Saturday, November 13, 2010

It's Saturday




It's Saturday. Here's what's happening....

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Today is November 13th, the 317th day of 2010. There are 48 days left in the year.

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Kovalchuk's goal helps Devils beat Oilers in OT.

Fluery and Penguins shut down Lightning.

Avalanche roll over Blue Jackets.

Panthers tame Wild.

Coyotes top Flames on Fiddler's hat trick.

Ducks top Stars for sixth win in a row.
  
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Today is National Indian Pudding Day.

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From Wednesday:


From Friday:







Tonight's Games: (All Times Eastern)

Youngstown at Indiana 7:05pm

Cedar Rapids at Sioux City 8:00pm

Muskegon at Dubuque 8:00pm

Omaha at Fargo 8:05pm

Waterloo at Des Moines 8:05pm

Chicago at Green Bay 8:05pm

Lincoln at Sioux Falls 8:05pm


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Today is Sadie Hawkins Day.

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It's Saturday Morning and I'm sleeping in!





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Today is World Kindness Day.

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

Rodgers named finalist for Doak Walker Award.

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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On this date in 1927, the Holland Tunnel was opened to traffic. It was the first underwater tunnel built in the U.S.

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Tickets still available for Sunday's West Semi Final.

Vote for Rob Bagg in the Refresh Project.

Sunday's Secret Weapon?

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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Today is the birth anniversary of Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-94). Stevenson wrote Treasure Island, Kidnapped, Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hide, A Child’s Garden of Verses and other works.  

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CFL Power Rankings: Playoff Edition.

Eskimos fire Richie Hall.

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

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The Lord Mayor’s Show, a tradition for nearly 800 years, is today in London, England. (Linky Link).

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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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Harvestfest is today in Savannah, Georgia. (Linky Link)

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Today in Elvis History:

1971 - Elvis Presley performed in Dallas, TX.

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Happy Birthday today to Gerard Butler, Whoopi Goldberg, Jimmy Kimmel, Joe Mantegna, Garry Marshall, Chris Noth, Vinny Testaverde, Steve Zahn.

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Today in Beatles History:


1963 - Paul McCartney caught the flu. The British press reported on his condition in hour-by-hour progress reports.

1966 - It was reported in Britain's "Sunday Telegraph" that two unnamed Beatles had approached Allen Klein about having him manage their affairs. Beatles manager Brian Epstein dismissed the report.

1968 - The Beatles' animated movie "Yellow Submarine" premiered in the U.S.

1969 - John Lennon declared that any hippie could live on the island Dorinch. Lennon had purchased the island, which is off of Ireland.

2001 - Paul McCartney's album "Driving Rain" was released.

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Celine Dion released her first single in Japanese on this date in 1997. The song, "Be The Man," was released in Japan only and is the theme to the Japanese TV drama "Eve."

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Today in Sports History:


1900 - The Baltimore Orioles entered major league baseball's American League.

1934 - Ralph "Scotty" Bowman (St. Louis Eagles) scored the first penalty shot goal in NHL history.

1991 - Roger Clemens won his third Cy Young Award for the American League.

1993 - The Dallas Mavericks began a 20 game streak of losses.

1995 - Greg Maddox (Atlanta Braves) became the first pitcher to win four consecutive Cy Young Awards.

1997 - Mike Keenan was named the head coach of the Vancouver Canucks.

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The first passenger train to visit Cheyenne, Wyoming arrived on this date in 1867

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Coming up:

Tonight --

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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