Tuesday, October 20
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One year after finishing with an NFL-best 13-3 record, the Titans plummeted to 0-6 with the worst defeat since owner Bud Adams founded the team in 1960. Coaching is a big part of the problem, said the 86-year-old Adams, who made no promises about Jeff Fisher's future with the franchise beyond this season. (The Tennessean)Comment
Scott Boras threw out the ceremonial first pitch in free agency Monday, comparing Matt Holliday to Mark Teixeira in the impact the agent believes each player can have on a club. "These guys are blue-collar superstars," Boras said. "They don't hit 50 home runs, but they're complete players. They can give you something without swinging a bat." Teixeira signed with the New York Yankees last winter, for $180 million. Boras would not say what his asking price would be for Holliday, but he made clear he considered Holliday's abilities in getting on base, hitting for power and playing superior defense similar to those of Teixeira. (Los Angeles Times)Comment
TMZ is reporting that Lamar Odom and Khloe Kardashian have finally agreed on their prenup (is it still a prenup if they sign it after the wedding?), meaning they can live happily ever after at last. The contract Odom signed with the Lakers in the off-season, four years, $33 million, can't be touched by Khloe in a divorce. And Khloe will get an as-of-yet unrevealed annual lump sum, which will not go up or down during the marriage. (Los Angeles Times)Comment
Carlos Ruiz glides into home plate with the game-winning run in the Phillies' 5-4 comeback win in Game 4 of the NLCS. (AP)
Anyone familiar with the children's book Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel will sympathize.
Game To Watch
The Angels look to tie the ALCS at home vs. the Yankees, 7:57 p.m. ET, Fox
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This Day in Sports
- 1988 -- The L.A. Dodgers upset the heavily-favored Oakland A's to win the World Series 4-1
- 1931 -- Hallf of Famer Mickey Mantle born
- 1992 -- The Toronto Blue Jays beat the Atlanta Braves in the first World Series game played outside of the U.S.