Tuesday, July 13, 2010

It's Tuesday!

It's another Tuesday. Here's what's happening....


It's Barbershop Music Appreciation Day.


Blackhawks to match Hjalmarsson offer sheet.

It's a game of musical cvhairs this summer for NHL goaltenders.


Today is Embrace your Geekness Day.


The Riders bring their 2-0 record back home this coming Saturday 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 Riderville.com for the latest on "Canada's (And Clearwater, Florida's) Team."


Today is Fool's Paradise Day.


Today in Sports History:

1896 - Philadelphia’s Ed Delahanty became the second major league player to hit four home runs in a single game.

1930 - The first soccer World Cup competition began in Montevideo, Uruguay. Thirteen teams were in the competition.

1972 - Carroll Rosenbloom (owner of the Baltimore Colts) and Robert Irsay (owner of the Los Angeles Rams) traded teams.

1973 - David Bedford set a new world record in the 10,000-meter race in London. His time was 27 minutes, 31 seconds.

1982 - The All-Star Game was played outside the United States for the first time. They played in Montreal, Canada.

1984 - Sportscaster Howard Cosell asked to be released from his duties on "Monday Night Football." He said that he was "tired of being tied to the football mentality."

1995 - Geddy Lee (Rush) sang "Oh Canada" before the All-Star Game at Baltimore's Camden Yards.


Today is Gruntled Worker's Day. (Why should the DIS-gruntled have all the fun, right?)


David Price named starting pitcher for American League in tonight's All-Star game.

Rays poised to strongly impact All-Star game.

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 ahead of Boston. After MLB's All-Star break, the Rays head out for nine games, starting with a huge three-game set at the Yankees beginning on Friday. Tampa Bay 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.


The website that released audio of Mel Gibson's sexist racist rant says it will post more audio clips in the near future. (Including Mel's long-awaited duet with Dog the Bounty Hunter.)


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

In the A.L. Central, Detroit leads Chicago by 1/2 game, Minnesota is 3 1/2 games behind, Kansas City is 10 1/2 back and Cleveland is 15 1/2 games off the pace.

Out in the (not-so)wild A.L. West, Texas leads the Angels by 4 1/2 games, Oakland is 7 1/2 back and Seattle trails by 15.

In the N.L. East, Atlanta leads the Mets by 4 games, Philadelphia is 4 1/2 behind, while Florida is 10 back and Washington trails by 13 1/2.

In the N.L. Central, Cincinnati leads St. Louis by 1 game, Milwaukee is 8 1/2 behind, Chicago trails by 9 1/2, 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 Colorado and the Dodgers in the N.L. West by 2 games, with San Francisco 4 back. Arizona is still last, 17 1/2 games out of first.


A tax adviser from England will try to set a new world record for pushing a car the length of a marathon -- 26.2 miles. Adrian Kane has 24 hours to do it. The current record is 17.06 miles.


Former Lancer Trevor Smith signs with Anaheim.


Here's Jimmy, putting his toys in his clothes hamper so they can go nite-nite..

That'll sure wear a guy out.

But through it all, he's still the cutest little guy around!


Today in Elvis History:

1999 - The Elvis Presley album "Artist of the Century" was released.


Eden Prairie, Minnesota, was named the best small city in the United States in a new Money magazine poll. The magazine cites the city's low unemployment, abundance of lakes and safe streets, among other things.


Coming up:

Tonight --

Baseball: MLB All-Star Game at Anaheim 8:00pm EDT on FOX

Wednesday --

Baseball: All-Star Break

Thursday --

Nothin' Doin'

Friday --

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 for another Tuesday. See you tomorrow!

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How to watch the videos on Oh Baby Vision

In the upper left hand corner, there's three horizontal lines. Click that once or twice and it'll bring up thumbnails of all the movies. Click on the one you want to watch and it'll start. It may play the next one automatically, or you may have to click the little box to bring the thumbnails back up.

Now with the addition of more videos, just use the scroll bar on the right to choose the one you want to watch.

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