Tuesday, July 3, 2012

It's Tuesday











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

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Today is July 3rd, the 185th day of 2012. There are 181 days left in the year.

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No decision yet by Parise on where he'll sign.

Official 2012 free agent signings tracker.

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

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The city of Quebec was founded by Samuel de Champlain on this date in 1608.

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Steinberg's MMQB: Defence dominates Week 1.

Video: Lions bookend Top 10 Plays of Week 1.

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

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On this date in 1775, U.S. Gen. George Washington took command of the Continental Army at Cambridge, MA.

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Roughriders stunning in white.

Bagg, Congi win battle of wounded knees.

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

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On this date in 1790 in Paris, the marquis of Condorcet proposed granting civil rights to women.

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See Daddy? See?

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Let's see, what's on the agenda for today....WMEL stuff, take my wife to another doctor appointment and then playing with Jimmy. How 'bout you?

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St. Petersburg, FL. -- The Rays must like seeing the Yankees visit Tropicana Field.

Tampa Bay extended its home winning streak against New York to eight games after using a two-run rally in the seventh to earn a 4-3 victory on Monday.

The Rays had lost three of their last four home games overall.

Read the rest here.

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On this date in 1844, Ambassador Caleb Cushing successfully negotiated a commercial treaty with China that opened five Chinese ports to U.S. merchants and protected the rights of American citizens in China.

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San Francisco, CA.--
The San Francisco Giants are back in action tonight, when they host the Washington Nationals. Tim Lincecum goes to the mound for the Giants, Jordan Zimmerman for Washington.

First pitch is set for 6:35pm EDT.

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On this date in 1871, the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company introduced the first narrow-gauge locomotive. It was called the "Montezuma."

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Today in Elvis History

1960 - Elvis Presley's father, Vernon, announced that he would remarry. Elvis' mother had died two years before.

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John Wise flew the first dirigible in Lancaster, PA on this date in 1878.

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Today in Beatles History:

1965 - The Beatles ended their European tour at the Plaza de Toros Monumental in Barcelona, Spain.

1967 - In London, John Lennon, George Harrison and Paul McCartney appeared at a party thrown for the Monkees.

1976 - The Beatles album "Rock'n'Roll Music" hit #1 in the U.K.

1982 - "The Beatles Movie Medley" hit #10 in the U.K.

2005 - Paul McCartney's London Live 8 performance of "The Long and Winding Road" was made available for download.


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On this date in 1890, Idaho became the 43rd state to join the United States of America.

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Today in Sports History:

1912 - Rube Marquand of the New York Giants set a baseball pitching record when earned his 19th consecutive win.

1937 - Del Mar race track opened in Del Mar, CA.

1947 - The Cleveland Indians purchased the contract of Larry Doby from the Neward Eagles of the Negro National League. Doby became the first black player to play in the American League.

1962 - Jackie Robinson became the first African American to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

1966 - Tony Cloninger (Atlanta Braves) became the first National League pitcher to hit two grand slams in one game.

2001 - The National Basketball Association (NBA) owners unanimously approved to move the Vancouver Grizzlies to Memphis for the 2001-02 season.

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On this date in 1939, Chic Young’s comic strip character, "Blondie" was first heard on CBS radio.

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Coming up:

Tonight --

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at Washington Nationals 6:35pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees 7:10pm EDT

Wednesday --

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at Washington Nationals 11:05am EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees 3:10pm EDT

Thursday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Cleveland Indians 7:05pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at Washington Nationals 7:05pm EDT

Friday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Cleveland Indians 7:05pm EDT

Nascar Nationwide Series -- Subway Jalapeno 250 at Daytona International Speedway 7:30pm EDT

Saturday --

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway 6:30pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Cleveland Indians 6:05pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at Washington Nationals 6:35pm EDT

Sunday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Cleveland Indians 1:05pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at Washington Nationals 1:35pm 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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