Saturday, October 13, 2012

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


Today is October 13th, the 287th day of 2012. There are 79 days left in the year.


AHL youngsters are rookies in name only.

Penn State ready to go for first D-I season.

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On this date in 1775, the U.S. Continental Congress ordered the construction of a naval fleet.


The unbeaten(4-0, 3-0) and 10th ranked Oregon State Beavers play at the BYU Cougars today in Provo, Utah. Kickoff is set for 3:30pm EDT on 1190 KEX and the Beaver Sports Network. The game can be seen regionally on ABC-TV and online nationally on

The view from Corvallis: Stingy defenses, unknowns at quarterback.

The view from Provo: No. 10 OSU represents chance for Cougs to regain momentum.

Visit the Oregon State Athletics department official web site.


Gone are the days when men relied on their mothers to fill their Christmas stockings with new undies, replacing old holey ones. Apparently guys are increasingly shopping for colorful, tight-fitting underwear in the same way that women hunt for the latest sexy bras. Retail experts say designs are getting bolder, and men are becoming more body conscious about their underwear.


Roarin' Orange: Lions come alive to down 'Cats.

Landry: Argos facing mathematical crunch time.

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The cornerstone of the Executive Mansion was laid in Washington, DC on this date in 1792. The building became known as the White House in 1818.


With the win over Toronto, Saskatchewan improves to 8-6, ahead of today's game in Edmonton against the Eskimos. Kickoff is set for 4:00pm EDT on 620 CKRM and the Rider Radio Network, with Rod Pedersen and Carm Carteri calling the action. The game can be seen in Canada on TSN and in the U.S., the game can be seen online on

The view from Regina: Roughriders set for West Division showdown in Edmonton.

The view from Edmonton: Esks host Riders in key divisional match-up.

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It's either good news or bad news for Peanuts fans, depending on your faith in 20th Century Fox: Charles Schulz's classic comic strip is coming back to the big screen. The Peanuts feature film, written in part by Schulz's son Craig and grandson Bryan, hits theaters November 25, 2015 -- the 65th anniversary of the comic's debut, and the 50th anniversary of its iconic TV special A Charlie Brown Christmas.


Tampa, FL. —Already the first NFL club to begin using Ticketmaster's mobile ticketing app, the Bucs are now leading the way with Apple's Passbook app, starting immediately.

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What is it about a man's text message that is so hard to understand? Apparently plenty, if you're a woman. If you're wondering what his text really means, head to You show the text, and the public votes on whether he's "into you," "not into you," or the "verdict is still out."


Nope....This shirt's still good.


Let's see, what's on the agenda for today....Announcing hockey and still trying to get better. How 'bout you?


ALDS: New York 3, Baltimore 1. New York wins series 3-2.

NLDS: St. Louis 9, Washington 7. St. Louis wins series 3-2. 

American League Championship Series
Game Matchup                         Day Date Time (ET)TV
Gm 1 Detroit @ New York Sat Oct. 13 8:00 PM TBS
Gm 2 Detroit @ New York Sun Oct. 14 4:00 PM TBS
Gm 3 New York @ Detroit Tue Oct. 16 8:00 PM TBS
Gm 4 New York @ Detroit Wed Oct. 17 8:00 PM TBS
Gm 5* New York @ Detroit Thu Oct. 18 4:00 PM TBS
Gm 6* Detroit @ New York Sat Oct. 20 8:00 PM TBS
Gm 7* Detroit @ New York Sun Oct. 21 8:00 PM TBS
* - If necessary
All games on ESPN Radio

National League Championship Series 
Game Matchup                                 Day Date Time (ET)TV
Gm 1 St. Louis @ San Francisco Sun Oct. 14 8:00 PM FOX
Gm 2 St. Louis @ San Francisco Mon Oct. 15 8:00 PM FOX
Gm 3 San Francisco @ St. Louis Wed Oct. 17 4:00 PM FOX
Gm 4 San Francisco @ St. Louis Thu Oct. 18 8:00 PM FOX
Gm 5* San Francisco @ St. Louis Fri Oct. 19 8:00 PM FOX
Gm 6* St. Louis @ San Francisco Sun Oct. 21 4:30 PM FOX
Gm 7* St. Louis @ San Francisco Mon Oct. 22 8:00 PM FOX
* - If necessary

2012 World Series
Game Matchup        Day Date Time(ET)TV
Gm 1 ALC @ NLC Wed Oct. 24 TBD FOX
Gm 2 ALC @ NLC Thu Oct. 25 TBD FOX
Gm 3 NLC @ ALC Sat Oct. 27 TBD FOX
Gm 4 NLC @ ALC Sun Oct. 28 TBD      FOX
Gm 5* NLC @ ALC Mon Oct. 29 TBD FOX
Gm 6* ALC @ NLC Wed Oct. 31 TBD   FOX
Gm 7* ALC @ NLC Thu Nov. 1 TBD  FOX
* - If necessary


The state of Texas ratified a state constitution on this date in 1854.


San Francisco, CA. -- Tailoring the starting rotation to fit the National League Championship Series schedule, and perhaps to weave in Tim Lincecum, is surely one of the Giants' top priorities as they await Sunday's start of the next postseason round.

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An ultrasonic burglar alarm was patented by Samuel Bagno on this date in 1953.


Today in Elvis History

1956 - 
The Elvis Presley single "Blue Moon" hit #55 in the U.S.

1963 - Elvis Presley and a film crew traveled to the Big Bear resort in San Bernadino Mountains for location shooting for "Kissin' Cousins." Shooting began the next day.

1998 - The Elvis Presley album "Memories - The '68 Comeback Special" was released.  


Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra introduced the Ford Edsel on an hour long special on this date in 1957.


Today in Beatles History:

1963 - 
In Britain, the Beatles appeared on the ITV's "Sunday Night at the Palladium." It was their first appearance on a major TV show.


"Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" opened on Broadway on this date in 1962.


Today in Sports History:

1903 - 
The Boston Red Sox defeated the Pittsburgh Pirate 3-0 in the first modern World Series. They won the series five games to three.

1947 - The Toronto Maple Leafs lost to a group of NHL All-Stars in the first official All-Star Game.

1951 - In Atlanta, GA, a football with a rubber covering was used for the first time. Georgia Tech beat Louisiana State 25-7.

1960 - The World Series ended on a home run for the first time. Bill Mazeroski's bottom-of-the-ninth home run allowed the Pirates to beat the Yankees.

1961 - Jacky Lee (Houston Oilers) threw for 457 yards and two touchdowns against the Boston Patriots. The game ended 31-31.

1967 - The first game of the new American Basketball Association was played. Pat Boone, the owner of the Oakland Oaks, sang the national anthem.

1970 - Dave McNally (Baltimore Orioles) became the only pitcher to date to hit a grand slam in the World Series.

1971 - The first World Series night game was telecast on NBC. Baltimore defeated Pittsburgh 4-3 in Game 4 at Three Rivers Stadium.

1971 - Bing Crosby, part owner of the Pittsburgh Pirates, threw out the first ball in Game 4 of the World Series between the Pirates and the Orioles.

1985 - Phil Simms (New York Giants) passed for 513 yards against the Cincinnati Bengals. He set NFL records with 62 pass attempts and 29 first downs.

1998 - The Pittsburgh Penguins filed for federal Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection for the second time in their history.

1998 - The NBA canceled regular season games, due to work stoppage, for first time in its 51-year history.

2002 - The Anaheim Angels defeated the Minnesota Twins to advance to their first World Series.


A commercial flight record was set on this date in 1992 by an Air France supersonic jetliner for circling the Earth in 33 hours and one minute.


Concord, NC. -- You can call him the dominator.

Joey Logano buried the field in the final run of Friday night's Dollar General 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway and won his eighth Nationwide Series race of the season in 18 starts.
Logano beat Kevin Harvick to the finish line by 2.760 seconds to win for the first time at Charlotte and the 17th time in his career. Series leader Elliott Sadler ran third and extended his advantage to 13 points over Ricky Stenhouse Jr., who came home seventh.
Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin completed the top five.
Read the rest here.

Coming up --

Tonight --

College Football -- Oregon State Beavers at BYU Cougars 3:30pm EDT

CFL Football -- Saskatchewan Roughriders at Edmonton Eskimos 4:00pm EDT

Empire South Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors vs Space Coast Hurricanes 5:15pm EDT

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway 7:00pm EDT

EJHL South Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors vs Space Coast Hurricanes 8:00pm EDT

Sunday --

Empire South Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors vs Space Coast Hurricanes 9:30am EDT

EJHL South Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors vs Space Coast Hurricanes 12:15pm EDT

NFL Football -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Kansas City Chiefs 1:00pm EDT


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

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