Sunday, January 16, 2011

It's Sunday



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

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Today is January 16th, the 16th day of 2011. There are 349 days left in the year.

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Staal, Fluery help Penguins edge Bruins.

Flames grab shootout win over Leafs.

Canadiens hang on to beat Rangers.

Islanders beat Bruins.

Hurricanes beat Lightning.
Panthers edge Devils in extra time.

Wings outlast Jackets in OT.

Predators rally to beat Hawks in shootout.

Stars throttle Thrashers.

Coyotes keep rolling, beat Ducks.

Kings over Edmonton.

Sharks topple Blues.

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Ivan the Terrible was crowned Czar of Russia on this date in 1547.

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Stampede rolls over Dubuque.

Black Hawks fall to Buccaneers.

Buccaneer Kopitar dreams of NHL career.

Lincoln Stars beat Omaha again.

Tri-City buries Cedar Rapids.

Lumberjacks ignite for six goals to down Phantoms.

Fargo trips up Muskies again.

Fargo rallies for road win at Omaha.

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The British Museum opened on this date in 1759.

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Players lend support to Haitian relief.

Donate to the Tony Proudfoot Fund.

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

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Mr. Everett Barney patented the metal screw, clamp skate on this date in 1866.

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Want me to read you this book Daddy?
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Here's the NFL Wild Card Round schedule:

At Seattle Seahawks 41, New Orleans Saints 36

New York Jets 17 at Indianapolis Colts 16

Baltimore Ravens 30 at Kansas City Chiefs 7

Green Bay Packers 21 at Philadelphia Eagles 16

Here's the NFL Divisional Round Schedule:

At Pittsburgh Steelers 31, Baltimore Ravens 24

Green Bay Packers 48 at Atlanta Falcons 21

Sun Jan 16th 1:00pm Seattle Seahawks at Chicago Bears

Sun Jan 16th 4:30pm New York Jets at New England Patriots

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Let's see, what's on today's schedule....Oh yeah, it's Sunday. Take Jimmy to (as he calls it) "churchie," come home and eat junk food and watch football. Yup, that's a well-rounded day alright.

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Today in Elvis History:

1965 - The soundtrack to the Elvis Presley film "Roustabout" hit #12 in the U.K.

1971 - Elvis Presley was named One of the Ten Outstanding Young Men of the Nation for 1970 by the United States Junior Chamber of Commerce (the Jaycees).

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On this date in 1900, The U.S. Senate consented to the Anglo-German treaty of 1899, by which the U.K. renounced rights to the Samoan islands..

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Today in Beatles History:

1957 -The Cavern Club opened for business in Liverpool, England. The rock club was where the Beatles began.

1970 - John Lennon's London Art gallery exhibit of erotic lithographs, Bag One, was closed by Scotland Yard and eight prints were confiscated as evidence of pornography.

1980 - Paul McCartney was jailed in Tokyo for possession of a half pound of marijuana. He spent ten days behind bars before being kicked-out of the country by Japanese authorities. The remainder of his tour was canceled.

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Prohibition went into effect in the U.S. on this date in 1920.

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Today in Sports History:

1896 - The first five-player college basketball game was played at Iowa City, IA.

1961 - Mickey Mantle signed a contract which made him the highest paid baseball player in the American League at $75,000 for the 1961 season.

1981 - Leon Spinks was mugged. Even his gold teeth were taken by the assailants.

1988 - The St. Louis Cardinals NFL team announced that they would be moving to Phoenix.

1993 - Michael Jordan (Chicago Bulls) scored 64 points against the Orlando Magic. It was Jordan's second highest single-game total of his career.

1995 - Malcolm Glazer bought the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for an estimated $192 million.

2002 - Baseball owners voted to approve the record $660 million sale of the Boston Red Sox.

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General Dwight D. Eisenhower took command of the Allied invasion force in London on this date in 1944.

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Coming Up:

Tonight --

MJHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors vs Palm Beach Hawks 1:00pm EST

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I'll be here all week. Be sure to try the veal, tip your waitress and drive home safely. Thanks for visiting, so long everyone.  

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