Glenwood Springs–Tomorrow, hundreds of people are expected to take part in Glenwood Springs’ annual Turkey Day 5k. It’s the Silver Anniversary of the race and begins at the Glenwood Springs Golf Club at 10 am. You can register for the race one hour before.
Denver–The Denver Broncos waived quarterback Kyle Orton. The seven year pro out of Purdue lost his job six weeks ago to Tim Tebow after a 1 and 4 start to the season. Orton won’t be out of work long as a handful of teams are looking for a veteran signal caller like Chicago, Houston and Kansas City.
Tonight, the Avs welcome the Vancouver Canucks to the Pepsi Center.
Elsewhere in sports…
NEW YORK (AP) – Syracuse will try to push aside any distractions
caused by the investigation into assistant coach Bernie Fine
tonight when the fifth-ranked Orange take on Virginia Tech in the
semifinals of NIT Season Tip-Off tonight at Madison Square Garden.
Both Syracuse and the Hokies are undefeated coming into this game.
Fine has been placed on administrative leave after molestation
allegations resurfaced last week.
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) – The Maui Invitational championship game
pits No. 6 Duke against 14th-ranked Kansas tonight in Lahaina
(luh-HY’-nuh). The Blue Devils have won this tournament four times
since 1992. Duke enters the contest 6-0, while the Jayhawks are
ATLANTA (AP) – Georgia coach Mark Richt says “there is a
chance” leading rusher Isaiah Crowell (kroh-WEHL’) will return
from his left ankle injury for Saturday’s game against Georgia
Tech. Crowell had only two carries before leaving with the injury
in the Georgia’s difficult 19-10 win over Kentucky last week. A
freshman, Crowell has 832 rushing yards for the 13th-ranked
ATLANTA (AP) – A memorial service for longtime Georgia football
play-by-play announcer Larry Munson will be held next month. WSB
Radio reports the service has been tentatively scheduled for Dec.
10 at Sanford Stadium. Munson, who called Bulldogs games for nearly
43 years, died Sunday night at his home in Athens of complications
from pneumonia at age 89.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Baseball’s new labor deal will limit the use
of smokeless tobacco by players, but not ban it during games, as
some public health groups had sought. Players have agreed not to
carry tobacco packages and tins in their back pockets when fans are
permitted in the ballpark, or use tobacco during pregame or
postgame interviews, and at team functions.