Sunday, October 17, 2010

It's Sunday

It's Sunday. Here's what's happening....


Today is October 17th, the 289th day of 2010. There are 76 days left in the year.


Hawks get first home win.

Thrashers beat Sharks.

Sid's pair leads Pens past Flyers.

Habs rally past Sens.

Caps sink Preds in OT.

Kronwall OT goal for Wings beats Yippin' Puppies.

Flames beat Oilers.

Isles roll past Avs.

Stinkin' Panthers blast Lightning.

Jackets slip past Wild.

Stars over Blues in shootout.


There's just somethin' about an ice cold hockey rink on a Sunday morning that sends my spirit soaring, ya know what I mean?


Stamps win home opener.

Black Hawks edge Lincoln again, 5-3.

Storm loses to Omaha in OT.

Jacks blank Muskies.

Force drops home opener.

Gamblers ice Indy

Dubuque roughs up Des Moines.


Today is the first day of National School Bus Safety Week.


SEATTLE (AP) Washington always found a way to lose close games last season.

This year, the Huskies are 2-for-2 in finishing off tight games.

"Today in overtime proved it. We were really, really sound. We executed well, we were able to move the ball and we were able to make things happen," Washington quarterback Jake Locker said.

Locker threw a career-high five touchdown passes, two in overtime to Jermaine Kearse, and Oregon State's 2-point conversion attempt in the second overtime fell incomplete as the Huskies beat the No. 24 Beavers 35-34 on Saturday night.

Read the rest here.

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

And here's the 2010 football roster.


Today is National Boss's Day. (On a Sunday?)


The Riders look to rebound and move closer to first this afternoon, 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


Today is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.


Visit the league's official website at


Today is Wear Something Gaudy Day.


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


Milk and Nummies. What else could a guy need?


Today is Black Poetry Day.


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

New York Yankees 3-0 vs
Minnesota 0-3

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

Cincinnati Reds 0-3 vs
Philadelphia Phillies 3-0


New York Yankees 1-1 vs Texas Rangers 1-1.


San Francisco Giants 1-0 vs Philadelphia Phillies 0-1

Friday's game:

New York Yankees 6 at Texas Rangers 5 (Yankees score 5 in eighth to win)

Saturday's games:

New York Yankees 2 at Texas Rangers 7

San Francisco Giants 4 at Philadelphia Phillies 3

Sunday's game:

San Francisco Giants at Philadelphia Phillies 8:07pm EDT


Today is start of National Chemistry Week.


PHILADELPHIA -- A single victory had singular meaning for the Giants, who outlasted the Philadelphia Phillies, 4-3, in Saturday night's National League Championship Series opener.

The Giants ignored their status as heavy underdogs against the Phillies, who are widely considered the class of the NL and are striving to become the league's first team since the 1942-44 St. Louis Cardinals to win three consecutive pennants.

Fueled by two homers from Cody Ross and resolute pitching by Tim Lincecum, Javier Lopez and Brian Wilson, the outcome dented the Phillies' invincibility by ending their seven-game winning streak in postseason openers.

Read the rest here.


The 300 millionth American was born in Chicago on this date in 2006.

Today in Elvis History:

1957 - The Elvis Presley film "Jailhouse Rock" premiered at Loew's State Theater in Memphis. Elvis had worked at the theater in 1952.


A cold morning hockey rink does it for me. What makes you feel good about things?


Today in Beatles History:

1962 - The Beatles first appeared on Great Britain's Grenada TV Network.


Al Capone went to prison on this date in 1931.


Today in Sports History:

1860 - Willie Park won the first professional golf tournament to be held in Scotland.

1962 - The New York Yankees won their 20th World Series when they beat the San Francisco Giants.

1943 - The Detroit Lions set a rushing record when they achieved a negative fifty-three yards against the Chicago Cardinals.

1968 - Bob Beamon long jumped 29 feet, 2 1/2 inches at the Olympic Games in Mexico.

1978 - The New York Islanders began a streak of 23 undefeated games at home (15-0-8).

1992 - Jari Kurri (Los Angeles Kings) scored his 500th goal in a game 8-6 win over the Boston Bruins. Kuri was the 18th player to read the mark.

2000 - Patrick Roy (Colorado Avalanche) achieved his 448th victory as a goalie in the NHL. Roy passed Terry Sawchuck to become the record holder for career victories.


The Loma Prieta Earthquake struck the San Francisco Bay Area on this date in 1989.

Coming up:
Tonight ---

Baseball: ALCS, Game Two -- 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


That's all for today. See you tomorrow.

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