Tuesday, July 24, 2012

It's Tuesday











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

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Today is July 24th, the 206th day of 2012. There are 160 days left in the year.

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Nash traded to Rangers in five-player deal.

Bruins give Julien multiyear contract extension.

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

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Today's Birthdays: Actor/comedian Michael Richards (Seinfeld) is 63; Actress Kristin Chenoweth (GCB, Pushing Daisies) is 44; Actress/singer Jennifer Lopez is 43; Actress Anna Paquin (True Blood, X-Men films, The Piano) is 30.

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CFL suspends DT Khalif Mitchell for two games.

Glenn rising up to the challenge under the spotlight.

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

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Sally Ride died Monday after a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 61. Ride will best be remembered for being the first American woman in space. Nearly 30 years ago, on June 18, 1983, Ride joined the crew on the Space Shuttle Challenger for its seventh mission, STS-7. She was 32 at the time, which meant that she was doubly a trailblazer: Ride was the youngest American to make the journey.

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Council gives nod to Regina stadium.

Roughriders’ Cory Huclack moves on after mistake.

The Saskatchewan Roughriders are back in action this coming Saturday, when they host the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, a team they beat 43-16 in week one. Catch the game starting at 6:00pm EDT with Rod Pedersen and Carm Carteri calling the action on 620 CKRM and the Rider Radio Network. Watch the game on TSN in Canada and ESPN3.com in the U.S.

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

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Richard M. Hoe patented the rotary-type printing press on this date in 1847.

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Jimmy enjoys snacking while watching TV.

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Let's see, what's on the agenda for today....WMEL stuff, plus going to the doctor. How 'bout you?

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Baltimore, MD. -- The Tampa Bay Rays, after yesterday's day off get back in action tonight in Baltimore against the Orioles. Jeremy Hellickson starts for the Rays, Wei-Yin Chen for Baltimore.

First pitch is at 7:05pm EDT.

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Patrick Stewart helped carry the Olympic torch Monday. [Everything was going smoothly until he went through a rough neighborhood where he was chased by a street gang dressed as Romulans.]

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San Francisco, CA.--
Monday's 7-1 Giants win against the Padres was a rare night in which a masterful Giants pitching performance took a back seat to big-time offensive production and clutch defensive plays.

Read the rest here.

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From the "Center for Obvious Science": Men fall asleep after sex because their brains naturally shut down. A French medical research team scanned the male brain before and after "the act" and discovered the cerebral cortex, or thinking area, shuts down. A surge of chemicals, such as oxytocin and serotonin, push the brain into sleep mode. Not surprisingly, they found the same effect is not found in women.

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Today in Elvis History

1965 - Elvis Presley's single "(Such An) Easy Question" hit #11 in the U.S.

1967 - The Elvis Presley movie "Double Trouble" premiered.

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It's official: Mariah Carey has been named a new judge on Fox's American Idol. A Fox bigwig made the announcement Monday morning. He also said that "there's nothing else to confirm" about the judging panel, whether Randy Jackson will return, or any tweaks to the format of the show.

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Today in Beatles History:

1966 - All four Beatles and Brian Epstein signed a petition that called for the legalization of marijuana.

1971 - The Beatles' "Help!" hit #33 in the U.K.

1976 - The Beatles single "Back In The USSR" hit #19 in the U.K.

1976 - The Beatles single "Got To Get You Into My Life" hit #7 in the U.S.

1978 - The movie "Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band," starring Peter Frampton and the Bee Gees, opened in New York City, NY.

2001 - The 3 disc box set "Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band" was released.

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According to a new survey, 52 percent of respondents feel that they will spend less time on Facebook in the next year, while only 12 percent plan on spending more time.

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Today in Sports History:

1978 - Billy Martin was fired for the first of three times as the manager of the New York Yankees baseball team.

1984 - Terry Bradshaw retired from the National Football League.

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THE LATEST CALL ME MAYBE PARODY - Call Me Maybe' gets a farming parody.

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Coming up:

Tonight --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Baltimore Orioles 7:05pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres 10:15pm EDT

Wednesday --

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs San Diego Padres 3:45pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Baltimore Orioles 7:05pm EDT

Thursday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Baltimore Orioles 12:35pm EDT

Friday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at California Angels 10:05pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers 10:15pm EDT

Saturday --

Nascar Nationwide Series -- Indy 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway 4:00pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers 4:05pm EDT

CFL Football -- Saskatchewan Roughriders vs Hamilton Tiger-Cats 6:00pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at California Angels 9:05pm EDT

Sunday --

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- Crown Royal presents the Curtiss Shaver 400 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway 12:00pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at California Angels 3:35pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers 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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