Friday, April 12, 2013

It's Friday











It's Friday. Here's what's happening....

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Today is April 12th, the 102nd day of 2013. There are 263 days left in the year.

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NHL, NHLPA announce partnership with You Can Play.

Yale, Quinnipiac to meet for NCAA championship.

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

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Today's Birthdays: Ed O'Neill (Modern Family) is 67; David Letterman is 66; David Cassidy (The Partridge Family) is 63; Shannen Doherty (Beverly Hills 90210) is 42; Model Brooklyn Decker (wife of tennis player Andy Roddick) is 26.

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Tampa, FL. --The Tampa Bay Lightning battled until the very end on Thursday night.

But even at that, it was the Pittsburgh Penguins who skated away with a 6-3 victory at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.

Read the rest here.

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Today (Friday) is Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day.

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The Wenatchee Wild opens the North American Hockey League playoffs tonight, as they host the Fresno Monsters. Game time at the Town Toyota Center in 7:05pm PDT. Game 2 will be tomorrow night in Wenatchee, also at 7:05pm PDT. Catch the game on kpq.com or fasthockey.com.

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Lucy and Snoopy of the comic strip "Peanuts" made the cover of "Saturday Review" on this date in 1969.

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Football Focused: Owens turns attention back to gridiron.

Dressler shooting for bigger, better things in 2013.

Visit the league's official website at cfl.ca.

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The space shuttle Columbia blasted off from Cape Canaveral, FL, on its first test flight on this date in 1981.

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Tampa, FL. —Eric Wright, one of the top acquisitions in the 2012 free-agent market, accepted a $6.25 million pay cut to stay with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to a source.

Read the rest here.


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Worried you won't get your taxes done in time? You can file an automatic six-month extension with the IRS and receive no late penalties. Fill out form 4868 and submit it to the IRS on or before Monday, April 15.

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Arlington, TX. -- Like most Rays offseasons, the team experienced its usual share of turnover in the ranks this past winter.

Now, with a slightly more than a week's worth of games in the books, players and management have been asked what they think of the new group at this early juncture.

Read the rest here.

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Taco Bell announced that it wants to offer a healthier menu. [Not only that, but it might begin requiring background checks before you can order a seven-layer burrito supreme.]

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Chicago, IL. -- Performing in weather that surely grounded nearby aircraft, the Giants demonstrated Thursday how they have flown to the top of the Major League stratosphere.

They adapt. They persevere. They don't beat themselves. They believe. All of these traits were evident at Wrigley Field as the reigning World Series champions won their fourth consecutive game, a 7-6 decision over the Chicago Cubs.

Read the rest here.

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You're settling in for some Netflix when your phone vibrates. The next time you look up, the two hours you set aside for a movie have become one. Blame FOMO -- the fear of missing out. FOMO is the reason we find Facebook, Twitter and Instagram so hard to put down.

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Look at all the eggs I got Daddy!

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You're reading the Johnny Blog. Almost as much fun as wondering when it's going to rain, isn't it?

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Today in Elvis History

1969 - Elvis Presley's single "Memories" hit #35 in the U.S.

1994 - Eddie Fadal, long time friend of Elvis Presley, died. He opened an Elvis museum in Waco, TX.

2001 - Elvis Presley Enterprises sent out letters to several fan clubs demanding the stop of sale of any form of video regarding the New Gladiator project.


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A passenger on a train in Germany was caught by ticket inspectors using a driver's license bearing the name and image of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Today in Beatles History:

1973 -  The film "That'll Be the Day," starring David Essex and Ringo Starr, premiered in London.


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IN THEATERS THIS WEEKEND - 42 (PG-13); Scary Movie 5 (PG-13); Trance (R, limited release)

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Today in Sports History:

1877 - A catcher's mask was used in a baseball game for the first time by James Alexander Tyng. 

1966 - Emmett Ashford became the first African-American major league umpire.

2004 - The Philadelphia Phillies played their first game at Citizens Bank Park.

2004 - Barry Bonds (San Francisco Giants) hit his 660th home run to tie Willie Mays for third on baseball's career list.

2007 - The Dallas Stars and Vancouver Canucks played 138 minutes and 6 seconds before the Canucks were able to score an overtime goal and win the game. It was the sixth-longest game in NHL history.


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On this date in 1984, astronauts aboard the space shuttle Challenger made the first satellite repair in orbit by returning the Solar Max satellite to space.

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Coming Up:

Tonight --

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

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Boston Red Sox 7:10pm EDT

Nascar Nationwide Series -- O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway 8:30pm EDT

Saturday -- 

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

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Boston Red Sox 1:10pm EDT

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Washington Capitals 7:00pm EDT

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- NRA 500 at Texas Motor Speedway 7:30pm EDT

Sunday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Boston Red Sox 1:35pm EDT

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

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Buffalo Sabres 5:00pm EDT

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That's all for today. Thanks for stopping by, see you tomorrow!

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