Friday, December 10, 2010

It's Friday



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

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Today is December 10th, the 344th day of 2010. There are 21 days left in the year.

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Boston beats the Islanders.

Sabres survive rally to beat Sharks.

Flyers beat the Maple Leafs.

Vokoun stops 36 shots as Panthers blank Caps.

Rangers rally to beat Senators.

Blues beat the Blue Jackets.

Wild snap slide by beating Coyotes.

Kings hold off Flames.

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Today is the start of Human Rights Week.

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USNTDP update.

Chris Hepp is sleepless in St. Cloud.

Rough night for Herd.

McKay, Wilcox form two-headed monster in Gamblers' goal.

Gophers hockey signings are heavy on USHL players.

Thursday's Boxscore:

Team USA 3, Cedar Rapids 0

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Today is Dewey Decimal System Day. American librarian Melvil Dewey was born on this date in 1851. He created the "Dewey Decimal Classification" system.

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Jimmy discovers Cinnamon Graham Crackers.









Jimmy loves to watch Word World(Not World World!).






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Today is International Shareware Day.

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Reed to be named Eskimos Head Coach.

Dickenson and Jones staying with Stamps.

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

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Today is Nobel Prize Day.

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Here's the Week 14 NFL Schedule:

Indianapolis Colts 30 at Tennessee Titans 28

Sunday December 12 1:00 p.m. Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Washington Redskins

Sunday December 12 1:00 p.m. Cleveland Browns at Buffalo Bills

Sunday December 12 1:00 p.m. New York Giants at Minnesota Vikings

Sunday December 12 1:00 p.m. Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions

Sunday December 12 1:00 p.m. Oakland Raiders at Jacksonville Jaguars

Sunday December 12 1:00 p.m. Cincinnati Bengals at Pittsburgh Steelers

Sunday December 12 1:00 p.m. Atlanta Falcons at Carolina Panthers

Sunday December 12 4:05 p.m. Seattle Seahawks at San Francisco 49ers

Sunday December 12 4:05 p.m. St Louis Rams at New Orleans Saints

Sunday December 12 4:15 p.m. Denver Broncos at Arizona Cardinals

Sunday December 12 4:15 p.m. New England Patriots at Chicago Bears

Sunday December 12 4:15 p.m. Miami Dolphins at New York Jets

Sunday December 12 4:15 p.m. Kansas City Chiefs at San Diego Chargers

Sunday December 12 8:20 p.m. Philadelphia Eagles at Dallas Cowboys

Monday December 13 8:30 p.m. Baltimore Ravens at Houston Texans

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On this day in 1520, Martin Luther publicly burned the papal edict. The papacy demanded that he recant or face excommunication. Luther refused and was formally expelled from the church in January 1521.

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Today in Elvis History:

1960 - Elvis Presley's soundtrack album "G.I. Blues" hit #1 in the U.S.

1966 - Elvis Presley's album "California Holiday" hit #17 in the U.K.

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Mississippi was admitted to the Union as the 20th American state on this date in 1817.

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Today in Beatles History:

1965 - The Beatles film "Help!" opened in Finland.

1968 - John Lennon made his first solo TV appearance.

1976 - "Wings over America," by Paul McCartney's was released.

2010 - Rolling Stone released it's December 23, 2010 issue. It contained the entire interview with John Lennon given three days before his murder in 1980. It was the first time the entire interview had been published.

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On this date in 1906, U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt became the first American to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, for helping mediate an end to the Russo-Japanese War.

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Today in Sports History:

1919 - The National League voted to ban spitballs by all new pitchers. The Rules Committee officially worked out the ban the following February.

1939 - The National Football League's attendance exceded 1 million in a season for the first time.

1962 - Frank Gifford (New York Giants) was on the cover of "Sports Illustrated."

1972 - The American League voted to adopt the designated-hitter rule in a three-year experiment. In December of 1975 the American League voted to permanently adopt the designated-hitter rule.

1972 - The longest non-scoring pass in NFL history was made when Jim Hart (St. Louis Cardinals) threw a pass from his own one yard-line to Bobby Moore (Ahmad Rashad). Moore was tackled on the Rams' one-yard line. The pass was officially 98 yards.

1992 - The NHL awarded franchises to Miami and Anaheim for the 1994-95 season.

1994 - Art Monk (New York Jets) set an NFL record of 178 straight games with a reception.

2001 - ESPN announced that it would be expanding into Europe with its first network, which would feature great sports moments from the past. The launch was planned for early 2002 in France.

2007 - Michael Vick was sentenced by a federal judge in Richmond, VA, to 23 months in prison for bankrolling a dogfighting operation and killing dogs that underperformed.

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On this date in 1958, The first domestic passenger jet flight took place in the U.S. when 111 passengers flew from New York to Miami on a National Airlines Boeing 707.

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Coming Up:

Tonight --

NHL Hockey: Tampa Bay Lightning at Edmonton Oilers 9:00pm EST

Saturday --

MJHL Hockey: Tampa Bay Juniors at Space Coast Hurricanes 5:00pm EST

NHL Hockey: Tampa Bay Lightning at Vancouver Canucks 10:00pm EST

Sunday --

MJHL Hockey: Tampa Bay Juniors at Space Coast Hurricanes 11:30am EST

NFL Football: Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Washington Redskins 1:00pm EST

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That's all for today. See you tomorrow.

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