Tuesday, May 31, 2011

It's Tuesday

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


Today is May 31st, the 151st day of 2011. There are 214 days left in the year.


Recchi won't rely on past experiences.

Olympic history in Canucks' corner.

2011 Stanley Cup Final schedule.


Todays Birthdays: Actor/director Clint Eastwood is 81; actress (Cagney & Lacey's Det. Chris Cagney) Sharon Gless is 68; NFL Hall of Famer Joe Namath is 68; actor (Big Chill) Tom Berenger is 62; actor/comedian (Get A Life, David Letterman, There's Something About Mary) Chris Elliott is 51; actress (Back to the Future, Caroline in the City) Lea Thompson is 50; actress/model Brooke Shields is 46; actor Colin Farrell (Miami Vice, the upcoming Horrible Bosses, the upcoming Total Recall remake) is 35.


Bombers sign first overall pick Muamba.

Riders eager to get things going.

2011 CFL Schedule is here.

Donate to the Tony Proudfoot Fund.

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

Jimmy works on something while Snoopy and Smoke supervise.


Not only did The Hangover II score the best opening of all time for a comedy, it grossed the most of any R-rated film in its first five days. Hangover, debuting last Thursday, earned $137.4 million through Monday.


ST PETERSBURG -- Monday night at Tropicana Field brought October baseball to mind -- that's October 2010 baseball for the Rays, a period when a lot went wrong in the American League Division Series thanks to the Rangers.
Texas rolled into Tropicana Field for its first encounter with Tampa Bay since eliminating the Rays from the postseason. Back in October, the Rangers took care of business by claiming three wins here during the best-of-five series. On Memorial Day, the Rangers seemed to be embracing an old friend in Tropicana Field during their 11-5 win with 14,203 watching.
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Christopher Knight and Adrianne Curry have split. The couple's manager confirms that "Peter Brady" and the America's Next Top Model winner have decided to separate. They made the announcement on their fifth wedding anniversary.

ST. LOUIS --  Memorial Day was a day of leisure for many Americans, including the Giants. At least by their standards.
They matched their run total from their previous four games by Monday's fourth inning. That helped becalm Madison Bumgarner, who pitched as if he were reclining in a hammock drinking lemonade. Brian Wilson warmed up in the ninth inning, but that was merely a precautionary measure. The length of the game seemed to exceed its official two-hour, 51-minute duration, mainly because it featured no compellling sequences that distracted witnesses from the time of day.
"We don't have many of those," manager Bruce Bochy said after the Giants' 7-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals. "It's nice not to have every pitch matter."
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Today in Elvis History:

1975 - The Elvis Presley song "T-R-O-U-B-L-E" hit #31 in the U.K.

2005 - The original broadway cast recording of "All Shook Up" was released. The release included 25 renditions of Elvis Presley hits.

The pizza industry is out with a deep-dish helping of facts you probably didn't know about their food. One of them: Saturday night is the biggest night of the week for eating pizza.


Today in Beatles History:

1962The Beatles ended a 48-night run of shows at the Star-Club in Hamburg, West Germany. The run had begun on April 13th.

1969 - John Lennon and Yoko Ono recorded "Give Peace a Chance" during their Montreal bed-in.

1980 - The album "Rarities" hit #21 in the U.S.

1980 - Paul McCartney's album "McCartney II" hit #1 in the U.K.


It's National Camping Week.


Today in Sports History:

1879 - New York's Madison Square Garden opened.

1880 - The first U.S. national bicycle society was formed in Newport, RI. It was known as the League of American Wheelman.

1921 - Suffy McInnis began an errorless streak of 1,700 chances.

1926 - Frank Lockhart won the 14th Indy 500. He averaged 95.9 mph.

1927 - Johnny Neun (Detroit Tigers) made an unassisted triple play.

1937 - The Brooklyn Dodgers ended Carl Hubbell's (New York Giants) 24-game winning streak.


A not-so-groundbreaking new study suggests that sports and energy drinks aren't really good for kids.


Coming Up: 

Tonight --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Texas Rangers 6:40pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at St. Louis Cardinals 7:09pm EDT

Wednesday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Texas Rangers 1:10pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at St. Louis Cardinals 8:15pm EDT

Thursday --

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at St. Louis Cardinals 8:15pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Seattle Mariners 10:10pm EDT

Friday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Seattle Mariners 10:10pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies 10:15pm EDT

Saturday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Seattle Mariners 4:10pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies 4:10pm EDT

Nascar Nationwide Series - STP 300 at Chicagoland Speedway 8:00pm EDT

Sunday --

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- STP 400 at Kansas Speedway 1:00pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies 4:05pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Seattle Mariners 4:10pm EDT


That's all for today. Thanks for stopping by, be sure to tell your friends about this blog. See you tomorrow.           

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