Tuesday, July 17, 2012

It's Tuesday











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

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Today is July 17th, the 199th day of 2012. There are 167 days left in the year.

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Modano intrigued by thoughts of comeback.

Could Devils have Brodeur's future replacement?

Official 2012 free agent signings tracker.

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

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Today's Birthdays: Donald Sutherland (M*A*S*H, Ordinary People) is 77; Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall (married to Prince Charlies) is 65; Actor David Hasselhoff (Baywatch, America's Got Talent) is 60 TV producer Mark Burnett (Survivor, The Apprentice) is 52; Dancer Tony Dovolani (DWTS) is 39.

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Four more years: Trestman staying put in Montreal.

Cauz: Is it time to turn to Brink or Elliott for the long haul?

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

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Much of the U.S. is dealing with dangerous heat, but luckily we've been playing it smart. For those who don't recall, it was today in 1995 that a massive heatwave claimed 400 lives.

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Riders sign import receiver Jeffers-Harris.

MMQB: Riders headline a list of early season storylines.

The Saskatchewan Roughriders put their unbeaten record on the line this Thursday when they travel to Calgary to meet the 1-2 Stampeders. Kickoff is set for 9:00pm 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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Spain ceded Florida to the U.S. on this date in 1821.

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Look everyone....it's Doctor Jimmy!

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Let's see, what's on the agenda for today....Just hanging out. How 'bout you?

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St. Petersburg, FL. -- Rays starting pitcher Alex Cobb's night started bad, and it only got worse.

The righty gave up three runs -- two earned -- on five hits and five walks in 3 1/3 innings en route to a 3-2 loss to the Indians in the series opener at Tropicana Field on Monday.

Read the rest here.

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I'm excited for the Olympics. [Good thing they're starting soon, because co-workers are starting to get annoyed by my customary triple long jump to the coffee station.]

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Atlanta, GA.--
The Giants, off yesterday, open up a series in Atlanta against the Braves. Barry Zito gets the starting nod for San Francisco, Jair Jurrjens for the Braves.

First pitch is set for 7:10pm EDT.

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Stephen Covey, author of the top-selling motivational book "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People," died on Monday at an Idaho hospital from injuries he suffered in a bicycle accident in April. He was 79.

... Donald J. Sobol, the author of the popular Encyclopedia Brown and Two-Minute Mysteries series, died on Wednesday. He was 87.

... Kitty Wells, the Queen of Country Music, passed away Monday after complications from a stroke. She was 92.

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Today in Elvis History

1962 - Elvis Presley's single "She's Not You" was released with the B-side "Just Tell Her Jim Said Hello."

1965 - The Elvis Presley single "It Feels So Right" hit #55 in the U.S.

1976 - The album "From Elvis Presley Boulevard, Memphis, Tennessee" hit #41 in the U.S.

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Like to rough it without electricity but still like having your iPhone? Then order up the new BioLite CampStove. The CampStove is able to charge any USB-powered device such as smartphones, LED lights, GPS, and many others. BioLite says that the device lights quickly and it burns sticks, pine cones, pellets and other "Bio Mass." Boil some water or cook up some meat while the heat from the 2 pound CampStove charges your iPhone.

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Today in Beatles History:

1968 - The Beatles’ feature-length cartoon, "Yellow Submarine," premiered at the London Pavilion.

2009 - Paul McCartney played the first concert ever at Citi Field in New York.

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ON DVD TODAY - Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt);Three Stooges (Sean Hayes); Lockout (Guy Pierce); Friends with Kids (Jon Hamm, Adam Scott, Megan Fox, Maya Rudolph, Kristen Wiig); Casa De Mi Padre (Will Ferrell); Bonanza: The Complete Official Third Season; Designing Women: The Final Season; Diff'rent Strokes: The Complete Third Season; Leverage: Season Four.

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Today in Sports History:

1941 - The longest hitting streak in baseball history ended when the Cleveland Indians pitchers held New York Yankee Joe DiMaggio hitless for the first time in 57 games. The streak had begun on May 15, 1941.

1954 - The Brooklyn Dodgers made history as the first team with a majority of black players.

1994 - Brazil won a record fourth World Cup in soccer. They defeated Italy 3-2 on penalty kicks.

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Breaking Bad kicked off its fifth and final season to record numbers Sunday. The drama drew 2.9 million viewers, up 14 percent from the Season 4 opener, making it the most-watched episode ever.

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Coming up:

Tonight --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Cleveland Indians 7:10pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at Atlanta Braves 7:10pm EDT

Wednesday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Cleveland Indians 7:10pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at Atlanta Braves 7:10pm EDT

Thursday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Cleveland Indians 12:10pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at Atlanta Braves 12:10pm EDT

CFL Football -- Saskatchewan Roughriders at Calgary Stampeders 9:00pm EDT

Friday --

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at Philadelphia Phillies 7:05pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Seattle Mariners 7:10pm EDT

Saturday --

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at Philadelphia Phillies 4:05pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Seattle Mariners 7:10pm EDT

Sunday --

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at Philadelphia Phillies 12:35pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Seattle Mariners 1:40pm EDT

Nascar Nationwide Series -- STP 300 at Chicagoland Speedway 2:00pm EDT

IZOD Indy Car Series -- Edmonton Indy at Edmonton 2:45pm 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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