Thursday, July 12, 2012

It's Thursday











It's Thursday. Here's what's happening....

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Today is July 12th, the 194th day of 2012. There are 172 days left in the year.

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Handicapping possible new homes for Rick Nash.

Doan pushes deadline back to July 16.

Official 2012 free agent signings tracker.

Visit the official league website, http://www.nhl.com/.

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Today's Birthdays: Actor-comedian Bill Cosby is 75; Sound designer Ben Burtt is 64 (most notable for creating many of the iconic sound effects heard in the Star Wars film franchise, including the lightsaber hum and the heavy-breathing sound of Darth Vader); Actress Cheryl Ladd (Kris Munroe on Charlie's Angels) is 61; Actor Topher Grace (Predators, Spider-Man 3, That '70s Show) is 34 Actress Michelle Rodriguez (Avatar, Battle: Los Angeles, Lost) is 34

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Lions wide receiver Kierrie Johnson likes it hot.

Chevrier sent to the bench just before annual trip to hometown.

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

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What do Americans tweet more about... beer or church? I'll give you one guess. The answer was found by aggregating more than 10 million geotagged tweets across the United States from June 22 through June 29th. 17,686 tweets mentioned "church," while 14,405 tweets were about "beer." And you guess beer, didn't you?

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The weekend wrap and a look ahead at week 3.

The Saskatchewan Roughriders and BC Lions meet in a battle of unbeatens this Saturday at Mosaic Stadium in Regina. Kickoff is set for 3:00pm EDT. Rod Pedersen and Carm Carteri call all the action on 620 CKRM and the Rider Radio Network. Listen link is on the left side of this blog. The game can be seen in Canada on TSN and in the U.S. online on ESPN3.com.

Visit the team's official website, http://www.riderville.com/.

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The best rap video ever. EVER. EVEEERRRR.

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Jimmy's trying to figure out what to do next.

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Let's see, what's on the agenda for today....WMEL stuff, maybe wash a dish or two and try to do some stuff outside, weather permitting. How 'bout you?

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St. Petersburg, FL. -- The Tampa Bay Rays are off for the All-Star break. Their next game is tomorrow at home against Boston.

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Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes seem to be settling their divorce amicably. [Katie get half of the houses, Tom gets to keep his collection of Tom Cruise pictures.]

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San Francisco, CA.--
The San Francisco Giants are off for the All-Star break. Their next game is at home tomorrow against Houston.

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We keep hearing about the health benefits from wine, but did you know that almost 10% of women say wine makes them itch? It's called wine intolerance, and the allergy-like symptoms come mostly from a glass of red wine. The most common reactions include having nasal congestion, fleeing flushed, or feeling itchy.

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Today in Elvis History

1954 - Elvis Presley signed a recording contract with Sun Records and a one-year personal management contract with Scotty Moore.

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In Albany, New York, Roberto Bidinost is accused of growing pot in his home. Seems Bidinost showed up for his sentencing Tuesday morning a couple of sheets to the wind, and informed the judge, "I would suggest you talk to me now that I've had a couple of cocktails because when I'm sober I'm not the nicest person in the world." Sentencing was postponed.

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Today in Beatles History:

1969 - "The Ballad of John & Yoko" hit #8 in the U.S.

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All of Hollywood is taking lessons from the Harry Potter and Twilight movies: The final book in The Hunger Games trilogy will be two movies instead of one. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 will be released November 21, 2014, and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 will be released on November 20, 2015.

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Today in Sports History:

1901 - Cy Young (Boston Red Sox) got his 300th career victory. He ended his career with 511 wins.

1931 - A major league baseball record for doubles was set as the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs combined for a total of 23.

1979 - At Comiskey Park, "Disco Demolition Night" lead to fans going wild which caused the White Sox to forfeit 2nd game of a doubleheader to Tigers.

1984 - Steve Carlton (Philadelphia Phillies) recorded his 100th strikeout for the 18th consecutive season.

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The first Etch-A-Sketch went on sale on this date in 1960.

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Coming up:

Tonight --

Nothin' Doin'

Friday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox 7:10pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Houston Astros 10:15pm EDT

Saturday --

Nascar Nationwide Series -- F.W. Webb 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway 2:30pm EDT

CFL Football -- Saskatchewan Roughriders vs BC Lions 3:00pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox 7:10pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Houston Astros 9:05pm EDT

Sunday --

Nascar Sprint Cup Series: LENOX Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway at 12:00pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox 1:40pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Houston Astros 4:05pm EDT

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That's it for today. Thanks for stopping by, I hope that you'll do so tomorrow too. Thanks again!

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