Wednesday, November 17, 2010

It's Wednesday




It's Wednesday. Here's what's happening....

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Today is November 17th, the 321st day of 2010. There are 44 days left in the year.

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Leafs rally to end eight game skid.

Price makes 41 saves as Habs blank Flyers.

Richards scores number 200 as Stars beat Ducks.

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Today is Guinness World Record Day.

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NHL Central Scouting ranks top USHL players.

USHL Update: Week Seven.

Badgers ink five during early signing period.

Phantoms pages: Week #7.

Murdock finds his groove for Stars.

Stampede close out homestand this weekend.

Denis commits to Ferris State.

Lumberjacks gear up for rare morning game.

Freshmen making impact.

Force standouts return after Junior "A" Challenge.

Indiana Ice weekly.

Lumberjacks' Berry named USHL player of the week.

USHL leaders through November 14th.

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This is Homemade Bread Day.

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University of Wisconsin Unanimous No. 1 in USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Women's College Hockey Poll


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Wisconsin is the unanimous No. 1 in this week's USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Women's College Hockey Poll. The Badgers accumulated 183 points and all 19 first-place votes to claim the top spot for the third week in a row.

Cornell University remains in the No. 2 spot with 166 points, while the University of Minnesota Duluth (147) advances one place to No. 3. Mercyhurst College (143) claims the No. 4 spot and Boston University (112) rounds out the top five after posting a 0-0-2 record against the University of Vermont last weekend.

Providence College and Dartmouth College both make their 2010-11 poll debuts at No. 8 and No. 10.

This week features two top-10 match-ups, including No. 8 Providence College facing off against No. 10 Dartmouth College tonight at 7 p.m. ET, and No. 5 Boston University facing off against No. 6 Boston College this weekend in a home-and-home series.

NOTES: The Western Collegiate Hockey Association leads all conferences with four ranked teams, while Hockey East has three ranked programs and ECAC Hockey has two. Mercyhurst College is the only College Hockey America team ranked ... A total of 15 teams received votes.

ABOUT THE POLL: The 14th annual USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Women’s College Hockey Poll is conducted each week in conjunction with the American Hockey Coaches Association. The poll includes input from coaches and journalists representing each of the four NCAA Division I ice hockey conferences, as well as composite votes from officers of the AHCA and USA Hockey Magazine, the most widely distributed hockey magazine in the world.

USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine
Women's College Hockey Poll - #8
(first-place votes in parentheses)

Rank School Last Week's Ranking 2010-11 Record Weeks in Top 10
1 University of Wisconsin, 190 (19) 1 9-1-0 8
2 Cornell University, 166 2 6-1-0 8
3 University of Minnesota Duluth, 147 4 8-2-0 8
4 Mercyhurst College, 143 3 7-2-0 8
5 Boston University, 112 5 8-1-3 8
6 Boston College, 81 6 7-1-4 8
7 University of Minnesota, 69 7 6-5-0 7
8 Providence College, 40 8 6-4-2 1
9 University of North Dakota, 39 NR 8-3-1 8
10 Dartmouth College, 36 NR 5-1-0 1


Others receiving votes: The Ohio State University, 12; Harvard University, 6; University of New Hampshire, 2; Bemidji State University, 1; Quinnipiac University, 1.

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Today is Geographic Information Systems Day.

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Oregon State still one of many teams on bubble to go bowling.

Mike Riley: "I was shocked we didn't play better."

Oregon State (4-5, 3-3 Pac-10) hosts the USC Trojans (4-3, 7-3) November. 20th. The game will kickoff at 8:00 p.m. EST and air live on ABC.

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 the Great American Smokeout.

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Riders dominate player of the week awards.

The Riders travel to Calgary this coming Sunday to meet the Stampeders in the Western Final. 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 National Unfriend Day 2010. Late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel is urging people to cut down on the amount of friends they have on Facebook.

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Buono pondering future with Lions.

Plenty of surprises from Semi-Final Weekend.

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

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The Chevrolet Volt electric car is Motor Trend magazine's 2011 car of the year.

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Here's the Week 11 NFL Schedule:

Thursday November 18 8:20 p.m. Chicago Bears at  Miami Dolphins

Sunday November 21 1:00 p.m. Oakland Raiders at  Pittsburgh Steelers

Sunday November 21 1:00 p.m. Detroit Lions at  Dallas Cowboys

Sunday November 21 1:00 p.m. Cleveland Browns at  Jacksonville Jaguars

Sunday November 21 1:00 p.m. Washington Redskins at  Tennessee Titans

Sunday November 21 1:00 p.m. Houston Texans at  New York Jets

Sunday November 21 1:00 p.m. Baltimore Ravens at  Carolina Panthers

Sunday November 21 1:00 p.m. Green Bay Packers at  Minnesota Vikings

Sunday November 21 1:00 p.m. Arizona Cardinals at  Kansas City Chiefs

Sunday November 21 1:00 p.m. Buffalo Bills at  Cincinnati Bengals

Sunday November 21 4:05 p.m. Seattle Seahawks at  New Orleans Saints

Sunday November 21 4:05 p.m. Tampa Bay Buccaneers at  San Francisco 49ers

Sunday November 21 4:05 p.m. Atlanta Falcons at  St. Louis Rams

Sunday November 21 4:15 p.m. Indianapolis Colts at  New England Patriots

Sunday November 21 8:20 p.m. Philadelphia Eagles at  New York Giants

Monday November 22 8:30 p.m. Denver Broncos at San Diego Chargers

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Harry Potter's Emma Watson has topped a new list of the Sexiest British Actresses Under 30.

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Today in Elvis History:


1952 - Elvis Presley and his family were evicted from the Memphis Housing Authority property called Lauderdale Courts. They were evicted for making too much money. They had moved into the apartment on September 20, 1949.

1956 - Elvis Presley's single "Love Me Tender" hit #1 in the U.S.

1956 - Elvis Presley's single "Blue Moon" hit #9 in the U.K.

1962 - Elvis Presley's single "Return To Sender" hit #2 in the U.S.

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A flood of female Facebook users woke up Tuesday morning to find their accounts disabled. Facebook figured out the problem and fixed it fairly quickly. Apparently Facebook's software was incorrectly flagging the accounts as frauds.

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Today in Beatles History:


1967 - Beatles and Co. was renamed Apple Music Limited.

1980 - John Lennon's album "Double Fantasy" was released.

2009 - The album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" was released as a download for "The Beatles Rock Band".

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A burglar was startled away from a Fort Lauderdale home Sunday after realizing it was occupied. The burglar is still on the loose but probably won't be returning once he learns the home is owned by the Fort Lauderdale police chief.

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Today in Sports History:


1926 - The Chicago Black Hawks played their first game in the NHL.

1940 - The Green Bay Packers became the first NFL team to travel by plane.

1968 - NBC cut away from the final minutes of a New York Jets-Oakland Raiders game to begin a TV special, "Heidi," on schedule. The Raiders came from behind to beat the Jets 43-32.

1982 - The NFL reduced its 16-game season to nine as a result of a 57-day players' strike.

1991 - Mike Utley (Detroit Lions) suffered a spinal injury in a game against Los Angeles that left him paralyzed from the chest down.

1997 - Mario Lemieux was voted into the NHL Hall of Fame.

2003 - Barry Bonds (San Francisco Giants) became the first major league baseball player to receive six National League MVP awards.

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Coming up:

Tonight --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at New York Islanders 7:00pm EST

Thursday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Philadelphia Flyers 7:00pm EST

Friday --

SEJHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Hampton Roads Whalers 3:30pm EST

Saturday --

Nascar Nationwide Series -- Ford 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Homestead, Florida 4:00pm EST

SEJHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Hampton Roads Whalers 4:50pm EST

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Buffalo Sabres 7:00pm EST

MJHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Hampton Roads Whalers 7:50pm EST

College Football -- Oregon State Beavers vs USC Trojans 8:00pm EST

Sunday --

SEJHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Hampton Roads Whalers 10:40am EST

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Homestead, Florida 1:00pm EST

MJHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Hampton Roads Whalers 1:20pm EST

NFL Football -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers at San Francisco 49ers 4:05pm EST

CFL Playoff Football -- Saskatchewan Roughriders at Calgary Stampeders 4:30pm EST

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That's all for today, see you tomorrow.

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