Tuesday, December 28, 2010

It's Tuesday



It's Tuesday. Here's what's happening....

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Today is December 28th, the 362nd day of 2010. There are 3 days left in the year.

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Rangers pummel Islanders.

Nash sets assist record in Jackets' win over Wild.

Wheeler's shootout goal leads B's past Panthers.

Osgood notches 400th NHL win as Wings beat Avs.

Jokinen leads Flames past Sabres.

Four goal third leads Kings past Sharks.

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Westminster Abbey was consecrated under Edward the Confessor on this date in 1065.

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USHL Alumni voices: Connor Brickley.

USHL Player voices: NHL showing Biggs love.

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"The Pennsylvania Gazette," owned by Benjamin Franklin, ran an ad for the first issue of "Poor Richard’s Almanack" on this date in 1732.

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Former Stamp all-star Tom Forzani looks back.

Donate to the Tony Proudfoot Fund.

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

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On this date in 1832, John C. Calhoun became the first vice president of the United States to resign, stepping down over differences with President Jackson.

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Jimmy loves his Grampa.






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Iowa became the 29th state to be admitted to the Union on this date in 1846.

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Here's the Week 16 NFL schedule:

At Pittsburgh Steelers 27 Carolina Panthers 3

At Arizona Cardinals 27 Dallas Cowboys 26

At Kansas City Chiefs 34 Tennessee Titans 14

Baltimore Ravens 20 at Cleveland Browns 10

New England Patriots 34 at Buffalo Bills 3

At St Louis Rams 25 San Francisco 49ers 17

Detroit Lions 34 at Miami Dolphins 27

Washington Redskins 20 at Jacksonville Jaguars 17

At Chicago Bears 38, New York Jets 34

At Denver Broncos 24 Houston Texans 23

Indianapolis Colts 31 at Oakland Raiders 26

At Tampa Bay Buccaneers 38 Seattle Seahawks 15

At Green Bay Packers 45 New York Giants 17

At Cincinnati Bengals 34 San Diego Chargers 20

New Orleans Saints 17 at Atlanta Falcons 14

Tuesday December 28 8:00 p.m. Minnesota Vikings at Philadelphia Eagles (Postponed from Sunday because of major East Coast snow storm.)

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On this date in 1869, William E. Semple, of Mt. Vernon, Ohio, patented an acceptable chewing gum.

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Today in Elvis History:

1954 - The Elvis Presley single "Milkcow Blues Boogie"/"You're a Heartbreaker" was released.

1954 - It was announced that Elvis Presley had signed a management contract with Bob Neal.

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Cyrano de Bergerac," the play by Edmond Rostand, premiered in Paris, France on this date in 1897.

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Today in Beatles History:

1963 - The "New Yorker" printed an interview with Beatles manager Brian Epstein. It was the first serious press the Beatles received in the United States.

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The first municipally-owned street cars were used on the streets of San Francisco, California on this date in 1912.
 
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Today in Sports History:

1902 - The first professional indoor football game was played at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Syracuse defeated the Philadelphia Nationals 6-0.

1918 - Georges Vezina (Montreal Canadiens) became the first NHL goalie to record an assist. The assist came on a goal by Newsy Lalonde.

1958 - The Baltimore Colts beat the New York Giants 23-17 in overtime in the NFL Championship.

1975 - The Dallas Cowboys won the NFC divisional playoff game against the Minnesota Vikings with a Hail Mary with only 24 seconds left.

2003 - New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner was released from the hospital. The previous day he had fainted at a memorial service.

2003 - Jamal Lewis (Baltimore Ravens) became the fifth NFL player to run for 2,000 yards in a season. He ended the season with 2,029 yards.

2003 - Mike Vanderjagt (Indianapolis Colts) set a new NFL record when he kicked his 41st consecutive field goal.

2003 - James Holmes (Kansas City Chiefs) set an NFL record with his 27th touchdown of the season.

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After five years on television, the last "Ding Dong School" was aired on NBC-TV on this date in 1956.

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Coming Up:

Tonight --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Boston Bruins 7:30pm EST

Wednesday --

Nothin' Doin'

Thursday --

NHL Hockey -- Montreal Canadiens at Tampa Bay Lightning  7:30pm EST

Friday --

Nothin' Doin'

Saturday --

NHL Hockey -- New York Rangers at Tampa Bay Lightning 7:30pm EST

Sunday --

NFL Football -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New Orleans Saints 1:00pm EST (Final game of regular season)

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That's it for today. See you tomorrow.

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