Friday, September 30, 2011

It's Friday




It's Friday. Here's what's happening....

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Today is September 30th, the 273rd day of 2011. There are 92 days left in the year.

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Crosby likely to travel to opener with Penguins.

Fans honor Jets' new owners during anthem.

Bolts blank Habs.

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Today's Birthdays: Barry Williams is 57 ... Fran Drescher is 54 ... Crystal Bernard is 50 ... Monica Bellucci is 47 ... Jenna Elfman is 40 ... Marion Cotillard is 36 ... Tennis player Martina Hingis is 31 ... Lacey Chabert is 29.

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Regina expected to host 2013 Grey Cup.

Nye: Miller still has hope in his Riders.

The Roughriders travel to Calgary tomorrow, October 1st for a showdown with the Stampeders. Rod Pedersen and Carm Carteri have the call on 620 CKRM and the Rider Radio Network, beginning at 4:00pm EDT. The game can be seen in Canada on TSN and in the U.S. on the NFL Network and ESPN3.com.

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

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Forbes released its latest list of the highest paid TV actresses, and Tina Fey and Eva Longoria both take the cake this year. The "30 Rock" star and "Desperate Housewives" actress tied at the top of the money mag's list, each bringing in $13 million between May 2010 and May 2011.

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Landry: Rushing not only option for Boatmen.

Pierce to miss game against Als due to rib injury.

Donate to the Tony Proudfoot Fund.

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

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Amazon launched 4 new models in its Kindle lineup Wednesday. There is the Kindle, a keyboard-less replacement for its low end model. Then there is the Kindle touch, an e-ink model with a touch screen, which also comes in a 3G flavor. And there is also the Kindle fire, a tablet-style version of the e-reader. Prices will vary depending on whether or not you're OK with Amazon showing screensaver ads.

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OSU football: Cavanaugh more than just an offensive line coach.

Visit the official football website by clicking here.

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

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The recession continues to inspire people to do stupid stuff to avoid paying money. This week's example: the teen who got stuck in a Coke machine after he tried to get a free can of soda. The teen thought if he slid his hand up the machine the right way he might get a free soda, but he was wrong. The rescue process involved two fire trucks an an ambulance.

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

Week 3

Sunday, September 25th
At New Orleans 40, Houston 33
NY Giants 29 at Philadelphia 16
At Carolina 16, Jacksonville 10
At Buffalo 34, New England 31
At Cleveland 17, Miami 16
San Francisco 13 at Cincinnati 8
At Tennessee 17, Denver 14
Detroit 26 at Minnesota 23 (OT)
Baltimore 37 at St. Louis 7
At Oakland 34, NY Jets 24
At San Diego 20, Kansas City 17
At Seattle 13, Arizona 10
At Tampa Bay 16, Atlanta 13
Green Bay 27 at Chicago 17
Pittsburgh 23 at Indianapolis 20

Monday, September 26th
At Dallas 18, Washington 16

Week 4
All times Eastern

Sunday, October 2nd
Detroit at Dallas 1:00 PM
Carolina at Chicago 1:00 PM
Buffalo at Cincinnati 1:00 PM
Tennessee at Cleveland 1:00 PM
Minnesota at Kansas City 1:00 PM
Washington at St. Louis 1:00 PM
New Orleans at Jacksonville 1:00 PM
Pittsburgh at Houston 1:00 PM
San Francisco at Philadelphia 1:00 PM
NY Giants at Arizona 4:05 PM
Atlanta at Seattle 4:05 PM
Miami at San Diego 4:15 PM
New England at Oakland 4:15 PM
Denver at Green Bay 4:15 PM
NY Jets at Baltimore 8:20 PM

Monday, October 3rd
Indianapolis at Tampa Bay 8:30 PM

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The Census Bureau has issued an internal memo reminding workers not to take naps in the building. (They tried to take a count of exactly how many people were napping but they fell asleep.)

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Jimmy does a jump spin with the Fresh Beat Band.

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The Onion, a satirical news website and newspaper, didn't get many laughs on Thursday when it tweeted that there'd been a shooting at the U.S. Capitol. Twitter users immediately responded by asking whether this was a joke or if the site had been hacked. The Onion office in New York confirmed that the tweet was not a hack, saying: "This is satire. That's how it works."

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ST PETERSBURG, Fl. -- The Rays reached the playoffs for the third time in four years with a great run down the stretch to overtake the slumping Red Sox.

If a team understands that records don't mean anything, it's this year's Tampa Bay squad. Last season, the Rays entered the playoffs with the best record in the American League, but they got bounced in the American League Division Series by the Rangers -- the same squad they'll face in a best-of-five showdown starting Friday afternoon.

Read the rest here.

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The stapler was patented on this date in 1941.

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Today in Elvis History:

1957 - Elvis Presley's EP "Just For You" hit #16 in the U.S.

1958 - EMI deleted all Elvis Presley and all other RCA products from its HMV catalog.

1967 - Elvis Presley's single "Judy" hit #78 in the U.S.

1978 - The album "Sings For Children And Grown Ups Too" hit #130 in the U.S.

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To protect folks in the front seat during side impact crashes, General Motors says it plans to introduce the industry's first front-center air bag in three of its vehicles starting with model year 2013. The air bag would pop out from in between the driver and passenger seat.

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Today in Beatles History:

1977 - Ringo Starr released the album "Ringo The Fourth."

1988 - John Lennon received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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George Clooney has defended ex-girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis. Clooney, who split from Canalis in June, denied reports that she has been harassing him with angry text messages.

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Today in Sports History:

1916 - The Boston Braves stopped the New York Giant's 26-game winning streak. It was the longest winning streak in major league history.

1927 - George Herman "Babe" Ruth hit his 60th homerun of the season. He broke his own record with the homerun. The record stood until 1961 when Roger Maris broke the record.

1934 - Dizzy Dean won his 30th game of the season in a 9-0 win over the Cincinnati Reds.

1947 - The World Series was televised for the first time. The sponsors only paid $65,000 for the entire series between the Brooklyn Dodgers and the New York Yankees.

1971 - The Washington Senators played their last game in Washington before moving to Arlington, TX. They were forced to forfeit the game to the New York Yankees when fans stormed the field in an effort to take souvenirs.

1972 - Roberto Clemente (Pittsburgh Pirates) recorded his 3,000th career hit. It was his last as he was killed in Venezuela during the off season.

1973 - Hank Aaron finished the season one short of Babe Ruth's record of 714 home runs. He broke the record in the first month of the 1974 season.

1973 - The New York Yankees completed their 50th season at the Stadium.

1984 - Mike Witt (California Angels) became only the 11th pitcher to throw a perfect game in major league baseball. He defeated the Texas Rangers 1-0.

1984 - The Los Angeles Rams set an NFL record when they registered three safeties in a 33-12 victory over the New York Giants.

1992 - George Brett (Kansas City Royals) reached his 3,000th career hit during a game against the California Angels. He was the 18th player to reach the mark.

1995 - Albert Belle (Cleveland Indians) became the first player in history to hit 50 home runs and 50 doubles in the same season.

1999 - The San Francisco Giants played the Los Angeles Dodgers in the last baseball game to be played at Candlestick Park (3Com Park). The Dodgers won 9-4 with 61,389 fans on hand.

2002 - Chris McAlister (Baltimore Ravens) returned a missed field goal 108 yards to set an NFL record.

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IN THEATERS THIS WEEKEND -- 50/50; Courageous; Dream House; What's Your Number.

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Coming up:

Tonight:

MLB ALDS Series "B" -- Tampa Bay Rays at Texas Rangers 5:07pm (Game One, Best-of-Five)

Saturday --

College Football -- Oregon State Beavers vs Arizona Wildcats 3:30pm EDT

CFL Football -- Saskatchewan Roughriders at Calgary Stampeders 4:00pm EDT

MLB ALDS Series "B" -- Tampa Bay Rays at Texas Rangers 7:07pm (Game Two, Best-of-Five)

NHL Pre-season Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Montreal Canadiens at Quebec City, QC 7:00pm EDT

College Football -- Oregon State Beavers at Arizona State Sun Devils 10:30pm EDT

Nascar Nationwide Series -- OneMain Financial 200 at Dover International Speedway 3:30pm EDT

Sunday --

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway 2:00pm EDT

Izod Indy Car Series -- Kentucky Indy 300 at Kentucky Speedway 2:00pm EDT

Monday --

MLB ALDS Series "B" -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Texas Rangers 5:07pm (Game Three, Best-of-Five)

NFL Football -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Indianapolis Colts 8:30pm EDT

Tuesday --

MLB ALDS Series "B" -- Tampa Bay Rays at Texas Rangers TBD (Game Four, Best-of-Five) If necessary

Wednesday --

Nothin' Doin'.

Thursday --

MLB ALDS Series "B" -- Tampa Bay Rays at Texas Rangers TBD (Game Five, Best-of-Five) If necessary

Friday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Carolina Hurricanes 7:00pm EDT (Regular season opener)

Saturday --

Nascar Nationwide Series -- Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway 3:30pm EDT

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Boston Bruins 7:00pm EDT

Sunday --

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

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

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

It's Thursday




It's Thursday. Here's what's happening....

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Today is September 29th, the 272nd day of 2011. There are 93 days left in the year.

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ST PETERSBURG, Fl. -- Game 162 might well have been the Rays' finest hour. You won't soon see another like it.

Finding some untapped reserve of heart, the Rays erased a 7-0 deficit to the Yankees before taking an 8-7 walk-off win in the 12th to claim the American League Wild Card on Wednesday night.

With one out in the 12th and Evan Longoria at the plate, the score flashed across the scoreboard that the Orioles had defeated the Red Sox, 4-3, which meant a Rays win would get them to the postseason.

Moments later, Longoria laced a 2-2 pitch from Scott Proctor over the short porch in left to give the Rays the walk-off win..

Read the rest here.

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Lowell Thomas made his debut on CBS Radio on this date in 1930. He was in the radio business for the next 46 years.

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Sestito suspended for two regular season games.

Suspect charged in banana-throwing incident.

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Today's Birthdays: Ian McShane is 69 ... Bryant Gumbel is 63 ... Andrew Dice Clay is 54 ... Emily Lloyd is 41 ... Zachary Levi is 31.

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National Team Development Program Weekly Update

U.S. Nat'l U18 Team Wins Two of Three at Fall Classic; U17s Open USHL Regular Season

U17 TEAM OPENS USHL REGULAR SEASON AT HOME: The U.S. National Under-17 Team opens the United States Hockey League regular season with a pair of contests this weekend. On Friday, Sept. 30, the Youngstown Phantoms visit the Ann Arbor Ice Cube for a 7:00 p.m. ET tilt. The following night (Sat., Oct. 1), the Chicago Steel face-off against Team USA in another 7:00 p.m. ET showdown.

U18 TEAM RESTS UP FOR COLLEGE SHOWDOWNS: The U.S. National Under-18 Team will rest up this weekend in preparation for three straight contests against collegiate opponents the following week. Team USA will face the University of Michigan (Oct. 3), University of Denver (Oct. 7) and Colorado College (Oct. 8).

U18 TEAM BESTS OMAHA AT FALL CLASSIC: Stefan Matteau (Chicago, Ill.) scored one goal and added two assists and Riley Barber (Livonia, Mich.) notched two goals, including the game winner with less than 10 seconds left in the game, as the U.S. National Under-18 Team bested the Omaha Lancers, 4-3, at the Tyson Events Center. The game was Team USA's first of three played at the USHL Fall Classic. Team USA Scorers: Barber (2), Matthew Lane (Rochester, N.Y.), Matteau.

U18 TEAM OUTLASTS SIOUX CITY IN SECOND CLASSIC GAME: In Team USA's second game at the USHL Fall Classic, Riley Barber and Nicolas Kerdiles (Irvine, Calif.) scored two goals each as the U.S. National Under-18 Team outlasted the Sioux City Musketeers, 6-4, at the Tyson Events Center. Barber had two tallies for the second consecutive game and Kyle Osterberg (Lakeville, Minn.) and Stefan Matteau each collected two assists in the win. Team USA Scorers: Barber (2), Kerdiles (2), Quentin Shore (Denver, Colo.), Frankie Vatrano (East Longmeadow, Mass.).

U18 TEAM FALLS TO WATERLOO IN SHOOTOUT AT CLASSIC: In its final game of the USHL Fall Classic, the U.S. National Under-18 Team fell to the Waterloo Black Hawks in a shootout, 2-1, at the IBP Ice Center. Team USA finished 2-0-1 at the tournament. After a scoreless first period, the U.S. and Waterloo traded goals in the second. Neither team could connect again during regulation and the game was decided by a shootout, where Team USA came up short. Team USA Scorers: Matthew Lane.

UNDER-18 TEAM NEWS/NOTES: The 23 players on the U.S. roster represent nine different states. Illinois leads the way with five natives on the roster, while Massachusetts and Michigan each boast four … A total of 16 members of Team USA have verbally committed to NCAA Division I schools … Of the 17 games against college opponents, 12 are against NCAA Division I schools, including two that finished the 2010-11 season ranked in the top 10 of the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Men's College Hockey Poll (No. 2 University of Michigan and No. 7 University of Denver).... Seth Jones (Plano, Texas) participated in USA Hockey's National Junior Evaluation Camp in Lake Placid, N.Y. in August ... Brendan Silk (Wakefield, Mass.) was a part of the U.S. Under-18 Select Team that finished fifth in the 2011 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament ... Cameron Darcy (South Boston, Mass.), Miles Koules (Los Angeles, Calif.), Collin Olson (Apple Valley, Minn.), and Jacob Trouba (Rochester, Mich.) all participated in the National Hockey League's Research, Development and Orientation Camp Aug. 16-17 in Etobicoke, Ont. Nicolas Kerdiles was invited but did not participate due to injury.

UNDER-17 TEAM NEWS/NOTES: The 21 players on the U.S. National Under-17 Team roster represent 10 different states. Michigan and Minnesota both lead the way with five natives on the roster, while Illinois boasts three … A total of 16 members of Team USA have already verbally committed to NCAA Division I schools … A full-time elite development program in Ann Arbor, Mich., USA Hockey's National Team Development Program includes both the U.S. National Under-17 and Under-18 Teams. The teams will count jointly as one team in the United States Hockey League standings as a member of the Eastern Conference. Should the NTDP qualify, the U.S. National Under-17 Team will compete in the Clark Cup Playoffs ... Don Granato is in his first season at the NTDP and will serve as the head coach of the U.S. National Under-17 Team for the 2011-12 season, while Nick Fohr, who spent the last four seasons with the University of Nebraska-Omaha will serve as assistant coach. Matt Curley, returning for his second season with the NTDP, will also serve behind the bench as assistant coach.

For the complete weekly update, click here.

ABOUT THE NTDP: In 1996, USA Hockey launched a revolutionary new initiative called the National Team Development Program, based in Ann Arbor, Mich. Celebrating its 15th season of play in 2011-12, the goal of this full-time development program is to prepare student-athletes under the age of 18 for participation on U.S. National Teams and success in their future hockey careers. Its efforts focus not only on high-caliber participation on the ice, but creating well-rounded individuals off the ice.

USA Hockey Joins In Celebrating Inaugural World Girls' Hockey Day Sunday
U.S. Women's National Team Members Support Local Efforts in Celebration

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- USA Hockey will join with hockey federations around the world on Sunday (Oct. 2) for the first-ever World Girls' Hockey Day, created by the International Ice Hockey Federation to help grow girls' youth hockey.

"World Girls' Hockey Day helps create awareness around an ever-growing segment of our sport," said Dave Ogrean, executive director of USA Hockey. "It provides an opportunity to foster continued growth by inviting more girls and women to the rink."

World Girls' Hockey Day will introduce females of all ages to hockey in a positive, fun and safe environment while helping them learn about hockey opportunities in their communities. The day also promotes fair play, sportsmanship, teamwork and making new friends while playing hockey. Activities range from American Development Model (ADM) clinics, Mother/Daughter skates, Meet & Greet skates with teams and Try Hockey for Free opportunities.

Several members of the U.S. Women's National Team Program will join in the celebration, with the current schedule listed below.

NOTES: Seventy-six local hockey associations in the U.S. will host an event on Oct. 2 in celebration of World Girls' Hockey Day. Click here to find an event in your area ... Five colleges are also joining in the celebration: Harvard University is working with Waltham Youth Hockey Association for a Try Hockey for Free clinic; Northeastern University is working with the Middlesex Islanders; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) will participate with the Troy Albany Ice Cats in Troy, N.Y.; St. Cloud State University is hosting an event at their home rink, the National Hockey Center, and Yale University is working with the Connecticut Polar Bears in Killingworth, Conn. ... Looking for more information on World Girls' Hockey Day or coverage of the events as they are happening, use the hash tag #WGHD on Twitter.

World Girls' Hockey Day
U.S. Women's National Team Program Player Appearances

Athlete(s) Event/Host City Location Time (Local)
Meghan Duggan, Hilary Knight Try Hockey for Free Clinic Stoughton, Wis. Mandt Community Center 1:45 - 2:45 p.m.
Anne Schelper, Jen Schoullis Shakopee Youth Hockey Association/Mother & Daughter Skate with Friends Shakopee, Minn. Arena at Shakopee Community Center 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Caitlin Cahow, Gigi Marvin, Bri Mastel, Molly Schaus Waltham Youth Hockey Association/Try Hockey for Free Clinic Waltham, Mass. Waltham Memorial Veterans Rink 2 - 4 p.m.
Kaliya Johnson, Annie Pankowski, Paige Savage North American Hockey Academy Game & Open Skate with Players Post-Game Jay, Vt. Jay Peak Ice Haus 4:15 - 6 p.m.

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Great American Beer Week starts today.

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Riders practice schedule.

The Roughriders travel to Calgary this Saturday, October 1st for a showdown with the Stampeders. Rod Pedersen and Carm Carteri have the call on 620 CKRM and the Rider Radio Network, beginning at 4:00pm EDT. The game can be seen in Canada on TSN and in the U.S. on the NFL Network and ESPN3.com.

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

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This is National Attend Your Grandchild's Birth Day.

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New B.C. Place to become a modern wonder.

Stampeders regroup after tough week.

Kuale guarantees Argo victory in Battle of Ontario.

Donate to the Tony Proudfoot Fund.

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

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VFW Day is today. (Linky Link)

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Meet the Beavers: Rhys Murphy.

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 Coffee Day.

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

Week 3

Sunday, September 25th
At New Orleans 40, Houston 33
NY Giants 29 at Philadelphia 16
At Carolina 16, Jacksonville 10
At Buffalo 34, New England 31
At Cleveland 17, Miami 16
San Francisco 13 at Cincinnati 8
At Tennessee 17, Denver 14
Detroit 26 at Minnesota 23 (OT)
Baltimore 37 at St. Louis 7
At Oakland 34, NY Jets 24
At San Diego 20, Kansas City 17
At Seattle 13, Arizona 10
At Tampa Bay 16, Atlanta 13
Green Bay 27 at Chicago 17
Pittsburgh 23 at Indianapolis 20

Monday, September 26th
At Dallas 18, Washington 16

Week 4
All times Eastern

Sunday, October 2nd
Detroit at Dallas 1:00 PM
Carolina at Chicago 1:00 PM
Buffalo at Cincinnati 1:00 PM
Tennessee at Cleveland 1:00 PM
Minnesota at Kansas City 1:00 PM
Washington at St. Louis 1:00 PM
New Orleans at Jacksonville 1:00 PM
Pittsburgh at Houston 1:00 PM
San Francisco at Philadelphia 1:00 PM
NY Giants at Arizona 4:05 PM
Atlanta at Seattle 4:05 PM
Miami at San Diego 4:15 PM
New England at Oakland 4:15 PM
Denver at Green Bay 4:15 PM
NY Jets at Baltimore 8:20 PM

Monday, October 3rd
Indianapolis at Tampa Bay 8:30 PM

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Today is National Women's Health and Fitness Day.

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Want some milk Daddy?

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The radio quiz show "Double or Nothing" debuted on the Mutual Radio Network on this date in 1940.

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SAN FRANCISCO, Ca. -- Trying to strengthen his bid for a spot in next year's starting rotation, Eric Surkamp lasted only 4 2/3 innings as the reigning World Series champion Giants concluded their season with a 6-3 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday at AT&T Park.

The Giants finished 86-76 while posting their third consecutive winning season. But they're also the first defending champion not to reach the postseason since the 2007 St. Louis Cardinals..

Read the rest here.

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"The Adventures of Sam Spade" debuted on CBS Radio on this date in 1946.

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Today in Elvis History:

1956 - RCA Victor, by this day, had received 856,327 advance orders for "Love Me Tender" by Elvis Presley.

1957 - Elvis Presley's album "Loving You" hit #1 in the U.S.

1963 - Recording began on the soundtrack for the Elvis Presley movie "Kissin' Cousins." Only the instrumental tracks were laid because Elvis had a cold and could not sing.

1967 - Tennesee Governor Buford Elington declared "Elvis Presley Day."

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"Make Room for Daddy" premiered on ABC-TV on this date in 1953.

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Today in Beatles History:

1974 - John Lennon appeared on WNEW-FM in New York as a guest DJ.

1984 - Prince's single "Let's Go Crazy" hit No. 1. He then held the No. 1 single, album and film simultaneously. Only the Beatles had accomplished the feat previously.

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"My Three Sons" debuted on ABC-TV on this date in 1960.

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Today in Sports History:

1951 - The first network football game was televised by CBS-TV in color. The game was between the University of California and the University of Pennsylvania.

1957 - The New York Giants played their last game at the Polo Grounds. The next year the Giants were in San Francisco, CA.

1977 - Eva Shain became the first woman to officiate a heavyweight title boxing match. About 70 million people watched Muhammad Ali defeat Ernie Shavers on NBC-TV.

1986 - Mary Lou Retton announced that she was quitting gymnastics.

1992 - Magic Johnson announced that he was returning to professional basketball. The comeback ended the following November.

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"My Favorite Martian" premiered on CBS-TV on this date in 1963.

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Coming up:

Tonight:

NHL Pre-season Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Montreal Canadiens 7:30pm EDT

Friday --

MLB ALDS Series "B" -- Tampa Bay Rays at Texas Rangers 5:07pm (Game One, Best-of-Five)

Saturday --

College Football -- Oregon State Beavers vs Arizona Wildcats 3:30pm EDT

CFL Football -- Saskatchewan Roughriders at Calgary Stampeders 4:00pm EDT

MLB ALDS Series "B" -- Tampa Bay Rays at Texas Rangers 7:07pm (Game Two, Best-of-Five)

NHL Pre-season Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Montreal Canadiens at Quebec City, QC 7:00pm EDT

College Football -- Oregon State Beavers at Arizona State Sun Devils 10:30pm EDT

Nascar Nationwide Series -- OneMain Financial 200 at Dover International Speedway 3:30pm EDT

Sunday --

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway 2:00pm EDT

Izod Indy Car Series -- Kentucky Indy 300 at Kentucky Speedway 2:00pm EDT

Monday --

MLB ALDS Series "B" -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Texas Rangers 5:07pm (Game Three, Best-of-Five)

NFL Football -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Indianapolis Colts 8:30pm EDT

Tuesday --

MLB ALDS Series "B" -- Tampa Bay Rays at Texas Rangers TBD (Game Four, Best-of-Five) If necessary

Wednesday --

Nothin' Doin'.

Thursday --

MLB ALDS Series "B" -- Tampa Bay Rays at Texas Rangers TBD (Game Five, Best-of-Five) If necessary

Friday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Carolina Hurricanes 7:00pm EDT (Regular season opener)

Saturday --

Nascar Nationwide Series -- Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway 3:30pm EDT

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Boston Bruins 7:00pm EDT

Sunday --

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

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

This just in....



....Down 7-0 to the Yankees after 7 1/2 innings, the Tampa Bay Rays scored 6 times in the 8th, keyed by a three-run homer by Evan Longoria, then a 2 strike, 2 out homer in the 9th by pinch hitter Dan Johnson to force extra-innings. The game moved into the bottom of the 12th, where Longoria would come up and line one over the short wall in the left field corner to win the game for the Rays, 8-7 over New York. Combined with Baltimore's 4-3 come-back win over Boston, the Rays clinch the American League wild card, becoming the first team in major league history to reach the post-season after being as far as 9 games out in September. They're also the first team ever to start a season 1-8 and win 90 games.

The Rays open the ALDS Series "B" against West winner and defending A.L. champion Texas, the team that knocked them out of the post-season last year on Friday, September 30th at 5:07pm EDT and Saturday, October 1st. The series shifts to St. Petersburg for games on Monday and Tuesday, October 3rd and 4th(If needed). If needed, Game 5 would be back in Arlington on Thursday, October 6th. At this point, start times for games 2 through 5 is to be determined.

Stay tuned to the Johnny Blog for more details.

It's Wednesday




It's Wednesday. Here's what's happening....

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Today is September 28th, the 271st day of 2011. There are 94 days left in the year.

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Today would have been the 14th birthday of my beloved Miniature Schnauzer, Meggie May. Without her, I would have never met my wife and there'd be no Jimmy. She was then, and always will be, an important part of my life. Happy Birthday to my "Sweet Sweetie," and have fun up there at the Rainbow Bridge. I love you Meggie May!!!!

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Ducks' Jacques suspended for remainder of preseason, five regular-season games.

Colin Campbell statement on Rangers-Flyers altercation.

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Today's Birthday's: Actor Jeffrey Jones (Dean of students Edward R. Rooney in Ferris Bueller's Day Off) is 65 ... Actress-comedian Janeane Garofalo is 47 ... Actress/director Mira Sorvino is 44 ... Actress Naomi Watts is 43 ... Singer/actress Hilary Duff is 24.

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University of Wisconsin Unanimous No. 1 Selection in USA Today/USA Hockey MagazineWomen's College Hockey Preseason Poll

USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine
2011-12 Women's College Hockey Poll - #1 (Preseason)
(first-place votes in parentheses)
Rank
School
2010-11
Final Rank
2010-11 Record
1University of Wisconsin, 190 (19)
1
37-2-2
2Cornell University, 161
4
31-3-1
3Boston University, 158
2
27-7-4
4University of Minnesota, 131
7
26-10-2
5Boston College, 102
3
24-7-6
6University of Minnesota Duluth, 100
5
22-9-3
7University of North Dakota, 76
9
20-13-3
8Mercyhurst College, 57
6
29-6-0
9Providence College, 31
10
22-12-1
10Quinnipiac University, 21
NR
22-12-3
Others receiving votes: Northeastern University, 8; Dartmouth College, 6; Harvard University, 3; Ohio State University, 1.
NOTES: The Western Collegiate Hockey Association leads all conferences with four ranked teams, while Hockey East Association has three ranked teams and ECAC Hockey has two. Mercyhurst is the only College Hockey America team ranked. ... For the second time in the last three years, the University of Wisconsin has been selected as the unanimous No. 1 selection in the preseason poll. ... A total of 14 teams received votes.
ABOUT THE POLL: The 15th annual USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Women’s College Hockey Poll is conducted each week in conjunction with the American Hockey Coaches Association. The poll includes input from coaches and journalists representing each of the four NCAA Division I ice hockey conferences, as well as composite votes from officers of the AHCA and USA Hockey Magazine, the most widely distributed hockey magazine in the world.

Potter to Be Inducted into Edina Athletic Hall of Fame
Four-Time Olympian One of Eight to Be Named to the Class of 2011

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Jenny Potter (Edina, Minn.) will be one of eight individuals enshrined into the Edina Athletic Hall of Fame on Thursday (Sept. 29) at the Edina Country Club.

"There are so many great student-athletes that have gone through Edina," said Potter. "It is an honor and humbling experience to be inducted into the Edina Hall of Fame with all the other great inductees."

A 1997 graduate of Edina High School, Potter was one of the first girls to play tackle football in Edina in fifth grade. She later played for the boys high school hockey program at EHS.

Potter played on the women's ice hockey team for three years at the University of Minnesota Duluth (1999-2004) and one year at the University of Minnesota (1998-99), earning All-America honors each season. She was also a three-time finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award, which is presented annually to the top player in NCAA Division I women's ice hockey.

She is one of just two U.S. women's ice hockey players to have competed in four Olympic Winter Games, with a gold medal (1998), two silver medals (2002, 2010) and a bronze medal (2006) to her credit.

Potter, at age 32, is in her 15th season as a member of the U.S. Women's National Team program, and is in her fifth season with the Minnesota Whitecaps of the Western Women's Hockey League.

NOTE: The other seven members elected to the Hall of Fame Class of 2011 are Leo Cabalka (Coach), Doug Hastins (1969), Karl Mecklenburg (1978), Phil Olson (1975), Dan Plante (1990), Mick Stenson (1966) and Sara VanderTop (1995).

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Fish Tank Floor Show Night is tonight.

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Riders add six to practice roster.

Miller attributes loss to lack of synchronicity.

The Roughriders travel to Calgary this Saturday, October 1st for a showdown with the Stampeders. Rod Pedersen and Carm Carteri have the call on 620 CKRM and the Rider Radio Network, beginning at 4:00pm EDT. The game can be seen in Canada on TSN and in the U.S. on the NFL Network and ESPN3.com.

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

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Today is National Good Neighbor Day.

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Injury bug takes big bite out of Bombers.

Phillips finally finds his place with Lions.

Donate to the Tony Proudfoot Fund.

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

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60 minutes legend Andy Rooney has decided to end his longtime run with the CBS newsmagazine. The network announced Tuesday that the 92-year-old veteran commentator will make his final regular appearance on 60 Minutes this Sunday, October 2. A career retrospective presented by CBS correspondent Morley Safer will precede Rooney's final -- and 1,097th -- essay this Sunday. Rooney has been a contributor to 60 Minutes since its inception in 1968, ultimately becoming an episode-ending fixture in 1978. (The 92-year-old says he wants try new things. Like date Betty White.)

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Mike Riley previews the Arizona State game.

Visit the official football website by clicking here.

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

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Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is today.

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

Week 3

Sunday, September 25th
At New Orleans 40, Houston 33
NY Giants 29 at Philadelphia 16
At Carolina 16, Jacksonville 10
At Buffalo 34, New England 31
At Cleveland 17, Miami 16
San Francisco 13 at Cincinnati 8
At Tennessee 17, Denver 14
Detroit 26 at Minnesota 23 (OT)
Baltimore 37 at St. Louis 7
At Oakland 34, NY Jets 24
At San Diego 20, Kansas City 17
At Seattle 13, Arizona 10
At Tampa Bay 16, Atlanta 13
Green Bay 27 at Chicago 17
Pittsburgh 23 at Indianapolis 20

Monday, September 26th
At Dallas 18, Washington 16

Week 4
All times Eastern

Sunday, October 2nd
Detroit at Dallas 1:00 PM
Carolina at Chicago 1:00 PM
Buffalo at Cincinnati 1:00 PM
Tennessee at Cleveland 1:00 PM
Minnesota at Kansas City 1:00 PM
Washington at St. Louis 1:00 PM
New Orleans at Jacksonville 1:00 PM
Pittsburgh at Houston 1:00 PM
San Francisco at Philadelphia 1:00 PM
NY Giants at Arizona 4:05 PM
Atlanta at Seattle 4:05 PM
Miami at San Diego 4:15 PM
New England at Oakland 4:15 PM
Denver at Green Bay 4:15 PM
NY Jets at Baltimore 8:20 PM

Monday, October 3rd
Indianapolis at Tampa Bay 8:30 PM

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Today is Native American Day.

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Call me Mr. Popular!

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A new study (commissioned by Rebtel) finds that women are significantly more likely to use online social networks, like Facebook or Twitter, to communicate with friends, family, and co-workers. The study shows 68 percent of women use social media to stay in touch with friends, as opposed to 54 percent of men.

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ST PETERSBURG, Fl. -- One swing produced three runs. Another produced three outs. Both played prominent roles in the Rays' 5-3 win over the Yankees on Tuesday night at Tropicana Field to keep their postseason hopes alive.

With the victory, Tampa Bay moved to 90-71, earning the right to play for the American League Wild Card spot on the final day of the regular season. Boston (90-71) hung on to claim an 8-7 win over Baltimore on Tuesday night, which means if one club wins and one club loses on Wednesday, the loser's season is over. If both the Rays and Sox have the same result, there will be a one-game playoff at Tropicana Field on Thursday at 4:07 p.m. ET.

Read the rest here.

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A central Florida ice cream man has received numerous complaints after locals mistook his ice cream cone costume for a Ku Klux Klan outfit. Apparently the complainers are overlooking the fake sprinkles and waffle cone design that are a part of the costume.

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SAN FRANCISCO, Ca. -- While the Giants will end the season Wednesday afternoon with just one player having enough at-bats to qualify for the batting title, the majority of their rotation has been the model of consistency.

Even after their World Series run and subsequently shortened offseason, Matt Cain threw 221 2/3 innings, Tim Lincecum tossed 217 and Ryan Vogelsong unexpectedly emerged to average more than six innings per start -- and likely would have racked up 200-plus had he begun the year in the rotation.

The Giants added Madison Bumgarner to the 200-innings club Tuesday night at AT&T Park as he allowed two hits over seven frames in his final start to lead the Giants past the Rockies, 7-0, in the penultimate game of San Francisco's title defense before a sold-out crowd of 42,370..

Read the rest here.

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Teacher and philosopher Confucius was born on this date in 551 B.C. He dedicated most of his life to teaching, starting at the age of 22 when he opened his first school.

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Today in Elvis History:

1993 - The Elvis Presley compilation boxed CD-set "From Nashville To Memphis - The Essential '60s Masters 1" was released.

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On this date in 1542, San Diego, California was discovered by Portuguese navigator Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo.

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Today in Beatles History:

1976 - A&M Records sued George Harrison for failing to deliver his LP "33 1/3" on time.

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On this date in 1850, the U.S. Navy abolished flogging as a form of punishment.

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Today in Sports History:

1892 - The first nighttime football game in the U.S. took place under electric lights. The game was between the Mansfield State Normal School and the Wyoming Seminary.

1919 - The New York Giants beat Philadelphia Phillies 6-1 in a day game that lasted 51 minutes. The time set a National League record.

1941 - Ted Williams (Boston Red Sox) hit .406 for the season. He was the last major league player of the century to achieve this feat.

1955 - The World Series was televised in color for the first time. The game was between the New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers.

1968 - The Atlanta Chiefs won the first North American Soccer League Championship.

1978 - Don Sherman, editor of Car & Driver, set a new Class E record in Utah. Driving the Mazda RX7 he reached a speed of 183.904 mph.

1991 - Michael Jordan was a guest on "Saturday Night Live."

1995 - Randy Myers (Chicago Cubs) was charged by a 27-year-old man while standing in the outfield. Myers saw him coming, dropped his glove and knocked the man down with his forearm.

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"Bachelor's Children" debuted on CBS Radio on this date in 1936.

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Coming up:

Tonight:

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies 3:45pm EDT(Final game of regular season)

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees 7:10pm EDT (Final game of regular season)

Thursday --

NHL Pre-season Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Montreal Canadiens 7:30pm EDT

Friday --

Nothin' Doin'

Saturday --

CFL Football -- Saskatchewan Roughriders at Calgary Stampeders 4:00pm EDT

NHL Pre-season Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Montreal Canadiens at Quebec City, QC 7:00pm EDT

College Football -- Oregon State Beavers at Arizona State Sun Devils 10:30pm EDT

Nascar Nationwide Series -- OneMain Financial 200 at Dover International Speedway 3:30pm EDT

Sunday --

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway 2:00pm EDT

Izod Indy Car Series -- Kentucky Indy 300 at Kentucky Speedway 2:00pm EDT

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That's all for another day. Thanks for stopping by, I hope that you'll do so again tomorrow. Thanks again!

Monday, September 26, 2011

It's Tuesday




It's Tuesday. Here's what's happening....

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Today is September 27th, the 270th day of 2011. There are 95 days left in the year.

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Wisniewski suspended for remainder of preseason, eight regular season games.

Flyers, Rangers to meet in Winter Classic on January 2nd.

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Today's Birthday's: Meat Loaf is 64 ... Singer-actor-director Shaun Cassidy is 53 ... Actress Gwyneth Paltrow is 39 ... Singer Avril Lavigne is 27.

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Miami University Selected as Preseason No. 1 in USA Today/USA Hockey MagazineMen's College Hockey Poll

USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine
2011-12 Men's College Hockey Poll - #1 (Preseason)
(first-place votes in parentheses)
Rank
School
2010-11
Final Rank
2010-11 Record
1Miami University, 453 (15)
8
23-10-6
2University of Notre Dame, 427 (4)
4
25-14-5
3University of North Dakota, 373 (3)
3
32-9-3
4University of Denver, 366
7
25-12-5
5Boston College, 364 (1)
5
30-8-1
6Boston University, 343 (3)
NR
19-12-8
7Colorado College, 316
11
23-19-3
8Yale University, 277 (2)
6
28-7-1
9University of Michigan, 262
2
29-11-4
10University of Minnesota Duluth, 232 (6)
1
26-10-6
11Union College, 151
12
26-10-4
12University of New Hampshire, 124
9
22-11-6
13Western Michigan University, 116
13
19-13-10
14University of Nebraska Omaha, 89
14
21-16-2
15University of Maine, 64
NR
17-12-5
Others receiving votes: University of Minnesota, 29; Merrimack College, 19; University of Wisconsin, 17; Cornell University, 15; University of Alaska, 8; Dartmouth College, 8; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 8; Rochester Institute of Technology, 6; United States Air Force Academy, 5; Ohio State University, 3; College of the Holy Cross, 1; Lake Superior State University, 1; Quinnipiac University, 1; St. Cloud State University, 1.
NOTES: The USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Men's College Hockey Poll will take a one-week hiatus before returning Oct. 10 ... The Western Collegiate Hockey Association leads all conferences with five ranked teams. The Hockey East Association and the Central Collegiate Hockey Association boast four ranked programs. ... A total of 29 teams received votes.
ABOUT THE POLL: The 17th annual USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Men’s College Hockey Poll is conducted each week in conjunction with the American Hockey Coaches Association. The poll includes input from coaches and journalists representing each of the five NCAA Division I ice hockey conferences, as well as composite votes from officers of the AHCA and USA Hockey Magazine, the most widely distributed hockey magazine in the world.

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Today is the start of Remember to Register to Vote Week.

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Ouch!!

The Roughriders travel to Calgary next Saturday, October 1st for a showdown with the Stampeders. Rod Pedersen and Carm Carteri have the call on 620 CKRM and the Rider Radio Network, beginning at 4:00pm EDT. The game can be seen in Canada on TSN and in the U.S. on the NFL Network and ESPN3.com.

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

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Today is Ancestor Appreciation Day.

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Playoffs weel within reach for surging Lions.

Big plays lead to big win for Boatmen.

Huge loss: Bombers RB Reid out for the season.

Ticats acquire DB Collins from Stamps.

Higgins: Two big plays, two correct calls.

2011 CFL Replay: A look back on Week #13.

Steinberg: Monday Morning QB for Week #13.

Donate to the Tony Proudfoot Fund.

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

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World Tourism Day is today.

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Beavers Prepare for Desert Duel with the Sun Devils.

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

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The National Park Service has released some Washington Monument security footage from last month's D.C. earthquake. It's pretty scary stuff. The Washington Monument was cracked by the 5.8 magnitude quake.

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

Week 3

Sunday, September 25th
At New Orleans 40, Houston 33
NY Giants 29 at Philadelphia 16
At Carolina 16, Jacksonville 10
At Buffalo 34, New England 31
At Cleveland 17, Miami 16
San Francisco 13 at Cincinnati 8
At Tennessee 17, Denver 14
Detroit 26 at Minnesota 23 (OT)
Baltimore 37 at St. Louis 7
At Oakland 34, NY Jets 24
At San Diego 20, Kansas City 17
At Seattle 13, Arizona 10
At Tampa Bay 16, Atlanta 13
Green Bay 27 at Chicago 17
Pittsburgh 23 at Indianapolis 20

Monday, September 26th
At Dallas 18, Washington 16

Week 4
All times Eastern

Sunday, October 2nd
Detroit at Dallas 1:00 PM
Carolina at Chicago 1:00 PM
Buffalo at Cincinnati 1:00 PM
Tennessee at Cleveland 1:00 PM
Minnesota at Kansas City 1:00 PM
Washington at St. Louis 1:00 PM
New Orleans at Jacksonville 1:00 PM
Pittsburgh at Houston 1:00 PM
San Francisco at Philadelphia 1:00 PM
NY Giants at Arizona 4:05 PM
Atlanta at Seattle 4:05 PM
Miami at San Diego 4:15 PM
New England at Oakland 4:15 PM
Denver at Green Bay 4:15 PM
NY Jets at Baltimore 8:20 PM

Monday, October 3rd
Indianapolis at Tampa Bay 8:30 PM

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Charlie Sheen will receive $25 million in his settlement with Warner Bros. Television and Chuck Lorre. Warner Bros. announced the settlement of Sheen's lawsuit Monday, in which he sought $100 million over his firing in March from "Two and a Half Men."

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I love taking Jimmy to the baseball competition!

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Amazon is holding an event in New York tomorrow (Wednesday) and plenty of folks are expecting the company to introduce its long-rumored tablet. It's reportedly called the Kindle Fire.

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ST PETERSBURG, Fl. -- All square!

Tampa Bay did what it had to do on Monday night in taking a 5-2 win over the Yankees at Tropicana Field. Now, the team that trailed the Red Sox by nine games on Sept. 2 suddenly controls its own destiny.

"Our fate's in our own hands now," said James Shields, who started for the Rays and earned his 16th win of the season with 8 2/3 stellar innings. "We don't have to worry about the Red Sox losing now."

By winning, the Rays moved to 89-71 on the season, and when the Red Sox lost at Baltimore moments later, Tampa Bay pulled even with Boston atop the American League Wild Card standings.

A crowd of 18,772 paid attention to the scoreboard and responded throughout the game to the happy news from Baltimore.

Read the rest here.

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A website for women asked: "What is the sexiest male body part?" The chest ranked first. (Hmmmm -- I wonder where the....Oh, never mind.)

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PHOENIX, Az. -- Before kicking off the final series of the season, Giants manager Bruce Bochy gathered his club for a team meeting.

The skipper stressed the importance of playing hard in front of the home fans who have packed AT&T Park for every game this year to set the franchise's all-time single-season attendance record -- the mark of 3,303,060 was reached Monday night -- even if the games don't matter now that San Francisco is out of the playoff race.

"We'll come out and play our best ball," Bochy said. "Because you have to. That's what's right."

It also seemed right to wrap up Ryan Vogelsong's stunning comeback season with a 3-1 victory over the Rockies in front of the Giants' 79th sold-out home crowd of the year. Vogelsong threw seven shutout innings, allowing four hits and no walks while striking out four batters in his last outing of a remarkable season that no one could have predicted back in April.

With his 28th and final start under his belt, Vogelsong ends the year with a 13-7 record and 2.71 ERA.

Read the rest here.

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ON DVD TODAY -- Transformers: Dark of the Moon ... Ben-Hur (50th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition) ... How I Met Your Mother: Season Six ... Army Wives: The Complete Fifth Season ... CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - The Eleventh Season ... CSI: Miami - The Ninth Season ... CSI: NY - The Seventh Season ... Hung: The Complete Second Season ... Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - The Twelfth Year ... The Middle: The Complete Second Season

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Today in Elvis History:

1957 - Elvis Presley played a benefit show at the annual Mississippi-Alabama Fair and Dairy Show. He was backed by Hank Garland and Bob Moore.

1960 - Elvis Presley's father, Vernon, visited him on the set of "G.I. Blues."

1969 - Elvis Presley's single "Clean Up Your Own Back Yard" hit #21 in the U.S.

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On this date in 1779, John Adams was elected to negotiate with the British over the American Revolutionary War peace terms.

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Today in Beatles History:

1972 - Rory Storme (Hurricanes) committed suicide in what appeared to be suicide pact with his mother. The Hurricanes were the group that Ringo Starr left in order to join the Beatles.

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On this date in 1954, the "Tonight!" show made its debut on NBC-TV with Steve Allen as host.

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Today in Sports History:

1923 - Lou Gehrig (New York Yankees) hit his first of 493 career home runs.

1930 - Hack Wilson (Chicago) hit two home runs to give him 56 for the year.

1930 - At the annual NHL Governor's meeting a new rule was passed concerning offsides. The rule was that "the puck must be propelled into the attacking zone before any player of the attacking side can enter that zone."

1953 - The St. Louis Browns played their final game before moving to Baltimore to become the Orioles.

1964 - Houston played its final game at Colts Stadium. They lost 1-0 to Los Angeles in 12 innings.

1973 - Nolan Ryan (California Angels) struck out 16 batters in a game against the Minnesota Twins. The feat established a modern day single season mark of 383 strikouts in a season.

1983 - Larry Bird signed a seven-year contract with the Boston Celtics worth $15 million. The contract made him the highest paid Celtic in history.

1996 - Barry Bonds (San Francisco Giants) became the second MLB player to record 40 home runs and 40 stolen bases in the same year.

1998 - Mark McGwire (St. Louis Cardinals) set a major league baseball record when he hit his 70th home run of the season. Sammy Sosa (Chicago Cubs) ended the season with 66 home runs. Both players surpassed Roger Maris' record of 61.

1998 - Greg Vaughn (San Diego Padres) hit his 50th home run of the season. It marked the first time that four players finished the regular season with 50 or more home runs.

1999 - The last game was played at Tiger Stadium. The Detroit Tigers defeated the Kansas City Royals 8-2.

2000 - Donovan McNabb (Philadelphia Eagles) signed a 12-year contract that involved a $20.5 million signing bonus. The deal made McNabb the highest paid NFL player in history.

2003 - Javier Lopez (Atlanta Braves) became the first catcher to hit 42 home runs in a season.

2009 - The Detroit Lions defeated the Washington Redskins to end a 19-game losing streak dating back to December, 2007.

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"The Original Amateur Hour" aired for the last time on CBS on this date in 1970. It had been on television for 22 years.

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Coming up:

Tonight:

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees 7:10pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies 10:15pm EDT

Wednesday --

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies 3:45pm EDT(Final game of regular season)

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees 7:10pm EDT (Final game of regular season)

Thursday --

NHL Pre-season Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Montreal Canadiens 7:30pm EDT

Friday --

Nothin' Doin'

Saturday --

CFL Football -- Saskatchewan Roughriders at Calgary Stampeders 4:00pm EDT

NHL Pre-season Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Montreal Canadiens at Quebec City, QC 7:00pm EDT

College Football -- Oregon State Beavers at Arizona State Sun Devils 10:30pm EDT

Nascar Nationwide Series -- OneMain Financial 200 at Dover International Speedway 3:30pm EDT

Sunday --

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway 2:00pm EDT

Izod Indy Car Series -- Kentucky Indy 300 at Kentucky Speedway 2:00pm EDT

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That's all for another day. Thanks for stopping by, I hope that you'll do so again tomorrow. Thanks again!

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