Wednesday, July 11, 2012

It's Wednesday

It's Wednesday. Here's what's happening....


Today is July 11th, the 193rd day of 2012. There are 173 days left in the year.


Blues trade Crombeen to Lightning for picks.

Stars GM expects Morrow to be on team.

Official 2012 free agent signings tracker.

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The U.S. Marine Corps was formally re-established on this date in 1798 by "An Act for Establishing a Marine Corps" passed by the U.S. Congress. The act also created the U.S. Marine Band. The Marines were first commissioned by the Continental Congress on November 10, 1775.


Injuries and #CFLink lead Week 2 CFL Social.

Theismann: "It's great to be home."

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Enrico Caruso recorded "Over There" written by George M. Cohanon this date in 1918.


Riders defence offers up 'artistic' performance.

Drew Willy, Danny Barrett maintain ties.

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

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The first appointments to the newly created Federal Communications Commission were made on this date in 1934.


Let's see what this stuff is.


Let's see, what's on the agenda for today....WMEL stuff and watching TV with Jimmy, maybe wash a dish or two. How 'bout you?


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


On this date in 1934, U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the first American chief executive to travel through the Panama Canal while in office.


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


The U.S. Air Force Academy was dedicated in Colorado Springs, CO, at Lowry Air Base on this date in 1955.


Today in Elvis History

1955 - Elvis Presley recorded "I Forgot to Remember to Forget", "Mystery Train" and re-recorded "Trying to Get to You".

1961 - Filming began on the Elvis Presley film "Follow That Dream."

1964 - Elvis Presley's single "Kissin' Cousin's" hit #10 in the U.K.

1966 - Principal filming began on the Elvis Presley movie "Double Trouble".

1970 - Elvis Presley's "The Wonder of You" hit #1 in the U.K.

1994 - Michael Jackson's spokesman, Lee Solters, denied that Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley were married.

2003 - AOL Music's "First View" began 'airing' the worldwide exclusive premiere of Lisa Marie Presley's video for the single "Sinking In."

2004 - Elvis Presley's re-issued single "That's All Right" hit #3 in the U.K. The single had been re-released to mark the 50th anniversary of the Presley's first single.


On this date in 1962, the first transatlantic TV transmission was sent through the Telstar I satellite.


Today in Beatles History:

1966 - John Lennon and Paul McCartney won two Ivor Novello Awards. "We Can Work It Out" won for Highest Certified British Sales and "Yesterday" won for Outstanding Song of 1965.

2000 - A limited edition CD of John Lennon's "Rock N Roll" was released.


The National League scored five times in the first and three times in the fourth to defeat the American League 8-0 in the All-Star game at Kansas City, MO. It was the N.L.'s third straight win and gives them home field advantage in this year's World Series.


Today in Sports History:

1914 - Babe Ruth debuted in the major leagues with the Boston Red Sox.

1960 - In Honolulu, HI, the first tournament held outside the continental U.S., sanctioned by the U.S. Golf Association, began.

1985 - Nolan Ryan of the Houston Astros became the first major league pitcher to earn 4,000 strikeouts in a career.

1987 - Bo Jackson signed a contract to play football for the L.A. Raiders for 5 years. He also continued to play baseball for the Kansas City Royals.

1994 - Shawn Eckardt was sentenced in Portland, OR, to 18 months in prison for his role in the attack on figure skater Nancy Kerrigan.

1995 - Mickey Mantle made his final public appearance. It was to increase awareness of organ donation programs.


The Medal of Freedom was awarded posthumously to Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in a White House ceremony on this date in 1977.


Coming up:

Tonight --

Nothin' Doin'

Thursday --

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 --

CFL Football -- Saskatchewan Roughriders vs BC Lions 1:00pm EDT

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


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

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