Accidents and disasters

Colorado Avalanche center Tyson Jost (17) celebrates his first period goal during an NHL hockey game against the Tampa Bay Lightning Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)
October 19, 2019 - 10:57 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Pavel Francouz overcome soe pregame jitters to get his second win in two career starts. Francouz made 44 saves, Tyson Jost had three goals, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the high-powered Tampa Bay Lightning 6-2 Saturday night to remain the only NHL team without a regulation...
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A crew member for JTG Daugherty Racing enters a back up hauler from Hendrick Motorsports during practice for a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. The JTG race team had to switch haulers after an accident on the way to Kansas Speedway rendered their hauler unusable. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
October 18, 2019 - 5:20 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — One hauler caught fire while traveling to Kansas Speedway, another went off the road when its driver had a medical emergency and wound up totaled at the bottom of a 60-foot embankment. So much for wrecks only happening on the track. The No. 47 team from JTG Daugherty Racing...
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October 17, 2019 - 1:24 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Two NASCAR teams on their way to Kansas Speedway were involved in separate traffic incidents that damaged race cars. JTG Daugherty Racing owner Tad Geschickter said Thursday the team transporter for Ryan Preece's No. 47 Cup Series entry caught fire while traveling to Kansas...
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October 16, 2019 - 9:40 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Boxer Errol Spence Jr. has been discharged from a hospital and charged with drunken driving after crashing his speeding Ferrari. Dallas police charged Spence on Wednesday with driving while intoxicated. Police say the crash happened just before 3 a.m. Oct. 10 when Spence's Ferrari...
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Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic, left, drives toward the basket as Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell defends during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game in Los Angeles on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)
October 15, 2019 - 5:35 pm
DENVER (AP) — The Nuggets didn't make major upgrades over the summer like so many of their Western Conference opponents, and they're fine with that — they figure Denver will turn into a desired destination soon enough. The Nuggets return a young corps that won 54 games last season and came within...
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Colorado Avalanche defenseman Nikita Zadorov, left, of Russia, celebrates his goal with right wing Mikko Rantanen (96) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
October 14, 2019 - 9:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Even after sweeping a four-game homestand to start the season, the Colorado Avalanche felt they could do a better job of starting games. They proved themselves right Monday night against the Washington Capitals. Nazem Kadri and Mikko Rantanen each had a goal and two assists, and...
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A fan with a decoration of Suzuka Circuit waits for drivers in front of the gate of the paddock ahead of the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix in Suzuka, central Japan, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Toru Hanai)
October 12, 2019 - 10:57 pm
SUZUKA, Japan (AP) — Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel grabbed pole position at the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday in a windy qualifying session that was moved to race day because of the powerful typhoon that hit Japan on Saturday. Vettel secured his first pole position since the Canadian GP in June...
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October 12, 2019 - 5:21 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Rugby World Cup organizers cancel Canada-Namibia group-stage match in wake of Typhoon Hagibis.
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A man struggles with his umbrella against strong wind as Typhoon Hagibis approaches Suzuka, central Japan, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. Tokyo and surrounding areas braced for a powerful typhoon forecast as the worst in six decades, with streets and trains stations unusually quiet Saturday as rain poured over the city. (AP Photo/Toru Takahashi)
October 12, 2019 - 8:51 am
NAGOYA, Japan (AP) — With the Suzuka circuit shuttered on Saturday because of the approaching typhoon, the Japanese Grand Prix was in a holding pattern with drivers forced to spend the day at their hotels. Organizers canceled Saturday's qualifying session with Typhoon Hagibis set to hit Japan's...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain arrives for a fan meeting at the Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, central Japan, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, ahead of the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix. (AP Photo/Toru Takahashi)
October 10, 2019 - 10:44 pm
SUZUKA, Japan (AP) — Organizers of the Formula One Japanese Grand Prix have canceled Saturday's qualifying session because of the powerful typhoon that is heading for Japan's main island this weekend. They also say they plan to go ahead with the race as scheduled on Sunday afternoon. Typhoon...
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