Saturday, December 10, 2011

It's Saturday













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

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Today is December 10th, the 344th day of 2011. There are 21 days left in the year.

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Kaberle dealt to Canadiens for Spacek.

Sutton banned indefinitely, faces Saturday hearing.

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

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Human Rights Week starts today.

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Philadelphia, PA. -- The Tampa Bay Lightning, 3-2 winners in New York Thursday, look to extend their win streak to two, when they play in Philadelphia tonight against the Flyers.

Read the preview of the game right here.

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Today is The Day of the Horse.

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CFL.ca Water Cooler: The Ultimate 2011 Edition.

Kent Austin dictates Roughriders' timing.

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

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Today is International Shareware Day.

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

Week 14

All Times Eastern

Thursday, December 8th

At Pittsburgh 14, Cleveland 3

Sunday, December 11th

Kansas City at NY Jets 1:00 PM
Tampa Bay at Jacksonville 1:00 PM
New England at Washington 1:00 PM
Atlanta at Carolina 1:00 PM
Indianapolis at Baltimore 1:00 PM
Philadelphia at Miami 1:00 PM
Minnesota at Detroit 1:00 PM
New Orleans at Tennessee 1:00 PM
Houston at Cincinnati 1:00 PM
Chicago at Denver 4:05 PM
San Francisco at Arizona 4:05 PM
Buffalo at San Diego 4:15 PM
Oakland at Green Bay 4:15 PM
NY Giants at Dallas 8:20 PM

Monday, December 12th

St. Louis at Seattle 8:30 PM

Week 15

All Times Eastern

Thursday, December 15th

Jacksonville at Atlanta 8:20 PM

Saturday, December 17th

Dallas at Tampa Bay 8:20 PM

Sunday, December 18th

Carolina at Houston 1:00 PM
Washington at NY Giants 1:00 PM
Miami at Buffalo 1:00 PM
Seattle at Chicago 1:00 PM
New Orleans at Minnesota 1:00 PM
Cincinnati at St. Louis 1:00 PM
Tennessee at Indianapolis 1:00 PM
Green Bay at Kansas City 1:00 PM
Detroit at Oakland 4:05 PM
New England at Denver 4:15 PM
NY Jets at Philadelphia 4:15 PM
Cleveland at Arizona 4:15 PM
Baltimore at San Diego 8:20 PM

Monday, December 19th

Pittsburgh at San Francisco 8:30 PM

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Gustavus II of Sweden was born on this date in 1594.

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This TV is big, like ours Mommy.

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Today is Nobel Prize Day.

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Today in Elvis History:

1960 - Elvis Presley's soundtrack album "G.I. Blues" hit #1 in the U.S.

1966 - Elvis Presley's album "California Holiday" hit #17 in the U.K.

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On this date in 1817, Mississippi was admitted to the Union as the 20th American state.

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Today in Beatles History:

1965 - The Beatles film "Help!" opened in Finland.

1968 - John Lennon made his first solo TV appearance.

1976 - "Wings over America," by Paul McCartney's was released.

2010 - Rolling Stone released it's December 23, 2010 issue. It contained the entire interview with John Lennon given three days before his murder in 1980. It was the first time the entire interview had been published.

2010 - On The Jimmy Fallon Show Paul McCartney and Fallon sang "Scrambled Eggs" (The Original "Yesterday") with never-before-heard lyrics.

2010 - It was reported that the Beatles' "Penny Lane" had been inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.

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On this date in 1851, American librarian Melvil Dewey was born. He created the "Dewey Decimal Classification" system.

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Today in Sports History:

1919 - The National League voted to ban spitballs by all new pitchers. The Rules Committee officially worked out the ban the following February.

1939 - The National Football League's attendance exceeded 1 million in a season for the first time.

1962 - Frank Gifford (New York Giants) was on the cover of "Sports Illustrated."

1972 - The American League voted to adopt the designated-hitter rule in a three-year experiment. In December of 1975 the American League voted to permanently adopt the designated-hitter rule.

1972 - The longest non-scoring pass in NFL history was made when Jim Hart (St. Louis Cardinals) threw a pass from his own one yard-line to Bobby Moore (Ahmad Rashad). Moore was tackled on the Rams' one-yard line. The pass was officially 98 yards.

1992 - The NHL awarded franchises to Miami and Anaheim for the 1994-95 season.

1994 - Art Monk (New York Jets) set an NFL record of 178 straight games with a reception.

2001 - ESPN announced that it would be expanding into Europe with its first network, which would feature great sports moments from the past. The launch was planned for early 2002 in France.

2007 - Michael Vick was sentenced by a federal judge in Richmond, VA, to 23 months in prison for bankrolling a dogfighting operation and killing dogs that underperformed.

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The first domestic passenger jet flight took place in the U.S. on this date in 1958 when 111 passengers flew from New York to Miami on a National Airlines Boeing 707.

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Coming up:

Tonight --

College Football -- Army vs. Navy at Washington, D.C. 2:30pm EST

Empire South Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Palm Beach Hawks 5:00pm EST

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Philadelphia Flyers 7:00pm EST

EJHL South Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Palm Beach Hawks 8:00pm EST

Sunday --

Empire South Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Palm Beach Hawks 10:00am EST

EJHL South Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Palm Beach Hawks 1:00pm EST

NFL Football -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Jacksonville Jaguars 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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