Welcome to another installment of <italics>Did You See That?, </italics>the gallery where something offbeat is always brewing.<italics> </italics>Here we have the Dodgers getting a faceful of suds after a long, hard season bagging the NL West title.
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Season's greetings. The NHL is back. You can avail yourself of more hockey wisdom and wit here.
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Gracing the mound at Arlington Stadium, Miss Texas displays the form that has made her home state a cradle of legendary hurlers.
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Exit Sandman: Metal's main singer/axeman was on hand to lend his dulcet tones to Mariano Rivera's retirement ceremony at Yankee Stadium. Metallica tunes that could serve as a soundtrack to the Bronx Bombers' season: <italics>Creeping Death</italics>, <italics>For Whom the Bell Tolls</italics>, <italics>Sad But True</italics>, and <italics>Fade to Black</italics>.
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And he lives a life of ease: The ex-Beatles tub-thumper and his Mrs. sailed into Monaco to pick up a Commander of Arts and Letters medal from the French Ambassador at the local oceanographic museum.
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You say you want a revolution. Well, you know ... 51 years ago one turned Yemen into a republic and it's still a cause for fireworks in those parts, just as it is at many sports events.
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The noted duffer's significant other took in the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola with Tiger's cub Charlie at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta.
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The milk of human kindess: An avid tiger fan, Borges is battling wildlife officials in Maringa, Brazil, who want to confiscate his kitties. He says he gives them (the cats, not the wildlife officials) a better home than they might find elsewhere, though Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge seems like a step up, as you will see in the next frame.
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LSU's QB warmed up at Tiger Stadium with the spirit squad, slingin' burgers before the big game against the UAB Blazers.
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In other wildlife news, the Lions were in Washington where they clawed out a 27-20 win over the Skins.
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Valuable merchandise was the order of the day at Madison Square Garden, where the new Signature Suite Level will house memorabilia deposited by people and events that have left their "signature" on the World's Most Famous Arena. The Beastie Boys coughed up the track duds they wore during a 2004 gig that was filmed by audience members for<italics> Awesome; I...Shot That!</italics> Holmes the pug surrendered autographed boxing gloves and a signed photo of his famous scrape with Mike Weaver, and Ex-Knick Larry Johnson came bearing a pair of autographed sneakers he happened to have on his feet the night of the infamous 4-point play. MSG Co. President & CEO Hank Ratner was on hand to accept the swag. The great unwashed public will get its first gander at all the goods on Oct. 25 when the Knicks host the Bobcats for a game of basketball.
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Looking like refugees from the National Beard & Moustache Championships, fans sporting real or fake beards (awful hard to tell which is which here) were admitted to Fenway Park for the low, low discount price of one crinkled and slightly moist George Washington. (Note: This promotion is not to be confused with the legendary 10-Cent Beer Night from which the good city of Cleveland still hasn't recovered.)
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The Rays hurler was in dire need of a shave and a haircut by the time his team finally trimmed Baltimore's pesky Birds in the 18th inning at Tropicana Field.
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For your information, that there beard's not rented. He inherited it.
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The cream of Baltimore's young infield crop was all smiles after hitting a round-tripper against the Blue Jays in his big league debut.
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This family unit is clearly pleased, but the Great Mariano Rivera Bobblehead Kerfuffle threatened to get ugly when fans were forced to wait on long lines for a long time because a truckload of the tsotchkes failed to arrive at Yankee Stadium until well into the game.
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The Austrian sport climber was driven up the Kursaal palace wall after presenting his documentary film <italics>Cerro Torre</italics> at the San Sebastian Film Festival in the northern Spanish Basque city, where people Basque in the sun and Lama's theme song plays all day.
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The Australian snowboarder gleams the Rubik's cube in Sydney where he's fixing to qualify for the Australian Olympic Team in half-pipe and compete at the Sochi Winter Games. He don't know if there'll be snow, but he'll have a cup of cheer.
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Looks like they won't be trucking snow into Sochi, the way they had to do in Vancouver in 2010. These intrepid media vultures found plenty of the white stuff on the highest point, which happens to 2,320 meters -- or 3,756 cubits -- above the sea. (Here's actual footage of their journey up from he base of the center that will host all the alpine skiing competition during the Olympics as well as the athletes' hairstyling needs.
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Fozzie Bear, Scooter, Miss Piggy, Rowlf and the Swedish Chef, recently donated to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington, DC, react to the news of the big government shutdown.
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Duck! Duck! Geese and the French pilot/migratory bird protector in his ultralight buzz the 40th Icare Cup Paragliding Festival in Saint Hilaire du Touvet, French Alps. If you're a goose, you may feel down at the end of this week's gallery. Hopefully, we laid no eggs and the photos fit the bill.
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