Sunday, May 15, 2011

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It's another Sunday. So, here's what's happening....

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Today is May 15th, the 135th day of 2011. There are 230 days left in the year.

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Lightning make it eight straight with win over B's.

Bergenheim stays red hot.

Role players come up big again for Lightning.

Niemi puts perfect record on line against Canucks.

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Today is the start of National Dog Bite Prevention Week.

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USHL Clark Cup Playoffs – First Round

Eastern Conference

Indiana Ice (#3) vs. Waterloo Black Hawks (#6)

Indiana wins series 2-0.

Team USA (#4) vs. Muskegon Lumberjacks (#5)

Muskegon wins series 2-0.

Western Conference

Sioux Falls Stampede (#3) vs. Sioux City Musketeers (#6)

Sioux Falls wins series 2-1.

Fargo Force (#4) vs. Lincoln Stars (#5)

Fargo wins series 2-0.

USHL Clark Cup Playoffs – Second Round

Eastern Conference

Cedar Rapids RoughRiders (#1) vs. Muskegon Lumberjacks (#5)
Cedar Rapids wins series 3-1.

Green Bay Gamblers (#2) vs. Indiana Ice (#3)
Green Bay wins series 3-0.

Western Conference

Dubuque Fighting Saints (#1) vs. Fargo Force (#4)
Dubuque wins series 3-0.

Omaha Lancers (#2) vs. Sioux Falls Stampede (#3)
Sioux Falls wins series 3-0.

USHL Clark Cup Playoffs – Eastern Conference Final
Cedar Rapids RoughRiders (#1) vs. Green Bay Gamblers (#2)
Game 1: Friday, April 29th – Green Bay 3 @ Cedar Rapids 2
Game 2: Saturday, April 30th – Green Bay 1 @ Cedar Rapids 2
Game 3: Friday, May 6th – Cedar Rapids 1 @ Green Bay 4
Game 4: Sunday, May 8th – Cedar Rapids 1 @ Green Bay 3
Green Bay wins series 3-1.

USHL Clark Cup Playoffs – Western Conference Final
Dubuque Fighting Saints (#1) vs. Sioux Falls Stampede (#3)
Game 1: Friday, April 29th– Sioux Falls 2 @ Dubuque 5
Game 2: Saturday, April 30th – Sioux Falls 1 @ Dubuque 2
Game 3: Friday, May 6th – Dubuque 2 @ Sioux Falls 3
Game 4: Sunday, May 8th – Dubuque 3 @ Sioux Falls 2
Dubuque wins series 3-1.

USHL Clark Cup Final
Green Bay Gamblers vs. Dubuque Fighting Saints
Game 1: Friday, May 13th, 7:05 PM – Dubuque 0 @ Green Bay 3
Game 2: Saturday, May 14th, 7:05 PM – Dubuque 2 @ Green Bay 1
Game 3: Friday, May 20th, 7:00 PM – Green Bay @ Dubuque
Game 4: Saturday, May 21st, 7:00 PM – Green Bay @ Dubuque**
Game 5: Tuesday, May 24th, 7:05 PM – Dubuque @ Green Bay**
** if necessary
(all times reflect local start time)

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Today is the start of National New Friends, Old Friends Week.


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Big man Forbes ready to prove his worth.

2011 CFL Schedule is here.

Donate to the Tony Proudfoot Fund.

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

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Reading with Mommy is fun!

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Today is the first day of National Police Week.

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ST PETERSBURG --  Heading into Saturday afternoon's game, all of the numbers strongly suggested Tampa Bay would win. Unfortunately for the Rays, the numbers don't always add up, and they most certainly did not in Baltimore's 6-0 win at Tropicana Field, with 28,451 watching.
Read the rest here.
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This is day one of National Transportation Week.
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CHICAGO -Enduring conditions that only a meteorologist could love, the Giants benefited from Ryan Vogelsong's first career shutout and the Chicago Cubs' porous defense in a rain-shortened 3-0 victory Saturday night.
Read the rest here.
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Today in Elvis History:

1957 - Elvis Presley inhaled a cap off one of his teeth. He had to be taken to a Los Angeles hospital to have it removed from his lung.

1960 - Elvis Presley's song "Fame And Fortune" hit #17 in the U.S.

2001 - In Washington, DC, Lisa Marie Presley attended a protest against the use of mind-altering medications for children.

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This is the start of World Trade Week.

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Today in Beatles History:

1965The Beatles single "Yes It Is" hit #46 in the U.S.

1967 - Paul McCartney and Linda Eastman met each other.

1968 - John Lennon and Paul McCartney appeared on NBC-TV's "The Tonight Show." Joe Garagiola was sitting in for Johnny Carson. During the show the establishment of the Apple record label was anounced.

1971 - Two short films by John Lennon were shown at the Cannes Film Festival in France.

1981 - George Harrison's "All Those Years Ago" was released in the U.K.

1982 - Paul McCartney's duet with Stevie Wonder, "Ebony and Ivory," hit #1 in the U.S.

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This is the start of Emergency Medical Services Week.

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Today in Sports History:

1862 - Brooklyn's Union Grounds opened. It was the first enclosed baseball park.

1926 - The New York Rangers were officially granted a franchise in the NHL. The NHL also announced that Chicago and Detroit would be joining the league in November.

1935 - The Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Philadelphia Phillies 20-5.

1941 - Joe DiMaggio began his major league baseball hitting streak of 56 games. The streak ended on July 17th.

1965 - The Canadian Football Players Association was organized.

1973 - Nolan Ryan (California Angels) pitched his first no-hitter.

1980 - The U.S. Basketball League canceled its summer schedule.

1991 - U.S. President Bush took Queen Elizabeth to Oakland A's-Baltimore Oriole game.

1993 - The Montreal Expos retired Rusty Staub's #10. It was the first number retired by the team.

1993 - In San Antonio, TX, the Alamodome opened.

1995 - The Vancouver Canucks set an NHL playoff record when Christian Ruutu and Geoff Courtnall scored shorthanded goals only 17 seconds apart.

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Today is National Sea Monkey Day.

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 After a violent wreck on the final lap wiped out a handful of top contenders, Carl Edwards took the checkered flag in Saturday's 5-Hour Energy 200 Nationwide Series race at Dover International Speedway.
The wreck erupted as Edwards was racing Joey Logano after a restart on the second attempt at a green-white-checkered-flag finish. Kyle Busch finished second, followed by Reed Sorenson, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and David Reutimann. Elliott Sadler finished sixth and took over the points lead in the series standings.
Read the rest here.
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Coming Up: 

Tonight --

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- FedEx 400 benefitting Autism Speaks at Dover - 1:00pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Baltimore Orioles 1:40pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at Chicago Cubs 2:20pm EDT

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That's all for today. Thanks for stopping by, be sure to tell your friends about this blog. See you tomorrow.           

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