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BC-CO--Colorado News Digest, CO

November 18, 2018

Colorado at 4 p.m.

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COLORADO-MACINTYRE FIRED

BOULDER — Two years after he was named AP coach of the year, Mike MacIntyre’s run at Colorado ended Sunday when he was fired amid a six-game skid in his sixth season. “It was a difficult decision because Mike is a knowledgeable coach and he has really elevated this football team since 2013,” athletic director Rick George said after asking quarterbacks coach Kurt Roper to serve as interim head coach for Colorado’s final game next weekend. By Arnie Stapleton. SENT: 925 words, photo.

IN BRIEF:

SAMMY SOSA-ASPEN LAWSUIT — An Aspen company has sued former Chicago Cubs slugger Sammy Sosa, alleging his company backed out of a contract to rent a house in the ski resort town for $9,500 a day last winter.

APARTMENT FIRE-COLORADO — Authorities say one person has died in a fire at senior citizens apartment complex in suburban Denver.

PLANE OFF TAXIWAY — A United Airlines plane veered partly off a taxiway at the Denver airport but no injuries were reported.

DRINKING WATER-MINE — A Denver suburb has finalized an unusual deal to acquire water from an inactive gold mine.

FARM ECONOMY — The Federal Reserve says farm income continued to decline across the Plains and western states this fall because crop prices remain weak.

MORE SPORTS:

CHARGERS-BRONCOS

CARSON, Calif. — The Los Angeles Chargers (7-2) look to extend their winning streak to seven games when they host the Denver Broncos (3-6). By Joe Reedy. UPCOMING. 700 words, photos. Game started at 2:05 p.m. MST

AVALANCHE-DUCKS

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Colorado Avalanche play the Anaheim Ducks in Anaheim. Game starts at 6 p.m. MT.

AIR FORCE-SOUTH DAKOTA

BIMINI, Bahamas — Lavelle Scottie scored 15 points, Ryan Swan added 14 and A.J. Walker hit a big 3-pointer down the stretch to lead Air Force to a 65-62 victory in the Bimini Jam on Sunday. SENT: 175 words.

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