Sunday, October 14, 2012

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Today is October 14th, the 288th day of 2012. There are 78 days left in the year.


Pegula's vision for Penn State comes into focus.

Girls' Hockey Weekend growing showcase for sport.

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On this date in 1879, Thomas Edison signed an agreement with Jose D. Husbands for the sale of Edison telephones in Chile.


PROVO, Utah — Several things were evident Saturday at LaVell Edwards Stadium.

Cody Vaz is a cool customer. Mike Riley knows how to prepare his team for situations of adversity.

And Oregon State is a pretty darn good football team.

The 10th-ranked Beavers proved it again in a 42-24 victory over Brigham Young, with Vaz serving as the best pinch-hitter since Manny Mota.

Read the rest here.

Visit the Oregon State Athletics department official web site.


On this date in 1887, Thomas Edison and George E. Gouraud reached an agreement for the international marketing rights for the phonograph.


Prefontaine takes long road back.

Ray likely to remain out against Alouettes.

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Lieutenant Lester James Maitland set a new airplane speed record on this date in 1922 when he reached a speed of 216.1 miles-per-hour.


Edmonton, AB. -- Kerry Joseph passed for three touchdowns while Hugh Charles rushed for over 150 yards as the Edmonton Eskimos handled the Saskatchewan Roughriders 37-20 at Commonwealth Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

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The book "Winnie-the-Pooh," by A.A. Milne, made its debut on this date in 1926.


Tampa, FL. —Glenn Dorsey, the former first-round pick who start at right end in Kansas City’s 3-4 defense, will miss his third straight game when the Chiefs play the Buccaneers on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium. Dorsey has been out since Week Four due to a calf injury and he did not participate in any of the Chiefs’ practices this week.

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The first televised wedding took place in Des Plains, IL on this date in 1928. James Fowlkes and Cora Dennison were married in a radio studio.


It's ol' Red Eyes.


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  4 @ New York 2 (12 innings) Detroit leads 1-0
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


Ethel Merman debuted on Broadway in "Girl Crazy" on this date in 1930.


Cincinnati, OH. -- There won't be a changing of the guard in the National League just yet.

The Giants have drawn the Cardinals -- who rallied in the ninth inning to stun the Nationals in Game 5 of their series -- for a best-of-seven set that pits the last two World Series winners against each other with a ticket to another Fall Classic on the line.

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"Lux Radio Theater" began airing on the NBC Blue radio network on this date in 1934.


Today in Elvis History

1957 - 
"Jailhouse Rock" by Elvis Presley was released.

1963 - Elvis Presley and a film crew began shooting on location at Big Bear resort in San Bernadino Mountains for "Kissin' Cousins."


The first SSB (Social Security Board) office opened in Austin, TX on this date in 1936. From this point, the Board's local office took over the assigning of Social Security Numbers.


Today in Beatles History:

1971 - 
John Lennon and Yoko Ono appeared on "The Dick Cavett Show" on ABC to promote Lennon's new LP and film ("Imagine"), Yoko's book, two films and a fine arts show.

1997 - Paul McCartney's symphonic poem "Standing Stone" debuted.


The Radio Corporation of America finalized the sale of the NBC Blue radio network on this date in 1943. Edward J. Noble paid $8 million for the network that was renamed American Broadcasting Company.


Today in Sports History:

1945 - 
The Chicago Cardinals ended the longest losing streak in NFL history. The team had lost 29 consecutive games.

1951 - Jack Christiansen (Detroit Lions) ran back two punts for touchdowns.

1962 - George Blanda (Houston Oilers) threw six touchdown passes against the New York Titans.

1973 - Jackie Stewart announced his retirement from auto racing.

1976 - The New York Yankees won their first AL pennant since 1964.

1978 - Darryl Sittler (Toronto Maple Leafs) registered seven assists in a 10-7 win over the New York Islanders.

1984 - George ‘Sparky’ Anderson became the first baseball manager to win 100 games and a World Series in both leagues.

1990 - Joe Montana (San Francisco 49ers) passed for 476 yards and six touchdowns. Five of the touchdowns were thrown to Jerry Rice.

1998 - The San Diego Padres beat the Atlanta Braves 5-0 to advance to their first World Series in 14 years.

2000 - Neil Parry had his right leg severely broken while playing on kickoff coverage during a game at UTEP. Nine days later his lower leg was amputated. Three years later he returned to football on one play with a prosthetic leg.


On this date in 1947 over Rogers Dry Lake in Southern California, pilot Chuck Yeager flew the Bell X-1 rocket plane and became the first person to break the sound barrier.


Concord, NC. -- Saving fuel over the final 56 laps of the closing green-flag run, Clint Bowyer snookered his Chase for the Sprint Cup rivals by winning Saturday night's Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Bowyer, who won for the third time this season, beat Denny Hamlin to the finish line by .417 seconds. Jimmie Johnson, who like Hamlin and Bowyer was saving fuel over the final run, came home third. The top three finishers trimmed a significant portion off Brad Keselowski's series lead. 
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On this date in 1954, C.B. DeMille's "The Ten Commandments", starring Charlton Heston, began filming in Egypt. The epic had a cast of 25,000 people.


Coming up --

Tonight --

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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