Friday, September 30, 2016

Enid, Oklahoma's Own

Here's another glamour shot of screen actress Glenda Farrell.

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Here's a glamour shot of 1930s-1960s screen actress Glenda Farrell.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Timbers Upend Dragon On Road To Stay Alive In CONCACAF Champions League

At San Salvador, El Salvador:

Goals courtesy of Fanendo Adi (79) and Darlington Nagbe (90') enabled the Portland Timbers on Tuesday to do something they have yet to do in Major League Soccer play this season----win on the road---by knocking off CD Dragon 2-1 in Group B action in the CONCACAF Champions League.

Kevin Melara scored for the Salvadorian club in the 54th minute as their Champions League campaign came to a close.

The Timbers will host Deportivo Saprissa of Costa Rica in the group-stage finale for both clubs (with a berth in the quarterfinal round going to the winner) on Wednesday, October 18 at 7:00 PM Pacific Time (Facebook, live; Galavision, same-day tape at 9:30 PM Pacific Time).

Portland's next MLS match is on Saturday at Commerce City, Colorado against the Colorado Rapids at 6:00 PM Pacific Time (Timbers broadcast television network via KPDX-TV, Portland-Vancouver).

Monday, September 26, 2016

Marlins Pitcher Jose Fernandez, R.I.P.

Jose Fernandez, the Miami Marlins' star pitcher, passed away on Sunday in a boating accident near Miami Beach at age 24.

Bayou Bengals Can Coach, OC

Defensive line coach (and ex-Ole Miss head coach) Ed Orgeron will serve as LSU's interim coach for the rest of the season.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Seahawks Too Much For Niners

At Seattle:

Before leaving the game with a sprained knee, quarterback Russell Wilson completed 15 of 23 passes for 243 yards and a touchdown as the Seattle Seahawks (2-1) coasted to a 37-18 National Football League Sunday home victory over the San Francisco 49ers (1-2). Running back Christine Michael, Jr. carried the ball 20 times for 106 yards and two scores for the hosts.

Arnold Palmer, Iconic Golf Legend And Winner Of Seven Majors (Including Four Masters), R.I.P.

Arnold Palmer, the iconic legend who, in the 1950s and 1960s, was the undisputed face of golf and who became one of sport's all-time legends, passed away in a Pittsburgh hospital on Sunday at age 87.

Mr. Palmer, who was nicknamed "The King," passed away on the eve of his scheduled heart operation.

Arnold won seven major golf championships (including four Masters) between the ages of 28 and 34.

He won 62 PGA titles, with the last coming in 1973.

Perhaps the most famous tournament that involved Arnie was the 1960 US Open (he had won the Masters earlier that year).  This was the year that his loyal die-hard fan base, known as "Arnie's Army" was born.  

It was at Cherry Hills that Arnie came back from a seven-stroke deficit at the start of the final round by shooting 30 on the front nine and a 65 for the round as he overtook a young amateur by two to win the title.  The amateur's name was Jack Nicklaus.

Before the Golden Bear, and certainly before Tiger Woods, Arnold Palmer was the man who made golf cool.

T2 Close Out Season With Fifth Straight Victory

At Portland, Oregon:

Villyan Bijev scored twice (35', 45') and assisted once (on Augustine Williams' tally in the 27th minute) as Portland Timbers 2 closed out their United Soccer League regular-season campaign with a 3-2 home win over Arizona United.

Despite their club-record fifth straight win, T2 narrowly missed out on a USL playoff berth as Orange County demolished Colorado Springs 4-0 to capture the final Western Conference playoff berth due to a better goal differential.

Ducks' Support In AP Poll Evaporates; Still Existent In Coaches Poll

In the wake of Saturday's conference-play-opening home defeat at the hands of Colorado, what support the Oregon Ducks had in the Associated Press college football poll evaporated.

Support for the Ducks still lingered in the USA Today/Amway Coaches poll, where they would be ranked #44.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Late Heroics Lift Riders Past TiCats

At Regina, Saskatchewan:

In the final night game at Mosaic Stadium, Tyler Crapigna kicked a 29-yard field goal as time expired to lift the Saskatchewan Roughriders (3-10) to a 20-18 Saturday Canadian Football League victory over the visiting Hamilton Tiger-Cats (6-7).

Timbers Fall To Dynamo At Houston, Remain Winless On Road

At Houston:

Mauro Manotas produced a hat trick (PK-34', 73', 85') as the Houston Dynamo defeated the visiting Portland Timbers 3-1 in Saturday Major League Soccer action.  The Timbers are still winless on the road.

Diego Valeri scored the Timbers' lone goal in the 52nd minute.

Portland's next match is in Group B action of the CONCACAF Champions League on Tuesday as they travel to El Salvador to take on already-eliminated CD Dragon (7:00 PM Pacific Time, Univision Deportes Network [in Spanish].

The Timbers' next MLS contest is next Saturday night at Commerce City, Colorado against the Colorado Rapids (6:00 PM Pacific Time, Timbers broadcast television network, via KPDX-TV, Portland-Vancouver).

Buffaloes Upend Ducks In Eugene

At Eugene, Oregon:

Quarterback Steven Montez threw for 333 yards and three touchdowns, including the controversial game-winner to Bryce Bobo in the fourth quarter as the Colorado Buffaloes (3-1 overall) upset the home-standing Oregon Ducks (2-2 overall) 41-38 in Saturday's Pac-12 Conference opener for both schools.

Buffaloes' defensive back Ahkello Witherspoon intercepted Ducks' quarterback Dakota Prukop's pass in the end zone in the final minute of play to preserve the Colorado victory.

Broncos Buck Beavers In Corvallis

At Corvallis, Oregon:

Jeremy McNichols ran for 208 yards and scored four first-half touchdowns as the Boise State Broncos (3-0 for the first time in five years) held off the Oregon State Beavers (1-2) 38-24 on the road on Saturday.

Friday, September 23, 2016

More Madeleine

Here's another glamour shot of Madeleine Carroll, this time on the cover of the December, 1939 issue of Hollywood Screen Life magazine.


Here's another glamour photo of 1930s and 1940s English-born screen actress Madeleine Carroll.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Still More Madge!

Here's another glamour photo of 1930s (and former child) screen actress Madge Evans.

More Madge

Here's another glamour shot of 1930s screen actress Madge Evans.