Sunday, November 28, 2010

It's Grey Cup Sunday




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

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Today is November 28th, the 332nd day of 2010. There are 33 days left in the year.

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Zajac's shootout goal gives Devils win over Flyers.

Crosby hat trick, 200th career goal, leads Pens past Flames.

Canadiens over Sabres.

Senators blank Toronto.

Panthers grab shootout win over Lightning.

Dallas beats St. Louis.

Rangers take shootout win over Nashville.

Ducks rally for win at Phoenix.

Avs bury Wild.

Sharks hang on to beat Oilers.

Hawks wrap up trip by beating Kings.

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Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan reached the Pacific Ocean on this date in 1520 after passing through the South American strait. The strait was named after him. He was the first European to sail the Pacific from the east.

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Saturday's Boxscores:







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William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway were married on this date in 1582.

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Here's Jimmy with his Mommy, two years ago today.






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Capt. Cyril Turner of the Royal Air Force gave the first public exhibition of skywriting on this date in 1922. He spelled out, "Hello USA. Call Vanderbilt 7200" over New York's Times Square.

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STANFORD, CALIFORNIA - Andrew Luck was as good as advertised. So were his Stanford teammates.

And on a Saturday when Oregon State wasn't up to the challenge, it wasn't a pretty picture for Beaver Nation.

Luck threw for 305 yards and four touchdowns in a 38-0 rout of the Beavers Saturday at Stanford Stadium.

Read the rest here.

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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The Grand Ole Opry made its radio debut on station WSM on this date in 1925.

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The final dance.

Rider rosters set for 98th Grey Cup.

The Riders play Montreal in the 98th Grey Cup championship game tonight in Edmonton. Kickoff is set for 6:30pm EST. Listen link for the game is on the right side of this blog.

Visit the teams' official website, Riderville.com.

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On this date in 1934, bank robber George "Baby Face" Nelson was killed by FBI agents near Barrington, IL.

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Grey's Anatomy: Positional breakdown for tonight's big game.

Bud Bowl: Steen wraps up 30 year officiating career.

98th Grey Cup Central.

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

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet Leader Joseph Stalin met in Tehran to map out strategy concerning World War II on this date in 1943.

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Here's the Week 12 NFL Schedule:

New England Patriots 45 at Detroit Lions 24

New Orleans Saints 30 at Dallas Cowboys 27

At New York Jets 26, Cincinnati Bengals 10

Sunday November 28 1:00 p.m. Pittsburgh Steelers at Buffalo Bills

Sunday November 28 1:00 p.m. Jacksonville Jaguars at New York Giants

Sunday November 28 1:00 p.m. Philadelphia Eagles at Chicago Bears

Sunday November 28 1:00 p.m. Green Bay Packers at Atlanta Falcons

Sunday November 28 1:00 p.m. Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Baltimore Ravens

Sunday November 28 1:00 p.m. Tennessee Titans at Houston Texans

Sunday November 28 1:00 p.m. Minnesota Vikings at Washington Redskins

Sunday November 28 1:00 p.m. Carolina Panthers at Cleveland Browns

Sunday November 28 4:05 p.m. Kansas City Chiefs at Seattle Seahawks

Sunday November 28 4:05 p.m. Miami Dolphins at Oakland Raiders

Sunday November 28 4:15 p.m. St. Louis Rams at Denver Broncos

Sunday November 28 8:20 p.m. San Diego Chargers at Indianapolis Colts

Monday November 29 8:30 p.m. San Francisco 49ers at Arizona Cardinals

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On this date in 1953, New York City began 11 days without newspapers due to a strike of photoengravers.

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Today in Elvis History:

1956 - In Memphis, TN, Elvis Presley went to a matinee showing of "Love Me Tender."

1957 - Elvis Presley went to see Pat Boone's new movie "April Love."

1964 - Elvis Presley's song "Ask Me" hit #12 in the U.S.

1970 - Elvis Presley's single "You Don't Have To Say You Love Me" hit #11 in the U.S.

1970 - Elvis Presley's single "I've Lost You" hit #9 in the U.K.

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On this date in 1963, President Johnson announced that Cape Canaveral would be renamed Cape Kennedy in honor of his assassinated predecessor. The name was changed back to Cape Canaveral in 1973 by a vote of residents.

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Today in Beatles History:

1970 - George Harrison's "My Sweet Lord" was released.


1979 - Ringo Starr's home in Los Angeles, CA, burned down.

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The U.S. launched the space probe Mariner IV from Cape Kennedy on a course set for Mars on this date in 1964.

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Today in Sports History:


1929 - Ernie Nevers (Chicago Cardinals) set an NFL record when he scored 40 points in a game. He scored six touchdowns and kicked four extra points.

1948 - Dippy Evans (Chicago Bears) became the first NFL player to score two touchdowns on recovered fumbles in a game.

1969 - The New York Knicks set an NBA record when they won their 18th consecutive game.

1977 - Larry Bird was introduced as "College Basketball's Secret Weapon" with a cover story in Sports Illustrated.

1979 - Billy Smith (New York Islanders) became the first goalie in NHL history to get credit for a goal. Smith was the last Islander to touch the puck before Rob Ramage (Colorado Rockies) put it into his own net.

1982 - Ron Sutter began his NHL career as a Philadelphia Flyer. With his start a record was set when 5 brothers all played in the NHL. His brothers were Brian (St. Louis), Darryl (Chicago), Brent (Islanders) and Duane (Islanders). Ron's twin Rich signed with Pittsburgh a year later to make it six Sutters brothers in the league at one time.

2002 - Michael Jordan (Washington Wizards) announced that he would retire for the third and final time at the end of the NBA season.

2002 - The Dallas Mavericks lost their first game of the season to the Indiana Pacers. The Mavericks had won the first 14 games of the season.

2002 - LeAnne Rimes performed at the half time show at the Dallas Cowboys-Washington Redskins Thanksgiving Day game.

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Margaret Thatcher resigned as prime minister of Britain on this date in 1990.

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Coming up:

Tonight --

NFL Football -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Baltimore Ravens 4:15pm EST

CFL Football -- Grey Cup Championship Game: Saskatchewan Roughriders vs. Montreal Alouettes at Edmonton 6:30pm EST

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That's all for today, see you tomorrow.

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