Thursday, August 28, 2014

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

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Today is August 28th, the 239th day of 2014. There are 126 days left in the year.

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Kings' summer goal was maintaining winning culture.

Red Wings undecided on re-signing Alfredsson.

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

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Today's Birthdays: Daniel Stern (City Slickers and Home Alone) is 57. Jack Black is 45. Jason Priestley is 45. Singer-actress-reality star LeAnn Rimes is 32. Alana Thompson (Honey Boo Boo) is 9.

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Tampa, FL. -- With few exceptions, the majority of top-tier players are established and well-known to the common fantasy owner.

Read the rest here.

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On this date in 1609, Delaware Bay was discovered by Henry Hudson.

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Regina, SK. -- “My dad always said if you are prepared, you shouldn’t be nervous.”

Read the rest here.

Next up for the 6-2 Riders is a week 10 home game against the 6-3 Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Sunday, August 31st. Kickoff for the Labour Day Classic at Mosaic Stadium in Regina is set for 4:00pm EDT. Catch all the action with Rod Pedersen and Carm Carteri 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 ESPN3.com.

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"American Messenger Company" was started on this date in 1907 by two teenagers, Jim Casey and Claude Ryan. The company's name was later changed to "United Parcel Service."

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Cauz: My thoughts on Bodog's Grey Cup odds Pt. 2.

CFL fines Bighill, four others for Week 9 incidents.

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

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New research shows that losing weight improves brain function. [For example, you no longer have to exhaust yourself trying to remember all the places you keep your secret stashes of Snickers.]

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Tampa, FL. -- The numbers the Bucs have put up this preseason don't necessarily portend a similar performance in the games that count, but if the team can duplicate a handful of them they'll be much improved in 2014.

Read the rest here.

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The ALS folks released a press release Wednesday with the news that the Ice Bucket Challenge has brought in over $94 million since July 29. For perspective, the ALS Association raised just $2.7 million in the same timeframe last year - from July 29 to August 27.

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Baltimore, MD. -- A healthy dose of Drew Smyly helped the Rays overcome some early mistakes Wednesday night in a 3-1 win over the Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

Read the rest here.

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On this date in 1922, the first radio commercial aired on WEAF in New York City. The Queensboro Realty Company bought 10 minutes of time for$100.

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San Francisco, CA. -- In a rare on-field display of emotion, Buster Posey quickly clapped his hands twice after lashing a seventh-inning single that gave the Giants a temporary lead Wednesday night.

Read the rest here.

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A pest control pro in Hampshire, England, said he took on "the biggest job of his career" after being called to deal with a nest of more than 5,000 wasps. The 3-food wasp nest was discovered on by a homeowner in an unused spare room where a small window had been left open.

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I'm so excited!

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You're reading the Johnny Blog. Almost as much fun as the start of the college football season, isn't it?

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Today in Elvis History:



1958 - 
The Elvis Presley film "King Creole" opened in London. 

1962 - Elvis Presley reported for pre-production work on "It Happened At The World's Fair." 

2002 - A taped interview with Lisa Marie Presley was aired on NBC's "Dateline."



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Americans everywhere work hard and in honor of Labor Day SpareFoot.com crunched some numbers and found the metro areas where the hardest-working Americans live. 1) Minneapolis-St. Paul. 2) Madison, Wisconsin. 3) Omaha, Nebraska.

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Today in Beatles History:


1964 - 
The Beatles appeared on the cover of "LIFE" magazine. 

1969 - Mary Anna McCartney was born. She is the first child of Paul McCartney and Linda Eastman. 

1976 - The Wings single "Let 'Em In" hit #2 in the U.K. 

2007 - Ringo Starr's "Photograph - The Very Best of Ringo Starr" was released. 

2010 - A toilet that belonged to John Lennon sold for $14,740 at action.


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Just hours before Breaking Bad swept the Emmys Monday night, a fake news organization published an article that said a sixth season of Breaking Bad would be made. The story zipped around the the Internet fast - and got more than a few BB fans excited. Unfortunately the story is false.


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Today in Sports History:


1922 - 
The Walker Cup was held for the first time at Southampton, NY. It is the oldest international team golf match in America. 

1941 - The Football Writers Association of America was organized. 

1972 - Mark Spitz captured the first of his seven gold medals at the Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany. He set a world record when he completed the 200-meter butterfly in 2 minutes and 7/10ths of a second.


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"The New York Daily News" published its final afternoon edition on this date in 1981.


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Coming Up:

Tonight --

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Colorado Rockies 3:45pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Baltimore Orioles 7:05pm EDT

NFL Football -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Washington Redskins 7:30pm EDT

Friday --

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

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Milwaukee Brewers 10:15pm EDT

Saturday --

College Football -- Oregon State Beavers vs Portland State Vikings 4:00pm EDT

Verizon Indy Car Series -- MavTV 500 at Fontana, California 4:00pm EDT

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

Nascar Nationwide Series -- Great Clips 300 Benefitting Feed The Children at Atlanta Motor Speedway 7:30pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Milwaukee Brewers 9:05pm EDT

Sunday --

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

CFL Football -- Saskatchewan Roughriders vs Winnipeg Blue Bombers 4:00pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Milwaukee Brewers 4:05pm EDT

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway 7:30pm EDT

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

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