Tuesday, October 16, 2018

NLCS: Brewers Try To Stretch Series Lead Over Dodgers

At Los Angeles:

Milwaukee Brewers @ Los Angeles Dodgers, National League Championship Series (Brewers lead series 2-1), Tuesday @ 6:09 PM Pacific Time (Fox Sports One)

ALCS: BoSox Battle Astros In Houston With Series Deadlocked At 1-1

At Houston:

Boston Red Sox @ Houston Astros, American League Championship Series, game three (series tied at 1-1), Tuesday @ 2:09 PM Pacific Time (TBS)

Monday, October 15, 2018

MNF: Packers Score 10 Points In Final Two Minutes To Upend Visiting Niners

At Green Bay, Wisconsin:

In the Monday Night NFL football contest, Mason Crosby connected on his fourth field goal of the game, the game winner from 27 yards out as time expired as the Green Bay Packers (3-2-1) scored 10 points in the final two minutes to knock off the visiting San Francisco 49ers (1-5-0) 33-30.

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers threw two touchdown passes to Davante Adams for the Packers.

Niners' QB C. J. Bethard threw a pair of TD passes to Marquis Goodwin.

NLCS: Brewers Blank Dodgers To Take 2-1 Series Lead

At Los Angeles:

Jhoulys Chacin pitched 5 and 1/3 innings of three-hit shutout ball and the bullpen did the rest while Orlando Arcia hit a two-run homer on Monday as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 on the road in game three of the National League Championship Series, which the Brewers now lead two games to one.

ACLS: BoSox Hold Off 'Stros, Level Series At 1-1

At Boston:

In Sunday's second game of the American League Championship Series, Mookie Betts produced a pair of doubles and had two runs batted in as the Boston Red Sox held off the visiting Houston Astros 7-5 to square the series at a game apiece.

Jackie Bradley delivered a three-run double off the Green Monster for the Red Sox's go-ahead runs.

Ducks Climb In Both Polls After Victory Over UW

In the wake of their thrilling Saturday overtime home victory over Washington, the Oregon Ducks, ranked #17 in both the Associated Press and USA Today/Amway/Coaches college football polls last Sunday, climbed up five and six spots respectively this past Sunday.

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Bombers Bomb Riders In Winnipeg

At Winnipeg, Manitoba:

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers (9-7) scored all the points in the first half of Saturday as they dismantled the visiting (and Grey Cup Playoff-bound) Saskatchewan Roughriders (10-6) 31-0 in Canadian Football League action, preventing the guests from assuring themselves of a home playoff game.

Timbers 2 Top Phoenix Rising In Regular Season Finale

At Portland, Oregon:

Portland Timbers 2 closed out their United Soccer League regular season on Saturday by defeating visiting Phoenix Rising 1-0.

Augustine Williams provided the game-winning goal in the 85th minute.

T2 will be making their USL Playoff debut on Friday with a road match against Phoenix Rising at 7:30 PM (streamed live on ESPN+).

ALCS: Astros Knock Off BoSox On Road In Series Opener

At Boston:

In Saturday's opening game of the American League Championship Series, Justin Verlander pitched six innings of two-run, six strikeout ball while Yuli Guirriel and Josh Reddick each hit a home run as the Houston Astros throttled the Boston Red Sox 7-2 on the road.

NCLS: Dodgers Level Series With Brewers At One Game Apiece After Game-Two Road Win

At Milwaukee:

Justin Turner hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning on Saturday as the Los Angeles Dodgers leveled the National League Championship Series at a game apiece after their 4-3 road win in game two.

Late Heroics Push Ducks Past Huskies In OT

At Eugene, Oregon:

C.J. Verdell's second Saturday touchdown in overtime was the game winner as the Oregon Ducks (5-1 overall, 2-1 in Pac-12 play; #17 in both the Associated Press and USA Today/Amway/Coaches polls) knocked off the visiting Washington Huskies (5-2, 3-1; #7 in both polls) 30-27.

Friday, October 12, 2018

NCLS: Brewers Hold Off Dodgers In Series Opener

At Milwaukee:

Relief pitcher Brandon Woodruff hit a home run as the Milwaukee Brewers held off the visiting Los Angeles Dodgers 6-5 in Friday's opening game of the National League Championship Series.

More Connie!

Here's another glamour photo of Constance Bennett.

Connie!

Here's a 1930s glamour photo of screen legend Constance Bennett.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

1960 Studebaker Lark

Here's a 1960 Studebaker Lark VI four-door sedan.

Madge!

Here's a glamour photo of 1930s screen actress Madge Evans.

'48 Crosley Ad

Here's a magazine ad for the 1948 Crosley station wagon.

Tuesday, October 09, 2018

ALDS: BoSox Hold Off Yankees, Win Series, Get Shot At Astros

At New York:

Christian Vazquez hit a home run on Tuesday night and the Boston Red Sox held off the New York Yankees for a 4-3 home win in game four of their American League divisional playoff series, which Boston won three games to one.

The Red Sox will take on the Houston Astros for the American League pennant in the Championship Series that opens in Boston on Saturday night.

Monday, October 08, 2018

Late Pick Six Carries Riders Past Eskimos

At Regina, Saskatchewan:

Defensive End Willie Jefferson intercepted a Mike Reilly pass and returned it 49 yards for a touchdown late in the fourth quarter on Thanksgiving Day (in Canada) as the Saskatchewan Roughriders (10-5) won their third straight Canadian Football League game (and seventh in their last eight) by defeating the visiting Edmonton Eskimos (7-8) 19-12, all but securing a spot in the Grey Cup Playoffs.

NLDS: Dodgers Finish Off Braves, Get Crack At Brewers For National League Pennant

At Atlanta:

Manny Machado hit a home run and had four runs batted in on Monday as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Atlanta Braves 6-2 in game four of their National League divisional playoff series and won the series three games to one.

The Dodgers will face the Milwaukee Brewers in the National League Championship Series, set to open in Milwaukee on Friday.

ALDS: Astros Finish Off Tribe, Return To ALCS; BoSox Bomb Bombers In Bronx To Come Within One Game Of Championship Series Affair With Houston

Both American League divisional playoff series resumed on Monday.

At Cleveland:

Marwin Gonzalez hit a two-run double as part of a three-run seventh inning as the Houston Astros added six more runs in the eighth inning as they finished a three-game divisional playoff series sweep of the Cleveland Indians 11-3 on the road in game three.

The Astros are heading for their second consecutive American League Championship Series, where they will face the winner of the New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox series.

At New York:

Brock Holt became the first player to hit for the cycle in a postseason game as the Boston Red Sox buried the New York Yankees 16-1 in game three of their divisional playoff series.

The Red Sox, who now lead two games to one, can close out their archrivals on Tuesday with a game-four victory at Yankee Stadium.

NLDS: Brewers Complete Sweep Of Rockies; Braves Hold Off Dodgers To Stay Alive

Both National League divisional playoff series resumed on Sunday.

At Denver:

D.J. LeMahieu and Trevor story each hit a double while the pitching staff gave up but four base hits as the Milwaukee Brewers completed a three-game sweep of their divisional playoff series with the Colorado Rockies with a 6-0 game-three road win.

The Brewers will open the National League Championship Series against the Los Angeles-Atlanta series winner at home in Milwaukee on Friday.

At Atlanta:

Freddie Freeman hit a home run as the Atlanta Braves staved off elimination by holding off the visiting Los Angeles Dodgers 6-5 in game three of their divisional playoff series.

The Dodgers, who lead the series two games to one, can still knock out the Braves with a Monday game-four win in Atlanta.

Cardinals Pick Up First Win At Error-Prone Niners' Expense

At Santa Clara, California:

Josh Rosen threw a 75-yard touchdown pass to Christian Kirk on Sunday while the defense came up with five takeaways as the Arizona Cardinals (1-4), who had been the National Football League's lone winless team, defeated the San Francisco 49ers 28-18 on the road.

Cardinals' coach Steve Wilks picked up his first win as an NFL head coach.

Even Without Playing, Ducks Still Climb Up A Spot In Both Polls

Despite having had the past weekend off, the Oregon Ducks climbed up a spot to #17 in both the Associated Press and USA Today/Amway/Coaches college football polls released on Sunday.