Friday, October 15, 2010

It's Friday











It's Friday. Here's what's happening....

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Today is October 15th, the 287th day of 2010. There are 78 days left in the year.

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Stars spoil Modano's return.

Lightning nip Flyers in Gagne's return.

Elliott steps in for injured Leclaire, beats Canes.

Panthers blank Flames for first win.

Preds stay perfect.

Wild knock off Oilers..

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Today is the International Day of Rural Women.

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Ice signs Pepsi Coliseum extension.

USHL Cup to be presented at top tournament.

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Another report on teen texting is out and they're still doing it a lot. Nielsen report kids aged between 13 and 17 send and receive an average of 3,339 texts per month. Adults text their fair share, too. The average 45- to 54-year old sends and receives 323 texts per month.

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The Oregon State Beavers 3-2, 2-0 visit Seattle this coming Saturday to face the Washington Huskies. Kickoff on ESPN is 10:15pm EDT.

Here's the 2010 Oregon State Beavers' football schedule.

And here's the 2010 football roster.

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Today is National Grouch Day.

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The Riders look to rebound and move closer to first this coming Sunday, when they host the West-leading Calgary Stampeders at Mosaic Stadium in Regina. Kickoff is set for 4:00pm EDT on 620 CKRM Radio. Listen link is on the right side of this blog.

Visit the teams' official website at riderville.com.

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This is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day.

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Lang's look ahead: Setting up Week #16.

Most outstanding rookie: Eligible players.

Esks sign import kicker Medlock.

Visit the league's official website at cfl.ca.

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Today is White Cane Safety Day.

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Here's the Week 6 NFL Schedule(All times Eastern):

Sunday October 17 1:00 p.m. Cleveland Browns at Pittsburgh Steelers

Sunday October 17 1:00 p.m. Detroit Lions at New York Giants

Sunday October 17 1:00 p.m. New Orleans Saints at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Sunday October 17 1:00 p.m. Atlanta Falcons at Philadelphia Eagles

Sunday October 17 1:00 p.m. Seattle Seahawks at Chicago Bears

Sunday October 17 1:00 p.m. Miami Dolphins at Green Bay Packers

Sunday October 17 1:00 p.m. San Diego Chargers at St. Louis Rams

Sunday October 17 1:00 p.m. Kansas City Chiefs at Houston Texans

Sunday October 17 1:00 p.m. Baltimore Ravens at New England Patriots

Sunday October 17 4:05 p.m. Oakland Raiders at San Francisco 49ers

Sunday October 17 4:05 p.m. New York Jets at Denver Broncos

Sunday October 17 4:15 p.m. Dallas Cowboys at Minnesota Vikings

Sunday October 17 8:20 p.m. Indianapolis Colts at Washington Redskins

Monday October 18 8:30 p.m. Tennessee Titans at Jacksonville Jaguars

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Jimmy really got into his Spaghetti-O's when he was a little guy.

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Clumsy guys will be glad to hear this. Someone's invented lingerie without clasps or Velcro. Instead it uses small magnets.

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ALDS:
Texas Rangers 3-2 vs
Tampa Bay Rays 2-3

New York Yankees 3-0 vs
Minnesota 0-3

NLDS:
Atlanta Braves 1-3 vs
San Francisco Giants 3-1

Cincinnati Reds 0-3 vs
Philadelphia Phillies 3-0

ALCS:

New York Yankees vs Texas Rangers

NLCS:

San Francisco Giants vs Philadelphia Phillies

Friday's game:

New York Yankees at Texas Rangers 8:07pm EDT

Saturday's games:

New York Yankees at Texas Rangers 4:07pm EDT

San Francisco Giants at Philadelphia Phillies 7:37pm EDT

Sunday's game:

San Francisco Giants at Philadelphia Phillies 8:07pm EDT

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Today is Bridge Day. (Linky Link)

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The Giants begin the NLCS tomorrow night in Philadelphia. Tim Lincecum goes for the Giants against Roy Halladay. First pitch is set for 7:37pm EDT.

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Today is the Sweetest Day. (Finally, a day named for my wife!)
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Today in Elvis History:

1955 - Buddy (Holly) & Bob opened a show for Elvis Presley in Lubbock, TX.

1961 - In Nashville, Elvis Presley recorded the song "Good Luck Charm."

1968 - Elvis Presley recorded the song "Charro!"

1973 - In Memphis, Elvis Presley was admitted to Baptist Memorial Hospital suffering from pneumonia. He stayed for two weeks.

1994 - The Elvis Presley collector's edition album "If Every Day Was Like Christmas" was released.

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How about the scene on The View Thursday? If you missed it, Whoopi Goldberg and Joy Behar walked off the set after a shouting match with conservative commentator Bill O'Reilly about the planned mosque near the site of the September 11 attacks in New York. (These shoes were made for walkin'....)

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Today in Beatles History:

1960 - Ringo Starr filled in for Pete Best on drums when the Beatles Wally Eymond (Rory Storm & the Hurricanes) on a recording of Gershwin's "Summertime."

1961 - The Beatles appeared on the same bill as comedian Ken Dodd at a St. John's Ambulance Brigade star fundraiser.

1964 - Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney met Mary Wilson (Supremes) at the Ad Lib Club in Birmingham, England.

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A source says a Top Gun 2 is in the early planning stages. Tom Cruise could come back, but in a smaller role.

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Today in Sports History:

1989 - Wayne Gretzky, while playing for the Los Angeles Kings, surpassed Gordie Howe's NHL scoring record of 1,850 career points.

2001 - The 0-4 Dallas Cowboys and the 0-4 Washington Redskins played on Monday Night Football. It was the only time in the 31-year history of Monday Night Football that two 0-4 teams played. The Cowboys won the game 9-7.

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The political ads are getting out of hand. (Not only that, but so far fifteen candidates have already claimed responsibility for saving the Chilean miners.)

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Coming up:
  
Tonight ---

NASCAR Nationwide Series -- Dollar General 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, North Carolina 7:30pm EDT

Baseball: ALCS, Game One -- New York Yankees at Texas Rangers 8:07pm EDT

Saturday ---

Baseball: ALCS, Game One -- New York Yankees at Texas Rangers 4:07pm EDT

SEJHL Hockey -- Florida Eels at Tampa Bay Juniors 5:15pm EDT

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Florida Panthers 7:00pm EDT

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, North Carolina 7:30pm EDT

Baseball: NLCS, Game One -- San Francisco Giants at Philadelphia Phillies 7:37pm EDT

MJHL Hockey -- Florida Eels at Tampa Bay Juniors 8:00pm EDT

College Football -- Oregon State Beavers 10:00pm EDT

Sunday ---

SEJHL Hockey -- Florida Eels at Tampa Bay Juniors 9:30am

NFL Football -- New Orleans Saints at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1:00pm EDT

CFL Football -- Calgary Stampeders at Saskatchewan Roughriders 4:00pm EDT

Baseball: NLCS, Game Two -- San Francisco Giants at Philadelphia Phillies 8:07pm EDT

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That's all for today. See you tomorrow.

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