Sunday, December 5, 2010

It's Sunday



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

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Today is December 5th, the 339th day of 2010. There are 26 days left in the year.

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Flyers score three in third to beat Devils.

Price solid again as Canadiens turn aside Sharks.

Maple Leafs beat Bruins in shootout.

Buffalo aces Ottawa in shootout.

Thrashers top Caps behind Pavelec's 45 saves.

Pens pound reeling Jackets.

Lightning holds on against Avalanche.

Predators beat Hurricanes.

Stars beat Wild in OT.

Panthers edge Coyotes in shootout.

Hall's OT goal lifts Edmonton to win over Blues.

Kings top Red Wings in OT.

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On this date in 1492, Christopher Columbus discovered Hispaniola (now Haiti).

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Saturday's boxscores:

Youngstown 4, Team USA 3

Dubuque 5, Green Bay 4

Sioux City 3, Fargo 2 (SO)

Muskegon 2, Cedar Rapids 1 (SO)

Waterloo 4, Team USA 2

Lincoln 3, Des Moines 2

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James Christie, founder of the famous auctioneers, held his first sale in London on this date in 1766.

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Jimmy plays cars.







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The first native U.S. president, Martin Van Buren, was born in Kinderhook, New York on this date in 1782.

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CORVALLIS – History happened Saturday, as Oregon fought off pesky Oregon State to reach its long-coveted goal of playing for the national championship.

Kenjon Barner and LaMichael James each scored two touchdowns and combined for 267 yards rushing, the defense rose to the occasion and the Ducks used a fake punt to score decisive third-quarter points as Oregon won 37-20 at Reser Stadium and punched its ticket to Glendale, Ariz.

Read the rest here.

Here's the 2011 Beaver Pac-10 baseball schedule.

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U.S. President Polk triggered the Gold Rush of '49 on this date in 1848 by confirming the fact that gold had been discovered in California.

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Campbell: Lelacheur facing battle with Cancer.

CFL Fan Portrait Project: Vol. II.

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

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Movie producer Walt Disney was born in Chicago on this date in 1901. He created his first Mickey Mouse cartoon at the age of 27.  

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Here's the Week 13 NFL Schedule:

At Philadelphia Eagles 34, Houston Texans 24

Sunday December 5 1:00 p.m. Cleveland Browns at Miami Dolphins

Sunday December 5 1:00 p.m. San Francisco 49ers at Green Bay Packers

Sunday December 5 1:00 p.m. Denver Broncos at Kansas City Chiefs

Sunday December 5 1:00 p.m. Buffalo Bills at Minnesota Vikings

Sunday December 5 1:00 p.m. Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions

Sunday December 5 1:00 p.m. Jacksonville Jaguars at Tennessee Titans

Sunday December 5 1:00 p.m. Washington Redskins at New York Giants

Sunday December 5 1:00 p.m. New Orleans Saints at Cincinnati Bengals

Sunday December 5 1:00 p.m. Atlanta Falcons at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Sunday December 5 4:05 p.m. Oakland Raiders at San Diego Chargers

Sunday December 5 4:15 p.m. Carolina Panthers at Seattle Seahawks

Sunday December 5 4:15 p.m. St Louis Rams at Arizona Cardinals

Sunday December 5 4:15 p.m. Dallas Cowboys at Indianapolis Colts

Sunday December 5 8:20 p.m. Pittsburgh Steelers at Baltimore Ravens

Monday December 6 8:30 p.m. New York Jets at New England Patriots

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The Russian fleet was destroyed by the Japanese at Port Arthur, during the Russo-Japanese War on this date in 1904.

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Today in Elvis History:

1970 - The album "Elvis Back In Memphis" hit #183 in the U.S. The work was originally released as the second part of the album "From Memphis To Vegas/From Vegas To Memphis." .

1981 - The Elvis Presley compilation album "The Ultimate Performance" hit #45 in the U.K.

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Prohibition came to an end on this date in 1933 when Utah became the 36th state to ratify the 21st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. 

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Today in Beatles History:

1969 - Ringo Starr and his family moved from Surrey, England to Roundhill (in London).

1980 - John Lennon gave his final "Rolling Stone" interview to Jonathan Cott. On the same day, Mark David Chapman left Honolulu to fly to New York City. Three days later Chapman killed John Lennon.

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The so-called "Lost Squadron" disappeared on this date in 1945. The five U.S. Navy Avenger bombers carrying 14 Navy flyers began a training mission at the Ft. Lauderdale Naval Air Station. They were never heard from again.

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Today in Sports History:

1908 - At the University of Pittsburgh, numerals were first used on football uniforms worn by college football players.

1970 - The Stanley Cup, Conn Smythe Trophy and the Bill Masterson trophy were stolen from the NHL Hall of Fame.

1973 - Ron Santo became the first major league player to veto his trade.

1978 - Pete Rose signed with the Philadelphia Phillies. The contract was for four years and $3.2 million making Rose the highest paid athlete in team sports.

1982 - Mel Gray ended an NFL streak of 121 consecutive games with receptions.

1983 - Steve Howe (Los Angeles Dodgers) was suspended for 1 year for cocaine use.

1983 - The video arcade game "NFL Football" was unveiled in Chicago. It was the first video arcade game to be licensed by the National Football League.

1995 - Dan Marino (Miami Dolphins) passed for 300 yards in a game for the 52nd time to set an NFL record.

2000 - Karl Malone (Utah Jazz) moved past Wilt Chamberlain into second place on the NBA's all-time scoring list.

2002 - Michal Handzus (Philadelphia Flyers) became only the second NHL player to score an overtime goal on a penalty shot. The Flyers beat the New York Rangers 3-2.

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The American space probe Pioneer Venus I, orbiting Venus, began beaming back its first information and picture of the planet on this date in 1978.

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Coming Up:

Tonight --

SEJHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Palm Beach Hawks 10:00am EST

MJHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors vs Florida Junior Blades at Palm Beach 11:10am EST

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

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That's all for today. See you tomorrow.

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