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OCTOBER 18, 1968 — Bob Beamon of the United States shattered the world record in the long jump at the Summer Olympics in Mexico City. Beamon’s leap of 29 feet, 2 1/2 inches bettered the mark by one foot, 9 3/4 inches. The previous record, 27-4 3/4, was held by Soviet jumper Igor Ter-Ovanesyan and Ralph Boston.



Southern Utah at Idaho, 5 p.m.

Arizona at Washington State, 7 p.m.


Northern Arizona at Idaho, 7 p.m.


Post Falls at Lewiston, 7 p.m.

Clarkston at Cheney, 7 p.m.

West Valley at Pullman, 7 p.m.

Orofino at Grangeville, 7 p.m.

Genesee at Potlatch, 7 p.m.

Lapwai at Deary, 7 p.m.

Kendrick at Timberline, 7 p.m.

Prairie at Kamiah, 7 p.m.

Troy at Clearwater Valley, 7 p.m.

Salmon River at Cascade, 3:30 p.m.

Asotin at Colfax, 7 p.m.

Lyle at Colton, 7 p.m.


Grangeville at Timberlake, 6 p.m.


High school football — Post Falls at Lewiston, 7 p.m., KZBG-FM (99.1); West Valley at Pullman, 7 p.m., KTHR-FM (104.7)



Golf — European Tour, Open de France, 6:30 a.m., TGC; Champions Tour, Dominion Energy Charity Classic, 10 a.m., TGC; PGA Tour, CJ Cup at Nine Bridges, 7 p.m., TGC; LPGA Tour, Buick LPGA Shanghai, 11 p.m., TGC

Men’s soccer — Bundesliga, Bayer Leverkusen at Frankfurt, 11:20 a.m., FS2

Auto racing — Xfinity practice, noon and 2 p.m., NBCSN; Monster Energy practice, 1 and 4 p.m., NBCSN.

Horse racing — Belmont Live, 1:30 p.m., FS2

Mixed Martial Arts — UFC Night Prelims, undercard, 3 p.m., ESPN2; Reyes vs. Weidman, 6 p.m., ESPN2

College men’s soccer — Indiana at Maryland, 3:30 p.m., FS2

MLB playoffs — Houston at Yankees, 4 p.m., FS1

College football — Pittsburgh at Syracuse, 4 p.m., ESPN

NBA preseason — New Orleans at New York, 5 p.m., TNT

College women’s volleyball — Illinois at Wisconsin, 6 p.m., FS2

Boxing — Beterbiev vs. Gvozdyk, 7 p.m., ESPN

Figure skating — Skate America, 9 p.m., NBCSN

Rugby — World Cup, England vs. Australia, midnight, NBCSN


Tennis — various tournaments, 3 a.m., 7 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., Tennis

Pro golf — European Tour, Open de France, 3:30 a.m., TGC; Champions Tour, Dominion Energy Charity Classic, 10 a.m., TGC; PGA Tour, CJ Cup at Nine Bridges, 2:30 p.m., TGC; Buick LPGA Shanghai, 11 p.m., TGC

Men’s soccer — Premier League, Everton vs. West Ham, 4:25 a.m., NBCSN; Premier League, Manchester City at. Crystal Palace, 9:30 a.m., NBC; MLS playoffs, FC Dallas at Seattle, 12:30 p.m., FS1

College football — West Virginia at Oklahoma, 9 a.m., Fox; Clemson at Louisville, 9 a.m., ABC; Florida at South Carolina, 9 a.m., ESPN; Purdue at Iowa, 9 a.m., ESPN2; Iowa State at Texas Tech, 9 a.m., FS1; North Carolina State at Boston College, 9 a.m., ROOT; Oregon at Washington, 12:30 p.m., ABC; teams TBA, 12:30 p.m., CBS; Temple at Southern Methodist, 12:30 p.m., ESPN2; Baylor at Oklahoma State, 1 p.m., Fox; George Fox at Whitworth, 1 p.m., SWX; Kentucky at Georgia, 3 p.m., ESPN; Tulane at Memphis, 4 p.m., ESPN2; Colorado at Washington State, 4 p.m., ESPNU; Michigan at Penn State, 4:30 p.m., ABC; Montana at Sacramento State, 6 p.m., SWX; Tennessee at Alabama, 6 p.m., ESPN; New Mexico at Wyoming, 6 p.m., ROOT; Boise State at Brigham Young, 7:15 p.m., ESPN2.

Auto racing — Monster Energy qualifying, 10:30 a.m., NBCSN; Xfinity, Kansas Lottery 300, noon, NBC; Monster Energy Supercross, Las Vegas, 7 p.m, NBCSN

Figure skating — Skate America, 3 p.m., NBCSN

MLB playoffs — N.Y. Yankees at Houston, 5 p.m., FS1

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