Friday, November 12, 2010

It's Friday




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

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Today is November 12th, the 316th day of 2010. There are 49 days left in the year.

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Price leads Canadiens to win at Boston.

Rangers beat Sabres in OT.

Semin's big night leads Caps past Bolts.

Flyers pound Canes.

Strong start helps Thrashers beat Wild to snap skid.

Red Wings sail past Oilers.

Vancouver pounds Ottawa.

Preds over Blues in shootout.

Kings beat Stars to stay perfect at home.

Sharks edge Islanders in shootout.
  
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Today is Chicken Soup for the Soul Day.

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Prince wishes IceMen best of luck.

USHLers among WMU recruits.

Stampede to hold Military Appreciation Night.

Nine Lumberjacks sign letters of intent.

Des Moines Buccaneers on a streak.

Des Moines Buccaneers’ Kopitar shares bond with sibling.


Gaede helps U.S. Select Team win.

Force losing streak hits five.

Q & A with Girgensons.

Saints to help injured Marine and family.

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Today is Domino Day. (The game, not the pizza.)

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So many toys, so little time....





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Today is the start of National Donor Sabbath Days. They run today through Sunday.

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Riley calls point spread for Wazzu game "crazy."

Pac-10 predictions: Can Beavers hold down Cougars?

Brennan Olander might have surgery.

Oregon State (4-4, 3-2 Pac-10) hosts the Washington State Cougars (1-9, 0-7) Nov. 13. The game will kickoff at 1:10 p.m. and air live on FSN Northwest.

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

And here's the 2010 football roster.

Here's the 2011 Beaver Pac-10 baseball schedule.

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Today is Grace Kelly's Birth Anniversary (1929-82).

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Fantuz named Top Canadian for October.

The Riders host the BC Lions in the first round of the CFL Playoffs this coming Sunday. Kickoff on the Rider Radio Network is 4:30pm EST, with Rod Pedersen and Carm Carteri calling the action. The Listen link is on the right side of this blog.

Visit the teams' official website, Riderville.com.

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The 16th annual Asian Games 2010 run today through the 17th at, China. (Linky Link)  

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Fan Blog: From a Kid's Point of View.

Lang's Look ahead to semi-final weekend.

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

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Neil Young is 65 today! (Old man, look at my life....)

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Here's the Week 10 NFL Schedule:

At Atlanta Falcons 26, Baltimore Ravens 21

Sunday November 11 1:00 p.m. Detroit Lions at  Buffalo Bills

Sunday November 14 1:00 p.m. Cincinnati Bengals at Indianapolis Colts

Sunday November 14 1:00 p.m. New York Jets at Cleveland Browns

Sunday November 14 1:00 p.m. Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears

Sunday November 14 1:00 p.m. Tennessee Titans at  Miami Dolphins

Sunday November 14 1:00 p.m. Houston Texans at Jacksonville Jaguars

Sunday November 14 1:00 p.m. Carolina Panthers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Sunday November 14 4:15 p.m. Dallas Cowboys at New York Giants

Sunday November 14 4:05 p.m. Kansas City Chiefs at Denver Broncos

Sunday November 14 4:15 p.m. St. Louis Rams at San Francisco 49ers

Sunday November 14 4:15 p.m. Seattle Seahawks at Arizona Cardinals

Sunday November 14 8:20 p.m. New England Patriots at Pittsburgh Steelers

Monday November 15 8:30 p.m. Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Redskins

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The Waterfowl Festival in Easton, Maryland runs today through Sunday. (Linky Link)

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Today in Elvis History:

<1936 - Songwriter Mort Shuman was born in Brooklyn, NY. 1955 - Elvis Presley was voted Most Promising Country And Western Artist in the annual U.S. DJ Poll. 1960 - Bill Black, former bass player for Elvis Presley, hit #11 in the U.S. with his version of "Don't Be Cruel." 1977 - The Elvis Presley album "Les 40 Grands Plus Succes" (the French pressing of "40 Greatest") hit #56 in the U.K. 2002 - The documentary "Elvis, The King In Hollywood" was released. ************************************************ Happy Birthday today to Nadia Comeneci, Ryan Gosling, Anne Hathaway, Norman Mineta, Megan Mullaly, David Schwimmer, Sammy Sosa. ************************************************ Today in Beatles History:

1963 - A concert at the Guild Hall, Portsmouth ('The Beatles Autumn Tour') was postponed because of Paul McCartney being sick.

1965 - "The Beatles In Italy" was released in Italy.

1988 - The 7th episode of a BBC series, essentially based on 'The Beatles At The Beeb' collection, aired.

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The Vans Triple Crown of Surfing begins today at Oahu, Hawaii. Competition runs through December 20th. (Linky Link)

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Today in Sports History:

1892 - William "Pudge" Heffelfinger became the first professional football player when he was paid a $500 bonus for helping the Allegheny Athletic Association beat the Pittsburgh Athletic Club.

1920 - Judge Keneshaw Mountain Landis was elected the first commissioner of the American and National Leagues.

1931 - Maple Leaf Gardens opened in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It was to be the new home of the Toronto Maple Leafs in the National Hockey League (NHL).

1933 - In Philadelphia, the first Sunday football game was played.

1953 - The NFL policy of blacking out home games was upheld by Judge Allan K. Grim of the U.S. District Court in Philadelphia.

1967 - The Detroit Lions set a National Football League (NFL) record when they fumbled the ball 11 times. They only lost possession five of the eleven times.

1972 - Don Shula, coach of the Miami Dolphins, became the first NFL head coach to win 100 regular season games in 10 seasons.

1996 - "Dennis Rodman's World Tour '96" debuted on MTV.

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On this date in 1979, President Carter ordered a halt to all oil imports from Iran in response to 63 Americans being taken hostage at the U.S. embassy in Tehran, Iran on November 4th.

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Coming up:

Tonight --

SEJHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors vs TBD at Warrior Classic Showcase TBD

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Pittsburgh Penguins 7:00pm

Saturday --

SEJHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors vs TBD at Warrior Classic Showcase TBD

College Football -- Washington State Cougars at Oregon State Beavers 4:00pm EST

Nascar Nationwide Series -- WYPALL 200 Powered by Kimberly-Clark Professional at Phoenix International Raceway, Phoenix, Arizona 4:00pm EST

Sunday --

SEJHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors vs TBD at Warrior Classic Showcase TBD

NFL Football -- Carolina Panthers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1:00pm EST

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- Kobalt Tools 500 at Phoenix International Raceway, Phoenix, Arizona 3:00pm EST

CFL Playoff Football -- BC Lions at Saskatchewan Roughriders 4:30pm EST

NHL Hockey -- Minnesota Wild at Tampa Bay Lightning 5:00pm EST

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That's all for today, see you tomorrow.

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