Thursday, August 23, 2012

It's Thursday











It's Thursday. Here's what's happening....

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Today is August 23rd, the 236th day of 2012. There are 130 days left in the year.

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Last season's success could be springboard for Sens.

Top CBA negotiators meet, set stage for Thursday.

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

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Today's Birthdays: Actress Barbara Eden (I Dream of Jeannie) is 78; actor Richard Sanders (Les Nessman on WKRP In Cincinnati) is 72; actress Shelley Long (Cheers) is 63; NBA star Kobe Bryant is 34.

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Dunk: Cobourne humbled and hungry.

CFL fines Calvillo, Ball and Isaac.

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

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A robotics researcher in Singapore has developed a machine, called "Kissenger", with synthetic lips that transmits kisses through the Internet. The device is designed to connect loved ones who are apart with a cyber-smooch. Kiss the device and your sweetie halfway across the country can feel it.

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Riders Transactions.

With their 4th straight loss, the Saskatchewan Roughriders have slipped to 3-4 on the season. Their next game is this coming Saturday, August 25th at home against the 3-4 Calgary Stampeders. Kickoff on 620 CKRM and the Rider Radio Network with Rod Pedersen and Carm Carteri calling the action is set for 3:00pm EDT. The game can be seen in Canada on TSN and online in the U.S. at ESPN3.com.

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

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A new poll shows that inactivity is kids' biggest health problem. [That and Chuck-E-Cheese has replaced the balls in the ball pit with Hostess Cupcakes.]

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Tampa, FL. -- Buccaneer great Derrick Brooks will join representatives from each of the league's 32 teams in New York for a series of events related to the Cowboys-Giants Kickoff Game on Sept. 5.

Read the rest here.

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Florida police arrested a man who refused to leave a hotel pool while swimming fully clothed. He also claimed to be a special forces soldier.

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Messy? My room isn't messy, it's just creatively decorated!

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Let's see, what's on the agenda for today....wmel stuff, washing dishes and making dinner. How 'bout you?

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St. Petersburg, FL. -- "Taking Care of Business" blared from the Tropicana Field loudspeakers when James Shields walked from the mound to the dugout with two outs in the eighth.

Shields had done his part in taking care of the Royals in a 5-3 Rays win by notching his fifth consecutive quality start en route to his 12th win. Recognizing the effort, a crowd of 11,892 accorded the right-hander a nice ovation.

Read the rest here.

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Jimmy Kimmel is getting a bigger spotlight: Starting January 8, his show will be moved to 11:35 PM, putting him in direct competition with Jay Leno and David Letterman.

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Los Angeles, CA.--
With Melky Cabrera gone for the season, the Giants called for somebody, anybody, to step up in their No. 3 hitter's absence.

Joaquin Arias heeded the call. So did Angel Pagan, Marco Scutaro and the formidable starting pitchers.

Arias drove in a career-high five runs Wednesday to propel the Giants to an 8-4 triumph that concluded a three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Dodgers and sealed San Francisco's two-city trip with a 5-1 mark.

Read the rest here.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel tops Forbes' list of the world's 100 most powerful women for the second consecutive year. United States Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is No. 2.

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Today in Elvis History

1957 - The Elvis Presley film "Loving You" opened in London.

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Does anyone need a high-end stroller for their baby? How much is too much? Would you spend $1,775 on a stroller? Viktor & Rolf is a Dutch high-end fashion house. Bugaboo is a Dutch company that makes strollers for infants and toddlers. Together they've created the Viktor & Rolf for Bugaboo 'My First Car' stroller. Add in tax and you're at around 2-grand for a stroller.

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Today in Beatles History:

1962 - John Lennon and Cynthia Powell were married at the Mount Pleasant Registry Office in Liverpool, England. They were divorced on November 8, 1968.

1968 - Ringo Starr temporarily quit The Beatles.

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As you've probably heard, President Obama started home brewing beer in the White House in 2011, crafting a brew called White House Honey Ale using honey from the beehive in Michelle Obama's White House garden. There's now a petition on the White House's website asking the Obamas to release their home brewing recipe.

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Today in Sports History:

1970 - U.S. swimmer Gary Hall broke three world records at the AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) outdoor swimming meet, held in Los Angeles, CA.

1982 - Gaylord Perry (Seattle Mariners) was tossed out of a game for throwing an illegal spitball.

1989 - Pete Rose, the manager of the Cincinnati Reds, agreed to a lifetime ban from baseball after being accused of gambling on baseball.

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Michelle Obama will return to Late Show with David Letterman next week. The First Lady will appear Wednesday night as part of her back-to-school media tour, where she will discuss frequent Late Show topics such as helping parents get their kids ready for school and making healthier changes to school lunch programs nationwide.

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Coming up:

Tonight --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Oakland Athletics 7:10pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Atlanta Braves 10:15pm EDT

Friday --

Nascar Nationwide Series -- Food City 250 at Bristol 7:00pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Oakland Athletics 7:10pm EDT

NFL Pre-season Football -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs New England Patriots 7:30pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Atlanta Braves 10:15pm EDT

Saturday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Oakland Athletics 1:10pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Atlanta Braves 4:05pm EDT

CFL Football -- Saskatchewan Roughriders vs Calgary Stampeders 3:00pm EDT

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol 7:00pm EDT

Sunday --

Izod Indy Car Series -- GoPro Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma 4:30pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Atlanta Braves 8:00pm 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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