Sunday, October 7, 2012

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

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Today is October 7th, the 281st day of 2012. There are 85 days left in the year.

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Blues announce Davidson leaving as president.

Esposito's efforts paid off in expansion to Tampa Bay.

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

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Nine American colonies sent a total of 28 delegates to New York City for the Stamp Act Congress on this date in 1765. The delegates adopted the "Declaration of Rights and Grievances."

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Corvallis, OR. -- Defense was the order of the day, and when the smoke cleared early Saturday evening, Oregon State remained among the nation’s unbeaten.

It wasn’t artistic or easy, but the 14th-ranked Beavers (4-0 overall, 3-0 in Pac-12 play) got enough done offensively to pull out a 19-6 victory over Washington State before a record Reser Stadium crowd of 46,579.

Read the rest here.

Visit the Oregon State Athletics department official web site.

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Cornell University was inaugurated in Ithaca, NY on this date in 1868.

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Harris ensures Lions don't skip a beat with receivers out.

Double Blue prepping for crucial home stand.

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

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For the first time, on this date in 1913, Henry Ford's entire Highland Park automobile factory was run on a continuously moving assembly line when the chassis was added to the process.

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Riders' Dominic Picard is always poised for battle.

With the win over BC, Saskatchewan improves to 7-6, ahead of tomorrow's game in Toronto against the Argonauts. Kickoff is set for 4:30pm 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 ESPN3.com.

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

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"Kate Hopkins, Angel of Mercy" was heard for the first time on CBS radio on this date in 1939.

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Tampa, FL. —There is reason to believe some key Bucs will be good fantasy plays for the final 12 weeks of the season, and Josh Freeman could see an immediate boost in his numbers.

Read the rest here.

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"Portia Faces Life" debuted on the NBC Red network on this date in 1940.

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This Benny Beaver pillow pet is comfy cozy!

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Let's see, what's on the agenda for today....Baseball playoffs on TV. How 'bout you?

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Yesterday, Detroit beat Oakland 3-1 in the A.L. Division series while over in the N.L., it was Cincinnati over San Francisco 5-2. Division series games continue today, with Oakland at Detroit in the American League at 12:00pm EDT on MLB Network and New York at Baltimore at 6:00pm on TBS. In the National League it's Washington at St. Louis at 3:00pm EDT and Cincinnati at San Francisco at 9:37pm on TBS. All games are on ESPN Radio.

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The German Democratic Republic (East Germany) was formed on this date in 1949.

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San Francisco, CA. -- The Giants immediately diverged from the path that led them to a World Series title two years ago. They can only hope that this new road doesn't lead them downhill.

Having won each of their three postseason series openers in 2010, the Giants broke that pattern Saturday night with a 5-2 loss to the Cincinnati Reds in Game 1 of the National League Division Series at AT&T Park.

Read the rest here.

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On this date in 1951, the Western Hills Hotel in Fort Worth, TX, became the first hotel to feature all foam-rubber mattresses and pillows.

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Today in Elvis History

1957 - 
RCA Victor announced that they had already received 500,000 advance orders for Elvis' Christmas album.

1960 - Elvis Presley went into the recording studio to re-record the song "Flaming Star."

1961 - Elvis Presley's single "Little Sister" hit #5 in the U.S.

1977 - The album "From Elvis Presley Boulevard, Memphis, Tennessee" was confirmed gold by the RIAA.

2003 - The ablum "Elvis 2nd To None" was released.  

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A U.S. House subcommittee began investigations of allegedly rigged TV quiz shows on this date in 1956.

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Today in Beatles History:

1964 -
The Beatles appeared on "Shindig!" The show was taped in London and included the songs "I'm a Loser," "Kansas City," and "Boys."

1967 - The Beatles refused an offer to play Shea Stadium for $1 million.

2002 - In Paris, Stella McCartney showed her summer fashions at a show.

2002 - It was announced that archivists at the University of Dundee had found about 500 previously unpublished photographs of the Beatles.

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The Motion Picture Association of America adopted the film-rating system that ranged for "G" to "X" on this date in 1968. 

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Today in Sports History:

1918 - 
 
The Georgia Tech football team defeated Cumberland College 222-0. Georgia Tech carried the ball 978 yards and never threw a pass.

1956 - Al Carmichael (Green Bay Packers) returned a kickoff 106 yards to set an NFL record.

2001 - Barry Bonds (San Francisco Giants) hit his 73rd home run of the season and set a new major league record.

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A record was set when 147,000,000 shares were exchanged on the New York Stock Exchange on this date in 1982.

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Tonight --


Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- Good Sam Roadside Assistance 500 at Talladega Superspeedway 1:00pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Cincinnati Reds 9:37pm EDT

Junior Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Charlotte 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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