Thursday, July 17, 2014

It's Thursday












It's Thursday. Here's what's happening....

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

Today is July 17th, the 198th day of 2014. There are 167 days left in the year.

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














Toews, Kane never thought of leaving Blackhawks.

Five questions: Blues' Hitchcock on Stastny, Allen.

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

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

Today's Birthdays: Donald Sutherland ( The Hunger Games, Invasion of the Body Snatchers) is 79. David Hasselhoff (Baywatch) is 62. Dancer Tony Dovolani (Dancing with the Stars) is 41.

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















Tampa, FL. -- Tampa Bay native Declan Farmer won the ESPY for best male athlete with a disability on Wednesday night at the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles.

Read the rest here.

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

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

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












Regina, SK. -- Corey Chamblin has tailbacked himself into a corner.

Read the rest here.

The Riders are off this weekend. Their next action is on Saturday, July 26th, when they host the Toronto Argonauts, in a rematch of their week two game, won by Toronto 48-15. Game time at Mosaic Stadium is 10:00pm EDT, with Rod Pedersen calling all the action. Catch the broadcast on 620 CKRM, the Rider Radio Network and 620ckrm.com. The game can be seen in Canada on TSN and in the U.S. on ESPN2.

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

Harvard School of Dental Medicine was established in Boston, MA on this date in 1867. It was the first dental school in the U.S.

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


.
















2014 CFL.ca Game Notes: A look at Week 4.

Buzz-Worthy: Excitement builds ahead of Ottawa opener.

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

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

Warren Buffett broke his own charitable donation record by giving away a whopping $2.8 billion last year. [It would have been an even $3 billion, but he has this absolutely crazy Starbucks habit.]

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

















Tampa, FL. -- Coming off a 4-12 season, plenty of Tampa Bay Buccaneers have felt their seat grow a bit toasty this offseason.

Read the rest here.

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

What to instantly turn back the clock ten years? Get a dog. Researchers found dogs make us more active, helping us feel 10 years younger. Dog owners also have lower levels of depression, which is why researchers suggest getting a pooch for your aging parents.

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



















St. Petersburg, FL. -- In most any other year, the Rays would be cooked if they went to the All-Star break with a record beneath the .500 mark. Not this season.

Read the rest here.

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

The British royal family adopted the Windsor name on this date in 1917.

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








San Francisco, CA. -- It'll be a new beginning for the Giants when they resume the season on Friday in Miami. The 9 1/2-game edge in the National League West they owned on June 8 has become a one-game deficit. But San Francisco can't dwell on its downfall.

Read the rest here.

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

Police in Raleigh, North Carolina, need help identifying a man and woman seen on surveillance video taking a baby dinosaur replica from a display at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. A young couple was in the exhibit when the male jumped the exhibit barrier, picked up the dinosaur replica, climbed out and put it in a large multi-colored purse carried by the female accomplice. The replica is worth about $10,000.

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










Rah, rah, rah! Yay team!

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

You're reading the Johnny Blog. Almost as much fun as going to the doctor, isn't it?

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


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.

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

On this date in 1941, Brigadier General Soervell directed Architect G. Edwin Bergstrom to have basic plans and architectural perspectives for an office building that could house 40,000 War Department employees on his desk by the following Monday morning. The building became known as the Pentagon.

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

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.

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

A South Carolina (Rock Hill) woman is accused of stealing two pairs of underwear from a Dollar General store. Police say the 34-year-old shoplifting suspect put the undergarments in her purse and then walked out of the store without paying. She then fled in an ice cream truck.

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

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.

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

TV TONIGHT: LEANN AND EDDIE - This new reality show follows the everyday happenings of singer LeAnn Rimes and her husband actor Eddie Cibrian. (10:30p ET, VH1)

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

Coming Up:


Tonight --


Nothin' Doin'

Friday --


MLB -- San Francisco Giants at Miami Marlins 7:10pm EDT


MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Minnesota Twins 8:10pm EDT


Saturday --

Verizon Indy Car Series -- Honda Indy Toronto Race 1 at Toronto 3:00pm EDT


MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Minnesota Twins 7:10pm EDT


MLB -- San Francisco Giants at Miami Marlins 7:10pm EDT


Nascar Nationwide Series -- EnjoyIllinois.com 300 at Chicagoland Speedway 8:30pm EDT


Sunday --


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


MLB -- San Francisco Giants at Miami Marlins 1:10pm EDT


MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Minnesota Twins 2:10pm EDT


Verizon Indy Car Series -- Honda Indy Toronto Race 2 at Toronto 3:00pm 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