Wednesday, July 17, 2013

It's Wednesday











It's Wednesday. Here's what's happening....

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Today is July 17th, the 198th day of 2013. There are 167 days left in the year.

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Nill trying to bring Detroit success to Dallas.

Back with Flyers, Hextall looks to someday be GM.

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

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Today's Birthdays: David Hasselhoff is 61; TV producer Mark Burnett (Survivor, The Apprentice) is 53; Andre Royo (Bubbles on The Wire) is 45; Tom Cullen (Lord Anthony Gillingham on Downton Abbey) is 28.

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Ultimate Replay: Week 3.

Sinopoli embracing adjustment in Calgary offence.

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

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A rare flower is now in bloom at the U.S. Botanical Garden in Washington D.C. Its nickname is the corpse flower because it smells like rotting flesh. [And the new Lone Ranger movie.]

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Regina, SK. -- The Saskatchewan Roughriders are quickly becoming a nightmare for defensive coordinators around the CFL.

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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Spain ceded Florida to the U.S. on this date in 1821.

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Tampa, FL. — The Bucs have added Scott Cohen, a veteran of 21 years in NFL front offices, and Steve West to G.M. Mark Dominik's staff while also elevating Shelton Quarles, Mike Greenberg, Andre Forde and Tony Hardie to new positions.

Read the rest here.

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The Royal baby could come at any time. [They expect a normal delivery but are prepared for an emergency C-section if the baby has grandpa's ears.]

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New York, NY. -- After all the anticipation, all the fanfare and maybe even a few nervous moments, Matt Moore found two occasions to relax Tuesday night at Citi Field.

Read the rest here.

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TOP TV - Last week's top TV shows: Under the Dome (CBS); America's Got Talent (Wednesday, NBC); America's Got Talent (Tuesday, NBC)

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New York, NY. -- Madison Bumgarner and Marco Scutaro didn't step on the field in the National League's 3-0 All-Star Game loss Tuesday night. The only pitches Sergio Romo threw were in the bullpen. And Buster Posey left with only a strikeout to his name.

Read the rest here.


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Robert Downey Jr. tops the new Forbes list of Hollywood's Highest-Paid Actors. According to the magazine's estimated earnings between June 2012 and June 2013, the Iron Man 3 star grossed $75 million.

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It's Captain America Jimmy!

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You're reading the Johnny Blog. Almost as much fun as watching an interview with a head case athlete, isn't it?

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Today in Elvis History



1962 - Elvis Presley's single "She's Not You" was released with the B-side "Just Tell Her Jim Said Hello."

1965 - The Elvis Presley single "It Feels So Right" hit #55 in the U.S.

1976 - The album "From Elvis Presley Boulevard, Memphis, Tennessee" hit #41 in the U.S.


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Sad movies are a dieters best friend. Researchers gave two groups a milk shake. One group watched a happy movie, the other group watched a sad flick. Who sucked down more of their milkshake? The happy movie watchers -- nearly 100 calories more. Conclusion: Happy movies make you eat more.

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Today in Beatles History:

1968 -  The Beatles’ feature-length cartoon, "Yellow Submarine," premiered at the London Pavilion.

2009 - Paul McCartney played the first concert at Citi Field in New York.

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McDonald's Monopoly Sweepstakes is back, and with it comes worse odds of winning than the lottery. While it's not to difficult to win a free apple pie or large fries, Business Insider says the chances of winning the $1 million grand prize are one in three billion.

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Today in Sports History:

1941 - The longest hitting streak in baseball history ended when the Cleveland Indians pitchers held New York Yankee Joe DiMaggio hitless for the first time in 57 games. The streak had begun on May 15, 1941.

1954 - The Brooklyn Dodgers made history as the first team with a majority of black players.

1994 - Brazil won a record fourth World Cup in soccer. They defeated Italy 3-2 on penalty kicks.

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IN THEATERS TODAY (WEDNESDAY) - Turbo (PG)

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Coming Up:

Tonight --

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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