Rantsports.com - Former NHL defenseman Karel Rachunek who played briefly with the New York Rangers died today in a plane crash just outside of the Russian city of Yaroslavl. Rachunek and almost all of his teammates of Lokomotiv Yaroslaval team of the KHL died in the crash, as the team was headed to Minsk to play their opening game of the season. 951 days
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Now it’s official, as reported by Indianapolis Colts’ chairman Bill Polian, who told ESPN NY 1050. 952 days
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Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning, still recovering from an off-season neck surgery, will miss the team’s 2011 season opener against the Houston Texas on September 11th.
Colts owner Bill Polian, a Twitter mainstay, told ESPN in a radio interview to be released later this afternoon on the station’s New York affiliate that Manning will not play on Sunday.