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February 22, 2012 | By Helene Elliott
KINGS TONIGHT At COLORADO When: 6 PST. Where: Pepsi Center. On the air: TV: NBC Sports Network; Radio: 1150. Records: Kings 27-21-12, Avalanche 29-27-4. Record vs. Avalanche: 0-2-1. Update: This will complete a back-to-back sequence for the Kings, who are 3-3-4 in the second game of previous back-to-back sequences. With a goal and an assist Tuesday in a 5-4 shootout loss at Phoenix, Dustin Brown had his first multi-point game since Jan. 14. The Avalanche on Tuesday added depth up front by acquiring gritty Steve Downie from Tampa Bay for defenseman Kyle Quincey, who was traded on to Detroit.
February 28, 2013 | Wire reports
The Nevada State Athletic Commission fined and suspended boxer Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on Thursday over a failed drug test last year before a Mexican Independence Day fight in Las Vegas. The popular 27-year-old fighter, who's the son of a famous boxer by the same name, tested positive for marijuana in September after his first professional loss. Chavez (46-1-1) was suspended for nine months from the date of the fight and fined $900,000, which amounts to 30% of his $3-million purse for the bout against Sergio Martinez . Chavez, who spoke by phone from Mexico, said through an interpreter that he was sorry for his actions and had taken the drug to curb his stress eight or nine days before the much-anticipated fight.
April 17, 2002
-- Kings (40-27-11-4, 7th) vs. Colorado Avalanche (45-28-8-1, 2nd) Schedule: Thu., Sat., Mon., Tue., April 25 , 27 , 29 ( -if necessary, best of seven) Season series: Tied, 2-2 Series preview: The Avalanche needed seven games to defeat the Kings in the second round last year. Peter Forsberg is back, but Colorado may have to go without injured forward Milan Hejduk. Still, the Avalanche has a lot of weapons. Joe Sakic always gives the Kings fits and Rob Blake and Patrick Roy will be motivated.
September 28, 1987 | Associated Press
An avalanche of red mud and rock killed at least 120 people, including 43 children, when it thundered down a mountainside and onto a slum area, officials said today. Some residents estimated up to 500 people were missing in the scores of buried shacks. At least seven of the children killed were attending first Holy Communion parties when buried under the landslide Sunday in Villa Tina, an impoverished area of the industrial city of Medellin.
January 20, 2013
SIBERIA Slide show Pierre Odier will present "A Walk Across Siberia," the story of his 3 1/2-month trek across the rugged landscape and encounters with endangered ethnic groups and forgotten gulags. When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena. Admission, info: Free. RSVP to (626) 449-3220. WINTER SPORTS Workshop Learn to access local avalanche bulletins and weather reports, recognize basic signs of avalanche danger, and learn simple ways to help avoid avalanche danger.
May 19, 2001
No, No, No, No, No! This "new" graphics thing you're trying to do in the sports section is not working. Please go back to the old format. It was so much better. The "Day In Sports" is much more difficult to read. I miss the pictures of the journalists as well as the sports teams' icons on Page 2. This style has got to go. The whole look looks outdated . . . from the '50s or something. What happened to the big bold descriptions (i.e "Avalanche vs. Kings")? It looks so blah now. Please fix this travesty.
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