No Triple Crown, California Chrome owner cries 'foul'

No Triple Crown, California Chrome owner cries 'foul'

Tonalist beats California Crown in Belmont, denying him the Triple Crown, while losing owner says the winner "took the coward's way out."
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Judge upholds $10M football death award

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 3 (UPI) -- The University of Central Florida Athletics Association must pay $10 million for a football player's death, a judge says.

Trial opens in UCF football death suit

ORLANDO, Fla., June 13 (UPI) -- The wrongful death suit brought by player Ereck Plancher's parents against the University of Central Florida opened in Orlando Monday with jury selection.

Homeless man survives two accidents

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 24 (UPI) -- A homeless man in Boulder, Colo., is still alive despite being struck by a car and a train in a seven-hour period, police said Wednesday.

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Crosswalks newest undercover police beat

CHICAGO, June 8 (UPI) -- The upcoming use of undercover police officers at Chicago crosswalks may not be "Serpico," but is a safety necessity, police officials say.

Fashion innovator Charles Evans dies

NEW YORK, June 7 (UPI) -- Charles Evans, co-founder of Evan-Picone sportswear for women, a philanthropist and movie producer, has died at 81.

'Chicago 10' to launch Sundance Festival

NEW YORK, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Director Brett Morgen's documentary, "Chicago 10," will be the opening night feature when the Sundance Film Festival begins early next year in Utah.

Producer Evans divorces for seventh time

LOS ANGELES, June 20 (UPI) -- The seventh wife of Robert Evans filed for divorce from the famed film producer in Los Angeles, citing irreconcilable differences as the cause.

Woman charged with kidnapping kids

BAGILLT, Wales, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Arrest warrants have been issued for a woman who allegedly kidnapped her own children and fled to France with her partner, a man charged with child molesting.

Wife No. 7 for film producer Robert Evans

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Hollywood producer Robert Evans says he anticipates a pleasurable life with wife No. 7 because she is not connected to show business in any way.

Robert Evans' life headed for Broadway

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Producer Robert Evans plans to star in an autobiographical show on Broadway next spring, The Los Angeles Times reported Friday.

'Kid Notorious:' Evans Stays In Picture

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Producer Robert Evans has always walked the line between glamour and cheesiness. Now that he's a cartoon - on Comedy Central's "Kid Notorious," a new show fanci
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Robert Evans
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell (L) greets SGT Robert Evans, who lost his right hand to an IED blast in Iraq, during a ceremony to celebrating the reissuing of the Purple Heart Stamp at The Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington on August 7, 2007. Powell awarded Evans, who is being treated at Walter Reed, a Purple Heart medal during the ceremony. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)

Robert (Bobby) Ernest Evans (21 November 1885 – 28 November 1965) was a professional footballer, who played as a left-winger for Aston Villa (1906 – 1908) and Sheffield United (1908 – 1915). He won the FA Cup with Sheffield United in 1915 and played international football for both Wales and England.

Evans was born in Chester, England of Welsh parents. He started his football career with Saltney Ferry F.C. In December 1904 he moved to Chester but played just one league and one Welsh Cup match for the club (both against Wrexham) and returned to Saltney Ferry. He was then spotted by the Welsh professional club Wrexham for whom he signed in the summer of 1905, in time for their inaugural season in the Birmingham and District League. He made his debut for Wales in a 2–0 victory over Scotland on 3 March 1906; this was followed by a 1–0 defeat by England a few days later. These performances attracted the attention of Aston Villa who signed him in the summer of 1906 for a fee of £30.

Whilst at Villa he continued to add to his tally of Welsh caps. Despite this, he made only occasional appearances for Villa, playing nine league games in 1906–07 and seven in 1907–08 when Villa finished runners-up in the Football League.

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