Today In Sports History for Oct. 7

...the first quarter in a 57-21 win against the Detroit Lions.1962 - Judy Kimball wins the LPGA championship with a four-stroke victory over Shirley Spork.1970 - Willie Shoemaker wins his 6,033rd race to pass Johnny Longden as the winningest jockey...
Today in Sports History: Oct. 4 the Chiefs post a 28-7 victory over the Houston Oilers.1964 - Mary Wills captures the LPGA championship with a two-stroke victory over Mickey Wright.1969 - Mississippi's Archie Manning becomes the first player in college football history to throw...
Movie review: 'The Martian'

...worked if the filmed wasn't anchored by an actor who the audience would instinctively care about. The casting of Damon was the stroke of genius that completed the puzzle: He was the human face to Scott's formidable special-effects wizardry.The actor says...
Carson blames 'PC culture' for Muslim comment flap agree with them as long as you sit down and shut up," he said to rousing applause.Carson said Thomas Jefferson would "stroke out and die" if he saw how expansive the U.S. government has become. He urged evangelicals to use their personal "spheres...
Nation and World
Sage grouse plan aims for industry, wildlife balance

...failure." He said exceptions, modifications and waivers within the land-use plans mean protections could evaporate with the stroke of a pen.Republicans cast the issue as evidence of endangered-species laws run amok. Congress last year voted to block...
Nation and World
Day runs in place at BMW, but still leads

...Obviously, the most difficult round that we've had this week by far," Day said.He was at 20-under 193 and had a six-stroke lead. That's one shot better than he had at the start of the round, and the biggest cushion any 54-hole leader has enjoyed...
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Letter: $100 might save your life

...position to all boats and ships in the area.Kudos to the alert LeConte crewmember Mr. Landingham who spotted them. Without that stroke of luck, the Coast Guard might have been alerted hours later when they failed to return home, and a Coast Guard search conducted...
My Turn: My high-level talks on Air Force One

...of these things to the one person who could ease restrictions and pave the way for Alaska's self-reliance with a simple stroke of the pen. On Thursday afternoon, five days before the President was scheduled to arrive in Anchorage, I had a call with...
What's happening this week

...Woodie, 6 ? 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 9,The Canvas. Learn the fundamentals of this technical practice, brush stroke, materials, and color will be covered. $185 to sign up includes materials, 4 Wednesdays. Details: www.canvasarts...
Today In Sports History for Aug. 28

1908 - Fred McLeod wins the U.S. Open golf title with a one-stroke victory over Willie Smith in a playoff.1922 - The oldest American international team golf match, the Walker Cup, is established...


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