Saturday, May 25, 2013

It's Saturday











It's Saturday. Here's what's happening....

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Today is May 25th, the 145th day of 2013. There are 220 days left in the year.

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Penguins move on with Game 5 rout of Senators.

Alfredsson unsure of future after season ends.

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

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The first known prediction of a solar eclipse was made in Greece on this date in 585 BC.

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Tampa, FL. --The Syracuse Crunch will face the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in the Eastern Conference Final of the Calder Cup Playoffs.

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The Constitutional convention opened on this date in 1787 in Philadelphia with George Washington presiding.

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Saskatoon, SK – The Portland Winterhawks advanced to the final of the MasterCard Memorial Cup with a 2-1 win over the London Knights Friday in the tournament’s semifinal game at the Credit Union Centre in Saskatoon.

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The gasoline engine was patented by Stuart Perry on this date in 1844.

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Tiger-Cats release running back Martell Mallett.

Lions ink receiver Courtney Taylor to contract extension.

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

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On this date in 1844, the first telegraphed news dispatch, sent from Washington, DC, to Baltimore, MD, appeared in the Baltimore "Patriot."

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Tampa, FL. — Ronde Barber’s record-breaking 200th consecutive start to open the 2012 NFL season was one of the moments recognized during the Tampa Bay Sports Commission’s annual Sneaker Soiree event.

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On this date in 1895, James P. Lee first published "Gold in America -- A Practical Manual."

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St. Petersburg, FL. -- Pitching continued to be the difference between winning and losing for Tampa Bay on Friday night as David Phelps held the Rays without a baserunner until the fifth inning while Roberto Hernandez struggled again as the Yankees drubbed the Rays, 9-4, before 17,825 at Tropicana Field.

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Ford Motor Company announced on this date in 1927 that the Model A would replace the Model T.

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San Francisco, CA. -- The Colorado Rockies have found a new way to subdue the Giants: Outpitch them.

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On this date in 1927, the "Movietone News" was shown for the first time at the Sam Harris Theatre in New York City.

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Let's go to graduation Daddy!

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You're reading the Johnny Blog. Almost as much fun as watching your son eat pizza for breakfast, isn't it?

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Today in Elvis History

1963 - The Elvis Presley soundtrack album "It Happened At The World's Fair" hit #4 in the U.S. and U.K.

1965 - Filming began on the Elvis Presley movie "Frankie and Johnny."

1966 - Elvis Presley worked with producer Felton Jarvis for the first time.

1966 - Elvis Presley recorded "How Great Thou Art" for the first time.

1985 - The Elvis Presley compilation album "Reconsider Baby" hit #92 in the U.K.

2001 - Lisa Marie Presley arrived with Nicolas Cage when he received an honorary doctorate of fine arts from Cal State University Fullerton.

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On this date in 1961, America was asked by U.S. President Kennedy to work toward putting a man on the moon before the end of the decade.

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Today in Beatles History:

1967 - John Lennon took possession of his psychedelic painted Rolls Royce.

1973 - The Paul McCartney and Wings album "Red Rose Speedway" was certified gold by the RIAA.

1973 - George Harrison's "Give Me Love" was released in the U.K.

1977 - The album "Beatles Live! At the Star-Club in Hamburg Germany" was released.

1995 - Ringo Starr was a guest on CBS-TVs "Late Show With David Letterman."

2000 - Paul McCartney won the first Fellowship of the British Academy of Composers & Songwriters Award during the annual Ivor Novello awards in London.

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On this date in 1968, the Gateway Arch, part of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial in St. Louis, MO, was dedicated.

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Today in Sports History:

1922 - Babe Ruth was suspended for one day and fined $200 for throwing dirt on an umpire.

1935 - Babe Ruth hit his final homerun, his 714th, and set a record that would stand for 39 years. He hit three home runs in the game.

1935 - Jesse Owens tied the world record for the 100-yard dash. He ran it in 9.4 seconds. He also broke three other world track records.

1963 - Early Wynn won his 300th baseball game.

1981 - Al Unser became the first Indianapolis 500 winner to be disqualified.

1982 - Ferguson Jenkins became the 7th pitcher to strike out 3,000 batters.

1989 - The Calgary Flames won their first NHL Stanley Cup by defeating the Montreal Canadiens.

1995 - The NHL announced the sale of the Quebec Nordiques to COMSAT, who moved the team to Colorado.

1997 - The Minnesota Twins retired Kirby Puckett's number.

1997 - Todd and Mel Stottlemyre became the first father and son to win 100 baseball games.

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On this date in 1977, "Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope" opened and became the largest grossing film to date.

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Coming Up:

Tonight --

Nascar Nationwide Series -- History 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway 2:30pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies 4:05pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees 4:10pm EDT

Sunday --

Izod Indy Car Series -- Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway 12:00pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees 1:40pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies 4:05pm EDT

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway 6:00pm EDT

Monday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Florida Marlins 3:10pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at Oakland Athletics 4:05pm

Tuesday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Florida Marlins 7:10pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at Oakland Athletics 10:05pm

Wednesday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Florida Marlins 7:10pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Oakland Athletics 10:15pm

Thursday --

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Oakland Athletics 3:45pm

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Florida Marlins 7:10pm EDT

Friday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Cleveland Indians 7:05pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at St. Louis Cardinals 8:15pm EDT

Saturday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Cleveland Indians 1:05pm EDT

Nascar Nationwide Series -- 5-Hour Energy 200 at Dover International Raceway 2:30pm EDT

Izod Indy Car Series -- Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit, Race 1 3:30pm EDT 

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at St. Louis Cardinals 7:15pm EDT

Sunday --

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- Fedex 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Raceway 1:00pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Cleveland Indians 1:05pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at St. Louis Cardinals 2:15pm EDT

Izod Indy Car Series -- Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit, Race 2 3:30pm EDT

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

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