Thursday, July 24, 2014

It's Thursday












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

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Today is July 24th, the 205th day of 2014. There are 160 days left in the year.

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Defenseman Sarich stable after cycling accident.

Booth joins Maple Leafs to 'revive my career.'

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

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Today's Birthdays: Michael Richards (Kramer on Seinfeld) is 65. Kristin Chenoweth is 46. Jennifer Lopez is 45. Elisabeth Moss (Peggy Olson on Mad Men) is 32. Anna Paquin (True Blood, X-Men movies) is 32.

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Tampa, FL. -- Steven Stamkos looks at the new Tampa Bay Lightning roster and believes they have a legitimate chance to contend for the Stanley Cup.

Read the rest here.

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Richard M. Hoe patented the rotary-type printing press on this date in 1847.

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Regina, SK. -- Rod Pedersen goes 6 rounds with CFL.ca to look at the rough start to the Riders season, and how they'll look to bounce back against the Argos in week 5.

Read the rest here.

The Riders were off last weekend. Their next action is this coming 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.

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On this date in 1866, Tennessee became the first state to be readmitted to the Union after the U.S. Civil War.

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2014 CFL.ca Game Notes: A look at Week 5.

Stephen: Stamps must venture on without Cornish.

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

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The Great Texas Mosquito Festival begins today in Clute, Texas. It includes the Mr. and Mrs. Mosquito Legs Contest, the Mosquito Calling Contest, and the Skeeter Beaters Baby Crawling Contest.

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Tampa, FL. -- If you can't tell the story of a Buccaneer season without mentioning one particular player, above all others, than he is the Defining Player of that campaign...We've chosen one for every year.

Read the rest here.

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A British supermarket has become England's first retail outlet to remove itself from the power grid. It uses a special process that generates its electricity from the store's waste. The store, in other words, is powered by rotten food. [Like any typical school cafeteria.]

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St. Louis, MO. -- With each pitch Alex Cobb tossed in the muggy St. Louis air during his pre-start bullpen session Tuesday, there was frustration and dread about the start that awaited him some 24 hours later.

Read the rest here.

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On this date in 1933, the first broadcast of "The Romance of Helen Trent" was heard on radio. 7,222 episodes were aired.

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Philadelpphia, PA. -- Known for their energy and durability, Hunter Pence and Madison Bumgarner looked ready Wednesday night to tow the Giants into October.

Read the rest here.

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Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis ended their team on this date in 1956. They ended the partnership a decade after it began on July 25, 1946.

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Run, Jimmy, run!

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You're reading the Johnny Blog. Almost as much fun as going out for dinner, isn't it?

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Today in Elvis History:


1965 - 
Elvis Presley's single "(Such An) Easy Question" hit #11 in the U.S. 

1967 - The Elvis Presley movie "Double Trouble" premiered.


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The Apollo 11 astronauts splashed down safely in the Pacific Ocean on this date in 1969.

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Today in Beatles History:


1966 - 
All four Beatles and Brian Epstein signed a petition that called for the legalization of marijuana. 

1971 - The Beatles' "Help!" hit #33 in the U.K. 

1976 - The Beatles single "Back In The USSR" hit #19 in the U.K. 

1976 - The Beatles single "Got To Get You Into My Life" hit #7 in the U.S. 

1978 - The movie "Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band," starring Peter Frampton and the Bee Gees, opened in New York City, NY. 

2001 - The 3 disc box set "Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band" was released. 

2012 - The Beatles iTunes LP "Tomorrow Never Knows" was released for a limited time.


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In England David Rainsford is locked in a fight with his optician. David lost his right eye when he was 14 and now, at age 44, he's battling with his optician over the price of his eye tests. David feels that, since he has just one eye, he shouldn't pay the same price as those with two eyes. When David asked for a policy change he was told it's the same price to test one eye as it is for two.


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Today in Sports History:


1978 - 
Billy Martin was fired for the first of three times as the manager of the New York Yankees baseball team. 

1984 - Terry Bradshaw retired from the National Football League. 

2005 - Lance Armstrong won his seventh consecutive Tour de France. 


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ON TELEVISION: SEASON PREMIERE: PROJECT RUNWAY - In the 13th season premiere, the designers learn that there is another audition they must pass to be accepted on the show. Heidi Klum, Nina Garcia and Zac Posen return as judges, and Tim Gunn returns as the designers' mentor. (9p ET, Lifetime)


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Coming Up:




Tonight --


MLB -- San Francisco Giants at Philadelphia Phillies 1:05pm EDT

Friday --


MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox 7:10pm EDT


MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers 10:15pm EDT


Saturday --


Nascar Nationwide Series -- Lilly Diabetes 250 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway 4:30pm EDT


MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox 7:10pm EDT


MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers 9:05pm EDT


CFL Football -- Saskatchewan Roughriders vs Toronto Argonauts 10:00pm EDT


Sunday --


Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- Crown Royal Presents, The John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard 1:00pm EDT


MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs Boston Red Sox 1:40pm EDT


MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Los Angeles Dodgers 8:07pm EDT



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





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