Friday, November 1, 2013

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It's Friday. Here's what's happening....

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Today is November 1st, the 305th day of 2013. There are 60 days left in the year.

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Scott suspended seven games for check to the head.


Avalanche trade Downie to Flyers for Talbot.


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

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Today's Birthdays: Anthony Kiedis of Red Hot Chili Peppers is 51; Toni Collette (Hostages, The United States of Tara, Little Miss Sunshine) is 41; Jenny McCarthy (The View) is 41.

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Tampa, FL. -- The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forward Brett Connolly from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today.

Read the rest here.

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Michelangelo's paintings on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel were first exhibited to the public on this date in 1512.

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Jayson Hron Named Manager of Youth Hockey Communications
Former USHL Communications Director Brings Varied Experience
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- USA Hockey announced today that Jayson Hron (Grand Rapids, Minn.) has been named manager of youth hockey communications.
Hron (pronounced ROHN) brings an extensive, diverse communications and marketing background to USA Hockey, having served in a variety of public relations, brand management, marketing and writing capacities.
Most recently, Hron was a public relations specialist in the financial services industry. Prior to that, he worked in the University of Minnesota Duluth athletic communications department, earning a pair of publication awards from the College Sports Information Directors of America, and also with the United States Hockey League as communications director. He began his career in the newspaper industry, serving as a sportswriter, editor and designer in Duluth, Minn., where he earned honors from the Minnesota Newspaper Association.
Hron has a bachelor’s degree in communication from the University of Minnesota Duluth and earned his master’s degree in mass communications, with a public relations and advertising emphasis, from St. Cloud State University.
“We’re extremely pleased to welcome Jayson,” said Dave Fischer, USA Hockey’s senior director of communications. “His varied background, coupled with his passion for hockey, will be a big asset in our continued effort to showcase what is happening in and around youth hockey throughout the country."
Hron will begin his duties with USA Hockey on Monday.

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FALL BACK - Daylight Saving Time ends Saturday night/Sunday morning.

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2013 CFL.ca Game Notes: A look at Week 19.

Als calling on starters to get job done vs. Argos.

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

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In California an apprentice embalmer working toward his license has been charged with stealing the gold from the mouths of the corpses. [Well, his career in the mortuary business is definitely over. Next stop, dental school.]

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Regina, SK. -Ricky Schmitt has come a long way since a late tryout with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

Read the rest here.

Next up for the 11-6 Riders is a home game on Saturday, November 2nd against the 3-14 Edmonton Eskimos. Kickoff on 620CKRM, 620ckrm.com, the Rider Radio Network, TSN and ESPN3.com is set for 5:00pm EDT.

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"Othello," the tragedy by William Shakespeare, was first presented at Whitehall Palace in London on this date in 1604.

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Tampa, FL. — Defensive coordinator Bill Sheridan came to the defense of Greg Schiano on Thursday, saying fans and media have gone too far in their criticism of the coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Read the rest here.


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"The Tempest," Shakespeare's romantic comedy, was first presented at Whitehall Palace in London on this date in 1611.

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Corvallis, OR. -- A primer to fill the hours before kickoff.

Read the rest here.

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The U.S. Post Office started selling money orders on this date in 1864. The money orders provided a safe way to payments by mail.

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St. Petersburg, FL. -- Having to rebuild a team is a task the Rays' front office has grown familiar with -- and become very good at -- over the years.

Read the rest here.


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Experts from top technology and Internet companies including Google, Oracle and Red Hat have joined the Obama administration's effort to fix the HealthCare.gov website.

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Jimmy enters the obstacle course.

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You're reading the Johnny Blog. Almost as much fun as watching the Beavers beat USC, isn't it?

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Today in Elvis History

1955 - 
Sam Phillips sold his contract with Elvis Presley to RCA records for $35,000.

1969 - Elvis Presley's single "Suspicious Minds" hit the Hot 100. The single would be Elvis's last U.S. #1.

1971 - The documentary "Elvis On Tour" opened in the U.S. The film covered Elvis Presley shows from April 5th-April 19th.

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Starbucks has unveiled its Holiday 2013 cups. While not as big a launch as a new gadget from Apple, the Internet seems pretty interested in the new cups, which have a more "subtle illustrated look. "

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Today in Beatles History:

1960 - 
The Beatles began their first headlining tour of England at Cheltenham's Odeon Theatre. The supporting acts were Peter Jay & the Jaywalkers, the Brook Brothers, and the Vernons Girls.

1968 - George Harrison released the soundtrack "Wonderwall." He was the first Beatle to release a solo album.

1969 - The Beatles album "Abbey Road" hit #1.

2005 - "The Beatles - The Biography" by Bob Spitz went on sale. The original project consisted of 2,792 pages. When released it was edited down to 856 pages.

2005 - The DVD "The Dick Cavett Show - John & Yoko Collection" was released.  

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IN THEATERS - Ender's Game (PG-13); Free Birds (PG); Last Vegas (PG-13)

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Today in Sports History:

1913 - Notre Dame defeated Army 35-13. It was the first time the forward pass was used as a main offensive weapon in football.

1950 - Charles Cooper became the first black man to play in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

1959 - Jacques Plante, of the Montreal Canadiens, became the first goalie in the NHL to wear a mask.

1964 - Jim Brown (Cleveland Browns) became the first NFL player to exceed 10,000 yards rushing.

2001 - Dan Neil (Denver Broncos) was fined $15,000 for an illegal block that broke the leg of Bryan Cox (New England Patriots).

2010 - The San Francisco Giants won their first World Series since moving to California. They defeated the Texas Rangers in five games.

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"Terry and the Pirates" debuted on NBC Radio on this date in 1937.

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Coming Up:

Tonight --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Carolina Hurricanes 7:00pm EDT

College Football -- Oregon State Beavers vs USC Trojans 9:00pm EDT

NAHL Hockey -- Wenatchee Wild vs Fairbanks Ice Dogs 10:05pm EDT

Saturday --

USPHL Empire Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Palm Beach Hawks 3:30pm EDT

Nascar Nationwide Series -- O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway 3:30pm EDT

CFL Football -- Saskatchewan Roughriders vs Edmonton Eskimos 5:00pm EDT

USPHL Elite Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Palm Beach Hawks 6:30pm EDT

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs St. Louis Blues 7:00pm EDT

NAHL Hockey -- Wenatchee Wild vs Fairbanks Ice Dogs 10:05pm EDT

Sunday --

USPHL Empire Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Palm Beach Hawks 9:30am EST

USPHL Elite Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Palm Beach Hawks 12:30pm EST

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway 3:00pm EST

NFL Football -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Seattle Seahawks 4:05pm EST

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That's all for today. Thanks for stopping by, see you tomorrow!

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