Disaster planning and response

Colorado Avalanche left wing Gabriel Landeskog, right, looks to pass the puck past Ottawa Senators right wing Mark Stone in the first period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
October 27, 2018 - 12:44 am
DENVER (AP) — Gabriel Landeskog didn't feel out of line with this proclamation: His line is the best in hockey. It's hard to argue given their success. Landeskog broke a tie with 13:46 remaining as part of Colorado's four-goal third period to help the Avalanche beat the Ottawa Senators 6-3 on...
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September 23, 2018 - 12:05 pm
The Cincinnati Bengals are joining in support of relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Florence, which has devastated the Carolinas. The Bengals, like the Panthers, will wear stickers that read "One Carolina" on the back of their helmets for Sunday's game in Charlotte, North Carolina. The...
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FILE - In this March 4, 2017, file photo, former North Carolina basketball player Michael Jordan applauds during a half-time presentation at an NCAA college basketball game between North Carolina and Duke in Chapel Hill, N.C. Jordan, who played high school basketball in Wilmington, N.C., one of the areas hardest hit by Hurricane Florence, has donated $2 million to assist residents affected by the hurricane. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
September 18, 2018 - 4:13 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michael Jordan grew up playing high school basketball in Wilmington, North Carolina. So when the former NBA star watched the destruction caused by Hurricane Florence to his hometown and surrounding area, he acted quickly to help. The six-time NBA champion and Charlotte...
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September 16, 2018 - 12:08 pm
The NFL Foundation will contribute $1 million to Hurricane Florence relief efforts. That contribution will be distributed to organizations that will address the immediate needs of those impacted throughout the Carolinas and other areas. "The NFL family sends its support to the individuals, families...
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John Coates, chairman of the IOC Coordination Commission for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics leaves from the venue of the IOC and Tokyo 2020 joint press conference Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
September 12, 2018 - 7:54 am
TOKYO (AP) — An IOC inspector working on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics said Wednesday that a powerful typhoon and a deadly earthquake that hit Japan in the last 10 days have been a wake-up call for organizers. The most powerful typhoon in 25 years left 11 dead in the Osaka area of western Japan when it...
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In this Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, photo, Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt places a box of relief supplies in the back of a vehicle to people impacted by Hurricane Harvey, in Houston. Watt said Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, that he has distributed the $41.6 million his foundation raised to help rebuild the Texas Gulf Coast after Hurricane Harvey. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP, Pool)
August 27, 2018 - 9:13 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Texans star J.J. Watt said Monday that he has distributed the $41.6 million his foundation raised to help rebuild the Texas Gulf Coast after Hurricane Harvey. An online fundraiser Watt launched after the storm hit Texas last year went viral and far exceeded his original goal...
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July 29, 2018 - 1:04 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Andrew Tarbell had three saves to help the San Jose Earthquakes to a 0-0 tie with Real Salt Lake on Saturday night. The 24-year-old Tarbell had his first clean sheet of the season and the third of his career. It was San Jose's first shutout in 25 games, dating to a 1-0...
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FIFA President Gianni Infantino gestures as he arrives to a news conference during the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Friday, July 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
July 13, 2018 - 7:24 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The boys soccer team in Thailand rescued from a flooded cave this week has been invited to FIFA's annual awards event. FIFA President Gianni Infantino says they will be invited to come to London, where the world's best player prize will be presented on Sept. 24. The 12 boys and their...
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FILE - In this July 3, 2018, file image taken from video provided by the Thai Navy Seal, Thai boys are with Navy SEALs inside a cave in Mae Sai, northern Thailand. The day-to-day pearls of wisdom imparted by coaches to players _ from little league, to high school, to college and even the pros _ are rarely all that groundbreaking: Try your hardest, don't lose focus, support your teammates, keep your chin up. In the case of 12 youth soccer players trapped in a cave in Thailand, it helped save their lives. Unsure of their prospects for more than two weeks while they awaited rescue from a waterlogged cave, the group of kids and their coach found themselves in a life-and-death struggle that placed an acute focus on the value of teamwork, positive attitude and strong leadership. (Thai Navy Seal via AP, File)
July 12, 2018 - 1:36 pm
The day-to-day pearls of wisdom imparted by coaches to players — from youth sports, to high school, to college and even the pros — are well-known: Try your hardest, don't lose focus, support your teammates, keep your chin up. Sometimes, heeding that advice can lead to winning a game or a...
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June 24, 2018 - 12:32 am
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Danny Hoesen scored his third goal in two games and Andrew Tarbell tied his career high with seven saves to help the San Jose Earthquakes to a 1-1 tie with Real Salt Lake on Saturday night. Valeri Qazaishvili's shot from the top of the box was stopped by a diving Nick Rimando,...
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