Thursday, November 4, 2010

It's Thursday











It's Thursday. Here's what's happening....

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Today is November 4th, the 308th day of 2010. There are 57 days left in the year.

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Boston tops Buffalo.

Caps hold off Leafs in SO victory.

Hurricanes blast Islanders.

Thrashers edge Panthers.

Devils beat Hawks despite Brodeur injury.

Stars battle past Penguins.

Red Wings douse Flames.

Jovanovski leads Coyotes past Predators.

Ducks tip Lightning in OT.

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November is National Inspirational Role Models Month.

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Storm to televise three games.

Lumberjack goalie Paul Berrafato returns to practice.

Muskegon Lumberjacks hire Mark Andrew Zwartynski as GM of business operations.

Lumberjacks' "Pink the Rink Night" raises more than $3,000.

Lumberjacks working to learn the ropes, build fanbase in first year in USHL.

Lancers' McLean commits to Ohio State.

Riders name captains.
 
Saints add toughness up front.

Force find myriad challenges now.

Dan Durham now at Air Force.  

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This is National Georgia Pecan Month.

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Jimmy shares a drink with his friend, Mr. Stan Ley Cup.




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November is National Home Care and Hospice Month.

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Beavers control their own destiny in Pac-10.

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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This is National Life Writing Month.

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And the nominees are....

The Riders look to snap their four-game losing streak when the close the regular season season at home this Satursday against the Edmonton Eskimos. Kickoff is set for 7:00pm EDT. Listen links for the broadcast are on the right side of this blog.

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November is National Long-term Care Awareness Month.

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Higgins: The wicked role of backup players.

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

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Today is National Chicken Lady Day.

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Here's the Week 9 NFL Schedule(All times Eastern):

Sunday November 7 1:00 p.m. New York Jets at Detroit Lions

Sunday November 7 1:00 p.m. New Orleans Saints at Carolina Panthers

Sunday November 7 1:00 p.m. San Diego Chargers at Houston Texans

Sunday November 7 1:00 p.m. Arizona Cardinals at Minnesota Vikings

Sunday November 7 1:00 p.m. New England Patriots at Cleveland Browns

Sunday November 7 1:00 p.m. Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Atlanta Falcons

Sunday November 7 1:00 p.m. Chicago Bears at Buffalo Bills

Sunday November 7 1:00 p.m. Miami Dolphins at Baltimore Ravens

Sunday November 7 4:05 p.m. New York Giants at Seattle Seahawks

Sunday November 7 4:15 p.m. Indianapolis Colts at Philadelphia Eagles

Sunday November 7 4:15 p.m. Kansas City Chiefs at Oakland Raiders

Sunday November 7 8:20 p.m. Dallas Cowboys at Green Bay Packers

Monday November 8 8:30 p.m. Pittsburgh Steelers at Cincinnati Bengals

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Today is Use Your Common Sense Day.

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SAN FRANCISCO -- Hundreds of thousands of Giants fans, dressed in black and orange, lined the streets of San Francisco on Wednesday for a ticker-tape parade to celebrate the franchise's first World Series title since 1954.

The parade paid homage to the route taken when the Giants were first welcomed to San Francisco in 1958, but this time the parade included the World Series trophy for the first time in the city's history.

Read the rest here.

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Today is National Medical Science Liason Awareness and Appreciation Day.

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Today in Elvis History:

1967 - Elvis Presley's single "Big Boss Man" hit #38 in the U.S.

2003 - The Elvis Presley album "Christmas Peace" was released. The album contained 40 songs.

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Pumpkin Chunkin Days are today through Saturday.

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Today in Beatles History:

1963 - The Beatles received a royal seal of approval from H.R.H. the Queen Mother, Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon. The band had played at the Royal Variety Performance at London's Prince of Wales Theatre.

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November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month.

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Today in Sports History:

1923 - George Halas (Chicago Bears) picked up an Oorang Indians fumble and ran it 98 yards for a touchdown.

1960 - Wilt Chamberlain (Philadelphia) set an NBA record when he missed all 10 of his free throws.

1973 - The Chicago Bears set an NFL record when they held the Green Bay Packers to -12 yards passing.

1954 - The Philadelphia A's moved to Kansas City.

1972 - The L.A. Kings scored 3 goals within 45 seconds against the New York Islanders.

1976 - Major league baseball held its first free-agent draft. 24 players were available from 13 teams.

1994 - United Center in Chicago, IL, opened.

1994 - The San Antonio Spurs' season opener was delayed for 50 minutes when a fireworks display triggered the sprinkler system in the Alamodome.

2001 - Randall Cunningham (Baltimore Ravens) achieved 30,000 career passing yards.

2001 - The Arizona Diamondbacks won their first World Series. They beat the New York Yankees 3-2 in game 7.

2001 - Former Dallas Cowboy Nate Newton was arrested in Louisiana after police found 213 pounds of marijuana in a van he was driving.

2003 - Mark Messier (New York Rangers) scored two goals and moved into second place in career points. The goals were points 1850 and 1851 of his career.

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November is National Novel Writing Month.

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Coming up:

Tonight --

Nothin' Doin'

Friday --

Nothin' Doin'

Saturday --

Nascar Nationwide Series -- O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, Texas 12:00pm EDT

College Football -- Oregon State Beavers at UCLA Bruins 7:00pm EDT

CFL Football -- Edmonton Eskimos at Saskatchewan Roughriders 7:00pm EDT (Final game of regular season)

MJHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at East Coast Eagles 8:00pm EDT

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at San Jose Sharks 10:30pm EDT

Sunday --

MJHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at East Coast Eagles 10:30am EST

NFL Football -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Atlanta Falcons 1:00pm EST

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, Texas 3:00pm EST

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That's all for today, see you tomorrow.

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