Saturday, June 28, 2014

It's Saturday












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

************************************************

Today is June 28th, the 179th day of 2014. There are 186 days left in the year.

************************************************














Forwards dominate first round of 2014 NHL Draft.

Many 2014 prospects have family ties to NHL.

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

************************************************

R. W. Wood was appointed as the first Surgeon General of the U.S. Navy on this date in 1869.

************************************************















Philadelphia, PA. -- That 10 dollar word - polarizing - affixed to Anthony DeAngelo long ago.

Read the rest here.

************************************************

The U.S. Congress made Labor Day a U.S. national holiday on this date in 1894.

************************************************














Regina, SK. -- The Canadian Football League schedule is unavoidably unconventional.

Read the rest here.

The Roughriders open the regular season and defence of their Grey Cup championship tomorrow, when they host the defending Eastern champion Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Kickoff is at 7:00pm EDT, with Rod Pedersen and Carm Carteri calling the action on 620 CKRM, the Rider Radio Network and 620ckrm.com. The game can also be seen on TSN in Canada and ESPN3.com in the U.S.

************************************************

The U.S. Congress passed the Spooner bill, it authorized a canal to be built across the isthmus of Panama on this date in 1902.

************************************************


.












ESPN, CFL reach multi-year U.S. broadcast deal.

Dunk: Are the stars aligned for the Tiger-Cats?

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

************************************************

Samuel J. Battle became the first African-American policeman in New York City on this date in 1911.

************************************************














Tampa, FL. -- Continuing our weekly survey of, and reaction to, articles regarding the Bucs.

Read the rest here.

************************************************

Pan American Airways began the first transatlantic passenger service on this date in 1939.

************************************************















Baltimore, MD. -- On March 24th, the promising career of Alex Colome took a sudden detour. The Rays' former No. 6 prospect, who had performed well during a brief stint in the majors in 2013, was hit with a 50-game suspension for the performance-enhancing substance Boldenone.

Read the rest here

Baltimore, MD. -- Jake Odorizzi was uneven on Friday night at Camden Yards. He said that himself.

Read the rest here.

************************************************

The "Quiz Kids" was heard on NBC radio for the first time on this date in 1940.

************************************************









San Francisco, CA. -- Once upon a time, as recently as last month, the Gianta responded agressively to the type of challenge they faced on Friday night.

Read the rest here.

************************************************

"The Dreft Star Playhouse" debuted on NBC radio on this date in 1943.

************************************************












It's the birthday boy at school with Aunt Molly.

************************************************

"The Alan Young Show" debuted on NBC radio on this date in 1944.

************************************************

Today in Elvis History:

1973 - The album "Elvis - That's The Way It Is" was certified gold by the RIAA. 

1993 - The Elvis Presley five-CD boxed set "The King Of Rock'n'Roll - The Complete 60's Masters" hit #159 in the U.S. 

2004 - SIRIUS, a satellite radio provider, announced the launch of Elvis Radio. The radio channel debuted on July 2.

************************************************

"Amos ’n’ Andy" moved to CBS-TV from radio on this date in 1951.

************************************************

Today in Beatles History:

1991 - "Paul McCartney's Liverpool Oratorio" debuted at the Anglican Cathedral in Liverpool. 

1999 - George Harrison disclosed that he had a cancerous lump removed from his neck the previous summer.

************************************************

The first commercial satellite began communications service on this date in 1965. It was Early Bird (Intelsat I).

************************************************

Today in Sports History:

1997 - Mike Tyson was disqualified for biting Evander Holyfield's ear after three rounds of their WBA heavyweight title fight in Las Vegas, NV. 

1971 - The U.S. Supreme Court overturned the draft evasion conviction of Muhammad Ali. 

1995 - The NBA Draft was held at the Skydome in Toronto, Ontario. It was the first time the draft was held outside the United States. 

1996 - Darryl Strawberry hit his 300th home run. 

2000 - Jeff Cirillo (Colorado Rockies) hit three home runs and a double against San Francisco.

************************************************

The first women entered the U.S. Air Force Academy on this date in 1976.

************************************************










Sparta, KY. -- A late-race pass on Kyle Busch of the final restart of the night rewarded Kevin Harvick of JR Motorsports the win Friday night at Kentucky Speedway in the running of the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign 300 presented by Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.

Read the rest here.

************************************************

Charles M. Schulz got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on this date in 1996.

************************************************

Coming Up:

Tonight --

Verizon Indy Car Series -- The Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston at Reliant Park Race One 3:00pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Baltimore Orioles 4:05pm

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- Quaker State 400 Presented by Advance Auto Parts at Kentucky Speedway 7:30pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Cincinnati Reds 10:05pm EDT

Sunday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Baltimore Orioles 1:35pm EDT

Verizon Indy Car Series -- The Shell and Pennzoil Grand Prix of Houston at Reliant Park Race Two 3:00pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Cincinnati Reds 4:05pm EDT

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

Monday -- 

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at New York Yankees 7:05pm EDT

Tuesday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at New York Yankees 7:05pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs St. Louis Cardinals 10:15pm EDT

Wednesday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at New York Yankees 1:05pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs St. Louis Cardinals 10:15pm EDT

Thursday --

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs St. Louis Cardinals 3:45pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Detroit Tigers 7:08pm EDT

Friday --

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at San Diego Padres 6:40pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Detroit Tigers 7:08pm EDT

Saturday --

CFL Football -- Saskatchewan Roughriders at Toronto Argonauts 3:00pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Detroit Tigers 4:08pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants at San Diego Padres 7:15pm EDT

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola at Daytona International Speedway 7:30pm EDT

Sunday --

Verizon Indy Car Series -- Pocono Indy Car 500 at Long Pond, PA. 12:00pm EDT

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

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Detroit Tigers 8:00pm EDT

************************************************

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


No comments:

Oh Baby Vision

How to watch the videos on Oh Baby Vision

In the upper left hand corner, there's three horizontal lines. Click that once or twice and it'll bring up thumbnails of all the movies. Click on the one you want to watch and it'll start. It may play the next one automatically, or you may have to click the little box to bring the thumbnails back up.



Now with the addition of more videos, just use the scroll bar on the right to choose the one you want to watch.



I hope you like 'em

My CRC Connections

Jimmy's Eighth Birthday!

Countdown to Beaver Football

Countdown To Saskatchewan Roughriders Football

Countdown to Tampa Bay Buccaneers Football

Countdown to Tampa Bay Lightning Hockey