Saturday, July 13, 2013

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

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Today is July 13th, the 194th day of 2013. There are 171 days left in the year.

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Ribeiro should fill Coyotes' void at center.

Bruins sign Bergeron to eight-year, $52M extension.

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

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A group of 108 English colonists, led by Sir Richard Grenville, reached Roanoke Island, NC on this date in 1585.

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USA Hockey Participates in 2013 IIHF Women's High-Performance Camp
Five Players and Three Staff Members to Represent USA Hockey
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Hockey announced today that five players and three staff members will participate in the 2013 International Ice Hockey Federation Women’s High-Performance Camp from July 14-20 in Sheffield, Great Britain. The camp provides 180 players born in 1995 from 18 nations with a training program that creates the right environment for success as elite women’s ice hockey players, both on and off the ice.
The U.S. will be represented by forwards Danielle Cameranesi (Plymouth, Minn./ Blake High School), Sydney Daniels (Southwick, Mass./ Westminster School) and Kelly Pannek (Plymouth, Minn./Benilde-St. Margaret’s School), as well as defensemen Natasha Rachlin (Brookline, Mass./Assabet Valley U16) and Taylor Willard (Naperville, Ill./Chicago Mission 19).
On behalf of USA Hockey, coaches Heather Linstad (Vernon, Conn.) and Linda Lundrigan (Roslindale, Mass.), and strength coach Dawn Strout (Waterville, Maine) will take part in the mentoring program. Linstad served as head coach at the University of Connecticut (HEA) for the previous 13 seasons. Lundrigan has spent 10 seasons on the coaching staff at Northeastern University (HEA) and currently serves as the associate head coach. Strout has spent the past three years at Colby College (NESCAC) as the school’s first-ever strength and conditioning coordinator.
NOTESReagan Carey (Colorado Springs, Colo.), USA Hockey’s director of women’s hockey, serves on the IIHF Women’s Committee and the High Performance Camp is an initiative of this group ... For complete camp details about the camp, click here.

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The U.S. Congress, under the Articles of Confederation, enacted the Northwest Ordinance on this date in 1787, which established the rules for governing the Northwest Territory, for admitting new states to the Union and limiting the expansion of slavery.

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Glenn steps in and steps up to lead Stamps over Als.

Ticats' new stadium to be called Tim Hortons Field.

Visit the CFL's official website, cfl.ca.

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The first pawnbroking ordinance was passed in New York City on this date in 1812.

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Toronto, ON. -- Kory Sheets has his sights set firmly on Mike Pringle.

Read the rest here.

The Riders next play on Sunday, July 21st at home against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Kickoff on 620ckrm, the Rider Radio Network, TSN and ESPN3.com is set for 7:00pm EDT.


Visit the team's official website, riderville.com.

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Henry Schoolcraft discovered the source of the Mississippi River in Minnesota on this date in 1832.

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Tampa, FL. — Our weekly survey of, and reaction to, articles regarding the Buccaneers around the web checks in on NFL.com, Football Outsiders and National Football Post, among others.

Read the rest here.

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On this date in 1835, John Ruggles received patent #1 from the U.S. Patent Office for a traction wheel used in locomotive steam engines. All 9,957 previous patents were not numbered.

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St. Petersburg, FL. -- The Rays' winning streak had to come to an end but surely it wouldn't be over Friday.

Read the rest here.

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David Brown patented the first cash-carrier system on this date in 1875.

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San Diego, CA. -- June 13 seemed like just another spin on the Giants' merry-go-round. San Francisco routed Pittsburgh, 10-0, as Matt Cain allowed two hits in 6 2/3 innings.

Nobody knew that virtually a month would pass -- 27 games, to be exact -- before the Giants would enjoy another game such as that one.


Read the rest here.

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On this date in 1954 in Geneva, the United States, Great Britain and France reached an accord on Indochina which divided Vietnam into two countries, North and South, along the 17th parallel.

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It's Captain America Jimmy!

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You're reading the Johnny Blog. Almost as much fun as a headache on a Saturday, isn't it?

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Today in Elvis History

1999 - The Elvis Presley album "Artist of the Century" was released.

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Lee Iacocca was fired as president of Ford Motor Co. by chairman Henry Ford II on this date in 1978.

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Today in Beatles History:

1965 - John Lennon and Paul McCartney's "Can't Buy Me Love" won the Ivor Novello Award for Most Performed Work of 1964 and for Highest Certified British Sales categories.

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In Arkansas, Terry Wallis was injured in a car accident and was left comatose. He came out of the coma in June of 2003.

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Today in Sports History:

1896 - Philadelphia’s Ed Delahanty became the second major league player to hit four home runs in a single game.

1930 - The first soccer World Cup competition began in Montevideo, Uruguay. Thirteen teams were in the competition.

1972 - Carroll Rosenbloom (owner of the Baltimore Colts) and Robert Irsay (owner of the Los Angeles Rams) traded teams.

1973 - David Bedford set a new world record in the 10,000-meter race in London. His time was 27 minutes, 31 seconds.

1982 - The All-Star Game was played outside the United States for the first time. They played in Montreal, Canada.

1984 - Sportscaster Howard Cosell asked to be released from his duties on "Monday Night Football." He said that he was "tired of being tied to the football mentality."

1995 - Geddy Lee (Rush) sang "Oh Canada" before the All-Star Game at Baltimore's Camden Yards.

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On this date in 1998, RealNetworks Inc. rolled out a test version of RealSystem G2. G2 is a streaming video and audio delivery system.

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Coming Up:

Tonight --

Izod Indy Car Series -- Honda Indy Car Race 1 at Toronto, Ontario 3:00pm EDT

Nascar Nationwide Series -- CNBC Prime The Profit 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway 3:30pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Houston Astros 4:10pm EDT

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

Sunday --

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway 1:00pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Houston Astros 1:40pm EDT

Izod Indy Car Series -- Honda Indy Car Race 2 at Toronto, Ontario 3:00pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at San Diego Padres 4:10pm EDT

Monday --

Nothin' Doin'

Tuesday --

MLB -- 84th All-Star Game at Citi Field, New York 8:00pm EDT

Wednesday --

Nothin' Doin'

Thursday --

Nothin' Doin'

Friday --

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

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

Saturday --

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

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Arizona Diamondbacks 9:05pm EDT

Sunday --

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

Nascar Nationwide Series -- STP 300 at Chicagoland Speedway 3:00pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Arizona Diamondbacks 4:05pm EDT

CFL Football -- Saskatchewan Roughriders vs Hamilton Tiger-Cats 7:00pm EDT

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

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