Sunday, November 6, 2011

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Today is November 6th, the 310th day of 2011. There are 55 days left in the year.


Surprising Senators just wanted to be heard.

Campbell: Hazing incident puts dressing room culture under the microscope.

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It's the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict Day today.


Tampa, FL. -- The expected transfer of RW Mattias Ritola to AHL Norfolk will reduce the number of forwards on the Lightning roster to 13. That means coach Guy Boucher will have to scratch only one each game instead of two.

"Having one less forward," Boucher said, "makes me sleep more at night."

He's still not sleeping easy.

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Today is Saxophone Day.


Frustrating season ends for Roughriders’ Luca Congi.

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This is Zero Tasking Day.


Doing their part: Stamps hold on to beat Bombers.

From worst to first: Lions romp Als to win West title.

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Daylight Saving Time ended this morning. You should have set your clocks back one hour by 2:00am.


Corvallis, OR. -- There were chances that weren’t exploited and opportunities passed unseized. At least, that’s how the Beavers saw it.

Then there was No. 4 Stanford gradually pushing Oregon State onto its heels in front of an announced crowd of 42,835 at Reser Stadium.

The Cardinal turned a 17-13 third-quarter lead into a 38-13 victory with a relentless pursuit of perfection and a running game that is every bit as good as its hyped Heisman Trophy candidate quarterback.

Andrew Luck passed for 206 yards and three TDs, rushed for another 28 and Stanford rolled up 507 yards in total offense on the Beavers (2-6).

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On this date in 1860, Abraham Lincoln was elected to be the sixteenth president of the United States.


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

Week 8

Sunday, October 30th

At Baltimore 30, Arizona 27
Minnesota 24 at Carolina 21
At Houston 24, Jacksonville 14
At NY Giants 24, Miami 20
At St. Louis 31, New Orleans 21
At Tennessee 27, Indianapolis 10
Detroit 45 at Denver 10
Buffalo 23, Washington 0 at Toronto
Cincinnati 34 at Seattle 12
At San Francisco 20, Cleveland 10
At Pittsburgh 25, New England 17
At Philadelphia 34, Dallas 7

Monday, October 31st

At Kansas City 23, San Diego 20 (OT)

·Bye: Atlanta, Chicago, Green Bay, Oakland, NY Jets, Tampa Bay

Week 9

Sunday, November 6th

All times Eastern

Miami at Kansas City 1:00 PM
Atlanta at Indianapolis 1:00 PM
Tampa Bay at New Orleans 1:00 PM
NY Jets at Buffalo 1:00 PM
Seattle at Dallas 1:00 PM
Cleveland at Houston 1:00 PM
San Francisco at Washington 1:00 PM
Cincinnati at Tennessee 4:05 PM
Denver at Oakland 4:05 PM
NY Giants at New England 4:15 PM
St. Louis at Arizona 4:15 PM
Green Bay at San Diego 4:15 PM
Baltimore at Pittsburgh 8:20 PM

Monday, November 7th

Chicago at Philadelphia 8:30 PM

·Bye: Detroit, Minnesota, Carolina, Jacksonville


Jefferson Davis was elected as the president of the Confederacy in the U.S. on this date in 1861.


Thanks for the candy mister!


Jacob Schick was granted a patent for the electric shaver on this date in 1923.


Today in Elvis History:

1948 - The Presley family began their move to Memphis.

1963 - On location shooting for the Elvis Presley movie "Kissin' Cousins" ended.

1960 - Elvis Presley flew to California to begin working on pre-production for the film "Wild In The Country." The movie premiered in Memphis on June 15, 1961.

1971 - Elvis Presley's single "It's Only Love" hit #51 in the U.S.

1990 - The RIAA certified 150,000 sales of the Elvis Presley videos "Great Performances Volume 1 - Center Stage" and "Great Performances Volume 2 - Man And Music."

2001 - The album "The Country Side of Elvis" was released.


Edwin H. Armstrong announced his development of FM broadcasting on this date in 1935.


Today in Beatles History:

1966 - Beatles fans demonstrated outside Brian Epstein's house in England. They were demanding the the Beatles perform more live concerts.

1969 - The John Lennon and Yoko Ono film "Rape - Part II" screened at the Mannheim Film Festival in Germany.


Phil Donahue began a TV talk show in Dayton, Ohio on this date in 1967. The show was on the air for 29 years.


Today in Sports History:

1861 - The inventor of basketball, James Naismith, was born.

1869 - The first official intercollegiate football game was played in New Brunswick, NJ.

1958 - The American League announced that Kansas City would play a record 52 night games in 1959.

1966 - Tim Brown (Philadelphia Eagles) ran back two kick-offs for touchdowns in the same game against the Dallas Cowboys.

1969 - A tie for the Cy Young Award occurred for the first time. Detroit's Denny McLain and Baltimore's Mike Cuellar both won the award for best pitcher in the American League.

1974 - Mike Marshall became the first relief pitcher to win the Cy Young Award.

1982 - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the National Football League (NFL) could not dictate the home town of a team. The case resulted from the Oakland Raiders wanting to move to Los Angeles.

1989 - NFL Charities donated $1 million through the United Way to benefit the victims of the Bay Area earthquake.

1995 - ESPN announced a five-year contract extension with Major League Baseball. The contract represented the first time that baseball's post season would be on cable.

1995 - Art Modell, the owner of the Cleveland Browns, announced plans to move his team to Baltimore.

1995 - It was announced that a contract had been signed, on October 27, that finalized the Cleveland Browns' move to Baltimore.

1995 - Mark Messier scored his 500th NHL goal.

1996 - Michael Jordan scored 50 points for the 29th time in his career.

2002 - Emmitt Smith (Dallas Cowboys) dropped the puck at a game between the Dallas Stars and the Vancouver Canucks.


About 20% of the Universal Studios backlot in southern California was destroyed in an arson fire on this date in 1990.


Fort Worth -- FORT WORTH, Texas -- Nearly nine months after winning the Daytona 500 in his first attempt, Trevor Bayne finally got his first victory in NASCAR's second-tier series.

Bayne powered past Roush Fenway teammate Carl Edwards after a restart on Lap 194 of 200 and held off hard-charging Denny Hamlin for the victory in Saturday's O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.

Bayne crossed the finish line .142 seconds ahead of Hamlin, who started from the rear of the field after Kyle Busch, scheduled to drive the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, was parked for the weekend for wrecking Ron Hornaday Jr. in Friday night's Truck Series race.

Edwards, who dominated the event until the final caution flew on Lap 189, after Jason Leffler scraped the Turn 4 wall, came home third, followed by Clint Bowyer and Brad Keselowski.

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Health Information and Technology Week starts today. (Linky Link)


Coming up:


Empire South Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors vs Palm Beach Hawks 9:30am EST

EJHL South Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors vs Palm Beach Hawks 12:15pm EST

NFL Football -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New Orleans Saints 1:00pm EST

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway 3:00pm EST

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Florida Panthers 5:00pm EST

Monday --

Nothin' Doin'

Tuesday --

Nothin' Doin'

Wednesday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs Philadelphia Flyers 7:30pm EST

Thursday --

Nothin' Doin'

Friday --

Empire South Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Valley Jr. Warriors Showcase vs Boston Bandits 10:10am EST

Empire South Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Valley Jr. Warriors Showcase vs New England Huskies 5:00pm EST

EJHL South Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Valley Jr. Warriors Showcase vs TBD TBA

Saturday --

Nascar Nationwide Series -- Wypall 200 at Phoenix International Raceway 3:30pm EST

Empire South Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Valley Jr. Warriors Showcase vs Valley Jr. Warriors 5:30pm EST

College Football -- Oregon State Beavers at California Golden Bears 6:30pm EST

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at St. Louis Blues 8:00pm EST

EJHL South Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Valley Jr. Warriors Showcase vs TBD TBA

Sunday --

Empire South Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Valley Jr. Warriors Showcase vs New Hampshire Jr. Monarchs 10:30am EST

NFL Football -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Houston Texans 1:00pm EST

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- Kobalt Tools 500 at Phoenix International Raceway 3:00pm

EJHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Valley Jr. Warriors Showcase TBA TBD


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

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