Friday, December 27, 2013

It's Friday











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

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Today is December 27th, the 361st day of 2013. There are 4 days left in the year.

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Five score for U.S. in WJC win against Czech Republic.

Mantha hat trick gives Canada win in WJC opener.

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

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Charles Darwin set out on a voyage to the Pacific aboard the HMS Beagle on this date in 1831. Darwin's discoveries during the voyage helped him form the basis of his theories on evolution.

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Tampa, FL. -- Ben Bishop said it has been easy the past few months not to think about his chances of making the U.S. Olympic team.

Read the rest here.

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Dr. Crawford Williamson Long used anesthesia for childbirth for the first time on this date in 1845. The event was the delivery of his own child in Jefferson, GA.

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Smith in for the long-haul with Alouettes.

All-Star DT Almondo Sewell inks extension with Esks.

Please visit the league's official website, cfl.ca.

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Carrie Nation staged her first raid on a saloon at the Carey Hotel in Wichita, KS on this date in 1900. She broke each and every one of the liquor bottles that could be seen.


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Regina, SK. -It may not have been the season Geroy Simon envisioned, but the final chapter is exactly what he was hoping to see when he ditched his familiar Lions Orange for Roughriders Green.

Read the rest here.

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The first skimobile course in America opened in North Conway, NH on this date in 1938.

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Tampa, FL. — Back in June, I started my list of the top 25 players in the NFC South with Tampa Bay defensive end Da’Quan Bowers.

Read the rest here.

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The children's television program "Howdy Doody," hosted by Bob Smith, made its debut on NBC on this date in 1947.

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The zoo is fun Daddy!

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You're reading the Johnny Blog. Almost as much fun as watching your son play with his new toys, isn't it?

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Today in Elvis History

1956 - 
In Memphis, Elvis Presley played touch football at the Dave Wells Community Center with friends, including Red West.

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On this date in 1951 in Cincinnati, OH, a Crosley automobile, with a steering wheel on the right side, became the first vehicle of its kind to be placed in service for mail delivery.

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Today in Beatles History:

1960 - 
The Beatles played a gig at the Town Hall in Litherland, Liverpool.

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"The Breakfast Club" signed off for the last time on ABC radio on this date in 1968, after 35 years on the air.

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Today in Sports History:

1980 - Calvin Murphy (Rockets) began free throw streak of 78 consecutive shots made.

1981 - Wayne Gretzky (Edmonton Oilers) became the fastest NHL player to get to 100 points in a season. It only took him 38 games.

1998 - The Dallas Cowboys became the first team to sweep all of their NFC East games in a season.

1998 - Emmitt Smith (Dallas Cowboys) set an NFL record for career touchdowns.

2000 - Mario Lemeiux (Pittsburgh Penguins) returned to the National Hockey League (NHL) as a player after over 3 years of retirement. He was the first owner-player in the modern era of pro sports. Lemieux had purchased the Pittsburgh Penguins during his retirement from playing.

2003 - New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner fainted at a memorial service. He was released from the hospital the following day.

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Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy and Woodstock of Charles Schulz’ "Peanuts" comic strip were on the cover of "Newsweek" magazine on this date in 1971.

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Coming Up:

Tonight --

Nothin' Doin'

Friday --

Nothin' Doin'

Saturday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens 7:00pm EST

Sunday --

NFL Football -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New Orleans Saints 4:25pm EST (Final game of regular season)

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs New York Rangers 7:00pm EST

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

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