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Daily Noontime: Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

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By Matt Noonan | @NoontimeNation 

Welcome to Tuesday, everyone – how is everyone doing?

From a quick glance outside the window, it appears as if the sun is shining, which is something positive to report, right?

Yes, it will be a bit cold today, so if you do wander out of your home, condo or apartment (or wherever you’re hunkering down these days), please bundle up and wear an extra hat.

And now, let’s get to some news (and links) to start your day!


Noontime’s Headlines for Tuesday, March 31st, 2020 


Noontime’s Recent Links!


On this Date in History 

  • 1973: Bobby Orr becomes the first player in NHL history to record 100 points in four-straight seasons.
  • 1990: Joe Sakic becomes the youngest player in NHL history to record 100 points when he scored a goal in a 3-2 loss to the Hartford Whalers.
  • 1994: The Chicago White Sox assigned former NBA (and Chicago Bulls) superstar Michael Jordan to their Class AA affiliate the Birmingham Barons.
  • 1997: Arizona beat Kentucky, 84-79 (OT), in the 59th NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship to secure the program’s first national title.
  • 2002: The University of Connecticut women’s basketball captured the 21st NCAA Championship – the Huskies beat Oklahoma, 82-70, and finished their season 39-0.
  • 2002: Andre Agassi won his 700th career match by beating Roger Federer in the Nasdaq-100 Open in Florida.

Daily Noontime – June 30, 2011

It just wasn't David Ortiz's night on Wednesday!

It’s the FINAL day of June, which means, July is right around the corner, duh! Any who, here’s the Daily Noontime for Thursday June 30, 2011, enjoy! 

Headlines: 

* Boston Red Sox manager Terry Francona decided to put David Ortiz back in the lineup on Wednesday against the Philadelphia Phillies, but that didn’t work out.

* Yet again, Red Sox pitcher John Lackey pitched a decent game, but ended with a loss in the loss column. That’s the usual stuff, right?

* According to sources, NFL rookies are eager for some football, but also want their paychecks too.

* Thursday will be an interesting day, as players and owners get set to join NFL commissioner Roger Goodell for some more talks.

* The NBA players and owners will have a few more hours on Thursday, but really, the clock is ticking toward negotiating a new CBA (collective bargaining agreement).

* It was another down day at Wimbledon, as Roger Federer blew a lead and lost his match.

Games to Watch: 

* Milwaukee at New York Yankees (MLB) – 1:05pm eastern

* Boston at Philadelphia (MLB) – 1:05pm eastern 

* Chicago White Sox at Colorado (MLB) – 3:10pm eastern

* Texas at Houston (MLB) – 8:10pm eastern 

Video of the Day: 

It must have been an honor for FC Barcelona to meet the President of the United States, right? 

Daily Noontime – Monday June 6, 2011

Nadal did it again, as he captured his sixth French Open!

It’s Monday, which means it’s officially a BRAND NEW week! Welcome to today’s Daily Noontime and of course, here’s our headlines and news, so enjoy! 

Headlines: 

* After losing Game 2 to the Dallas Mavericks, Miami recovered completely on Sunday, as the Heat won Game 3 of the NBA Finals in the Lone Star State.

* It’s not every day that the French Open committee makes mistakes with their trophies, right? After the women’s finals on Sunday, something embarrassing happened.

* Rafael Nadal did it again, as he won his sixth French Open Final against Roger Federer on Sunday.

* Former New York Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress will leave jail on Monday and according to some reports, he’ll be a top NFL free-agent once the lockout ends.

* It certainly was an exciting weekend for the St. Louis Cardinals, but really, Albert Pujols, who hit two back-to-back home runs on Saturday and Sunday.

* The NHL Stanley Cup Finals resumes Monday and for one special Canadian soldier overseas, he certainly has enjoyed the Vancouver Canucks run toward their first ever championship.

Games to Watch: 

* Los Angles Dodgers at Philadelphia (MLB) – 7:05pm eastern

* Vancouver at Boston (NHL Stanley Cup Finals – Game 3) – 8:00pm eastern

* Detroit at Texas (MLB) – 8:05pm eastern

* Washington at San Francisco (MLB) – 10:15pm eastern

Video of the Day: 

Was it funny when Max Lapierre taunted Patrice Bergeron on Saturday? 

Daily Noontime – January 27, 2011

Happy Thursday to everyone and for all of us in the Northeast, welcome to yet another snowy day! Despite the bad weather or winter, Noontime Sports keeps rolling on and so does the Daily Noontime too. Here are our headlines, games to watch and of course, an awesome video of the day!

Headlines:

* The NFL is still trying to work on a new CBA for the upcoming 2011 season, but what makes this story so interesting, higher executives are willing to cut their pay too!

* The New York Jets will need to open their checkbooks if they plan to keep Santonio Holmes and Antonio Cromartie next season.

* Its official, the women in Pittsburgh love Troy Polamalu‘s jersey and surely, we can expect many of them wearing that particular shirt in Dallas at the Super Bowl.

* You choose, Kevin Durant or Kevin Love? Both great players and true NBA studs, but on Wednesday, Durant scored 47-points in overtime. Can we say that he is indeed the next MJ?

Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer to advance to the Australian Open final, should be exciting!

* Apparently the New York Knicks are atop the NBA’s most  valuable franchises and is right above the Los Angles Lakers.

Games to Watch:

* Miami at New York (NBA) – 8:00pm eastern

* Boston at Portland (NBA) – 10:30pm eastern

Video of the Day:

This might hurt! Never do this when playing organized tennis!


Daily Noontime – September 3, 2010

Happy Labor Day Weekend from Noontime Sports! Be Safe and Have Fun!

Happy Friday and Labor Day Weekend! Here is your Daily Noontime for Friday, September 3, 2010. Have a great weekend and we will return for our morning news coverage on Tuesday, September 7, 2010!

* Chaos in Pittsburgh over “Big” Ben Roethlisberger‘s suspension and how many games he would miss this season.

*Atlanta Hawks forward Al Horford is not only upset at the organization for not signing various All-Star free agents this summer, but has admitted, he will “go to war.” Yet, he isn’t actually going to war on the  battlefield, just on the hardwood.

* New York Jets cornerback, Darrelle Revis has admitted that he doesn’t want to play for the team, unless he receives what he wants!

* Reebok has announced that “that the company was never close to a contractual relationship with New England Patriots LB Brandon Spikes.”

* Brace yourself Boston, Manny Ramirez is coming back this weekend and NESN’s Michael Hurley writes about his legacy in the Hub.

* The San Francisco 49ers finished their preseason undefeated, a perfect 4-0, but what does this mean really? Will they actually be a good team this fall?

*Chase Utley drove in six RBI’s on Thursday to help the Philadelphia Phillies prevail against the Colorado Rockies.

Games to Watch This Weekend:

*Chicago White Sox vs Boston Red Sox (Friday-Sunday) (MLB)

* Texas Rangers at Minnesota Twins (Friday – Sunday) (MLB)

*Purdue at Notre Dame (NCAA FB) (Saturday) (3:30pm eastern)

* Connecticut at Michigan (Saturday) (3:30pm eastern)

* LSU at UNC (Saturday) (8:00 pm)

Video of the Day:

In honor of the U.S. Open, here is Roger Federer with his amazing under the legs shot.