Sunday, December 19, 2010

It's Sunday



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

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Today is December 19th, the 353rd day of 2010. There are 12 days left in the year.

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Flyers win fifth straight as Zherdev nets pair.

Bruins hand Caps eighth straight loss.

Coyotes rally to beat Islanders in shootout.

Carolina doubles up Anaheim.

Boulton nets hat trick as Thrashers pound Devils.

Stars slip past Blue Jackets.

Canucks beat Leafs for eighth straight time.

Lightning over Sabres.

Sharks win at St. Louis.

Kings pounce on Predators.

Wild extinguishes Flames.

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Today is the Day for South-South Cooperation Day. (Huh?)

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Green Bay rallies to defeat Steel.

Mullin scores twice as Fargo cruises to win.

Fargo has Captains.

Phantoms power play fizzles in loss to Dubuque.

Bucs snap losing streak.

Lancers can't rally against Cedar Rapids.

Musketeers take out Lincoln.

Lumberjacks struggle in home loss to Tri-City.

Saturday's Boxscores:

Indiana 2, Green Bay 1

Muskegon 3, Youngstown 2

Fargo 4, Sioux Falls 3 (SO)

Omaha 4, Lincoln 2

Cedar Rapids 5, Waterloo 0

Dubuque 3, Des Moines 2

Tri-City 3, Chicago 2

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Today is Oatmeal Muffin Day.

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CFL.ca presents the best catches from 2010.

CFL.ca presents the best hits of 2010.

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

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Henry II became King of England on this date in 1154.

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Jimmy says "Say nite-nite to me Daddy," as Daddy announces a hockey game on the internet.

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Benjamin Franklin began publishing "Poor Richard's Almanac" on this date in 1732.
 
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Here's the Week 15 NFL Schedule:

At San Diego Chargers 34, San Francisco Giants 7

Sunday December 19 1:00p.m. Kansas City Chiefs at St. Louis Rams

Sunday December 19 1:00 pm Arizona Cardinals at Carolina Panthers

Sunday December 19 1:00 p.m. Philadelphia Eagles at New York Giants

Sunday December 19 1:00 p.m. Detroit Lions at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Sunday December 19 1:00 p.m. Cleveland Browns at Cincinnati Bengals

Sunday December 19 1:00 p.m. Buffalo Bills at Miami Dolphins

Sunday December 19 1:00 p.m. Washington Redskins at Dallas Cowboys

Sunday December 19 1:00 p.m. Jacksonville Jaguars at Indianapolis Colts

Sunday December 19 1:00 p.m. New Orleans Saints at Baltimore Ravens

Sunday December 19 1:00 p.m. Houston Texans at Tennessee Titans

Sunday December 19 4:05 p.m. Atlanta Falcons at Seattle Seahawks

Sunday December 19 4:15 p.m. New York Jets at Pittsburgh Steelers

Sunday December 19 4:15 p.m. Denver Broncos at Oakland Raiders

Sunday December 19 8:20 p.m. Green Bay Packers at New England Patriots

Monday December 20 8:30 p.m. Chicago Bears at Minnesota Vikings

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General George Washington led his army of about 11,000 men to Valley Forge, PA, to camp for the winter on thisw date in 1777.

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Today in Elvis History:

1957 - At Graceland, Elvis Presley was notified informally of his draft into the U.S. Army. He picked up his draft notice in person the next day.

1962 - Priscilla Beaulieu saw Graceland for the first time.

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Hawaii's independence was recognized by the U.S. on this date in 1842.
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Today in Beatles History:

1964 - The album "Beatles For Sale" hit #1 in the U.K.

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Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" was first published in England on this date in 1843.
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Today in Sports History:

1887 - Jake Kilrain and Jim Smith fought in a bare knuckles fight which lasted 106 rounds and 2 hours and 30 minutes. The fight was ruled a draw and was halted due to darkness.

1917 - The first regular season games of the new National Hockey League (NHL) were played. Five teams made up the league

1959 - Penn State’s Nittany Lions beat Alabama, 7-0, in the first Liberty Bowl football game.

1964 - ABC used an overhead camera for the first time. The event was the Liberty Bowl.

1979 - ESPN televised its first NHL game. The teams were the Washington Capitals and the Hartford Whalers.

1984 - Wayne Gretzky, 23, of the Edmonton Oilers, became only the 18th player in the National Hockey League (NHL) to score more than 1,000 points. He did it in his 424th career game. The previous record was held by Guy Lafleur who did it in 720 games.

1984 - Scotty Bowman became the NHL's all time winningest coach with his 691st victory.

1985 - Jan Stenerud announced his retirement from the NFL. The football kicker held the record for the most career field goals with 373.

1985 - ABC Sports announced that it was severing ties with Howard Cosell and released ‘The Mouth’ from all TV commitments. Cosell continued on ABC Radio for another five years.

1986 - Michael Sergio was sentenced to 100 hours of community service and fined $500. Sergio, a Mets fan, had parachuted into Shea Stadium during Game 6 of the World Series.

1988 - The NCAA placed the Oklahoma Sooners football program on probation for violations.

1989 - Larry Bird (Boston Celtics) began a NBA free throw streak of 71 games.

1990 - Bo Jackson (Los Angeles Raiders) became the first athlete to be chosen for All Star Games in two sports.

1991 - Pitcher Steve Howe (New York Yankees) was arrested for cocaine possession.

1995 - Orlando Brown (Cleveland Browns) was ejected from a game for pushing referee Jeff Triplette to the ground. Triplette had accidentally hit Brown in the eye with a weighted penalty flag.

2003 - The baseball that was deflected by a fan in the stands during a Chicago Cubs game was sold for $106,600 at auction. The foul ball appeared to be headed for the glove of left fielder Moises Alou in Game 6 of the National League Championship series. The Florida Marlins ended up winning the game 8-3. The Cubs then lost Game 7.

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The Williamsburg Bridge opened in New York City on this date in 1903. It opened as the largest suspension bridge on Earth and remained the largest until 1924. It was also the first major suspension bridge to use steel towers to support the main cable.


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Coming Up:

Tonight --

MJHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors vs Space Coast Hurricanes 12:15pm EST

NFL Football -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Detroit Lions 1:00pm EST

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That's it for today. Enjoy your Sunday, see you tomorrow.

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