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Widefield runner George Arciniego (725), Pueblo Centennial runner Darian Manzanares (566), and Discovery Canyon runner Jared Robinson (367) compete in the 4A Boys Invite division at the Cheyenne Mountain Stampede Thursday, August 21, 2014 at the Norris Penrose Event Center. Photo by Isaiah J. Downing
Widefield runner George Arciniego (725), Pueblo Centennial runner Darian Manzanares (566), and Discovery Canyon runner Jared Robinson (367) compete in the 4A Boys...
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Brothers Patrick Healy, left, and Connor Healy both play linebacker on the Air Force Academy football team. Patrick, now a sophomore, backs up his brother Connor, now a junior, at the position. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette
Brothers Patrick Healy, left, and Connor Healy both play linebacker on the Air Force Academy football team. Patrick, now a sophomore, backs up his brother Connor,...
Denver Broncos president Joe Ellis, left,  talks with Houston Texans owner Bob McNair following a joint practice between the teams on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
Denver Broncos president Joe Ellis, left, talks with Houston Texans owner Bob McNair following a joint practice between the teams on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in...
Local rider Caleb Fairly of Garmin Sharp waits at the starting line Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014,  before the start of stage 4 of the USA Pro Challenge in Colorado Springs, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Local rider Caleb Fairly of Garmin Sharp waits at the starting line Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, before the start of stage 4 of the USA Pro Challenge in Colorado...
Tejay van Garderen gets a kiss from Courtney James (left) and Heidi Golzing (right) after putting on the yellow jersey for the second day in the row in the USA Pro Challenge in Colorado Springs, Colorado on Thursday, August 21, 2014.  (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)
Tejay van Garderen gets a kiss from Courtney James (left) and Heidi Golzing (right) after putting on the yellow jersey for the second day in the row in the USA...
The breakaway lead by Laurent Didier of Trek Factory Racing races through Garden of the Gods on the first lap Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014,  during stage 4 of the USA Pro Challenge in Colorado Springs, Colo. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The breakaway lead by Laurent Didier of Trek Factory Racing races through Garden of the Gods on the first lap Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, during stage 4 of the USA...
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Washington Nationals starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday, Aug. 21,...
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Fans applaud as Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Garrett Richards is wheeled off the field after an injury during the second inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Fans applaud as Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Garrett Richards is wheeled off the field after an injury during the second inning of a baseball game against...
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