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October 17, 2011
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October 17, 2011

The Strike Zone

Tracking the week's news both inside and outside the confines of cool

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Somebody at Fox is a Celtics fan: The bad guys on the new Steven Spielberg dinosaur show Terra Nova are called "Sixers."

A German couple was kicked out of a Bundesliga soccer game for having sex in the sold-out stands—that after being warned 30 minutes earlier.

Nothing to see here. Carry on... .

Seniors do the darndedest things: A 97-year-old Milwaukeean called 911 because he'd lost his TV remote before a Brewers game.

Step aside, hamsters. The Ohio University band's choreographed version of LMFAO's "Party Rock Anthem," which it performed at an Oct. 1 home football game (and which blew up on YouTube), juuust edges out the Kia Soul commercial version in amazingness.

Everything's coming up Buckner! The Curb guest star's 1986 error ball is expected to fetch a cool million at auction; meanwhile, Mookie Wilson was just canned as the Mets' 1B coach.

The Fox NFL robot gets his own movie. At long last!

Ruxin's inspired Shiva Bowl Shuffle on the Season 3 premier of The League (which you really ought to be DVRing by now).

The Marlins just revealed this mechanical monstrosity, which will decorate the outfield at their new Miami digs and activate with every home HR.

Three words we never thought we'd live to hear: Hope. Solo. Overexposure.

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