Sunday, October 9, 2011

It's Sunday




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

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Today is October 9th, the 282nd day of 2011. There are 83 days left in the year.

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Ducks' third line looks solid in opener.

Visit the official league website, http://www.nhl.com.

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Build Your Business with Business Cards Day is today.

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Boston, MA. -- The only things standing in the way of the Tampa Bay Lightning and their second consecutive win to start the season were a hot goaltender and a few bad bounces in an otherwise hard-fought effort.

Martin St. Louis scored for the second-straight night and Mathieu Garon made 38 saves in his Lightning debut, but the result was a 4-1 loss to the Boston Bruins at the TD Garden Saturday night.

Read the rest here.

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Emergency Nurses Week starts today.

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The Saskatchewan Roughriders look to keep their faint playoff hopes alive tomorrow when they take on the Edmonton Eskimos at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton. Rod Pedersen and Carm Carteri call the action on 620 CKRM and the Rider Radio Network with kickoff set for 4:30pm EDT. Listen link is on the left side of this blog. The game can be seen in Canada on TSN and in the States on ESPN3.com.

Visit the team's official website at http://www.riderville.com/.

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National Chestnut Week starts today.

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McCallum, Lions kick Stamps out of first place.

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

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Fire Prevention Week starts today.

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Corvallis, OR. -- Oregon State’s losing streak is over.

The Beavers jumped to a 30-6 third-quarter lead, saw Arizona climb to within 30-27 early in the fourth quarter and made a big goal-line stop late in the game to secure a 37-27 victory Saturday at Reser Stadium.

Read the rest here.

Visit the official football website by clicking here.

Visit the school's official athletics website by clicking here.

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National Metric week starts today.

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The 2011 NFL season is underway. Here's the week four results:

Week 4

Sunday, October 2nd
Detroit 34 at Dallas 30
At Chicago 34, Carolina 29
At Cincinnati 23, Buffalo 20
Tennessee 31 at Cleveland 13
At Kansas City 22, Minnesota 17
Washington 17 at St. Louis 10
New Orleans 23 at Jacksonville 10
At Houston 17, Pittsburgh 10
San Francisco 24 at Philadelphia 23
NY Giants 31 at Arizona 27
Atlanta 30 at Seattle 28
At San Diego 26, Miami 16
New England 31 at Oakland 19
At Green Bay 49, Denver 23
At Baltimore 34, NY Jets 17

Monday, October 3rd
At Tampa Bay 24, Indianapolis 17

Week 5
Sunday, October 9th (All times Eastern)
Tennessee at Pittsburgh 1:00 PM
Seattle at NY Giants 1:00 PM
Cincinnati at Jacksonville 1:00 PM
New Orleans at Carolina 1:00 PM
Oakland at Houston 1:00 PM
Philadelphia at Buffalo 1:00 PM
Kansas City at Indianapolis 1:00 PM
Arizona at Minnesota 1:00 PM
Tampa Bay at San Francisco 4:05 PM
NY Jets at New England 4:15 PM
San Diego at Denver 4:15 PM
Green Bay at Atlanta 8:20 PM

Monday, October 10th
Chicago at Detroit 8:30 PM

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National School Lunch Week starts today.

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We went to another Ray Guys game and had lots of fun.

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Today is the start of National Work From Home Week.

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American League ALDS (Best of Five -- All times Eastern)

Tampa Bay 9, Texas 0
Texas 8, Tampa Bay 6
Texas 4 at Tampa Bay 3
Texas 4 at Tampa Bay 3 (Texas wins series 3-1)

New York 9, Detroit 3
Detroit 5 New York 3
Detroit 5, New York 4
New York 10 at Detroit 1
Detroit 3 at New York 2 (Detroit wins series 3-2)

National League NLDS (Best of Five -- All times Eastern)

Philadelphia 11, St. Louis 6
St. Louis 5 at Philadelphia 4
Philadelphia 3 at St. Louis 2
At St. Louis 5, Philadelphia 3
St. Louis 1 at Philadelphia 0 (St. Louis wins series 3-2)

Milwaukee 4, Arizona 1
Milwaukee 8, Arizona 4
At Arizona 8, Milwaukee 4
Arizona 10, Milwaukee 6
At Milwaukee 3, Arizona 2 (Milwaukee wins series 3-2)

American League Championship Series (Best of Seven -- All times Eastern)

At Texas 3, Detroit 2 (Texas leads 1-0)
Next: Detroit at Texas Sunday, October 9th 7:45pm
Texas at Detroit Tuesday, October 11th 8:05pm
Texas at Detroit Wednesday, October 12th 4:19pm
Texas at Detroit Thursday, October 13th 4:19pm****
Detroit at Texas Saturday, October 14th 8:05pm****
Detroit at Texas Sunday, October 15th 8:05pm****

National League Championship Series (Best of Seven -- All times Eastern)

Next: St. Louis at Milwaukee Sunday, October 9th 4:05pm
St. Louis at Milwaukee Monday, October 10th 8:05pm
Milwaukee at St. Louis Wednesday, October 12th 8:05pm
Milwaukee at St. Louis Thursday, October 13th 8:05pm
Milwaukee at St. Louis Friday, October 14th 8:05pm
St. Louis at Milwaukee Sunday, October 16th 4:05pm
St. Louis at Milwaukee Monday, October 17th 8:05pm

****if necessary

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My wife Kim and I had fun on our weekend getaway.












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Today in Elvis History:

1940 - Elvis Presley's single "I'm Yours" hit #11 in the U.S.

1965 - The Elvis Presley compilation album "Flaming Star And Summer Kisses" hit #11 in the U.K.

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Leif Erikson Day is today.

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Today in Beatles History:

1940 - John Winston Lennon was born in Woolton, Liverpool.

1975 - Sean Ono Lennon was born.

1964 - The Rolling Stones cancelled the planned tour in South Africa because of an anti-apartheid embargo by the British Musicians' Union.

1970 - John Lennon finished recording his album "John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band."

1980 - John Lennon released "Starting Over" on his 40th birthday. It was his first record in five years.

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Today is National Chess Day.

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Today in Sports History:

1919 - The Cincinnati Reds won the World Series. The win would be later tainted when 8 Chicago White Sox were charged with throwing the series. The incident became known as the "Black Sox" scandal.

1974 - The Washington Capitals played their first NHL game.

2000 - Brett Hull (Dallas Stars) scored his 611th NHL goal. The goal allowed him to pass his father, Bobby Hull, on the all time scoring list bringing him to number 9.

2001 - Prosecutors in Miami, FL, announced that they would seek a prison sentence if O.J. Simpson was convicted in his road rage trial. Jury selection began for the trial just after the announcement.

2002 - The L.A. Kings retired Wayne Gretzky's #99.

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National Pro-Life Cupcake Day is today.

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Kansas City, KS.-- Driving a No. 22 Dodge that felt as if it were on rails, Brad Keselowski dominated Saturday's Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway to win his fourth Nationwide Series race of the year and the 16th of his career.

The reigning series champion passed runner-up Carl Edwards with just more than 13 laps left and pulled away to win by 2.795 seconds. Elliott Sadler ran third, followed by Paul Menard and Nationwide points leader Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

Read the rest here.

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Today is Clergy Appreciation Day.

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Coming up:

Tonight:

EJHL South Showcase -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Empire South Showcase vs East Coast Eagles 7:00am EDT

Empire South Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Empire South Showcase vs East Coast Eagles. 7:15am EDT

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway 2:00pm EDT

NFL Football -- Tampa Bay Rays at San Francisco 49ers 4:05pm EDT

Monday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Washington Capitals 7:00pm

Tuesday --

Nothin' Doin'

Wednesday --

Nothin' Doin'

Thursday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at New York Islanders 7:00pm

Friday --

Nascar Nationwide Series -- Dollar General 300 Miles of Courage at Charlotte Motor Speedway 7:30pm

Saturday --

College Football -- Oregon State Beavers vs BYU Cougars 4:00pm

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Florida Panthers 7:30pm

Nascar Nationwide Series -- Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway 7:30pm

Sunday --

IZOD Indy Car Series -- IZOD Indy Car World Championships at Las Vegas at Las Vegas Motor Speedway 4:00pm

NFL Football -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs New Orleans Saints 4:15pm

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That's it for today. Thanks for stopping by, I hope that you'll do so again tomorrow. Thanks again!

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