Friday, June 3, 2011

It's Friday













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

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Today is June 3rd, the 154th day of 2011. There are 211 days left in the year.

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Hamhuis injury further tests Canucks' defense.

Something's Bruin in Boston.

2011 Stanley Cup Final schedule.

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Todays Birthdays: TV producer/game show host Chuck Barris (The Gong Show) is 82; author Larry McMurtry is 75; screenwriter Melissa Mathison (E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial) is 61; TV newsman Anderson Cooper (CNN) is 44; NASCAR driver Jamie McMurray is 35; Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal is 25.

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Stein: Good Hank? Bad Hank? Meet real Hank.

Eskimos agree to terms with Ted Laurent.

Riders release fullback Chris Szarka.

Green-and-White Day set for Saskatoon.

2011 CFL Schedule is here.

Donate to the Tony Proudfoot Fund.

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

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Time for some Jimmy water.

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Hernando De Soto claimed Florida for Spain on this date in 1539.


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SEATTLE -- Avoiding the big inning has been a big part of James Shields' season-long success story, which has had much to do with Tampa Bay's fortunes. That's what made the second inning so surprising on Thursday night.
Shields allowed four earned runs in the second, which paved the way for the Mariners to take an 8-2 win at Safeco Field with 16,376 watching.
Read the rest here.
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Today is National Doughnut Day.
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ST. LOUIS --  Aubrey Huff buoyed his team, brightened his attitude and celebrated his wife's birthday all at once.
In triplicate.
Huff recorded his first career three-homer game and drove in six runs Thursday to lead the Giants to a 12-7 rout of the Cardinals. Winning three of four games at Busch Stadium gave the Giants a 4-3 record on this two-city trip and hoisted them back atop the National League West standings, a half-game in front of Arizona.
Read the rest here.
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Today in Elvis History:

1949 - Elvis Presley received a school report card on which he was given an "A" in English and a "C" in Music.

1959 - Elvis Presley developed an abscessed tonsil. He spent a week in Frankfurt Military Hospital.

1961 - Elvis Presley's single "Surrender" hit #1 in the U.K.

1961 - The Elvis Presley album "His Hand in Mine" hit #3 in the U.K.

1972 - The reissue of the album "Elvis For Everyone" hit #48 in the U.K.

1982 - Elvis Presley's Graceland mansion in Memphis, TN, opened as a tourist attraction.

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Today is also National Egg Day.

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Today in Beatles History:

1964Ringo Starr collapsed from exhaustion and a bad case of tonsillitis. His temporary replacement was Jimmy Nicol.

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The California Medical Board voted to revoke the license of the Octomom's fertility doctor. (I know that helping the Octomom conceive all those kids wasn't such a smart thing to do but it could have been worse. It could have been Snooki.) 

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Today in Sports History:

1851 - The New York Knickerbockers became the first baseball team to wear uniforms. They wore straw hats, white shirts and blue trousers.

1932 - Lou Gehrig became the first American League player to hit four home runs in one game.

1980 - ESPN began televising college world series games.

1987 - The Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros combined for three grand slams in one game.

1989 - The Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-4. The game lasted 22 innings and took over seven hours to play.

2003 - Sammy Sosa (Chicago Cubs) broke a bat when he grounded out against the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. The bat he was using was a corked bat.

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A 17-year-old Chinese teen sold one of his kidneys for $3,400 so he could buy an iPad 2. The teen confessed to his mother that he had sold the kidney after spotting an ad online offering cash to organ donors.

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Coming Up: 

Tonight --

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

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