Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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

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Today is July 22nd, the 203rd day of 2014. There are 162 days left in the year.

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Slovakia exhibition games to honor Demitra's legacy.

Ekblad learns lessons from Panthers prospect camp.

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

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Today's Birthdays: Game show host Alex Trebek is 74. Don Henley (The Eagles) is 67. David Spade is 50. Selena Gomez is 22.

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Tampa, FL. -- Did you know that Brian Boyle has 12 siblings? Now you do. Learn six things about the Bolts new center....

Read the rest here.

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The legend of the Pied Piper of Hamelin leading rats out of town is said to have occurred on this date in 1376.

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Regina, SK. -- They’re not mad in the Rider Nation.

Read the rest here.

The Riders were off this past 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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A second English colony was established on Roanoke Island off North Carolina on this date in 1587. The colony vanished under mysterious circumstances.

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Top 10 Plays of Week 4.

Having a Ball: Ottawa fans make early impression on club.

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

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NEW ON DVD - Released July 22

Heaven is For Real
Tyler Perry's Single Moms Club
Sabotage
Transcendence
Make Your Move
Angriest Man in Brooklyn
Wahlburgers: Season 1
Xena: Warrior Princess - Season 5

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Tampa, FL. -- Chapter two of Derrick Brooks' Hall of Fame Journey focuses on his recruitment to Florida State and his eventual run to the National Championship.

Read the rest here.

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West spend $500,000 on a body double for their daughter North. [So, sometimes when you think that you're looking at a photo of North, you're actually looking at a veteran Hollywood stuntman named Butch.]

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St. Louis, MO. -- You may have noticed that the Tampa Bay Rays are in town. And you may have heard that should they sell off assets, the Cardinals would be interested in left-handed pitcher David Price.

Read the rest here.

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On this date in 1796, Cleveland was founded by General Moses Cleaveland.

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Philadelpphia, PA. -- Baseball people often say of a promising hitter, "His bat will play," meaning that despite his various flaws, he'll force his way into the lineup on the strength of his hitting.

Read the rest here.

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During the Tour de France Saturday Arnaud Demare of France encountered some gastronomical discomfort during the 14th stage. Luckily, some fans in this sport have RVs. Demare simply pulled over, leaned his bike against the RV, and hopped inside to use the bathroom.

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Get ready to hit Jimmy.

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You're reading the Johnny Blog. Almost as much fun as letting the dog out to do his "thing," isn't it?

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Today in Elvis History:


1968 - 
Filming began on the Elvis Presley film "Charro." 

1969 - The recording "Elvis," of the NBC-TV special, was certified gold by the RIAA. 

1972 - The album "Elvis As Recorded At Madison Square Garden" hit #3 in the U.K. 

2003 - Lisa Marie Presley was a guest on "Late Night with Conan O'Brien". She did not perform on the show. 

2004 - Lisa Marie Presley was the featured guest on Soundstage!


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The longest total solar eclipse of the 21st century, lasting up to 6 minutes and 38.8 seconds, occurred over parts of Asia and the Pacific Ocean on this date in 2009.

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Today in Beatles History:


1967 - 
The Beatles song "All You Need Is Love" hit #1 in the U.K. 

1988 - The worldwide release of "The Beatles Decca Sessions" was prevented by lawyers working for the remaining Beatles and Yoko Ono. 

1997 - Yoko Ono's album "A Story" was released. 

2003 - John Lennon's album "Imagine" was released on a gold disc.


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Police in Iceland (Reykjavik) arrested a man for the 14th time in two weeks as he attempted to steal from a store. The man has been bungling store burglaries every night for two weeks, and has been busted stealing food from hotel restaurants. Sadly, police say the thief is also accused of being rude to employees of the stores and hotels he stole or attempted to steal from.


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Today in Sports History:


1909 - 
At Huntington Avenue Grounds, Ty Cobb (Detroit Tigers) stole three bases in one inning. 

1926 - At Mitchell Field in New York, Babe Ruth caught a ball that had been dropped from an airplane flying at 250 feet. 

1962 - Jackie Robinson became the first African American to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. 

1991 - Desiree Washington, a Miss Black America contestant, charged she'd been raped by boxer Mike Tyson in an Indianapolis hotel room. Tyson was later convicted of rape and served 3 years in prison. 

2002 - A judge issued a gag order in Allen Iverson's assault case. He said that he wanted to "buffer" prosecutors and defense attorneys from intense media coverage. 

2002 - Lawyers for former NFL player Rae Carruth (Carolina Panthers) filed an appeal on his murder conspiracy conviction. 

2005 - The NHL's board of governors voted 30-0 to pass the cap-based collective bargaining agreement that the players' association had approved the previous day. The deal ended the 310-day lockout that wiped out the 2004-05 season. 


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DARK KNIGHT LEGO TUMBLER COMING FOR CHRISTMAS - The Tumbler from Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight Trilogy will be getting the LEGO treatment. The coolest Batmobile ever will have 1,869 pieces and be 15 inches long.


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Coming Up:


Tonight --


MLB -- San Francisco Giants at Philadelphia Phillies 7:05pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at St. Louis Cardinals 8:15pm EDT


Wednesday --


MLB -- San Francisco Giants at Philadelphia Phillies 7:05pm EDT


MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at St. Louis Cardinals 7:15pm EDT


Thursday --


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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