Saturday, November 29, 2014

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


Today is November 29th, the 332nd day of 2014. There are 33 days left in the year.


Watch: Molson 'What's on Tap' for Sat., Nov 29.

Around the League notebook for Friday, Nov. 28.

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On this date in 1892, a patent was issued to Almon Brown Strowger for the rotary dial.


Tampa, FL. -- A defeat to the Ottawa Senators in October is one of the few the Tampa Bay Lightning have suffered at home this season.

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On this date in 1929, the first airplane flight over the South Pole was made by U.S. Navy Lt. Comdr. Richard E. Byrd.


Ticats' lineman expects 'wowzerrific' Grey Cup game.

Dickenson, O'Billovich headline Hall of Fame inductees.

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COMING UP - 102nd Grey Cup CFL Championship Game: November 30. World Aids Day: December 1. Human Rights Day: December 10. Winter Solstice: December 21. Christmas: December 25. New Years Eve: December 31. New Years Day: January 1.


Tampa, FL. -- TJ's Take: 3 Keys to Beat the Bengals.

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On this date in 1961, the Mercury-Atlas 5 spacecraft was launched by the U.S. with Enos the chimp on board. The craft orbited the earth twice before landing off Puerto Rico.


Corvallis, OR. -- The experiences, the memories and the hindsight views may vary, but here are the thoughts of 20 Beavers on Oregon State vs. Oregon:

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On this date in 1967, U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara announced that he was leaving the Johnson administration to become president of the World Bank.


Jimmy has his breakfast.


You're reading the Johnny Blog. Almost as much fun as Oregon State beating Oregon, isn't it?


Today in Elvis History:

1958 - 
Elvis Presley's single "I Got Stung" hit #8 in the U.S. 

1965 - Elvis Presley bought a Greyhound bus that he planned to refurbish and use to drive to and from California.


On this date in 1975, Bill Gates adopted the name Microsoft for the company he and Paul Allen had formed to write the BASIC computer language for the Altair.


Today in Beatles History:

1963 - 
The Beatles' fifth single "I Want to Hold Your Hand" was released in Britain. The U.S. release followed on December 26. 

1969 - John Lennon was convicted of possession of cannabis and fined $360 in London. Yoko Ono, who was arrested with Lennon on October 18, was cleared of charges. 

2001 - George Harrison died at the age of 58. He had been undergoing treatments for cancer.

2005 - Paul McCartney's CD single "Jenny Wren" was released. It contained the songs "Jenny Wren", "I Want You To Fly", "This Loving Game" and "Summer of 59". A single for "Jenny Wren" had been released on November 22 with only the first two tracks. 

2010 - George Harrison's limited edition vinyl box set "All Things Must Pass" was released in the U.K.


On this date in 1988, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the rights of criminal defendants are not violated when police unintentionally fail to preserve potentially vital evidence.


Today in Sports History:

1890 - 
Navy defeated Army by a score of 24-0 in the first Army-Navy football game. The game was played at West Point, NY. 

1962 - Major league baseball decided to return to only one All-Star Game a year beginning in 1963. 

1980 - "Monday Night Football" was on the cover of TV Guide. 

1987 - Joe Montana (San Francisco 49ers) completed a record 22 consecutive passes. 

1987 - Venice Glenn (San Diego Chargers) ran back an interception for 103 yards. It was an NFL record. 

1987 - Bob Frosse (New York Rangers) became the second NHL goalie to score a goal. It was later ruled that he should not have been credited with the goal. 

1992 - Jerry Rice caught his 100th NFL touchdown pass. 

1992 - Dennis Byrd (New York Jets) was paralyzed after a neck injury in a game against the Kansas City Chiefs. 

1995 - Grant Fuhr (St. Louis Blues) became the 11th NHL goalie to win 300 games. 

2002 - Pierre Turgeon (Dallas Stars) played in his 1,100th NHL game.


On this date in 2004, Godzilla received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


Coming Up:

Tonight --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs Ottawa Senators 7:00pm EST

College Football -- Oregon State Beavers vs Oregon Ducks 8:00pm EST

NAHL Hockey -- Wenatchee Wild vs Kenai River Brown Bears 10:05pm EST

Sunday --

NFL Football -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Cincinnati Bengals 1:00pm EST

CFL Football -- Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs Calgary Stampeders in 102nd Grey Cup game in Vancouver, BC 6:00pm EST

Monday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at New York Rangers 7:00pm EST

Tuesday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Buffalo Sabres 7:30pm EST

Wednesday --

Nothin' Doin'

Thursday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs Buffalo Sabres 7:30pm EST

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

Friday --

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

Saturday --

USPHL Empire Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Palm Beach Hawks 3:00pm EST

USPHL Elite Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Palm Beach Hawks 6:00pm EST

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs Columbus Blue Jackets 7:00pm EST

Sunday --

USPHL Empire Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Palm Beach Hawks 9:00am EST

USPHL Elite Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors at Palm Beach Hawks 12:00pm EST

NFL Football -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Detroit Lions 1:00pm EST

NAHL Hockey -- Wenatchee Wild vs Fairbanks Ice Dogs 8:05pm EST


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

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