Saturday, November 19, 2011

It's Saturday












It's Saturday. Here's what's happening....

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Today is November 19th, the 323rd day of 2011. There are 42 days left in the year.

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Board of Governors approves sale of Dallas Stars.

Edwards offers final assessment of Dumba.

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

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Today is Equal Opportunity Day. (Linky Link)

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Tampa, FL. -- Read the preview of tonight's game vs. New Jersey right here.

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Today is Family Volunteer Day.

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Underdog Eskimos ready for challenge in BC.

Hamilton gaining confidence on the road.

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

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This is Have a Bad Day Day.

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The Oregon State Beavers host the Washington Huskies today at 3:30pm EST. You can hear the game on 860AM KPAM and the Beaver Sports Network and via the listen link on the left side of this blog. Mike Parker, Jim Wilson and Ron Callan call the action.

The view from Corvallis: Beavers Gameday: Beavers, Huskies have a storied and heated rivalry.

The view from Seattle: Spotlight will be on Washington's Nick Montana, but Chris Polk could steal the show.

Visit the official football website by clicking here.

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

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Today is National Adoption Day.

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

Week 10

Thursday, November 10th

Oakland 24 at San Diego 17

Sunday, November 13th

Arizona 21 at Philadelphia 19
Tennessee 30 at Carolina 3
Houston 37 at Tampa Bay 9
At Miami 20, Washington 9
Jacksonville 17 at Indianapolis 3
Denver 17 at Kansas City 10
At Dallas 44, Buffalo 7
New Orleans 26 at Atlanta 23 (OT)
St. Louis 13 at Cleveland 12
Pittsburgh 24 at Cincinnati 17
At Seattle 22, Baltimore 17
At San Francisco 27, NY Giants 20
At Chicago 37, Detroit 13
New England 37 at NY Jets 16

Monday, November 14th

At Green Bay 45, Minnesota 7

Week 11

Thursday, November 17th

At Denver 17, NY Jets 13

Sunday, November 20th

Tampa Bay at Green Bay 1:00 PM
Carolina at Detroit 1:00 PM
Jacksonville at Cleveland 1:00 PM
Oakland at Minnesota 1:00 PM
Buffalo at Miami 1:00 PM
Dallas at Washington 1:00 PM
Cincinnati at Baltimore 1:00 PM
Arizona at San Francisco 4:05 PM
Seattle at St. Louis 4:05 PM
Tennessee at Atlanta 4:15 PM
San Diego at Chicago 4:15 PM
Philadelphia at NY Giants 8:20 PM

Monday, November 21st

Kansas City at New England 8:30 PM

·Bye: Indianapolis, New Orleans, Pittsburgh, Houston

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Today is the National Day of Play.

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Our two favorite fire fighters.

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On this day in 1794, the U.S. and Britain signed the Jay Treaty, which resolved the issues left over from the Revolutionary War.

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Today in Elvis History:

1966 - Elvis Presley's single "All That I Am" hit #41 in the U.S.

1977 - The album "Elvis In Concert" hit #5 in the U.S.

2001 - It was announced that 50 workers at Graceland would be laid off due the decline in tourism associated with the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001.

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U.S. President Lincoln delivered his Gettysburg Address on this date in 1863, as he dedicated a national cemetery at the site of the Civil War battlefield in Pennsylvania.

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Today in Beatles History:

1997 - The U.S. premiere of Sir Paul McCartney's "Standing Stone" was played in Carnegie Hall by St. Luke's Orchestra.

2001 - Jools Holland's album "Small World Big Band" was released. George Harrison's "Horse to the Water" appeared on the album.

2002 - George Harrison's album "Brainwashed" was released.

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The first newspaper color supplement was published in the Sunday New York World on this date in 1893.

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Today in Sports History:

1966 - Sandy Koufax (Los Angeles Dodgers) announced his retirement from major league baseball.

1979 - Nolan Ryan (Houston Astros) signed a four-year contract for $4.5 million. At the time, Ryan was the highest paid player in major league baseball.

1984 - Dwight Gooden (New York Mets), at 20 years old, became the youngest major league pitcher to be named Rookie of the Year in the National League.

1995 - Patrick Ewing (New York Knicks) became the 23rd NBA player to surpass the 20,000 point mark.

1996 - Albert Belle signed a contract with the White Sox for a record $55 million. He was the first player to surpass the $10 million per year mark.

1999 - Evel Knievel and Krystal Kennedy were married.

2001 - Barry Bonds (San Francisco Giants) became the first baseball player to win four Most Valuable Player Awards.

2004 - During a Detroit Pistons and Indian Pacers game a fight broke out involving fans and players. Several players were suspended and all involved were later charged with assault and battery.

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The "paper pencil" was patented by Frederick E. Blaisdell on this date in 1895.

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Coming up:

Tonight --

Empire South Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Florida Eels 3:30pm EST

College Football -- Oregon State Beavers vs Washington Huskies 3:30pm EST

Nascar Nationwide Series -- Ford 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway 4:00pm EST

EJHL South Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Florida Eels 6:15pm EST

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs New Jersey Devils 7:00pm EST

Sunday --

NFL Football -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Green Bay Packers 1:00pm EST

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway 4:00pm EST

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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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