Friday, July 16, 2010

It's Friday!

It's Friday once again. Here's what's happening....


Today is International Juggling Day.


Brind'Amour to have number retired by 'Canes.

Koivu signs seven-year extension with Wild.


Today is the start of National Ventriloquism Week.


Purolator and Riders team up to tackle hunger.

The Riders bring their 2-0 record back home tomorrow afternoon to host the 0-2 Edmonton Eskimos. Kickoff is set for 4:00pm EDT. Listen links for the game are on the right side of this blog.

If your cable providers offers them, you can see this Saturday's game live in the U.S. on the NFL Network, or online at ESPN3(Formerly ESPN360).com.

Check out for the latest on "Canada's (And Clearwater, Florida's) Team."


In Florida someone stole Corey Hilton's mini-chopper motorcycle. But it didn't take long for Hilton to find it -- he simply followed the tire tracks from his back yard to a neighbor's house.


Today in Sports History:

1950 - The largest crowd in sporting history was 199,854. They watched the Uraguay defeat Brazil in the World Cup soccer finals in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

1964 - Little League Baseball Incorporated was granted a Federal Charter unanimously by the United States Senate and House of Representatives.

1970 - The Pittsburgh Pirates played their first game at Three Rivers Stadium.

1985 - The All-Star Game, televised on NBC-TV, was the first program broadcast in stereo by a TV network.


Ratings for this week's MLB All-Star Game were the lowest since 1972 and down 16% from last year.


Rays prepare for emotional series ahead.

Howell optimistic for 2011 Opening Day.

The Rays have a record of 54-34 at the All-Star break. They're 9-2 in July, have won 8 of their last 9 and 11 of their last 15, and are second in the A.L. East, 2 games behind the Yankees and 3 1/2 ahead of Boston. Tampa Bay hits the road tonight for the start of a nine-game road trip, starting with a huge three-game set at the Yankees. The Rays will also play three at Baltimore and three at Cleveland, before returning home on Monday, July 26th for their longest home stand of the season, 11 games, with the first of a four-game set against Detroit, to be followed by three against the Yankees and four against Minnesota. You can follow the Rays on 620AM WDAE and the Rays Radio Network. Saturday's game at the Yankees can be seen on FOX at 4:00pm EDT. All other games can be seen on Sun Sports.


Experts say the Apple iPhone 4's design flaw can be fixed with duct tape. (Apple is moving quickly to capitalize on this little glitch. Next week the company will begin selling iDuctTape.)


The Yankees lead the A.L. East by 2 games over Tampa Bay and 5 1/2 over Boston. Toronto is 12 1/2 back and Baltimore is 27 games behind.

In the A.L. Central, Chicago leads Detroit by 1 game, Minnesota is 4 1/2 games behind, Kansas City is 11 back and Cleveland is 16 games off the pace.

Out in the (not-so)wild A.L. West, Texas leads the Angels by 4 1/2 games, Oakland is 8 back and Seattle trails by 16.

In the N.L. East, Atlanta leads the Mets by 5 games, Philadelphia is 5 1/2 behind, while Florida is 10 back and Washington trails by 14.

In the N.L. Central, Cincinnati leads St. Louis by 1/2 game, Milwaukee and Chicago trail by 9, Houston is 12 1/2 behind, and Pittsburgh(which hasn't had a winning record since they last won the division in 1992) is 18 games off the pace.

San Diego leads the N.L. West by 2 games over Colorado, the Dodgers are 2 1/2 back, San Francisco is 3 1/2 behind and Arizona is still last, 17 1/2 games out of first.


The first automatic parking meter in the United States was installed in Oklahoma City on this date in 1935.


My USHL off season with Anthony Day and Sam Coatta.

USHL players to represent USA in Europe.


Hey Jeemy, is der ennytheeng good on de Animal Planet?


Today in Elvis History:

1955 - Elvis Presley's "Baby Let's Play" entered the Cash Box Country and Western chart at #15. It was Presley's first debut on the national charts.

1956 - Elvis Presley showed his parents New Orleans, Louisianna.


Coming up:

Tonight --

Baseball: Tampa Bay Rays at New York Yankees 7:05pm EDT

Saturday --

CFL Football: Edmonton Eskimos at Saskatchewan Roughriders 4:00pm EDT

Baseball: Tampa Bay Rays at New York Yankees 4:10pm EDT

Arena Football: Tampa Bay Storm at Jacksonville Sharks 7:00pm EDT

Nascar Nationwide Series: Missouri-Illinois Dodge Dealers 250 at Gateway International Raceway in Madison, Illinois 7:00pm EDT

Sunday --

Indy Car: Honda Indy Toronto on the streets of Toronto, Ontario 12:30pm EDT

Baseball: Tampa Bay Rays at New York Yankees 1:05pm EDT


That's all folks. See you tomorrow!

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