Friday, May 28, 2010

It's Friday!










Happy Friday, just one more day 'til the weekend. Here's what's happening....

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Hockey Playoff Roundup ----

NHL:

Stanley Cup Finals

Last night --

No games

Tonight --

No games

(Note: Chicago hosts Philadelphia in games one and two tomorrow and Monday on NBC.)

AHL

Calder Cup Finals

Last night --

No games

Tonight --

No games

(Note: Calder Cup Finals between Hershey and Texas start June 3rd)

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Owners talk cup finals.

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When it comes to the military, there's no shortage of rules, regulations, charts and manuals -- even for baking. Someone's uncovered a 26-page Pentagon document which holds specifications for baking oatmeal cookies and brownies.

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More Jimmy 2nd birthday pictures from yesterday....



Mommy helps get Jimmy ready for a day of birthday fun.








Oh boy, presents!








Finger paints. YAAAAY!








Our neighbor helps Jimmy open his presents.








Nite nite little man. You've had a big day.








I love you Daddy.








I love you Mommy.






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The Tampa Bay Storm, off since May 15th's 48-44 road win against Bossier-Shreveport, are back in action tonight, again on the road, against their arch-rivals, the Orlando Predators. The Storm and Orlando are both 3-3, trailing first place Jacksonville by 2 1/2 games in the South Division of the AFL's American Conference.

Game time tonight at Orlando's Amway Arena is 8:00pm EDT. Catch the game on 1250AM WHNZ, 740AM WQTM, the NFL Network and Nifty TV.

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Today in Elvis History:

1955 - Elvis Presley performed live in Fort Worth, TX. The show was played live on radio's "Big D Jamboree."

1965 - The Elvis Presley film "Tickle Me" premiered in Atlanta, GA.

1966 - The Elvis Presley soundtrack album "Frankie and Johnny" hit #20 in the U.S.

1977 - The Elvis Presley compilation album "Welcome To My World" hit #44 in the U.S.

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The Tampa Bay Rays, rebounded after three straight losses to Boston, with a 5-1 win over the Chicago White Sox last night, in front of 13,299 at Tropicana Field.

The Rays grabbed the lead on Carl Crawford's first-inning solo homer, then added to that lead when Crawford's fifth-inning sacrifice fly chased home Sean Rodriguez. Evan Longoria belted a solo homer in the sixth, giving Tampa Bay a 3-0 lead. The White Sox got one back in the eighth as Mark Teahan hit a solo homer, but the Rays got that one back, plus another, as Hank Blalock's single in the bottom of the eighth scored Longoria and John Jaso, giving Tampa Bay the 5-1 win.

Jeff Niemann fanned five and allowed just the one run over eight innings for the win, he's 5-0. Gavin Floyd took the loss, he's 2-5.

The Rays host Chicago again tonight at 7:10pm EDT on 620AM WDAE, Sun Sports and MLB.TV. It's the second game of the four-game set, with games tomorrow night at 7:10pm EDT and Sunday afternoon at 1:40pm EDT. All games of the series with the White Sox are on 620AM WDAE and the Rays Radio Network, along with Sun Sports and MLB.TV.

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A Vermont woman faces child abandonment charges after she allegedly left two young children home alone to go tanning.

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The Tampa Bay Rays are 33-15 and lead the A.L. East by 4 1/2 games over the Yankees, 6 1/2 games over both Boston and Toronto, with Baltimore lagging 18 games behind.

In the A.L. Central, Minnesota leads Detroit by 1 1/2 games, the White Sox by 7, Kansas City by 7 1/2 and Cleveland by 9.

Out in the (not-so)wild A.L. West, Texas is 1 1/2 games up on Oakland, 4 over the Angels and 7 1/2 ahead of Seattle.

In the N.L. East, Philadelphia leads Atlanta by 1 1/2 and the Mets by 2, with Florida and Washington both 3 games back.

In the N.L. Central, Cincinnati leads St. Louis by 1, the Cubs are 5 back, Pittsburgh trails by 8 and Milwaukee by 8 1/2, with Houston 11 1/2 behind.

San Diego is still on top of the N.L. West, 2 games ahead of the Dodgers. Colorado is 3 games behind, the slumping San Francisco Giants are 3 1/2 back, with Arizona bringing up the rear, 8 1/2 games out of first.

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Mann becomes first female pole winner at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, grabbing lead spot for the Firestone Freedom 100 race this afternoon at 12:30pm EDT.

Team ownership next best thing for retired drivers.

Indy 500 plans changes to vault it back to top of heap again.

Looking for a local radio station to listen to Sunday's Indianapolis 500? Check this list here for stations in your area.

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In TV news:

Sarah Ferguson will be on Oprah next Tuesday to talk about being caught on video offering access to her former husband, Prince Andrew, for $724,000.

In a milestone of sorts, President Obama's White House news conference on Thursday was his longest so far: 63 minutes.

ABC Outdraws a Sports-Fueled NBC for the Season, Even with the 17-Night Winter Olympics: Despite NBC’s enormous boost to its season averages from 17 nights of Winter Olympics coverage in February and record-setting “Sunday Night Football” numbers, ABC topped NBC for the season by 5% in Total Viewers (8.6 million vs. 8.2 million) and also held the edge in Adult 18-49 actuals (3.54 million vs. 3.53 million).

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Cody Vaz now #2 quarterback, Peter Lalich dropped from team. Read all about it here.

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More from Indianapolis:

Jewel will sing the national anthem before the race.

Drivers will be allowed to use a horsepower-raising power boost 15 times. The boost would last 18 seconds each time it is used and will take 10 seconds for the button to reset so it can be pushed again. It's like a racing video game!

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That's it for today. Now, go out there, have fun and get ready for the weekend. See you tomorrow.

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