Tuesday, October 2, 2012

It's Tuesday











It's Tuesday. Here's what's happening....

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Today is October 2nd, the 276th day of 2012. There are 90 days left in the year.

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Five Questions: Hitch on perspective, today's players.

NHL, NHLPA resume CBA negotiations.

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

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Today's Birthdays: Photographer Annie Leibovitz is 63; Sting (Police) is 61; Lorraine Bracco (Sopranos) is 58; Kelly Ripa is 42; Tiffany is 41.

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Corvallis, OR. -- Oregon State University sophomore quarterback Sean Mannion has been named the Pac-12 Conference’s Offensive Player of the Week for his performance in leading the now No. 14 ranked football team to a thrilling 35-31 victory over the Arizona Wildcats last Saturday in Tucson. In addition, the Pleasanton, Calif., native has been honored this week as an honorable mention Davey O’Brien Quarterback of the Week and a Manning Award Star of the Week.

Read the rest here.

Visit the Oregon State Athletics department official web site.

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A Swedish housing company announced a $137,000 campaign aimed at encouraging neighbors to greet one another. The "Say Hi" campaign (announced by MKB) includes a brochure distributed to tenants with instructions on how to make small talk with neighbors. The pamphlet advises neighbors to prepare open-ended greetings and avoid yes-or-no questions.

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Top 10 Plays of Week 14.

Class of 2012 making waves down the stretch.

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

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That guy that supposedly attacked Lindsay Lohan is a GOP congressional staffer. [Eyewitnesses say he and Lohan got into a physical confrontation after several hours of intense debate over the role the U.S. should play in the revolution in Syria.]

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Power Rankings Wk.14: Riders movin' on up.

With the win over BC, Saskatchewan improves to 7-6, ahead of a Monday, October 8th 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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Is the world ready for a Beer and Bacon Battered Deep Fried Slider? I say yes. Too bad the White Castle treat won't be available at White Castle restaurants -- it's the invention of the food bloggers at DudeFoods.com.

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Tampa, FL. —Despite Tampa Bay's 1-3 start, left tackle Donald Penn is energized by what he's seen and believes the offense is very close to getting on a roll.

Read the rest here.

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Authorities in Oregon said a man arrested on a drunken driving charge allegedly hit a deputy's patrol car. Damage to the cop's car was minimal since the 32-year-old drunk was on his bicycle.

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Jimmy plays with the Benny Beaver pillow pet.

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Let's see, what's on the agenda for today....Taking Mommy to work and taking Jimmy to school. How 'bout you?

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St. Petersburg, FL. -- In the end, the Rays just couldn't do enough. Despite beating the Orioles 5-3 Monday for their 11th win in their past 12 games, the Rays were eliminated from playoff contention about three hours later when the A's beat the Rangers 4-3 early today.

Read the rest here.

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Drew Barrymore is a mom. Baby Olive was born September 26th.

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Los Angeles, CA. -- Since manager Don Mattingly had a few choice words for his team last week in San Diego, the Los Angeles Dodgers aren't going away quietly.

Elian Herrera singled in the go-ahead run with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting the Dodgers to a 3-2 victory over the NL West champion San Francisco Giants on Monday night that kept their postseason hopes alive.

Read the rest here.

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NEW ON DVD TODAY Dark Shadows (Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Helena Bonham Carter) Peace Love & Misunderstanding (Jane Fonda, Catherine Keener, Elizabeth Olsen) People Like Us (Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks) Cinderella (Diamond Edition) How I Met Your Mother: The Complete Seventh Season Downton Abbey Seasons 1 & 2: Limited Edition Set 90210 - The 4th Season Bonanza: The Official Complete Fourth Season Hart of Dixie - The Complete 1st Season House - The Complete Series Rules of Engagement - The Complete 6th Season The Six Million Dollar Man - Season 2 Nikita - The Complete 2nd Season New Girl - Season 1.

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Today in Elvis History

1962 - Elvis Presley's single "Return To Sender" was released with "Where Do You Come From" as the B-side.

1971 - The Elvis Presley album "Almost In Love" hit #38 in the U.K.

1977 - The bodies of Elvis Presley and his mother were moved to Graceland.

2001 - The Elvis Presley movie "Clambake" was released on DVD. 

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The first international Conference of American States began in Washington, DC on this date in 1889.

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Today in Beatles History:

1962 - 
Brian Epstein signed the Beatles to a five-year management contract.

1998 - Paul McCartney conducted an "incognito" live Internet Q&A session and "music remix" in the guise of the Fireman at www.fire-man.com.

2006 - The remastered CD version of the 1973 George Harrison album "Living in a Material World" was released. It contained 2 bonus tracks. 

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"The National Farm and Home Hour" debuted on NBC radio on this date in 1929.

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Today in Sports History:

1908 - 
 Addie Joss (Cleveland Indians) pitched the fourth perfect game in major league baseball history.

1920 - The Cincinnati Reds and the Pittsburgh Pirates played the only triple-header in baseball history. The Reds won 2 of the 3 games.

1947 - The Federatino Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) formally established Formula One racing in Grand Prix competition.

1948 - The first automobile race to use asphalt, cement and dirt roads took place in Watkins Glen in New York. It was the first road race in the U.S. following World War II.

1996 - Mark Fuhrman was given three years' probation and fined $200 after he pled no contest to perjury at O.J. Simpson's trial.

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Warner Bros. released "Love Is on the Air" on this date in 1937. Ronald Reagan made his acting debut in the motion picture. He was 26 years old.

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Tonight --


MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Baltimore Orioles 7:10pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Dodgers 10:10pm EDT

Wednesday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Baltimore Orioles 7:10pm EDT (Final game of regular season)

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Dodgers 7:15pm EDT (Final game of regular season)

Thursday --

Nothin' Doin'

Friday --

Junior Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Charlotte Showcase. TBA

Saturday --

Junior Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Charlotte Showcase TBA

Sunday --

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