Saturday, September 22, 2012

It's Saturday











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

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Today is September 22nd, the 266th day of 2012. There are 100 days left in the year.

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Red Wings fined for inappropriate, unauthorized comments.

Tampa Bay Lightning coach Guy Boucher fears long lockout but tries to stay optimistic.

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

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The U.S. Congress authorized the office of Postmaster General on this date in 1789.

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The Oregon State Beavers, 1-0 on the season, take on the UCLA Bruins today in Pac-12 college football. Catch the game on 1190 KEX via the listen link on the left side of this page. The game can be seen on ABC or ESPN TV (Check your local listings) or online at ESPN3.com.

The view from Corvallis: Preparation for mobile quarterback key to victory over UCLA.

The view from Los Angeles: UCLA's Brett Hundley now ready to face Beavers.

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U.S. President Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation on this date in 1862. It stated that all slaves held within rebel states would be free as of January 1, 1863

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Backing Buck: Simpson runs wild in Pierce's return.

Campbell: Kelly set to instill wisdom on Esks offence.

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

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Italo Marchiony was granted a patent for the ice cream cone on this date in 1903.

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Riders’ kicker Sandro DeAngelis trusts in technique, experience.

5-6 Saskatchewan's next action is tomorrow afternoon at 4:00pm EDT vs 7-4 Calgary, a team they lost to 41-38 in week #4. Catch the game on 620 CKRM with Rod Pedersen and Carm Carteri calling the action. The game can be seen in Canada on TSN and in the U.S. online at ESPN3.com.

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

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"The Man From U.N.C.L.E." debuted on NBC-TV on this date in 1964.

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Tampa Bay, FL. -- On Friday, the Bucs made the third change of the week to their receiving corps, placing Sammie Stroughter on injured reserve and signing rookie Chris Owusu directly from the Chargers' practice squad.

Read the rest here.

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The U.S. lunar probe Surveyor 2 crashed into the moon on this date in 1966.

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Walking home with Daddy.

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Let's see, what's on the agenda for today....Watching Beaver football. How 'bout you?

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St. Petersburg, FL. -- Friday went about as well as Tampa Bay could have hoped for. The offense erupted for the third straight game and James Shields made history in a solid start, picking up a 12-1 win at Tropicana Field in the opener of a three-game weekend set with Toronto.

Read the rest here.

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"Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby?" was released by the Rolling Stones on this date in 1966.

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San Francisco, CA.--
Though the Giants clinched nothing Friday night, their 5-1 victory over the San Diego Padres cast a feeling of inevitability.

Read the rest here.

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David Bowie began his first U.S. tour with the Spiders from Mars on this date in 1972.

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Today in Elvis History

1958 - Elvis Presley left for Bremerhaven for a tour of duty in Germany. The ship was the U.S.S. Randall.

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Geffen Records was formed on this date in 1980.

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Today in Beatles History:

1967 - The Beatles appeared on the cover of Time Magazine.

1980 - John Lennon signed with Geffen Records.

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The first Farm-Aid concert was held in Champaign, Illinois on this date in 1985. The show raised $10 million for U.S. farmers.

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Today in Sports History:

1927 - In Chicago, IL, Gene Tunney successfully defended his heavyweight boxing title against Jack Dempsey in the famous "long-count" fight.

1934 - The NHL approved a new rule that allowed the awarding of penalty shots.

1968 - Cesar Tovar became the second major league baseball player to play all nine positions in one game.

1969 - Willie Mays hit his 600th career home run.

2006 - Barry Bonds (San Francisco Giants) tied Hank Aaron's National League home run record when he hit is 733rd.

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On this date in 1989, Irving Berlin died at the age of 101.

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Coming up:

Tonight --

Nascar Nationwide Series -- Kentucky 300 at Kentucky Speedway 3:00pm EDT

College Football -- Oregon State Beavers at UCLA Bruins 3:30pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Toronto Blue Jays 7:10pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres 9:05pm EDT

Junior Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors Empire South and EJHL South at Jr. Bruins Showcase TBA

Sunday --

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway 1:00pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Toronto Blue Jays 1:40pm EDT

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

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres 4:05pm EDT

Junior Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors Empire South and EJHL South at Jr. Bruins Showcase TBA

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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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