Day: December 24, 2022

NFL Week 16 Preview, Saturday Night Football; 50th Anniversary of “The Immaculate Reception” by Franco Harris, Raiders visit Steelers 8:15 PM

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS EVENTS OF THE FAMOUS PLAY Trailing the Oakland Raiders 7–6, the Pittsburgh Steelers faced fourth-and-10 on their own 40-yard line with 22 seconds remaining in the game and no time-outs. Head coach Chuck Noll called a pass play, 66 Circle Option, intended for receiver Barry Pearson, a rookie who was […]

Famous Record producer, Songwriter of Bell, Gamble and Huff, Thom Bell dead at 79

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Thomas Randolph Bell (January 26, 1943 – December 22, 2022) was a Jamaican-born American singer, songwriter, record producer, arranger, pianist, and composer known as one of the creators of Philadelphia soul in the 1970s. He found success as a producer and songwriter for the Delfonics, Stylistics, and Spinners. In June […]

Today’s Bowl Game is The Hawaii Bowl at 8 PM, Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders vs. San Diego State Aztecs

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS The Hawaiʻi Bowl is a college football bowl game that has been played in the Honolulu, Hawaii area since 2002. The game was originally held at Aloha Stadium in Halawa, Hawaii, a suburb of Honolulu, before moving to the Clarence T. C. Ching Athletics Complex in 2022. The bowl is one of the post-season […]

Daily Almanac for Saturday, December 24, 2022; Christmas Eve

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Continental Air Defense Command (CONAD) was a Unified Combatant Command of the United States Department of Defense, tasked with air defense for the Continental United States. It comprised Army, Air Force, and Navy components. It included Army Project Nikemissiles (Ajax and Hercules) anti-aircraft defenses and USAF interceptors (manned aircraft […]

NFL News: NFC Players of the Week – Week 15; Vikings’ Cousins, Giants’ Thibodeaux and Lions’ Raymond

​VIKINGS QB KIRK COUSINS, GIANTS LB KAYVON THIBODEAUX & LIONS WR KALIF RAYMOND NAMED NFC PLAYERS OF WEEK 15 Quarterback KIRK COUSINS of the Minnesota Vikings, linebacker KAYVON THIBODEAUX of the New York Giants and wide receiver KALIF RAYMOND of the Detroit Lions are the NFC Offensive, Defensive and Special Teams […]

NFL News: AFC Players of the Week – Week 15; Bills’ Allen, Ravens’ Jenkins and Chiefs’ Townsend

BILLS QB JOSH ALLEN, JAGUARS S RAYSHAWN JENKINS & CHIEFS P TOMMY TOWNSEND NAMED AFC PLAYERS OF WEEK 15 Quarterback JOSH ALLEN of the Buffalo Bills, safety RAYSHAWN JENKINS of the Jacksonville Jaguars and punter TOMMY TOWNSEND of the Kansas City Chiefs are the AFC Offensive, Defensive and Special Teams Players […]