Sunday, November 27, 2011

It's Sunday












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

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Today is November 27th, the 331st day of 2011. There are 34 days left in the year.

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Bylsma fires back after Foligno criticizes Crosby.

Rangers alums excited for Classic contest.

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

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Anders Celsius was born on this date in 1701 in Sweden. He was the inventor of the Celsius thermometer.

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Tampa, FL. -- What a difference a day makes.

On Friday night in Sunrise, the Tampa Bay Lightning had to go to overtime before a goal by Steven Stamkos gave them a 2-1 victory over the Florida Panthers in the front-end of a home-and-home series. There were no such dramatics in the return match on Saturday night at the St. Pete Times Forum, as the Lightning scored three second-period goals and breezed to a 5-1 victory.

Read the rest here.

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On this date in 1779, the College of Pennsylvania became the University of Pennsylvania. It was the first legally recognized university in America.

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The 99th Grey Cup is this afternoon at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, BC, between the West champs BC Lions and the East Champs Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Kickoff is 6:00pm EST. The game can be seen in Canada on TSN and in the U.S. on ESPN3.com.

The view from Vancouver: Battle of the big boys in trenches will likely decide Sunday champion.

The view from Winnipeg: Bombers make Grey Cup roster changes.

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

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The American Statistical Association was founded in Boston on this date in 1839.

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Eugene, OR. -- After a relatively rough start, which included three missed fourth-down conversions, Oregon easily dispatched of rival Oregon State 49-21 Saturday at Autzen Stadium.

The Ducks will now prepare for the first-ever Pac-12 championship game.

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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Curtis P. Brady was issued the first permit to drive an automobile through Central Park in New York City on this date in 1889.

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

Week 11

Thursday, November 17th

At Denver 17, NY Jets 13

Sunday, November 20th

At Green Bay 35, Tampa Bay 26
At Detroit 49, Carolina 35
At Cleveland 14 Jacksonville 10
Oakland 27 at Minnesota 21
At Miami 35, Buffalo 8
Dallas 27 at Washington 24 (OT)
At Baltimore 31, Cincinnati 24
At San Francisco 23, Arizona 7
Seattle 24 at St. Louis 7
At Atlanta 23, Tennessee 17
At Chicago 31, San Diego 20
Philadelphia 17 at NY Giants 10

Monday, November 21st

Kansas City at New England 8:30 PM

·Bye: Indianapolis, New Orleans, Pittsburgh, Houston

Week 12

All Times Eastern
Thursday, November 24th

Green Bay 27 at Detroit 15
At Dallas 20, Miami 19
At Baltimore 16, San Francisco 6

Sunday, November 27th

Houston at Jacksonville 1:00 PM
Buffalo at NY Jets 1:00 PM
Cleveland at Cincinnati 1:00 PM
Minnesota at Atlanta 1:00 PM
Arizona at St. Louis 1:00 PM
Carolina at Indianapolis 1:00 PM
Tampa Bay at Tennessee 1:00 PM
Chicago at Oakland 4:05 PM
Washington at Seattle 4:05 PM
Denver at San Diego 4:15 PM
New England at Philadelphia 4:15 PM
Pittsburgh at Kansas City 8:20 PM

Monday, November 28th

NY Giants at New Orleans 8:30 PM

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On this date in 1901, the Army War College was established in Washington, DC.

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That's a big fire truck, huh Jimmy?

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New York's Pennsylvania Station opened on this date in 1910.

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Today in Elvis History:

1958 - Elvis Presley achieved the rank of private first class in the U.S. Army.

1963 - The Elvis Presley movie "Fun In Acapulco" premiered nationally in the U.S.

1969 - The Elvis Presley double album "From Memphis To Vegas/From Vegas to Memphis" hit #12 in the U.S.

1977 - The Meditation Gardens at Graceland were opened to the public.

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The play "Key Largo," by Maxwell Anderson, opened in New York on this date in 1939.

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Today in Beatles History:

1967 - Capitol Records released the Beatles' "Magical Mystery Tour" album in the U.S.

1970 - George Harrison released his solo album "All Things Must Pass."

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U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress on this date in 1963.

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Today in Sports History:

1942 - Ben Hogan won his third straight Vardon Trophy.

1960 - Gordie Howe (Detroit Red Wings) scored his 1,000th point.

1980 - Dave Williams (Chicago Bears) became the first player in NFL history to return a kick for touchdown in overtime.

1994 - Joe Montana (Kansas City Chiefs) became the 5th quarterback to surpass 40,000 yards passing.

2003 - Luc Robitaille (Los Angeles Kings) earned his 700th career assist.

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On this date in 1973, the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Gerald R. Ford as vice president after the resignation of Spiro T. Agnew.

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Coming up:

Tonight --

NFL Football -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Tennessee Titans 1:00pm EST

CFL Football -- 99th Grey Cup Game, Winnipeg vs BC at Vancouver, B.C. 6:30pm EST

Monday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Minnesota Wild 7:30pm EST

Tuesday --

Nothin' Doin'

Wednesday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lighting at Detroit Red Wings 7:30pm EST

Thursday --

Nothin' Doin'

Friday --

Nothin' Doin'

Saturday --

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

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

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Rangers 7:00pm EST

Sunday --

Empire South Hockey - Tampa Bay Juniors vs Florida Eels 12:15pm EST

NFL Football -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Carolina Panthers 1:00pm 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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