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Today in sports history: Detroit ties own NFL record with 24th straight road loss
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Today in sports history: Detroit ties own NFL record with 24th straight road loss

Here's a look back at sports happenings on this date in history, Oct. 17.

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In the first debate of its kind between vice-presidential nominees, Democrat Walter F. Mondale and Republican Bob Dole faced off in Houston, a…

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