Tuesday, April 23, 2013

It's Tuesday











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

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Today is April 23rd, the 113th day of 2013. There are 252 days left in the year.

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NHL Green, Sterling Planet to reduce environmental impact associated with the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Blackhawks, Penguins remain League's top teams.

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

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The first English order of knighthood was founded on this date in 1348. It was the Order of the Garter.

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Tampa FL. -- The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed defenseman Mathieu Roy (WAH) to a NHL contract for the remaining games of the 2012-13 season today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced.

Read the rest here.

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U.S. President George Washington moved into Franklin House, New York on this date in 1789. It was the first executive mansion.

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Wenatchee, WA. -- The Wenatchee Wild’s motto for this year’s playoff run is ‘unfinished business.’

Read the rest here.

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Charlotte E. Ray became the first black woman lawyer on this date in 1872.

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Bombers surpass record 23,000 season tickets sold.

Austin institutes new culture into Ticats locker room.

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

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The Vitascope system for projecting movies onto a screen was demonstrated in New York City on this date in 1896.

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Tampa, FL. — Feeling shunned by the New York Jets, cornerback Darrelle Revis was introduced Monday by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, promising his new team "will make a lot of noise" in the upcoming season. But Revis wouldn't guarantee he'll be ready in Week 1.

Read the rest here.


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The word "hillbilly" was first used in print in an article in the "New York Journal" on this date in 1900. It was spelled "Hill-Billie".

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St. Petersburg, FL. -- Nobody would have been surprised if told that a Rays left-hander would have four wins with a 1.04 ERA in April. The surprise would have come when told that the left-hander was Matt Moore and not David Price.

Moore notched his fourth victory of the season to lead a 5-1 Rays win over the Yankees on Monday night at Tropicana Field, with 15,331 watching.

Read the rest here.


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U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt signed an act creating the U.S. Army Reserve on this date in 1908.

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San Francisco, CA. -- There's always a story behind a walk-off hit. Brandon Belt's tale of triumph was an unlikely one.

Read the rest here.

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On this date in 1915, the A.C.A. became the National Advisory Council on Aeronautics (NACA).

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Bouncy, bouncy!

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You're reading the Johnny Blog. Almost as much fun as watching Jack Hoffman's td run at Nebraska, isn't it?

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Today in Elvis History

1956 - Elvis Presley made his Las Vegas debut at the New Frontier Hotel. The run ended on May 6, 1956

1960 - Elvis Presley's single "Stuck On You" hit #3 in the U.K.

1966 - Evlis Presley's single "Please Don't Stop Loving Me" hit #45 in the U.S.

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The Associated Press began use of the new service of teletype setting on this date in 1951.

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Today in Beatles History:

1960 - John Lennon and Paul McCartney performed together as the Nerk Twins.

1964 - In London, John Lennon was the guest of honor at Foyles Literary Luncheon.

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The Methodist Church and the Evangelical United Brethren Church merged to form the United Methodist Church on this date in 1968.

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Today in Sports History:

1914 - In Chicago, IL, the first major league game at Wrigley Field took place. The Federals defeated Kansas City 9-1.

1948 - Johnny Longden became the first race jockey to ride 3,000 career winners.

1950 - The Minneapolis Lakers won the first National Basketball Association (NBA) championship when they beat the Syracuse Nationals four games to two.

1954 - Hank Aaron (Milwaukee Braves) hit his first major league home run.

1964 - Ken Johnson (Houston Astros) threw the first no-hitter for a loss. The game was lost 1-0 to the Cincinnati Reds due to two errors.

1989 - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar played his last regular season game in the NBA.

2002 - Brent Johson (St. Louis Blues) became the first NHL goalie to win his first 3 wins in the playoffs by shutout. He was only the fourth goalie to record three straight NHL playoff shutouts.

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On this date in 1985, the Coca-Cola Company announced that it was changing its 99-year-old secret formula. New Coke was not successful, which resulted in the resumption of selling the original version.

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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 -- San Francisco Giants vs Arizona Diamondbacks 3:45pm EDT

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightnings vs Toronto Maple Leafs 7:00pm EDT

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

Thursday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Boston Bruins 7:30pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Chicago White Sox 8:10pm EDT

Friday --

Nascar Nationwide Series -- Toyotacare 250 at Richmond International Raceway 7:30pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Chicago White Sox 8:10pm EDT

NAHL Playoff Hockey -- Wenatchee Wild vs Kenai River or Fairbanks 10:05pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at San Diego Padres 10:10pm EDT

Saturday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs Florida Panthers 7:00pm EDT (Final game of regular season)

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Chicago White Sox 7:10pm EDT

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway 7:30pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Arizona Diamondbacks 8:40pm EDT

NAHL Playoff Hockey -- Wenatchee Wild vs Kenai River or Fairbanks 10:05pm EDT

Sunday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Chicago White Sox 2:10pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Arizona Diamondbacks 4:10pm EDT

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

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