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...Sveum said.The significance of the goat, however, isn't lost on many. In 1945, a tavern owner named William "Billy Goat" Sianis tried to bring a goat to a World Series game, but was told his goat ? which had a ticket ? smelled too...
TV Lookout: highlights (and lowlights) for the week

...Wis., is famous for its Butter Burger: ground beef topped with a huge dollop of butter. The film takes us to the Billy Goat Tavern in Chicago, made famous by John Belushi on "Saturday Night Live," where the menu says "Cheezeborger, Cheezeborger...
Playoffs A-Z

...closers can seem awfully shaky. C - Cubs. Could this be the year a World Series flag flies over Wrigley Field? Be it a Billy Goat curse or bad pitching or Steve Bartman, the Cubs haven't worn the crown since Tinker-to-Evers-to-Chance in...
Bush is expanding definition of bluegrass

...I don't remember exactly what I played that night, but it probably was one of Mr. Acuff's favorites, Drunken Billy Goat , which I had learned from (Flying Burrito Brothers band member) Byron Berline."Bush and his great band will be...
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Drama teacher pushes pupils for best ROY LEWIS OCCUPATION: Harlem High School drama teacher AGE: 50 FIRST PERFORMANCE: Baby Billy Goat Gruff in Three Billy Goats Gruff as a first-grader QUOTE: "Because you're from a small town doesn't mean you...
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New director wants to work with communities

...the payments were a little different at times. "Many times I got chickens," she said. "Even a billy goat. My kids loved that billy goat. That was a great experience." Reach Tom Corwin at (706) 823-3213 or tom.corwin@augustachronicle...
MLB power rankings

...Kansas City Royals 29 Mark Teahen has a torn labrum. Not good. 29. Washington Nationals 30 At least they have building blocks for success down the road. 30. Chicago Cubs 27 Somewhere the Billy Goat is laughing. And eating a tin can.
Power Rankings: Week 18

...27. Washington Nationals 29 This team could have a bright future if it makes good deals. 28. Chicago Cubs 27 The Billy Goat claims another season. 29. Pittsburgh Pirates 30 Kip Wells might be traded. Who would want him? 30. Kansas City...
Stremme making Cup debut at Chicagoland I think we'll be like Roush (Racing) and Hendrick (Motorsports) here before long." --- CURSED BY THE BILLY GOAT?: In his six races since botching "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" and referring to the famed ballpark on Chicago's...
Cubs fans hope broken curse can rub off on them

...cursed. As the story goes, a local tavern owner put a hex on the team in 1945 when he wasn't allowed to bring his pet billy goat into Wrigley Field for a game. That was the last year the Cubs made an appearance in the World Series. The team's...