Tuesday, September 4, 2012

It's Tuesday











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

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Today is September 4th, the 248th day of 2012. There are 118 days left in the year.

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The NHL's best players from A to I.

The NHL's best players from J to Q.

The NHL's best players from R to Z.

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

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English navigator Henry Hudson began exploring the island of Manhattan on this date in 1609.

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Down to the Wire: Stamps outlast Esks at McMahon.

Boatmen battle back for Labour Day victory over Ticats.

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

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Los Angeles, CA, was founded by Spanish settlers on this date in 1781. The original name was "El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora La Reina de Los Angeles de Porciuncula," which translates as "The Town of the Queen of Angels."

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The Perfect Storm.

4-5 Saskatchewan's next action is this coming Sunday at 1:00pm EDT at 2-7 Winnipeg in the annual Banjo Bowl. 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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New York Governor Clinton ceremoniously emptied a barrel of Lake Erie water in the Atlantic Ocean to consummate the "Marriage of the Waters" of the Great Lakes and the Atlantic on this date in 1825.

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Tampa, FL. -- Months of offseason and training camp work were aimed at producing a well-conditioned roster on opening day, one that could then sustain a physical style of football throughout a long season.

Read the rest here.

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Barney Flaherty answered an ad in "The New York Sun" and became the first newsboy/paperboy at the age of 10 on this date in 1833.

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Mommy takes Jimmy to his classroom.

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Let's see, what's on the agenda for today....washin' dishes and watchin' tv. How 'bout you?

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Toronto, ON. -- The Rays made CC Sabathia bend, but it was the Yankees bullpen that finally broke.

Tampa Bay used a stolen base and a tiebreaking RBI single by Chris Gimenez in the bottom of the eighth to take Monday's series opener against New York, 4-3, before 28,585 at Tropicana Field.

Read the rest here.

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Thomas Edison's Pearl Street electric power station began operations in New York City on this date in 1882. It was the first display of a practical electrical lighting system.

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San Francisco, CA.--
The Giants' seventh walk-off win of the season may have been their biggest win yet.

Marco Scutaro's scorching grounder along the left-field line in the 10th inning gave the Giants a 9-8 win on Monday at AT&T Park, completing a thrilling comeback in which they squandered a four-run lead, erased a three-run deficit and pushed to a season-best 19 games above .500.

Read the rest here.

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The Exchange Buffet opened in New York City on this date in 1885. It was the first self-service cafeteria in the U.S.

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Today in Elvis History

1964 - Elvis Presley's single "Such A Night" hit #13 in the U.K.

1982 - The album "Romantic Elvis/Rockin' Elvis" hit #62 in the U.S.

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George Eastman registered the name "Kodak" and patented his roll-film camera on this date in 1888. The camera took 100 exposures per roll.

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Today in Beatles History:

1962 - The Beatles began recording at EMI's Abbey Road for the first time. They reluctantly record Mitch Murray's "How Do You Do It." "Love Me Do" was also recorded.

1970 - George Harrison released "My Sweet Lord."

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The first police broadcast was made by radio station WIL in St. Louis, MO on this date in 1921.

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Today in Sports History:

1949 - The longest pro tennis match in history was played when Pancho Gonzales and Ted Schroeder played 67 games in five sets. The record was broken in 2010.

1953 - The New York Yankees became the first baseball team to win five consecutive American League championships.

1972 - Swimmer Mark Spitz captured his seventh Olympic gold medal in the 400-meter medley relay event at Munich, Germany. Spitz was the first Olympian to win seven gold medals. World records were set in his seven events.

1993 - Jim Abbott, pitcher for the New York Yankees, pitched a no-hitter. Abbott had been born without a right hand.

2002 - The Oakland Athletics won their AL-record 20th straight game. The A's gave up an 11-run lead during the game and then won the game on a Scott Hatteberg home run in the bottom of the ninth inning. The game hosted the largest crowd (55,528) ever for a regular season game at the Coliseum.

2002 - St. Louis manager Tony La Russa got his 1,905th major league win. He tied Casey Stengal for eighth place.

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The first American dirigible, the "Shenandoah," began its maiden voyage in Lakehurst, NJ on this date in 1923.

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Coming up:

Tonight --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees 7:10pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Arizona Diamondbacks 10:15pm EDT

Wednesday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees 7:10pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Arizona Diamondbacks 10:15pm EDT

Thursday --

Nothin' Doin'

Friday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Texas Rangers 7:10pm EDT

Nascar Nationwide Series -- Virginia 529 College Savings 250 at Richmond International Speedway 7:00pm EDT

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

Saturday --

College Football -- Oregon State Beavers vs Wisconsin Badgers 4:00pm EDT

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

EJHL South Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors vs USF Bulls 5:00pm EDT

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Speedway 7:00pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Texas Rangers 7:10pm EDT

Sunday --

Empire South Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors vs USF Bulls 10:45am EDT

CFL Football -- Saskatchewan Roughriders at Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1:00pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Texas Rangers 1:40pm EDT

NFL Football -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Carolina Panthers 4:25pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers 8:05pm 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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