Sunday, March 4, 2012

It's Sunday















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

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Today is March 4th, the 64th day of 2012. There are 302 days left in the year.

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If the season ended today...

Top 15 communities for Kraft Hockeyville announced.

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

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Today (Not yesterday) is: Benjamin Harrison Day, Courageous Followers Day, Daughters' and Sons' Day, International Scrapbooking Industry Day, March Forth-Do Something Day, National Grammar Day, Old Inauguration Day and Toy Soldier Day.

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Tampa, FL -- Ryan Malone scored 1:58 into overtime as the Tampa Bay Lightning overcame a two-goal deficit to beat the Eastern Conference-leading New York Rangers 4-3 on Friday night.

Malone beat Henrik Lundqvist from the slot as his game-winner stopped a personal 10-game goal drought.

Read the rest here.

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Samuel Cole opened the first tavern in Boston, MA on this date in 1634.

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E-Camp: Top ranked Heenan impresses on Day 1.

Westerman brothers take on E-Camp.

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

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On this date in 1778, the Continental Congress voted to ratify the Treaty of Amity and Commerce and the Treaty of Alliance. The two treaties were the first entered into by the U.S. government.

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I think I'll run into the other room now.

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On this date in 1789, the first Congress of the United States met in New York and declared that the U.S. Constitution was in effect.

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Today in Elvis History

1993 - The Elvis Presley compilation album "The King of Rock 'n' Roll - The Complete 50's Masters" was named Best Reissue Album in Rolling Stone magazine's 1993 Music Awards Critic's Picks.

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On this date in 1791, Vermont was admitted as the 14th U.S. state. It was the first addition to the original 13 American colonies.

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Today in Beatles History:

1966 - An interview with John Lennon was published by "The Evening Standard" in London. In the article Lennon said "Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink. I needn't argue that. I'm right and will be proved right. We're more popular than Jesus right now." The comment resulted in worldwide Beatles record burnings.

1996 - The remaining Beatles issued a statement that they had turned down an offer to tour together. The deal was offered at $225 million.

1996 - The single "Real Love" was released in the U.K. The song was originally featured on Lennon's "Imagine" soundtrack.


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On this date in 1877, Emile Berliner invented the microphone.

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Today in Sports History:

1913 - The New York Yankees traveled to Bermuda for spring practice. They were the first team to leave the U.S. to train.

1930 - Emma Fahning became the first woman bowler to make a perfect score in competition sanctioned by the Women's International Bowling Congress.

1970 - The New York Rangers set an NHL record of 126 games without being shutout.

1981 - Guy LaFleur (Montreal Canadiens) scored his 1000th career point.

1993 - ESPN formed "The V Foundation" with Jim Valvano.

1993 - In New York, the first ESPY Awards were held.

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The New York board of education banned the act of whipping students in school on this date in 1908.

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AVONDALE, Ariz. -- Elliott Sadler got some well-deserved payback at Phoenix International Raceway.

At the one-mile venue where a wreck in Turn 3 effectively knocked him out of the Nationwide Series championship hunt last November, Sadler took the lead with 26 laps left in the Bashas' Supermarkets 200 and held off hard-charging Brad Keselowski for the win.

The victory was Sadler's first at PIR, the sixth of his career and his first in the Nationwide Series since 1998 at Rockingham, N.C.

Read the rest here.

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Calvin Coolidge took the oath of office in Washington, DC on this date in 1925. The presidential inauguration was broadcast on radio for the first time.

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Coming up:

Tonight --

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- Subway Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix International Raceway 2:30pm EST

Monday --

Nothin' Doin'

Tuesday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs Ottawa Senators 7:30pm EST

Wednesday --

Nothin' Doin'

Thursday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Washington Capitals 7:00pm EST

Friday --

Nothin' Doin'

Saturday --

Nascar Nationwide Series -- Sam's Town 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway 5:00pm EST

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs Carolina Hurricanes 7:00pm EST

Sunday --

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- Kobalt Tools 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway 2:30pm EST

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

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