Tuesday, January 7, 2014

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

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Today is January 7th, the 7th day of 2014. There are 358 days left in the year.

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Thirteen top storylines from season's first half.

Canucks' Luongo not seriously hurt: report.

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

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Today's Birthdays: David Caruso (CSI Miami, NYPD Blue) is 58; Katie Couric is 57; Nicolas Cage (National Treasure, Leaving Las Vegas) is 50; Jeremy Renner (The Town, The Bourne Legacy) is 43; Dustin Diamond (Saved by the Bell) is 37.

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Tampa, FL. -- The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled goaltender Cedrick Desjardins from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today.

Read the rest here.

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NEW ON DVD - Released January 7

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Closed Circuit
Runner Runner
Duck Dynasty Season 4
The Following: The Complete First Season
Being Human: Complete Third Season
House of Lies: Season Two

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Argos' Durie aims to improve on career year.

Report: McPherson could be headed back to CFL.

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

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A man who says he killed a Bigfoot says he'll take the body on tour. [The things ice cream truck drivers have to do to get by in the winter.]


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Tampa, FL. — Pledging to bring the Tampa Bay Buccaneers back to the glory days he helped usher in, Lovie Smith was formally introduced as the 10th head coach in franchise history on Monday.

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At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Dish Network unveiled the latest additions to its Hopper DVR line. The newest model has 8 tuners, which means you can record 8 shows at once.

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Jimmy sings in the Angel Choir.

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You're reading the Johnny Blog. Almost as much fun as taking your son to school, isn't it?

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Today in Elvis History

1956 - 
Elvis Presley performed at The Louisiana Hayride. He also performed the next day.

1958 - The Elvis Presley single "Don't" was shipped.

2003 - The Elvis Presley movies "Easy Come, Easy Go", "Fun in Acapulco" and "Girls! Girls! Girls!" were released on DVD. 

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Say goodbye to gingivitis and cavities with Kolibree, the "world's first connected toothbrush". Announced this week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the Kolibree is able to provide users with details on their brushing habits, helping them to improve their overall dental health. The toothbrush can be connected to an app via Bluetooth, and each brush stroke is digitally recorded.

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Today in Beatles History:

1944 - 
 British novelty act Mike McGear was born. He was Paul McCartney's brother.

1964 - The Beatles recorded a session for the BBC Saturday Club program. During the recording they made the only known Beatles recording of the Chuck Berry song "Johnny B. Goode."

1998 - The London "Times" reported that two brass busts had been stolen from the grounds of George Harrison's mansion in Osfordshire, England.

1999 - Paul McCartney appeared at an opening for an exhibit of houseware designs in Atlanta, GA. The designs were by his stepdaughter Heather.

2004 - The family of George Harrison rejected an offer by a doctor to donate an autographed guitar to charity to end a lawsuit. The previous day Harrison's family filed a lawsuit that stated Harrison's oncologist had forced him to autograph a guitar for his teenage son two weeks before he died of cancer.

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In Weymouth, Massachusetts, a thief entered a restaurant and snuck out with a safe. Security camera video shows the thief just carrying it out all by himself. The safe weighed 250 pounds.

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Today in Sports History:

1920 - Joe Malone (Quebec Bulldogs) scored two goals and became the NHL's all-time leading goal scorer with 59.

1927 - In Hinckley IL, the Harlem Globetrotters played their first game.

1972 - The Los Angeles Lakers set a National Basketball Association (NBA) record when they won their 33rd consecutive game.

1980 - The Philadelphia Flyers set a National Hockey League (NHL) record with 35 consecutive games without a loss.

1981 - Marcel Dionne (Los Angeles Kings) scored his 1,000th career point.

1991 - Pete Rose left an Illinois federal prison and checked into a halfway house in Cincinnati. He was completing a sentence for cheating on his taxes.

1994 - Tonya Harding won the U.S. Figure Skating championship.

1994 - Nancy Kerrigan withdrew from the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Detroit. The previous day her right leg was severely bruised in an attack following a practice session.

1995 - The NHL Board of Governors threatened to cancel the regular season if the striking players did not agree with raising unrestricted free agency from 30 years to 32 years of age.

1997 - Grambling State University was charged with eight rules violations by the NCAA.

2002 - George Seifert was fired as head coach of the Carolina Panthers after a 1-15 season.

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Marg Helgenberger and Josh Holloway are back in prime-time in a new CBS drama called Intelligence (9p ET). Holloway plays a government intelligence agent who has a microchip installed in his brain that gives him to access all sorts of information available through Internet and satellites.

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Coming Up:

Tonight --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Winnipeg Jets 8:00pm EST

Wednesday --

Nothin' Doin'

Thursday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs Washington Capitals 7:30pm EST

Friday --

Nothin' Doin'

Saturday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning at Philadelphia Flyers 1:00pm EST

Sunday --

Nothin' Doin'

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

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