Friday, January 6, 2012

It's Friday

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


Today is January 6th, the 6th day of 2012. There are 360 days left in the year. (This is a leap year.)


Swedes beat Russia 1-0 in OT for WJC gold.

Leading vote-getter Karlsson leads Ottawa's charge.

Visit the official league website,


Today's Birthdays: Actress Trudie Styler (wife of Sting) is 58; Actor Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean) is 57; Sportscaster Howie Long is 52; TV host Julie Chen (The View, Big Brother) is 42; Volleyball player Gabrielle Reece is 42.


Kanata, ON. -- Craig Anderson may not have been voted in as an All-Star, as four of his Ottawa teammates were, but he played like one against Tampa Bay on Thursday night.

Anderson made 35 saves and Kyle Turris scored his first goal of the season as the Senators beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 at Scotiabank Place on Thursday night, in front of a capacity crowd of 19,944.

Read the rest here.


Today is the Epiphany or the Twelfth Night.


Stubler leaves Esks; joins Lions in B.C.

Youth prevails on Riders’ coaching staff.

Visit the leagues' official website,


Three Kings Day is today.


The 2011 NFL playoffs are underway. Here's the Wild Card Week schedule:

Wild Card Playoffs

All times Eastern

January 7th

Cincinnati at Houston 4:30pm
Detroit at New Orleans 8:00pm

January 8th

Atlanta at NY Giants 1:00pm
Pittsburgh at Denver 4:30pm


George Washington and Martha Dandridge Custis were married on this date in 1759.


Fired Bucs coach Raheem Morris in demand.

Bucs interview with Sherman in Texas.


Samuel Morse publicly demonstrated the telegraph for the first time on this date in 1838.


Jimmy's best present came on New year's Day, when a really nice man brought him a Playground. Swings, Monkey Bars, a Slide and a Tree House. It's really cool!


The Martha Stewart Show has been canceled and will go off the air this spring. [I wish Martha all the best. She's gonna need it. Do you have any idea how hard its is to get a job for an ex-con?]


Today in Elvis History:

1957 - Elvis Presley made the last of his three appearances on the "Ed Sullivan Show." He performed "Hound Dog," "Don't Be Cruel," "Love Me Tender," "Heartbreak Hotel," "Peace in the Valley," "Too Much," and "When My Blue Moon Turns to Gold Again."

2004 - The Elvis Presley DVD and CD "200 Cadillacs" were released.


Michael Robert Calistro-Gomulak's birth weight was 15 pounds, 7 ounces. The Minnesota tot weighed more at birth than both of his parents put together when they were born. (He weighed more than twice as much as Jimmy when he was born.)


Today in Beatles History:

2001 - The Beatles album "Magical Mystery Tour" hit #1 in the U.S.

2004 - The family of George Harrison filed a lawsuit that stated Harrison's oncologist had forced him to autograph a guitar for his teenage son two weeks before Harrison died of cancer.


A stolen car in California became airborne and landed where cars don't usually belong. After landing on the roof of an apartment building, the car thief fled the scene in his boxer shorts.


Today in Sports History:

1896 - The first American women’s six-day bicycle race was held at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

1941 - Alice Marble made her professional tennis debut when she defeated Ruth Hardwick of Great Britain at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

1942 - The National Collegiate Football Rules Committee abolished the Y formation.

1951 - The Indianapolis Olympian beat the Rochester Royals 75-73 in a game that took six overtimes.

1976 - Ted Turner purchased the Atlanta Braves for $12 million dollars.

1988 - A seven-fight deal was signed between Mike Tyson and HBO.

1997 - Peter O'Malley announced that the Los Angeles Dodgers were for sale. The team had been owned by his family for 47 years.

1998 - Barry Switzer resigned as the head coach of the Dallas Cowboys.

1998 - The Dallas Cowboys signed lineman Larry Allen to a 6-year deal worth more than $3.5 million a year.

1999 - The National Basketball Association (NBA) and its players agreed to a tentative labor agreement to end a six-month lockout.

2002 - Emmitt Smith (Dallas Cowboys) became the first running back in the NFL to run gain 1,000 yards in 11 consecutive seasons.

2010 - NBA commissioner David Stern indefinitely suspended Washington Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas without pay. Arenas has admitted to bringing guns into the Verizon Center locker room and was under investigation by local and federal authorities.


The product you have been waiting for since Gwyneth Paltrow launched luxury lifestyle website has arrived: The GOOP Cleanse. The digestive cleansing kit costs $425.


Coming up:

Tonight --

Nothin' Doin'

Saturday --

Junior Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors Empire South and EJHL South teams at EJHL Showcase at N.E.S.C., Marlborough, Massachusetts.

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Montreal Canadiens 7:00pm EST

Sunday --

Junior Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors Empire South and EJHL South teams at EJHL Showcase at N.E.S.C., Marlborough, Massachusetts.


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

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