Tuesday, June 22, 2010

It's Tuesday!











It's another Tuesday in the Neighborhood. Here's what's happening....

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More articles from the Billings Gazette on Sunday's tornado in Billings, Montana.

Tornado brutal on some businesses, skips over others.

Gallery: Aerial tornado damage photos.

Special section: Total Disaster.

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Today is National Chocolate Eclair Day.

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Stanley Cup heads to Toronto.

Hawks President returns to boyhood home with Cup.

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Today in Sports History:

1939 - The first U.S. water-ski tournament was held at Jones Beach, on Long Island, New York.

1939 - Joe Louis defeated Max Schmeling in 124 seconds.

1979 - Former WHA teams the Edmonton Oilers, Hartford Whalers, Quebec Nordiques and Winnipeg Jets joined the NHL. The NHL had expanded to 21 teams.

1979 - Troy Archer (New York Giants) died in a traffic accident.

1990 - Billy Joel became the first rock artist to perform at Yankee Stadium.

1991 - Eric Lindros was selected first overall by the Quebec Nordiques at the 1991 NHL Entry Draft.

2002 - Darryl Kile (St. Louis Cardinals) was found dead in his hotel room.

2003 - Michelle Wie won her first USGA title at the age of 13. She was the youngest person to win any adult USGA event.


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The Tampa Bay Rays are 42-27 and are tied for second place with Boston in the A.L. East, 1/2 game behind the Yankees. The Rays start a three-game set against the San Diego Padres tonight. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10pm EDT on 620AM WDAE, the Rays Radio Network and Sun Sports. The Arizona Diamondbacks then arrive for three games starting Friday. After this homestand, the Rays hit the road for six games, with two at Boston and four at Minnesota, starting next Tuesday.

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Today is Stupid Guy Thing Day.

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Here's your chance to own a share of the Riders.

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Today is Perigan Spring Tides. (Whatever the heck that is.)

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The Yankees lead the A.L. East. Tampa Bay and Boston are tied for second, 1/2 game behind. Toronto is 5 back and Baltimore is 23 1/2 games behind.

In the A.L. Central, Minnesota leads Detroit by 1 1/2 games, the White Sox by 5, Kansas City is 12 back and Cleveland is 13 1/2 games off the pace.

Out in the (not-so)wild A.L. West, Texas leads the Angels by 3 1/2 games, Oakland is 8 1/2 back and Seattle trails by 13.

In the N.L. East, Atlanta leads the Mets by 2 1/2 games, Philadelphia by 5 1/2, while Florida is 8 1/2 back and Washington is 10 1/2 behind.

In the N.L. Central, St. Louis leads leads Cincinnati by 1 game, the Cubs are 7 games behind, Milwaukee is 9 back, Houston trails by 12 1/2, and Pittsburgh is 13 behind.

San Diego leads San Francisco by 1 1/2 games in the N.L. West, The Dodgers are 2 games behind, Colorado is 4 back and Arizona brings up the rear, 13 games out of first.

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This week is:

Carpenter Ant Awareness Week

National Mosquito Control Awareness Week

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The joy of a boy.

Green Bay native to play for Youngstown.

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Today in Elvis History:

1964 - Principal photography began on the Elvis Presley movie "Girl Happy" at MGM Studios. Visitors to the set included George Hamilton and his then girlfriend Lynda Bird Johnson, daughter of President Lyndon Johnson.

2004 - The "Elvis: '68 Comeback Special - Deluxe Edition DVD" and "Elvis, Aloha from Hawaii - Deluxe Edition DVD" sets were released in North America.

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Here's the current standings for the Arena Football League:

National Conference --

Midwest Division:
Chicago 8-3-0
Milwaukee 7-4-0
Cleveland 5-6-0
Iowa 4-6-0

West Division:
Spokane 8-2-0
Arizona 7-3-0
Utah 1-9-0

American Conference --

South Division:
Jacksonville 7-3-0
Tampa Bay 7-3-0
Alabama 6-5-0
Orlando 5-5-0

Southwest Division:
Tulsa 6-5-0
Oklahoma City 5-7-0
Bossier-Shreveport 3-9-0
Dallas 1-9-0

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The Month of June is:

Adopt a Shelter Cat month

Great Outdoors Month

International Surf Music Month

Lane Courtesy Month

National Bathroom Reading Month

National Candy Month

Potty Training Awareness Month

Skyscraper Month

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Coming up:

Tonight --

Baseball: San Diego Padres at Tampa Bay Rays 7:10pm EDT

Wednesday --

Baseball: San Diego Padres at Tampa Bay Rays 7:10pm EDT

Thursday --

Baseball: San Diego Padres at Tampa Bay Rays 12:10pm EDT

Friday --

Baseball: Arizona Diamondbacks at Tampa Bay Rays 7:10pm EDT

Arena Football: Bossier-Shreveport Battle Wings 8:00pm EDT

Saturday --

Nascar Nationwide Series: New England 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, New Hampshire 3:00pm EDT

Baseball: Arizona Diamondbacks at Tampa Bay Rays 4:10pm EDT

Sunday --

Nascar Sprint Cup Series: Lenox Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, New Hampshire 1:00pm EDT

Baseball: Arizona Diamondbacks at Tampa Bay Rays 1:40pm EDT

Monday --

Nothin' doin'.

Tuesday --

Baseball: Tampa Bay Rays at Boston Red Sox 7:10pm EDT

Wednesday --

Baseball: Tampa Bay Rays at Boston Red Sox 7:10pm EDT

Thursday --

Baseball: Tampa Bay Rays at Minnesota Twins 8:10pm EDT

Friday --

Nascar Nationwide Series: Subway Jalapeno 250 powered by Coca-cola at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida 7:30pm EDT

Arena Football: Chicago Rush at Tampa Bay Storm 8:00pm EDT

Baseball: Tampa Bay Rays at Minnesota Twins 8:10pm EDT

Saturday --

Baseball: Tampa Bay Rays at Minnesota Twins 4:10pm EDT

Nascar Sprint Cup Series: Coke Zero 400 powered by Coca-Cola at Dayton International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida 7:30pm EDT

Sunday --

Baseball: Tampa Bay Rays at Minnesota Twins 2:10pm EDT

Indy Cars: Camping World Grand Prix at The Glen in Watkins Glen, New York 3:30pm EDT

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That's it for now. Enjoy your Tuesday!

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