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Tuesday October 21st, 2014 at 08:40 AMThe 1960's was not a happy time for many New York City baseball fans. Their beloved Dodgers and Giants had moved to California and the new team, the New York Metropolitans, were the punchline of a joke. As the 1969 season opened, the odds were barely one in a hundred that they would win the World Series. In August they were 9 games behind the league leading Cubs. But the Cubs in typical Cubs fashion... Saturday October 18th, 2014 at 10:46 AMBentley, the cute King Charles Spaniel owned by Ebola-stricken Texas nurse Nina Pham, 26, seems to be thriving under quarantine cared for by Dallas workers in full protective gear. They are feeding him, playing with him, showering him with attention and affection. He is being monitored under a 21-day quarantine. His owner was transferred last week from Dallas to the National Institute of Health in Maryland. [Bentley] is doing well. Hes sleeping well. Hes... Saturday October 18th, 2014 at 09:09 AMAs the San Francisco Giants successfully won a World Series spot, Giant legend Willie Mays (called Mr. October for some post season heroics) is spotted in an elevator at AT&T Park, holding a very fluffy pup. Is Willie carrying around the team's good luck charm or is it just a slow sports news day in San Francisco? Go, Giants!! Thursday October 16th, 2014 at 08:37 AMAn animal rescue group, Louie's Legacy Animal Group, is taking orders for its 2015 calendar aptly named Hunks and Hounds. It features some of the dogs available for rescue posing with topless male models. Louie's Legacy is a non-profit animal rescue that saves, rehabilitates and re-homes animals from high-kill shelters across the United States. Celebrity photographer Mike Ruiz was inspired to help raise funds after he adopted his beloved dog, a Pit Bull named Oliver.... Tuesday October 14th, 2014 at 08:04 AMIn rural northwest Alabama there is a cemetary set aside for the burial of coon dogs. It probably won't come as a surprise to learn that this is the only cemetary of its kind in the world. It was established by Key Underwood in 1939 when he chose the popular hunting camp to bury his coon dog Troop. For 77 years, hunters have brought their coon dogs here from across the country and even beyond... Sunday October 12th, 2014 at 02:31 PMUntil it's time to go home.
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