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What Had Happened Was: 10/19/16

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GAME. BLOUSES.

The Los Angeles Dodgers blanked the Chicago Cubs, 6-0, in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series on Tuesday night to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series. Dodgers starter Rich Hill allowed only two hits and struck out six batters in six innings pitched. The man was feeling it.

Hill’s curveball was mesmerizing both the batters and fans.

So, just two hits against fellow Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw in the previous game and four hits total Tuesday night gives the Cubs … not a lot of hits.

Well, there is always next game.

BLESSINGS!

First-time nominees Joan Baez, Bad Brains, Pearl Jam, Depeche Mode and Tupac Shakur are among those being considered for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class of 2017. Shakur was murdered 20 years ago and would be just the sixth hip-hop artist inducted.

SOCIAL STATUS

Frank Ocean’s albums aren’t going to be up for a Grammy anytime soon. Not because the albums aren’t good, but rather because Ocean forgot to submit them. Tragic. But are we really surprised?

Hey, at least he showed up to President Barack Obama’s final White House state dinner on Tuesday evening. Looking fly in those checkered Vans, I see.

FOR THE CULTURE

Refugees need our nation’s better angels.

Adidas highlights how footballers are becoming content creators in their own right.

Chuck Berry celebrated his 90th birthday by announcing his first album in 38 years.

This Muslim clinic, treating mostly Latinos, is what “makes America great” already.

Black women with criminal records have a harder time finding housing in Washington, D.C., than their white counterparts.

TOP THREE TWEETS

1. TALK ABOUT STRESSFUL

2. KNUCKIN’ & BUCKIN’

3. WHY YOU CLOCKING ME?

#ICYMI

The Toronto Blue Jays ain’t done in the American League Championship Series.

The Cleveland Indians lead the series, 3-1.

PICTURE PERFECT

Kofie Yeboah is an assistant editor at The Undefeated. He asks for Sweet Tea at every restaurant and recites approximately 2.5 Spongebob lines per hour.

Rhiannon Walker is an associate editor at The Undefeated. She is a drinker of Sassy Cow Creamery chocolate milk, an owner of an extensive Disney VHS collection, and she might have a heart attack if Frank Ocean doesn't drop his second album.