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John Albert Elway, 24, was booked into jail early Saturday morning after an incident near a college campus in downtown Denver, according to jail records. Police spokeswoman Raquel Lopez said she could not provide any details about what led to the arrest, other than the alleged victim was a female.

PHOENIX (AP) - The NFL suspended Arizona Cardinals standout inside linebacker Daryl Washington for one year for violating the league’s substance abuse policy.

The punishment, announced Friday, was for substance abuse and did not mention his recent guilty plea to assaulting his ex-girlfriend. He still could face a later suspension for the criminal conviction.

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OBITUARY

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Lewis Katz, who built his fortune in New York parking lots, billboards and cable TV, and went on to buy the NBA’s New Jersey Nets, NHL’s New Jersey Devils and The Philadelphia Inquirer, died in a weekend plane crash. He was 72.

Katz died Saturday night in a Massachusetts crash that claimed six other lives. His death was confirmed Sunday by his son, Drew, and his business partner Harold H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest.

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CYCLING

TRIESTE, Italy (AP) - Nairo Quintana showed why he’s considered cycling’s next star by winning the Giro d’Italia on Sunday to follow his runner-up finish in last year’s Tour de France.

The 24-year-old climbing specialist with the Movistar team won two stages and finished with a 2-minute, 58-second advantage over fellow Colombian Rigoberto Uran for his first Grand Tour victory.

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