Saturday, September 29, 2012

It's Saturday











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

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Today is September 29th, the 273rd day of 2012. There are 93 days left in the year.

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CBA negotiations to resume Friday.

Davidson reportedly leaving Blues' front office.

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

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A regular army was established on this date in 1789 by the U.S. War Department with several hundred men.

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Oregon State (2-0, 1-0 in Pac-12), ranked No. 18 in the AP poll and No. 21 in the USA Today poll, will  play its second straight conference game on the road, traveling to Tucson to face the Arizona Wildcats (3-1, 0-1). The game will kickoff at approximately 10 p.m. EDT tonight and air nationwide on the Pac-12 Networks. You can also catch the game on 1190 KEX and the Beaver Sports Network, or through the listen link on the left side of this page.

The view from Corvallis: OSU focuses on improvement, not ranking.

The view from Tucson: Cats remain work in progress.

Visit the Oregon State Athletics department official web site.

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On this date in 1829, the first public appearance by London's re-organized police force was met with jeers from political opponents. The force became known as Scotland Yard.

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Can't Contain Cornish: Stamps back dominates Esks.

Five and Alive: Burris leads 'Cats to win over Als.

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

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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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The Sunday win over Calgary squares the Saskatchewan Roughriders' record at 6-6 for 12 points, 2 points behind the 7-5 Stampeders in the CFL West. Next up for the Riders is a home game toonight, against the West-leading BC Lions, a team they beat 23-20 in week #3 and lost to 24-5 in week #8. Kickoff at Mosaic Stadium is set for 10:00pm EDT. Hear the game on 620 CKRM, or via the listen link on the left side of this page. The game can be seen in Canada on TSN and in the U.S. online at ESPN3.com.

The View from Regina: Riders set for Saturday Night Lights vs. Lions.

The view from Vancouver: You call this an off-year? Travis Lulay’s offence leads CFL in several categories.

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

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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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Tampa, FL. — One of the best strength-on-strength matchups in the NFL this weekend will be Washington's second-ranked ground game against the Buccaneers' number-one rush defense.

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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Jimmy wants to be a photographer when he grows up.

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Let's see, what's on the agenda for today....Rays Baseball, Rider Football and Beavers football. How 'bout you?

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Chicago, IL. -- Given the fact Tampa Bay is playing with little margin for error where making the postseason is concerned, Friday night's loss hurt -- bad.
The White Sox ended their three-game losing streak while snapping the Rays' eight-game winning streak with a 3-1 win at U.S. Cellular Field with 25,264 watching.
Read the rest here.

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

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San Diego, CA.-- 
Buster Posey provided a vivid reminder Friday night that actions speak louder than words. So do scars, bruises and indentations.

Posey absorbed the impact from a Ryan Vogelsong curveball that skipped once in the dirt before striking him in the throat. The catcher was in obvious pain but remained in the game to play all nine innings and help the Giants outlast the San Diego Padres, 3-1.
Read the rest here.

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

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

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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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On this date in 1963, 
"The Judy Garland Show" premiered on CBS-TV.

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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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"A Chorus Line" with performance number 3,389 on this date in 1983 became the longest running show on Broadway.

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Coming up:


Tonight --


Nascar Nationwide Series -- One Main Financial 200 at Dover International Speedway 3:00pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Chicago White Sox 4:10pm EDT


MLB -- San Francisco Giants at San Diego Padres 8:35pm EDT


College Football -- Oregon State Beavers at Arizona Wildcats 10:00pm EDT

CFL Football -- BC Lions at Saskatchewan Roughriders 10:00pm EDT


Sunday --


Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway 1:00pm EDT


MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Chicago White Sox 2:10pm EDT


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

NFL Football -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Washington Redskins 4:25pm EDT


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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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