Saturday, August 4, 2012

It's Sunday

It's Sunday. Here's what's happening....


Today is August 5th, the 218th day of 2012. There are 148 days left in the year.


Stars seeking return to postseason play.

Doan reiterates desire to re-sign with Coyotes.

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The village of Chicago was incorporated on this date in 1833. The population was approximately 250.


Richardson's two TD's earn Montreal a 36-26 win.

Stephen: Hufnagel closing the playbook for part of bye week.

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On Bedloe's Island in New York Harbor, the cornerstone for the Statue of Liberty was laid on this date in 1884.


The Saskatchewan Roughriders look to snap their two-game losing streak when they play at Edmonton against the Eskimos, on Friday, August 10th. Catch the game on 620 CKRM and the Rider Radio Network, with Rod Pedersen and Carm Carteri calling the action. The game can be seen in Canada on TSN and in the U.S. online at

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Electric traffic lights were installed in Cleveland, Ohio on this date in 1914.


Jimmy goes up the escalator with Mommy.


Let's see, what's on the agenda for, visiting a sick friend and reloading everything on the freshly-scrubbed laptop. How 'bout you?


St. Petersburg, FL. -- For the fifth time in seven games, the Rays were involved in a shutout.

This time, they were on the wrong end, dropping a 4-0 decision to the Orioles on Saturday night at Tropicana Field to even up the weekend series at a game apiece.

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On this date in 1923, Henry Sullivan became the first American to swim across the English Channel.


Denver, CO.--
Buster Posey homered for the third time in four games and Madison Bumgarner worked six effective innings Saturday to help the Giants outlast the Colorado Rockies, 11-6.

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The New York "Daily News" debuted the comic strip "Little Orphan Annie," by Harold Gray on this date in 1924.


Today in Elvis History

1953 - Elvis Presley interviewed for a job a Sears Roebuck. He was not hired.

1955 - Elvis Presley performed at the eighth annual Country Music Jamboree in Memphis. The show included Webb Pierce, Sonny James and Johnny Cash.

1959 - Dick Clark called Elvis Presley and conducted a phone interview in which he informed Presley that his new single had just gone gold.

1965 - On location shooting began for the Elvis Presley movie "Paradise Hawaiian Style."


The Mariner 7, a U.S. space probe, passed by Mars on this date in 1969. Photographs and scientific data were sent back to Earth.


Today in Beatles History:

1966 - The Beatles album "Revolver" was released in the U.K.

1978 - The Wings single "I've Had Enough" hit #25 in the U.S.


"Tank McNamara", the comic strip, premiered in 75 newspapers on this date in 1974.


Today in Sports History:

1921 - The first play-by-play broadcast of a baseball game was done by Harold Arlin. KDKA Radio in Pittsburgh, PA described the action between the Pirates and Philadelphia.

1960 - For the first time two major league baseball clubs traded managers. Detroit traded Jimmy Dykes for Cleveland's Joe Gordon.

1984 - Toronto’s Cliff Johnson set a major league baseball record by hitting the 19th pinch-hit home run in his career.

1999 - Mark McGwire (St. Louis Cardinals) hit his 500th career homerun. He also set a record for the fewest at-bats to hit the 500 homerun mark.


NASA announced on this date in 2011, that its Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter had captured photographic evidence of possible liquid water on Mars during warm seasons.


NEWTON, Iowa -- It isn't how you start, but how you finish.

After earning three straight poles at Iowa Speedway, Elliott Sadler finally has a finish to match.

Sadler passed Justin Allgaier with 58 laps remaining and pulled away to win the U.S. Cellular 250 on Saturday night at the 0.875-mile oval. It was his fourth victory this season, setting a career best for wins in a year.

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On this date in 2011, Juno was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on a mission to Jupiter. It was the first solar-powered spacecraft.


Coming up:

Tonight --

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- Pennsylvania 400 at Pocono Raceway 12:00pm

Izod Indy Car Series -- The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio 1:00pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Baltimore Orioles 1:40pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at Colorado Rockies 3:10pm 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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