Tuesday, August 28, 2012

It's Tuesday











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

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Today is August 28th, the 241st day of 2012. There are 125 days left in the year.

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After successful season, Coyotes face uncertainty.

Panthers cancel rookie tournament.

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

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Today's Birthdays: Actor David Soul (Det. Ken "Hutch" Hutchinson on Starsky and Hutch) is 69; singer Shania Twain is 47; actor Billy Boyd (Pippin in The Lord of the Rings movies) is 44; actor Jason Priestley is 43; actor Armie Hammer (played the Winklevoss twins in The Social Network) is 26.

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All Smiles: Joseph steps in and steps up in win over Argos.

100th Grey Cup celebrated with One-Dollar coin.

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

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Cops in China hate a popular T-shirt which makes it look as if you're wearing your seat belt, but in reality just wearing a shirt with a wide black stripe crossing your body between your shoulder and waist. It's the law to wear a safety belt, but 90% of drivers in China don't care. Failure to wear seat belts remains the third leading cause of traffic accident fatalities in China just after speeding and drunk driving.

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Pedersen: No crisis in Riderville just yet.

3-5 Saskatchewan's next action is Sunday, September 2nd at 4:00pm EDT against 2-6 Winnipeg. Catch the game on 620 CKRM 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 ESPN3.com.

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

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ON DVD TODAY _ The Pirates! Band of Misfits; Battleship (Taylor Kitsch, Alexander SkarsgÄrd, Liam Neeson); Apartment 143 (Kai Lennox, Michael O'Keefe); L!fe Happens (Krysten Ritter, Kate Bosworth, Rachel Bilson, Kristen Johnston); Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Second Season; Homeland: The Complete First Season; Sons of Anarchy: Season Four; Two and a Half Men: The Complete Ninth Season; The Walking Dead: The Complete Second Season.

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Tampa, FL. -- To meet the NFL-mandated roster limit of 75 players to take effect at 4 p.m. on Monday, the Bucs waived 10 players, placed Davin Joseph on I.R. and moved Da’Quan Bowers to the reserve/PUP list.

Read the rest here.

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American style fast food restaurants are springing up all over Baghdad, Iraq. [Which means there really are weapons of mass destruction there -- cholesterol and high-fructose corn syrup.]

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Fireman Jimmy is the hero next door!

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Let's see, what's on the agenda for today....Taking Jimmy to VPK. How 'bout you?

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Arlington, TX. -- David Price has been so good so many times this season that Monday night's outing seemed improbable yet inevitable.

Price didn't get out of the fifth inning and the Rays took a 6-5 loss to the Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.

Read the rest here.

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How do you feel knowing that, as of this week, you now live in a world that has waffle-flavored vodka in it. Georgi, which also produces bubble gum and candy cane vodkas, produced the vodka in honor of National Waffle Day on August 24.

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Houston, TX.--
The Giants were off yesterday. Tonight against the Astros, Matt Cain goes to the mound for the Giants, Bud Norris gets the nod for Houston.

First pitch is set for 8:05pm EDT.

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Need help falling asleep? Then turn on the TV tonight because all the news channels plus the major networks will have coverage of the Republican National Convention.

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Today in Elvis History

1958 - The Elvis Presley film "King Creole" opened in London.

1962 - Elvis Presley reported for pre-production work on "It Happened At The World's Fair."

2002 - A taped interview with Lisa Marie Presley was aired on NBC's "Dateline."

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Oprah's still raking in piles of money. According to Forbes' new Highest-Paid Celebrities list she's the richest with $165 million in earnings for the past year.

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Today in Beatles History:

1964 - The Beatles appeared on the cover of "LIFE" magazine.

1969 - Mary Anna McCartney was born. She is the first child of Paul McCartney and Linda Eastman.

1976 - The Wings single "Let 'Em In" hit #2 in the U.K.

2007 - Ringo Starr's "Photograph - The Very Best of Ringo Starr" was released.

2010 - A toilet that belonged to John Lennon sold for $14,740 at action.

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Delaware Bay was discovered by Henry Hudson on this date in 1609.

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Today in Sports History:

1922 - The Walker Cup was held for the first time at Southampton, NY. It is the oldest international team golf match in America.

1941 - The Football Writers Association of America was organized.

1972 - Mark Spitz captured the first of his seven gold medals at the Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany. He set a world record when he completed the 200-meter butterfly in 2 minutes and 7/10ths of a second.

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"The Tom Thumb" was demonstrated in Baltimore, MD on this date in 1830. It was the first passenger-carrying train of its kind to be built in America.

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Coming up:

Tonight --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Texas Rangers 8:05pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at Houston Astros 8:05pm EDT

Wednesday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Texas Rangers 7:05pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at Houston Astros 8:05pm EDT

Thursday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Toronto Blue Jays 7:07pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at Houston Astros 8:05pm EDT

Friday --

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at Chicago Cubs 2:20pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Toronto Blue Jays 7:07pm EDT

Saturday --

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at Chicago Cubs 1:05pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Toronto Blue Jays 1:07pm EDT

Nascar Nationwide Series -- NRA American Warrior 300 at Atlanta Motor Speedway 6:30pm EDT

Sunday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Toronto Blue Jays 1:07pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at Chicago Cubs 2:20pm EDT

IZOD Indy Car Series -- Grand Prix of Baltimore presented by SRT at Baltimore 2:30pm EDT

CFL Football -- Saskatchewan Roughriders vs Winnipeg Blue Bombers 4:00pm EDT

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- Advo Care 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway 6:30pm 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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