the $1.5 million Sprint. Clearsky Farms bred Arrogate , a 3-year-old son of Unbridled's Song, and consigned him to the September Sale.

Author: 0 Chelsea defender Luiz credits team for not conceding goals

Just one point separates Chelsea in fourth and leaders Manchester City with the title race already shaping up to be the most exciting in years. 'That is sometimes the difference in players at this level, players we are blessed to have at this club.

Sports Gators QB Del Rio ruled out with shoulder injury
Author: 0 Gators QB Del Rio ruled out with shoulder injury

Austin Appleby , a graduate transfer from Purdue, will get the start against the Gamecocks. Berry, one of the top kickoff returners in college football, is the younger brother of Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry. Del Rio has completed 56.7 percent of his passes for 1,358 yards, with eight touchdowns and eight interceptions. Appleby went 1-1 as Florida's starter, playing well in a first half prior to an offensive brownout at Tennessee, then struggling to find consistency and big plays ...

Sports Utah Jazz matchup watch: Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis vs. Jazz's Derrick Favors
Author: 0 Utah Jazz matchup watch: Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis vs. Jazz's Derrick Favors

The Jazz star scored 28 points and grabbed five boards while playing without restriction. Carmelo Anthony had 28 points and nine rebounds for the Knicks (2-4) while Kristaps Porzingis scored 28 points and grabbed eight rebounds for NY. In losses to the Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons and the Houston Rockets, he averaged 12.3 points on 34.3 percent shooting. The New York Knicks hosted the Utah Jazz on Sunday, November 6 in the third home game of the 2016-17 National Basketball ...

Sports Missed FGs leave Cardinals, Seahawks with tie
Author: 0 Missed FGs leave Cardinals, Seahawks with tie

Whether the 3-3-1 Cardinals are suitably motivated by what Arians had to say remains to be seen in the race for the NFC West title and the playoffs. The Cardinals (3-3-1) played to a tie for the first time since December 7, 1986, when they settled for a 10-10 draw at the Philadelphia Eagles.

Sports Klopp hints at January signings: 'We need to be prepared'
Author: 0 Klopp hints at January signings: 'We need to be prepared'

However, since having a failed drugs test result overturned in July, the centre-back's career has nosedived. Liverpool face Manchester United, Swansea City, Chelsea and Hull City in the Premier League, and could have additional matches in the FA Cup fourth round and English Football League Cup semi-finals should they progress to that stage.

Sports Raiders pushing for Derek Carr extension
Author: 0 Raiders pushing for Derek Carr extension

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr will be a free agent in 2017 and the Raiders are not about to let him walk out. Kickoff on NBC is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Cooper enjoyed a strong first half of the season, racking up 52 receptions for 787 yards and two touchdowns. Ricky: Broncos . Not to discredit Carr's huge performance in Week 8 - I think he's a legitimate up-and-coming franchise quarterback - but the big numbers came against a bad Buccaneers defense, and he'll be going up ...

Author: 0 Arsenal fail to topple Chelsea, share points with Tottenham

An Arsenal victory would have sent them top but they were pegged back after Harry Kane , returning from seven weeks on the sidelines, fired home a second-half penalty after the Gunners had taken the lead through a Kevin Wimmer own goal. But Arsenal's lead vanished within six minutes of the second half as Dembele was felled by Koscielny and Kane chipped the ensuing penalty down the middle for his fifth goal in four league games against Arsenal .

Author: 0 Songbird seeking to keep perfect record intact in BC Distaff

Forever Unbridled rallied to finish third, 1 ¼ lengths in back of Songbird and 2 ½ lengths in front of Stellar Wind. "I'm not going to give away what my race plan will be", said Stevens, who will start from the outside gate in a field of eight.

Sports Throngs of Chicago Cubs fans expected for parade
Author: 0 Throngs of Chicago Cubs fans expected for parade

The last time the Cubs even reached the Fall Classic was in 1945. I could have said "awesome", "amazing", "unbelievable" - all of which are true - but instead I found myself struggling to come up with a clear reply. "The City of Chicago could not be more proud of the Cubs , and we are going to throw them - and their fans - a celebration worthy of the history the team made last night", said Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel in a release.

Sports Murray becomes first Briton to top ATP rankings
Author: 0 Murray becomes first Briton to top ATP rankings

Two more huge first serves secured Isner three set points at 6-3 and a crunching forehand deservedly clinched him the set to level the match. Raonic, from Thornhill, Ont., had to pull out because of a tear in his right thigh muscle. It took a "great year" for Murray to get to the top spot especially after Djokovic's performances early in the season. Murray follows in the footsteps of record 17-time major champion Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Djokovic - all of whom have ...

Author: 0 Andy Murray claims historic world number one after reaching Paris final

Raonic said he withdrew because of a right leg injury he picked up during his quarterfinal win over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. He fought until the end though, saving two match points in the 12th game with a fine backhand volley and crosscourt forehand victor, the rare moments when he looked like his usual self.

Sports Navy Upsets Notre Dame, 28-27
Author: 0 Navy Upsets Notre Dame, 28-27

The drive covered 75 yards in 16 plays during which Worth burrowed for two yards on fourth and one. Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo believes the Irish are better than their record. Notre Dame: It was the Irish's fifth loss in seven games, continuing Kelly's worst season in seven years. On the ground, Josh Adams rushed for 94 yards and a touchdown in 12 carries while Kizer had 31 yards in eight carries.

Sports That's For David Moyes - Sunderland Star Hails Win At Bournemouth
Author: 0 That's For David Moyes - Sunderland Star Hails Win At Bournemouth

Jordan Pickford made a string of fine saves as the Black Cats rode their luck at times after Steven Pienaar had been sent off on the hour mark. Any team going up against Sunderland at the moment is going to be short odds and, with Moyes's team impossible to fancy on this season's form, the big question is whether Bournemouth can be trusted to deliver at [1.67 ].

Author: 0 Jerry Jones Kicking the Can on Tony Romo

I don't look at no drops, none of that (expletive). I'm exhausted of hearing that [stuff]. Left guard Allen Barbre, who suffered a left hamstring strain against the Cowboys , is "week to week", according to head coach Doug Pederson . Pederson called for a swing pass to running back Darren Sproles, a play that lost 6 yards. As for now, Jones seems to be hedging a bit, giving great copy but not really giving a firm indication of how things will play out.

Sports Cespedes opts out of Mets deal, free agent again
Author: 0 Cespedes opts out of Mets deal, free agent again

Cespedes originally was acquired by the Mets from the Detroit Tigers for Michael Fulmer and Luis Cessa at the non-waiver trade deadline in 2015. That agreement gave him the right to opt out after collecting $27.5 million this past season.

Sports Texas A&M is a surprise No. 4
Author: 0 Texas A&M is a surprise No. 4

Coach Mike Zimmer is recovering from what the Minnesota Vikings have called a "minor medical procedure" performed the morning after the team's loss at Chicago. The three who still control their own fate: If No. 6 Ohio State beats MI on November 26, the Buckeyes will win the division and compete for the Big Ten championship.

Sports No. 5 Louisville, Jackson face ACC's best defense at BC
Author: 0 No. 5 Louisville, Jackson face ACC's best defense at BC

Louisville averaged an incredible 7.9 yards per play, and Heisman leader Lamar Jackson accounted for seven touchdowns. Louisville is still in need of help from Clemson to get back into the ACC title game and College Football Playoff picture, but the Cardinals also could use a dominating performance after squeaking by at Virginia last week.

Sports Beal's 28 help Wizards beat Hawks 95-92 for Brooks' 1st win
Author: 0 Beal's 28 help Wizards beat Hawks 95-92 for Brooks' 1st win

Needless to say, head coach Scott Brooks was quick to pull Burke out for the remainder of that game. Beal set career highs by hitting 13 of 14 free throws. That's second-most among active players in the league and his 1.7 steals per game are the seventh-most among current players. Burke played just six minutes and failed to score a point or dish out a single assist in Washington's loss to Toronto on Wednesday.

Author: 0 Fuel & Tires: Sprint Cup, Formula One winding down

A six-time Cup champion for Hendrick Motorsports, Johnson and three contenders will race for the championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 20. It changed the running order. "I think the pressure will probably build when he gets to Homestead. I don't know if they were necessarily my fans, because I don't think I have any fans".

Author: 0 Chelsea Probable Line-up vs Everton: Pedro dropped, Willian to start

The rejuvenated Eden Hazard was voted the Professional Footballers' Association fans' player of the month this week. For Everton , Romelu Lukaku has provided the goods upfront with seven goals scored in the first 10 games. On the pitch, Lukaku and Costa have been two of the Premier League's most lethal strikers since their respective moves in July 2014. Maarten Stekelenburg is fit for the match, while both Leighton Baines and James McCarthy have been ruled out due to lingering ...

Author: 0 Ronald Koeman: Keeping Romelu Lukaku from Chelsea was Everton's best summer agreement

Chelsea have won four consecutive league games, scoring 11 goals without reply. For Everton, Romelu Lukaku has provided the goods upfront with seven goals scored in the first 10 games. While Costa boasts an average of 132.9 minutes per Premier League goal, Lukaku falls behind with an inferior, yet impressive ratio of 193.4 minutes per goal.

Sports India name squad for England series
Author: 0 India name squad for England series

The cricketer has been doing well in limited-overs format and made his ODI debut during the series against New Zealand. "Rahul Dravid has worked hard on the mental side of his game. Cheteshwar Pujara improved his strike rate during the New Zealand series and hit a century in the 3rd and final Test in Indore. This debate has sidelined the inclusion of off-spinner Jayant Yadav, who had earlier also been included in the Test squad ahead of the Kolkata Test against New Zealand.

Author: 0 Chelsea's Eden Hazard and Diego Costa up for October award

Lukaku returns to his former club Chelsea on Saturday having scored seven of Everton's 15 league goals this season and assisted in three. Costa is hitting top form at the age of 28 and is expected to have a very late peak to his career.

Author: 0 Chelsea Probable Line-up vs Everton: Pedro dropped, Willian to start

The rejuvenated Eden Hazard was voted the Professional Footballers' Association fans' player of the month this week. For Everton , Romelu Lukaku has provided the goods upfront with seven goals scored in the first 10 games. On the pitch, Lukaku and Costa have been two of the Premier League's most lethal strikers since their respective moves in July 2014. Maarten Stekelenburg is fit for the match, while both Leighton Baines and James McCarthy have been ruled out due to lingering ...

Author: 0 Chelsea yet to speak with Mikel over new deal - Conte

Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi will not be offered a new contract at Chelsea . It wasn't a vintage performance from Chelsea , but getting a 2-0 win at St. Chelsea have kept four consecutive Premier League clean sheets for the first time since August 2010 (a run of six). They are working very well for the team.

Sports Diamondbacks are hiring Lovullo as manager
Author: 0 Diamondbacks are hiring Lovullo as manager

The Diamondbacks will hire Red Sox bench coach Torey Lovullo as their new manager, reports John Gambodoro of Arizona Sports 98.7 FM in Phoenix ( via Twitter ). Lovullo can not bring any current Red Sox coaches with him to Arizona, as the Herald reported earlier this week. The two first worked together in the Cleveland Indians organization - for whom Lovullo managed at Single A, Double A and Triple A.

Author: 0 Hamilton keeps title race alive with Mexico win

Red Bull's Max Verstappen was third on the track but was then handed a five second penalty for gaining an advantage by going off, pushing him down to fifth before Vettel's penalty for unsafe driving lifted him back to fourth. Verstappen locked up as he made the pass, sliding past Rosberg and getting out of shape, allowing the Mercedes driver to get back through into second.

Author: 0 Cubs survive, force Game 6 of World Series in Cleveland

I'll be glad that we can DH somebody though". "There was a lot of emotion when they scored the first run of the game , too". Since then, seven teams have hit the road trailing the series , 3-2, and wound up losing the whole thing. Chicago fans vented their frustrations by kicking seats, ripping off their Cubs shirts or tossing their blue baseball caps in trash bins. The Indians will have a personal piece of their past at Game 6.

Sports Pochettino slams 'poor' Spurs after Leverkusen loss
Author: 0 Pochettino slams 'poor' Spurs after Leverkusen loss

Leverkusen did not play a great game. These will be major misses for Spurs if they can't play at the Emirates on Sunday, with both sides knowing how vital a victory could be to their Premier League chances. "Ben Davies had a decent game, Jan Vertonghen maybe but other than that the rest were way off colour". The atmosphere was flat all night and the football even worse.

Sports Schmeichel set for spell out after injuring hand
Author: 0 Schmeichel set for spell out after injuring hand

The 29-year-old, a key figure for Leicester in their run to being crowned champions of England last season, was due to see a specialist on Thursday and could be out for as long as six weeks depending on medical advice. Leicester have two games to play, against Club Brugge at home on November 22 and away against Porto in December. "I love my players and it's hard for me to say no", Ranieri said when asked if the Denmark worldwide was the best keeper in Europe.