Wednesday, June 16, 2010

It's Thursday!











Happy Thursday to you. Here's what's happening....

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Today is Eat All Your Veggies Day.

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3,000 fans track the Stanley Cup on Twitter.

Ex-Hawk great tunes out Stanley Cup.

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New government info shows more Americans are exercising but rates of obesity and smoking have not changed. Obesity rates were frozen last year at around 28 percent of adults compared to 2008. But 34.7 percent claimed in 2009 they engage in regular leisure physical activity, up from 31.9 percent in 2008.

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Tommy Hanson allowed just three hits and struck out six in seven shutout innings and Troy Glaus drove in two runs to send the Atlanta Braves past the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 Wednesday night, in front of 26,807 at Atlanta's Turner Field.

The Braves scored 3 in the third, with the key blows an RBI double by Brian McCann and a Glaus single that accounbted for two more runs. Eric Hinske homered in the sixth. Melky Cabrera and Martin Prado singled in runs in the eighth before the Rays got on the board in the ninth. Ben Zobrist drove home Evan Longoria with a single up the middle and then scored on Dioner Navarro's two-out double.

Wade Davis started for Tampa Bay and fanned five, but allowed three earned runs in five innings for the loss, he's now 5-7. Hanson's effort for Atlanta pushed his record to 7-3.

The Tampa Bay Rays, 41-24 and still tied for first with the Yankees in the A. L. East, play the Braves again this evening, in the finale of their three-game set in Atlanta. First pitch tonight is scheduled for 7:10pm EDT on 620AM WDAE, the Rays Radio Network and Sun Sports. The Rays visit the Marlins for three starting tomorrow, then come home for six games, three against San Diego and three against Arizona, starting next Tuesday.

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There is a new world record for most bridesmaids at a wedding. Jill Stapleton from Ohio who broke the record with 110 bridesmaids. Stapleton is a teacher at a dance studio, and she asked her students to be her attendants at her wedding.

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Roughrider annual general meeting called.

Roughrider training camp, Day 11.

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Last night was Jimmy's first time sleeping in a big boy bed. He was getting big enough to climb out of his crib, so our neighbor Molly was kind enough to give us a bed she was no longer using, so that Jimmy could move out of his crib and not hurt himself if he fell out. Our Jimmy is such a big boy now!


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The Tampa Bay Rays are 41-24 and are tied for first in the A.L. East with the Yankees. Boston is 3 back, Toronto 6 and Baltimore is 23 1/2 games behind.

In the A.L. Central, Minnesota leads Detroit by 2 1/2 games, the White Sox by 7 1/2, Kansas City is 10 1/2 back and Cleveland is 12 1/2 games off the pace.

Out in the (not-so)wild A.L. West, Texas leads the Angels by 2 games, Oakland is 5 back and Seattle trails by 12 1/2.

In the N.L. East, Atlanta leads the Mets by 1/2 game, Philadelphia by 3 1/2, while Florida is 6 1/2 back and Washington is 7 behind.

In the N.L. Central, Cincinnati and St. Louis are tied for first, the Cubs are 6 1/2 behind, Milwaukee is 8 back, Houston trails by 10, and Pittsburgh is 12 1/2 behind.

The Dodgers lead the N.L. West by 1/2 game over San Diego, with San Francisco 1 behind, Colorado is 5 back and Arizona brings up the rear, 12 1/2 games out of first.

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A woman in Washington state decided an empty $3 million home would be a good place to call home. It was on the market -- owned by a bank -- but the 30-year-old moved in until a real estate agent tipped off the authorities.

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Twenty-fours hours before finalizing his first USHL roster, Youngstown Phantoms coach Curtis Carr says relaxation is a luxury.

Here's a look at some of Fargo's entry draft choices.

Steven Byers

Dajon Mingo

Joshua Lazowski

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Today is day five of Flag Week.











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Today in Elvis History:

1964 - The Elvis Presley film "Viva Las Vegas" opened in the U.S.

1968 - Elvis Presley began rehearsals for the 1968 TV Special "Elvis."

1992 - The RIAA confirmed platinum sales of the album "Elvis Aron Presley" and two millions in sales for the album "World Wide 50 Gold Award Hits, Volume 1."

2002 - A remix of the Elvis Presley song "A Little Less Conversation" hit #1 in Britain.

2003 - The DVD "The Journey - Elvis Presley" was released.

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I'd like some of your drink please Mommy!

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The cruise industry says the Gulf oil spill is not hurting its business. (Well, it's nice to know that while fishermen are filing for bankruptcy at least the country's midnight buffets and karaoke bars are safe and sound.)

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Coming up:

Tonight --

Baseball: Tampa Bay Rays at Atlanta Braves 7:10pm EDT

Friday --

Baseball: Tampa Bay Rays at Florida Marlins 7:10pm EDT

Saturday --

Nascar Nationwide Series: Bucyrus 200 presented by Menards at Road America, Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin 3:00pm EDT

Baseball: Tampa Bay Rays at Florida Marlins 7:10pm EDT

Arena Football: Tampa Bay Storm at Utah Blaze 9:05pm EDT

Sunday --

Baseball: Tampa Bay Rays at Florida Marlins 1:10pm EDT

Indy Car: Iowa Corn 250 at Iowa Speedway, Newton, Iowa 1:30pm EDT

CFL Preseason Football: Saskatchewan Roughriders at Calgary Stampeders 3:00pm EDT

Nascar Sprint Cup Series: Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Infineon Raceway, Sonoma, California 3:00pm

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That's all for now. Keep the boat afloat and between the navigational beacons. And always remember, It's Five O'Clock somewhere! See you Friday!

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