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On This Day in Sports History

OCTOBER 20, 2004. The Boston Red Sox defeated the New York Yankees in Game 7 of the ALCS after trailing 3-0 in the series.

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Iowa State Football

I KNOW THEY'LL STILL BE HERE. Jordan Harris says Iowa State fans haven't given up on them yet.

SCHEDULE, SAM AND STICKING TO THE RUN. Some ISU takeaways from Uncle Randy.

MOAR LAN SNAPS. Brace yourselves... They're coming.

CRISIS AVERTED. Mike Warren, Josh Thomas and Daniel Burton are all fine following Saturday injuries.

LIL LALK. Jamison Lalk and his wife Courtney are expecting their first child in April.

Around The Country

JAYS ON THE BOARD. Toronto took Game 3 at the Rogers Centre. The Royals now lead the series 2-1 with Game 4 coming up this afternoon at 3:07.

THEY LOCKED HIM OUT AND RAN HIS PLATES! Milwaukee Bucks F John Henson is accusing a Whitefish Bay jewelry store of racial profiling, and our country is terrible.

WTFAKE PUNT. Here's that god awful trick play by the Colts, Tecmo Bowl style.

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WORTH IT. Michigan State's Jalen Watts-Jackson, who suffered a potentially career-ending fractured hip when he was tackled after his game-winning punt block return, says he'd do it all over again.

ONE IS THE LONELIEST NUMBER. Per this Redditor's research, Iowa State is the only Power 5 football program to never receive a 1st place vote in the AP Poll.

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN. Bill Synder, as only the Wizard would, wrote a letter to the Kansas State student body apologizing for his team's 55-0 drubbing by Oklahoma.

I DON'T LIKE SLIDING. After lowering his shoulder on a Texas A&M defender while scrambling, Alabama QB Jake Coker is taking on nicknames from his teammates, including Baby Roethlisberger, Vanilla Vick and Cam Cracker.

GLOW IN THE LIGHT UNIFORMS! A&M was set to debut new "light up the night" Halloween uniforms aaaaaaaaaand then the SEC moved kickoff to 11:00 AM.


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THIS IS THE NEW OMAHA, ISN'T IT. Eli Manning wouldn't shut up about the Flintstones last night.