Sunday, April 10, 2011

It's Sunday













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

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Today is April 10th, the 100th day of 2011. There are 265 days left in the year.

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Rangers beat Devils, then make playoffs.

Thomas sets NHL record as B's beat Sens.

Habs beat Leafs to earn date with Boston.

Flyers clinch Atlantic with 7-4 win.

Lightning knock 'Canes out of playoffs.

Panthers end season by blanking Caps.

Sabres edge Blue Jackets.

Halak blanks Preds for third time in Blues' win.

Canucks close season by beating Flames in OT.

Ducks grab home ice by beating Kings.

Sharls clinch No. 2 seed by beating Coyotes.

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Todays is the start of Health Information Privacy and Security Week.


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Black Hawks inch closer to playoff berth.

Ottawa signs another USHL alum.

Nick Schilkey headed to Ohio State.

Omaha rallies past Force.

Stampede beat Sioux City.

Riders edge Saints.

Phantoms stay alive with wild win.

Black Hawks all but officially in.

'Jacks three-goal flurry delivers win over Steel.

Lincoln continues to have Storm's number.

USHL grad Miele wins Hobey Baker Award.

Tynan named College Hockey Rookie of the Year.

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National Animal Control Appreciation Week starts today.

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Argos introduce Jyles; Shoulder not a concern.

How a dare turned into a dream for Esks Reed.

2011 CFL Schedule is here.

Donate to the Tony Proudfoot Fund.

Visit the leagues' official website, http://www.cfl.ca/.

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Enough playing Daddy, let's go eat.


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Today is the start of National Environmental Week.

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Today in Elvis History:

1916 - Elvis Presley's father, Vernon Elvis Presley, was born.

1963 - Elvis Presley's movie "It Happened at the World's Fair" opened in the U.S. The movie had premiered in Los Angeles on April 3.

1982 - A live version of Elvis Presley's "Are You Lonesome Tonight" hit #25 in the U.K. The song was recorded on July 31st, 1969. Elvis started laughing during the song.

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Welcome to the first day of National Inspirational News Week.


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CHICAGO -- Tampa Bay's offense just isn't getting the job done.



The collective funk of the team's bats continued Saturday afternoon in a 4-2 loss to Chicago with 26,378 watching at U.S. Cellular Field.
Read the rest here.

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Today is the start of National Library Week.
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SAN FRANCISCO --  Miguel Tejada felt content Saturday night to give rather than receive.



Tejada, who didn't play for the Giants last year and therefore didn't receive a World Series ring during the pregame ceremony, delivered a two-out, two-run double in the ninth inning that lifted San Francisco to a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.
Read the rest here.
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This is day one of National Volunteer Week.

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Today in Beatles History:

1962Stuart Sutcliffe died of a brain hemorrhage. He is sometimes referred to as the "fifth Beatle".

1970 - Paul McCartney wrote "Paul leaves Beatles" in his diary. The diary was stolen in 1980 by two women visiting McCartney's house while it was being restructured. They returned the diary on May 13, 2003.

1999 - George Michael, Sinead O'Connor, the Pretenders' Chrissie Hynde, and Paul McCartney all performed at the "Here There and Everywhere - A Concert for Linda", a charity tribute to Linda McCartney held at London's Royal Albert Hall.

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Pan American Week starts today.

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Today in Sports History:

1916 - The Professional Golfers Association (PGA) held its first championship tournament.

1947 - Brooklyn Dodgers president Branch Rickey announced that he had purchased the contract of Jackie Robinson from the Montreal Royals. Robinson was the first African-American player of the modern era.

1961 - Gary Player of South Africa became the first foreign golfer to win the Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Georgia.

1961 - U.S. President John F. Kennedy threw out the first pitch as 26,724 watch the Washington Senators lose to Chicago White Sox, 4-3 at Griffith Stadium in the franchise's first game.

2000 - Ken Griffey Jr. became the youngest player in baseball history to reach 400 home runs. He was 30 years, 141 days old.

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Passion Week starts today.

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FORT WORTH, Texas -- Carl Edwards held off tenacious Brad Keselowski to win Friday night’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway.
The victory was Edwards’ second at Texas, his first of the season, the 30th of his career and the first for the new Ford Mustang in the Nationwide Series.
Read the rest here.







FORT WORTH, Texas -- After a 76-race absence from Victory Lane, Matt Kenseth needed a quick refresher course.
"Show me where to park this thing," Kenseth radioed to crew chief Jimmy Fennig after beating race runner-up Clint Bowyer to the checkered flag by a whopping 8.315 seconds in Saturday night's Samsung Mobile 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. "It's been a while."
Read the rest here.
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This is the Week of the Young Child.
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Coming Up: 

Tonight --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Chicago White Sox 2:10pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs St. Louis Cardinals 4:05pm EDT

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That's all for today. Thanks for stopping by, see you tomorrow.            

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