Monday, July 25, 2016

T2 Fall To S2 On Road

At Tukwila, Washington:

In a Sunday United Soccer League match between two clubs owned and operated by their Major League Soccer namesakes, Mark O'Ojong scored the winning goal in the 89th minute as Seattle Sounders 2 posted a 1-0 home victory over Portland Timbers 2.

T2 will host the Colorado Springs Switchbacks on Wednesday, August 3 at 7:30 PM Pacific Time.

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Storm Foil Steel Victory Bid

At Tampa, Florida:

Defensive lineman Everett Hawkins blocked Ernesto Lacayo's 23-yard game-winning field-goal attempt as time expired on Saturday as the Tampa Bay Storm (2-13) held off the visiting Portland Steel (2-13) 41-40 in Arena Football League play.

Galaxy Snap Timbers Unbeaten Run At Nine Games

At Portland, Oregon:

Robbie Keane (7') and Gyasi Zardes (11') each delivered an early goal on Saturday as the Los Angeles Galaxy ended the Portland Timbers' nine-game Major League Soccer unbeaten streak with a 2-1 road triumph.

Zarek Valentin scored for the Timbers in the 41st minute.

The Timbers will try to get back on track on July 13 on the road at Kansas City, Kansas against Sporting Kansas City (11:00 AM Pacific Time, FOX).

Friday, July 22, 2016

Riders Knock Off REDBLACKS For First Victory Of Season

At Regina, Saskatchewan:

Tyler Crapigna kicked a 53-yard field goal with 68 seconds remaining as the Saskatchewan Roughriders (1-3-0) picked up their first Canadian Football League victory of the season on Friday with a 30-29 triumph over the visiting Ottawa REDBLACKS (3-1-1).

Breakfast of Champions?!

Here's a 1947 box of Wheaties with an Iron Jaw the Robot cut-out mask on the back.

What?! No Bunny Rabbit or Mister Moose?!?!

From the early 1960s, here's a box of Kellogg's OK Cereal (sort of a competitor to General Mills'  Cheerios) with cutouts on the back to make Captain Kangaroo's garden.



The Captain, Mister Green Jeans, and Dancing Bear are featured, but not Mister Moose (maybe due to his penchant for dumping ping pong balls on the Captain as well as his bad jokes) or Bunny Rabbit (who always stole the Captain's carrots).

Yes, that's Yogi Bear on the front of the box.

Sugar Pops Pete!

Here's a late 1950s-early 1960s box of Kellogg's Sugar Pops with Sugar Pops Pete.

Where The Hell Did Snap, Crackle, and Pop Go?!

Here's a 1940 single-serving box of Kellogg's Rice Krispies.

Compact Box?!

From 1964, here's a "Compact Box" of Post Crispy Critters with Linus the Lionhearted.  The folks at Post Cereals decided to reduce the sizes of their boxes of cereals while maintaining their former weight.

Customers, though, were not impressed, thinking that they were being cheated out of an amount of cereal.

By 1965, General Foods, then the parent company of Post Cereals,  abandoned the Compact Box project.

From The WTF File

From around 1963, here's a box of Post Alpha Bits with the original design for the character soon to become known as Loveable Truly the Postman.

The Honeycomb Kid!

From circa 1965, here's a box of then newly-minted Post Honeycomb with the Honeycomb Kid on it.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Sugar Jets

Early 1960s box of General Mills' Jets Cereal.

Where's Snidely Whiplash?

This is probable from the late 1960s or early 1970s, a box of General Mills' Frosty O's with Dudley Do-Right.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Rory Raccoon?!

From circa 1965, here's Rory Raccoon on a box of Post Sugar Sparkled Corn Flakes.

Apparently, Hoppy Ate Grape Nuts Flakes Too

Here's a 1951 box of Post Grape=Nuts Flakes with Hopalong Cassidy on the front.

Hoppy!

Here's an early-1950s box of Post Raisin Bran with William (Hopalong Cassidy) Boyd on the front.

Post Sugar Crisp

From circa 1962, here's a box of Post Sugar Crisp cereal with Sugar Bear on the front.

Sunday, July 17, 2016

DV8 Scores Twice Is Timbers Hold Off Sounders In Cascadia Cup Clash

At Portland, Oregon:

In Sunday Major League Soccer action, Diego Valeri scored twice (44', 50') and Fanendo Adi once (64') while Jake Gleeson came up with four saves as the Portland Timbers stretched their MLS unbeaten streak to nine games with their 3-1 Cascadia Cup home victory over the Seattle Sounders.

Chad Marshall scored the lone Sounders goal in the 59th minute.

The Timbers will host the Los Angeles Galaxy this coming Saturday at 12:30 PM Pacific Time (ESPN).

Steel Knock Off Sharks

At Portland, Oregon:

In what may have been their most complete performance of the Arena Football League season, the Portland Steel (2-12) upended the visiting Jacksonville Sharks (5-9) 55-53 on Saturday night in front of a Moda Center crowd of 4,793 fans.

T2 Dominated At Home

At Portland, Oregon:

In a Saturday United Soccer League contest involving two clubs owned and operated by their Major League Soccer namesakes, Lee Nishanian (6'), Bryam Rebellon (18'), Raul Mendiola (39'), and Jack McBean (76') each scored once as Los Angeles Galaxy II dominated Portland Timbers 2 by a score of 4-1 on the road.

T2 will pay a visit on Seattle Sounders 2 on July 24 at Tukwila, Washington at 5:00 PM Pacific Time.

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Riders Fall To BC At Home

At Regina, Saskatchewan:

Quarterback Jonathan Jennings threw for a career-high 429 yards and three touchdowns on Saturday as the British Columbia Lions (3-1) defeated the Saskatchewan Roughriders (0-3) 40-27 on the road in Canadian Football League action.

WOW! Graham Crackers For Breakfast?!

You're mighty close.

Here's a 1978 box of Kellogg's Graham Crackos.

Time For A Bowl Of Sugar Crisp

From 1957-58, here's a box of Post Sugar Crisp with the original three bears.

Did You Ever Eat Chicken With This Cereal?

Here's a box of Waffelos, a now-extinct Ralston-Purina cereal with Waffelo Bill.

Maybe You Learned Your ABCs By Eating This Cereal

From circa 1957, here's a box of the newly-hatched Post Alpha Bits.

No, No, No! Tony The Tiger Is On The Kellogg's Frosted Flakes Box

From 1959-60, here's a box of Post Sugar Coated Corn Flakes.

What?! No Mercurys??

Here's a mid-1950s box of Post Sugar Rice Krinkles with Krinkles the Clown on it.