Tuesday, April 5, 2011

It's Tuesday













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

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Today is April 5th, the 95th day of 2011. There are 270 days left in the year.

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Rangers complete amazing rally to stun Bruins.

Sharks clinch Pacific with win over Kings.

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Todays birthdays: Former Secretary of State Colin Powell is 74; Powered mobility scooter inventor Allan R. Thieme is 74 (Walmart owes this guy a huge debt of gratitude); actor Max Gail (Barney Miller) is 68; actor Mitch Pileggi (Assistant Director Walter Skinner on The X Files) is 59; rapper-producer Pharrell is 38.


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Jim Montgomery You Tube interview after division clincher vs Tri-City.

Musketeers select team captain Carpenter as MVP.

USHL power rankings.

USHL alum Miele inks NHL contract.

Not in the cards for Gamblers.

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Today is One Day Without Shoes.

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Moffat: Calvillo the fighter stronger than ever.

Esks add Boreham, sign draft pick.

2011 CFL Schedule is here.

Donate to the Tony Proudfoot Fund.

Visit the leagues' official website, http://www.cfl.ca/.

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Trains are fun.



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Researchers say seeing a milkshake can activate the same areas of the brain that light up when an addict sees cocaine. The study helps explain why it can be so hard for some people to maintain a healthy weight.

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Today in Elvis History:

1967 - The Elvis Presley movie "Double Trouble" was released in the U.S.

1972 - Elvis Presley began a 15 date U.S. tour at the Memorial Auditorium in Buffalo, NY.

2005 - Lisa Marie Presley's album "Now What" was released.

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On DVD today:  The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader;Little Fockers (Ben Stiller, Robert De Niro); iCarly: Season 2, Vol. 3;Sarah Palin's Alaska: Season 1; Sister Wives: Season 1.


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ST. PETERSBURG -- The Tampa Bay Rays, 0-3 to start the season, are back in action tonight against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. First pitch is 6:40pm.
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What are you going to do with your tax refund check? According to a poll, 74% said they will save the money or pay a big bill. Experts seem to concur that although people have the intention of saving the money, 74% is much higher a number than those that actually do save their refund.
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SAN FRANCISCO -- The San Francisco Giants, 1-3 to start the season, host the San Diego Padres tonight in the first of a two-game set. First pitch is set for 6:35pm.
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Songs for Japan is out today. Over 30 big acts have joined together for the worldwide release of Songs for Japan, a compilation of 38 chart-topping hits and classic tracks. Proceeds from the album's sale will benefit the disaster relief efforts of the Japanese Red Cross Society.

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Today in Beatles History:

1962 -In Liverpool, the Beatles performed at the Carvern Club. They wore their black leather outfits for the first half of the performance and then changed into their new suits for the second half of the show.

1967 - Paul McCartney celebrated the 21st birthday of his girlfriend Jane Asher.

2003 - Paul McCartney began the U.K. leg of his "Back In The World Tour". The set included 22 Beatles songs.

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Catch the crazy Cars 2 viral.

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Today in Sports History:

1965 - The color of National Football League penalty flags used by officials was changed from white to bright gold.

1967 - Wilt Chamberlain (Philadelphia 76ers) set an NBA playoff record when he got 41 rebounds in a game.

1970 - Bobby Orr (Boston Bruins) became the first NHL defenseman to win the Art Ross Trophy as the NHL's top scorer.

1984 - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Los Angeles Lakers) became the all-time NBA regular season scoring leader when he broke Wilt Chamberlain's record of 31,419 career points.

1985 - John McEnroe said "any man can beat any woman at any sport, especially tennis."

1985 - Doug Jarvis (Hartford Whalers) completed his 12th NHL season in his 882nd consecutive game. Jarvis retired after playing the first two games of the 1987-88 season setting the iron-man record at 964 games.

1999 - Barry Bonds was walked intentionally for the 270th time of his career.

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A source close to Lindsay Lohan says she will audition Wednesday for a role in the upcoming Superman remake.

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Coming Up: 

Tonight --

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at San Diego Padres 6:35pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Los Angeles Angels 6:40pm EDT

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Buffalo Sabres 7:00pm EDT

Wednesday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Los Angeles Angels 1:10pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at San Diego Padres 6:35 pm EDT

Thursday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Chicago White Sox 2:10pm EDT

Friday --

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs St. Louis Cardinals 4:35pm EDT

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs Florida Panthers 7:30pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Chicago White Sox 8:10pm EDT

Nascar Nationwide Series -- O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Fort Worth, Texas 8:30pm EDT

Saturday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Chicago White Sox 4:10pm EDT

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Carolina Hurricanes 7:00pm EDT (Final game of regular season)

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- Samsung Mobile 500 at Fort Worth, Texas 7:30pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs St. Louis Cardinals 9:05pm EDT

Sunday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Chicago White Sox 2:10pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs St. Louis Cardinals 4:05pm EDT

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That's all for today. Thanks for stopping by, see you tomorrow.            

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