Tuesday, October 5, 2010

It's Tuesday












It's Tuesday. Here's what's happening.... 

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Today is October 5th, the 277th day of 2010. There are 88 days left in the year.

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NHL Network announces live game schedule.

Canes yield pair in third, fall 5-3 to St. Petersburg.
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The Postal Service's request to raise the cost of mailing a letter by 2 cents was rejected last Thursday.

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USHL Honors - Week One.

Anthoine ready for first shift with Black Bears.

Mayfield making a name for himself in draft circles.

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A Connecticut man wearing an "I Have A Drinking Problem" T-shirt was arrested last week for drunk driving after losing control of his car and crashing it into a house.

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First Annual USA Hockey Sled Classic Presented by the NHL Set to Kick Off This Weekend

Colorado Avalanche To Host Inaugural Event

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Forty-six of the top sled hockey players in the country will take part in the first annual USA Hockey Sled Classic presented by the NHL® this coming weekend (Oct. 8-10).

The Colorado Avalanche will host the tournament's preliminary rounds at the Edge Ice Arena in Littleton, Colo., on Friday and Saturday (Oct. 8-9), before holding the championship game on Sunday (Oct. 10), at Pepsi Center in Denver.

The 46 participants are members of four sled hockey teams affiliated with NHL clubs - the Chicago Blackhawks, Colorado Avalanche, Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins.

Throughout the tournament, scores, statistics and photos from the event will be made available online. For more information on the USA Hockey Sled Classic presented by the NHL, including full rosters and a complete game schedule, click here.

NOTES: All of the games are free of charge. Spectators arriving at Pepsi Center on Sunday should park in the A-Lot (VIP) and enter through the Main Entrance (South Entrance) of the arena ... To learn more about USA Sled Hockey, click here.

NHL® and the NHL Shield are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. Colorado Avalanche name and logo are registered trademarks of the NHL team. NHL and NHL team marks are the property of the NHL and its teams. All Rights Reserved.

U.S. National Under-18 Team Falls to the University of Denver, 8-1


Tyler Biggs Scores for Team USA

DENVER, Colo. - Tyler Biggs (Cincinnati, Ohio) scored the lone goal for Team USA, but the U.S. National Under-18 Team fell to the University of Denver, 8-1, here Saturday night at Magness Arena, in its first game against an NCAA opponent this season.
The University of Denver scored with less than one minute remaining in the first period, and then notched a goal late in the middle frame to take a 2-0 lead into the second intermission.

Biggs opened the scoring for Team USA just 30 seconds into the third period to cut the deficit to 2-1. Reid Boucher (Grand Ledge, Mich.) passed the puck up to Rocco Grimaldi (Rossmoor, Calif.) along the left sideboards. Grimaldi sent a cross-ice pass to Biggs at the right faceoff circle, who fired a wrist shot, beating University of Denver goaltender Adam Murray high on the glove side.

In the final frame, the University of Denver notched six more goals to complete the 8-1 victory.

Goaltender John Gibson (Pittsburgh, Pa.) stopped 29 shots for Team USA in the loss, while Murray made 29 saves for the University of Denver in the win.

The U.S. National Under-18 Team next faces Colorado College tomorrow (Oct. 3) at 6 p.m. ET, at the World Arena in Colorado Springs.

NOTES: Saturday markedthe first game of the U.S. National Under-18 Team's 16-game schedule against NCAA opponents ... University of Denver goaltender Adam Murray (Anchorage, Alaska/2006-09), forwards Drew Shore (Denver, Colo./2007-09), Nick Shore (Denver, Colo./2008-10) and Jason Zucker (Las Vegas, Nev./2008-10) all previously played for the National Team Development Program ... Drew and Nick Shore's younger brother, Quentin, currently plays for the U.S. National Under-17 Team, while University of Denver forward Jarrod Mermis's younger brother, Dakota, plays for the Under-17 Team as well.

GAME SUMMARY
Scoring By Period

USA 0 - 0 - 1 - 1
DEN 1 - 1 - 6 - 8

First Period – Scoring: 1, DEN, Zucker (Ostrow), 19:15 (pp). Penalties: DEN, Makowski (boarding), 5:26; DEN, Phillips (cross-checking), 13:18; USA, Pietila (high-sticking), 15:06; USA, Miller (hooking), 17:44.

Second Period – Scoring: 2, DEN, Donovan (Ostrow, Mermis), 17:29. Penalties: DEN, Nutini (elbowing), 3:51; DEN, Zucker (roughing), 17:54; USA, Pietila (slashing), 17:54; USA, Bardreau (roughing), 17:54.

Third Period – Scoring: 3, USA, Biggs (Grimaldi, Boucher), 0:30; 4, DEN, Zucker (Salazar, Shore), 6:35; 5, DEN, Zucker (Shore, Donovan), 8:27 (sh); 6, DEN, Olszewski (Ostrow, Lee), 2:58; 7, Maiani (Donovan), 10:45; 8, DEN, Donovan (Shore, Bennett), 13:24 (pp); 9, Shore (Bennett, Maiani), 15:35 (pp). Penalties: DEN, Ryder (roughing), 3:14; DEN, Mermis (high-sticking), 7:46; DEN, Ostrow (roughing), 10:38; USA, Fiala (major), 10:38; USA, Fiala (misconduct), 10:38; DEN, Ryder (interference), 10:59; USA, Paliotta (tripping), 18:36; DEN, Ostrow (tripping), 20:00.

Shots by Period 1 2 3 Total

USA 12 5 13 30
DEN 10 8 19 37

Goaltenders (SH/SV) 1 2 3 Total

USA, Gibson, 59:57 10-9 8-7 13-7 37-29
DEN, Murray, 59:53 12-12 5-5 19-18 30-29

Power Play: USA 0-6; DEN 3-9

Penalties: USA 9-29; DEN 9-18

Offiacials: Referee - Tim Walsh, Peter Fresema; Linesmen - Gary Pedigo, Tim Swiader

Attendance: 5,013

U.S. National Under-18 Team Falls to Colorado College, 7-1

Reid Scores For Team USA

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Adam Reid (Chino Hills, Calif.) scored in the second period for Team USA, but the U.S. National Under-18 Team fell to Colorado College, 7-1, here Sunday night at World Arena.

Colorado College scored late in the first period and then added two more goals during the middle frame to take a 3-0 lead.

Reid notched a power-play goal at the 13:16 mark of the second period to cut Team USA's deficit to two goals. Robbie Russo (Westmont, Ill.) sent a cross-ice pass to Travis Boyd (Hopkins, Minn.) streaking along the right sideboards. Boyd then skated past the defense and passed the puck to Reid in front of the net, who backhanded the puck past Colorado College goaltender Joe Howe for the score.

Colorado College scored four goals in the final frame for the 7-1 victory.

Matt McNeely (Burnsville, Minn.) stopped 44 shots for Team USA in the loss, while Howe and Tyler O'Brien combined to make 16 saves for Colorado College in the win.

The U.S. National Under-18 Team next faces the Dubuque (Iowa) Fighting Saints October 8 at 7:00 p.m. ET at the Ann Arbor Ice Cube.

NOTES: Team USA went 1-for-7 on the power play, while Colorado College was 3-for-5 with the man advantage ... Colorado College defensemen Joe Marciano (Faribault, Minn./2006-08) previously played for the National Team Development Program.

GAME SUMMARY

Scoring By Period

USA 0 - 1 - 0 - 1
CC 1 - 2 - 4 - 7

First Period – Scoring: 1, CC, Johnson (Winkler, Lowery), 18:56, (pp). Penalties: CC, Rapuzzi (roughing), 10:56; USA, Fiala (cross-checking), 14:28; CC, R. Schwartz (roughing, double minor), 14:28; USA, Van Voorhis (holding), 17:41.

Second Period – Scoring: 2, CC, R. Schwartz (J. Schwartz), 8:31, (pp); 3, CC, Krushelnyski (unassisted), 8:53; 4, USA, Reid (Boyd, Russo), 13:16, (pp). Penalties: CC, Guentzel (holding), 0:38; CC, Boivin (slashing), 4:12; USA, Boucher (goaltender interference), 5:05; USA, Russo (tripping), 8:21; CC, McDermott (interference), 12:10; CC, Boivin (tripping), 17:11; USA, Miller (interference), 17:15.

Third Period – Scoring: 5, CC, Dineen (unassisted), 0:32; 6, CC, Guentzel (R. Schwartz, J. Schwartz), 8:39, (pp); 7, CC, J. Schwartz (Hamburg, McDermott), 11:32; 8, CC, Krushelnyski (Civitarese), 18:14. Penalties: USA, Paliotta (roughing), 0:44; CC, Schultz (roughing), 0:44; CC, Bidwell (tripping), 3:04; USA, Larraza (tripping), 8:17.

Shots by Period 1 2 3 Total

USA 10 4 3 17
CC 9 23 19 51

Goaltenders (SH/SV) 1 2 3 Total

USA, McNeely, 60:00 9-8 23-21 19-15 51-44

CC, Howe, 50:20 10-10 4-3 0-0 14-13

CC, O'Brien, 9:40 -- -- 3-3 3-3
Power Play: USA 1-7; CC 3-5

Penalties: USA 7-14; CC 9-18

Officials: Referee - Timm Walsh, Pete Friesma; Linesmen - Stephen Stankovich, Scott Staudte

Attendance: 3,252

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Today is not only World Teacher's Day, it's also Balloons Around The World Day. (Linky Link)

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Off to the playoffs.

Saskatchewan, now 10-4 on the year and 2 points behind first place Calgary in the West, hosts the Argonauts in Regina on Saturday, October 9th at 4:00pm EDT.

Visit the teams' official website at riderville.com.

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NBC has ordered a remake of The Munsters. (A remake of The Munsters? What do you call Jersey Shore?)

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Here's the Week 4 NFL Schedule (All times Eastern):

Baltimore Ravens 17 at Pittsburgh Steelers 14

At Green Bay Packers 28, Detroit Lions 26

At New Orleans Saints 16, Carolina Panthers 14

At Atlanta Falcons 16, San Francisco 49ers 14

New York Jets 38 at Buffalo Bills 14

Denver Broncos 26 at Tennessee Titans 20

At St. Louis Rams 20, Seattle Seahawks 3

At Cleveland Browns 23, Cincinnati Bengals 20

At Jacksonville Jaguars 31, Indianapolis Colts 28

Houston Texans 31 at Oakland Raiders 24

At San Diego Chargers 41, Arizona Cardinals 10

Washington Redskins 17 at Philadelphia Eagles 12

At New York Giants 17, Chicago Bears 3

New England Patriots 41 at Miami Dolphins 14

Here's the Week 5 NFL Schedule (All times Eastern):

Sunday October 10 1:00 p.m. New York Giants at Houston Texans

Sunday October 10 1:00 p.m. St. Louis Rams at Detroit Lions

Sunday October 10 1:00 p.m. Green Bay Packers at Washington Redskins

Sunday October 10 1:00 p.m. Chicago Bears at Carolina Panthers

Sunday October 10 1:00 p.m. Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Cincinnati Bengals

Sunday October 10 1:00 p.m. Denver Broncos at Baltimore Ravens

Sunday October 10 1:00 p.m. Atlanta Falcons at Cleveland Browns

Sunday October 10 1:00 p.m. Kansas City Chiefs at Indianapolis Colts

Sunday October 10 1:00 p.m. Jacksonville Jaguars at Buffalo Bills

Sunday October 10 4:05 p.m. New Orleans Saints at Arizona Cardinals

Sunday October 10 4:15 p.m. Tennessee Titans at Dallas Cowboys

Sunday October 10 4:15 p.m. San Diego Chargers at Oakland Raiders

Sunday October 10 8:20 p.m. Philadelphia Eagles at San Francisco 49ers

Monday October 11 8:30 p.m. Minnesota Vikings at New York Jets

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Officials in a Pittsburgh suburb opened a 100-year-old time capsule over the weekend. They found some change and lots of rotted newspaper and photos. Those who placed the time capsule didn't solder it shut and moisture got in.

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Jacquizz Breaks Out In Conference Opening Win.

Report Card: A's for the offense, B's for the defense.

The 2-2 Oregon State Beavers take their 1-0 Conference record on the road this coming Saturday to face the Arizona Wildcats. Start time has yet to be determined.

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

And here's the 2010 football roster.

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A robotics team at the Italian Institute of Technology has created a robot that can shoot a bow and arrow.

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Agos' Robertson campaigns against cancer.

Scotia Bank Video Zone: Top Ten plays of week #14.

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

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Fox is charging $450,000 per 30-second commercial during the upcoming World Series. (As Linda Ronstadt would say: "Savin' nickels, savin' dimes....")

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So, I don't get any of that candy bar, do I Daddy?






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CNN fired Rick Sanchez after he went on a verbal rampage against both Comedy Central's Jon Stewart and the big brass at CNN. (Then live on air he slid down the emergency chute and went home.)


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ST. PETERSBURG -- The Rays were off on Monday after returning from Kansas City, but third baseman Evan Longoria had a good workout in the morning at Tropicana Field.

Longoria has not played since Sept. 23 in New York because of a strained left quadriceps muscle, but is expected to be ready to go on Wednesday against the Rangers in Game 1 of the American League Division Series at 1:37 p.m. ET on TBS. 

Read the rest here.

Notes: The Rays host Texas in game one of the ALDS tomorrow. First pitch is scheduled for 1:37pm EDT. David Price (19-6, 2.72) pitches for the Rays, Cliff Lee (12-9, 3.18) gets the start for Texas.
 
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This will make you feel old....Steve Miller (You know, Steve Miller Band) is 67 today. (Ouch, that hurts!)

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ALDS:
Texas Rangers vs
Tampa Bay Rays

New York Yankees vs
Minnesota

NLDS:
Atlanta Braves vs
San Francisco Giants

Cincinnati Reds vs
Philadelphia Phillies
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Today is World Teachers' Day. (A&E is airing a show of Tony Danza teaching a history class. Don't laugh, he's a History Education major.)

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SAN FRANCISCO -- Multiple storylines are guaranteed to unfold before the Giants and Atlanta Braves begin their best-of-five National League Division Series on Thursday at 6:37 p.m. PT on TBS and MLB.TV at AT&T Park.
Read the rest here.

Notes:  The Giants begin the best-of-five NLDS on Thursday against Atlanta. First pitch is set for 9:37pm EDT. Tim Lincecum (16-10, 3.43) starts for the Giants against Derek Lowe (16-12, 4.00) of Atlanta.

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A Ugandan man wants to be paid -- nearly $700,000 -- for designing Uganda's flag. The 80-year-old won a design contest nearly five decades ago and says he never received payment. (So, how much does the U.S. owe Betsy Ross?)

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Today in Elvis History:

1968 - The Elvis Presley single "Almost In Love" hit #95 in the U.S.

1999 - Paul McCartney's album "Run Devil Run" was released. The album is a collection of rock 'n' roll cover songs recorded by various artists including Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley.

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A Milwaukee neighborhood is being protected by The Watchman. The masked man patrols the streets dressed in all black except for a bright red face mask and a large yellow W on his shirt. He carries a flashlight, a cell phone and pepper spray. (I wonder if he has a teenage boy as his assistant?)

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Today in Beatles History:

1962 - "Love Me Do" by the Beatles was released in the U.K. It was their first single.

1993 - The Beatles' "1962-1966" and "1966-1970" were released on CD.

1999 - Paul McCartney's album "Run Devil Run" was released. The album is a collection of rock 'n' roll cover songs recorded by various artists including Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley.

2004 - Mark David Chapman was denied parole for the third time. Chapman was convicted of killing John Lennon on December 8, 1980.

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A 9-year-old boy in Wisconsin figured out a way to cheat a claw toy vending machine -- he simply climbed right inside, up through the prize chute. Time to ban these things? After all, it's at least the fifth time a kid has climbed up inside a claw toy vending machine.

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Today in Sports History:

1919 - Enzo Ferrari debuted in his first race. He later founded the Auto Avio Construzioni Ferrari, an independent manufacturing company.

1921 - The World Series was broadcast on the radio for the first time. The game was between the New York Giants and the New York Yankees.

1932 - The Detroit Falcons introduced a new name (the Redwings) and new uniforms to the city of Detroit.

1983 - Wayne Gretzky began a streak of scoring that covered 51 games. The streak ended on January 27, 1984.

2001 - Barry Bonds (San Francisco Giants) hit his 71st and 72nd home runs in a single season.

2003 - The Chicago Cubs won their first postseason series since the 1908 World Series.

2003 - Dante Hall (Kansas City Chiefs) scored on a return in an NFL-record fourth straight game.

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In the latest poll Jennifer Aniston was voted the world's most eligible single woman. (Snooki asked for a recount.)

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Coming up:
  
Tonight ---

Nothin' Doin'

Wednesday --

Baseball: Game One, ALDS - Texas Rangers at Tampa Bay Rays 1:37pm EDT

Baseball: Game One, NLDS - Cincinnati Reds at Philadelphia Phillies 5:07pm EDT

Baseball: Game One, ALDS - New York Yankees at Minnesota Twins 8:37pm EDT

Thursday --

Baseball: Game One, ALDS - Texas Rangers at Tampa Bay Rays 2:37pm EDT

Baseball: Game One, NLDS - Atlanta Braves at San Francisco Giants 9:37pm EDT

Friday --

Baseball: Game Two, NLDS - Cincinnati Reds at Philadelphia Phillies 6:07pm EDT

Baseball: Game Two, NLDS - Atlanta Braves at San Francisco Giants 9:37pm EDT

Saturday --

SEJHL Hockey: Tampa Bay Juniors at Florida Eelks 3:30pm EDT

Nascar Nationwide Series: CampingWorld.com 300 at Auto Club Speedway, Fontana, California 4:00pm EDT

Baseball: Game Three, ALDS - Tampa Bay Rays at Texas Rangers 5:07pm EDT

CFL Football: Toronto Argonauts at Saskatchewan Roughriders 9:00pm EDT

MJHL Hockey: Tampa Bay Juniors vs Walpole Express at New Hampshire Showcase 9:15pm EDT

Baseball: Game Three, ALDS - Minnesota Twins at New York Yankees 9:37pm EDT

College Football: Oregon State Beavers at Arizona Wildcats TBA

Sunday --

NFL Football: Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Cincinnati Bengals 1:00pm EDT

Nascar Sprint Cup Series: Pepsi Max 400 at Auto Club Speedway, Fontana, California 3:00pm EDT

SEJHL Hockey: Florida Eels at Tampa Bay Juniors 6:35pm EDT

NHL Hockey: Atlanta Thrashers at Tampa Bay Lightning 7:30pm EDT (Regular Season Opener)

MJHL Hockey: Tampa Bay Juniors vs Cranston Reds at New Hampshire Showcase 8:55pm EDT

Baseball: Game Three, NLDS - Philadelphia Phillies at Cincinnati Reds TBA

Baseball: Game Three, NLDS - San Francisco Giants at Atlanta Braves TBA

Baseball: Game Four, ALDS - Minnesota Twins at New York Yankees TBA (If necessary)

Baseball: Game Four, ALDS - Tampa Bay Rays at Texas Rangers TBA (If necessary)

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That's all for today. Meet ya back here tomorrow, okay?       

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