Wednesday, August 13, 2014

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It's Wednesday. Here's what's happening....

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Today is August 13th, the 224th day of 2014. There are 141 days left in the year.

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Blackhawks motivated to move past near miss.

Five Questions: McLellan clarifies Sharks' 'rebuild.'

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

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The United States Legislature met for the final time in Annapolis, MD on this date in 1784.

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Tampa, FL. -- Lightning forward Jonathan Drouin and goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy are expected to play a big role in the team's future.

Read the rest here.

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The American Flag was raised for the first time in Los Angeles, CA on this date in 1846.

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U.S. Under-18 Select Team Tops Russia, 7-4, in Hlinka Cup
Team USA vies for semifinal spot 9:30 a.m. ET tomorrow vs. Finland
BRECLAV, CZECH REPUBLIC -- The U.S. Under-18 Select Team defeated Russia, 7-4, in its second game of the 2014 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup. Beginning late in the second period, the U.S. scored four straight goals to capture the win. Team USA's Brock Boeser (Burnsville, Minn.) tallied a hat trick and Dennis Yan (Ann Arbor, Mich.) notched two goals.
“This was an important match for us. Our goal is to get the championship, so we needed a win today,” said Derek Plante, head coach of the U.S. Under-18 Select Team. “This is a short tournament, so we have to keep getting better really quickly. Russia has a great team, but we had many power plays, which helped us a lot."
For a complete recap, click here.


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"Under the Gaslight", by Augustin Daly, opened in New York City, NY on this date in 1867.

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Regina, SK. -- On this instalment of Rider Rewind, we catch up with veteran Tearrius George and find out what the key to success is for the men in the middle of the Rider D-Line.

Read the rest here.

Next up for the 4-2 Roughriders is a home game versus the 1-5 Montreal Alouettes on Saturday, August 16th. Game time is 7:00pm EDT. Catch all the action with Rod Pedersen and Carm Carteri on 620CKRM, 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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The Reciprocity Treaty between the U.S. and Hawaii was ratified on this date in 1876.

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Reliable Ricky: Ray sharp, Boatmen sail by Bombers.

CFL.ca Power Rankings: Riders moving on up.

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

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On this date in 1889, a patent for a coin-operated telephone was issued to William Gray.

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Tampa, FL. -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed defensive end T.J. Fatinikun on Tuesday after a tryout with the team.

Read the rest here.

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The first experimental radio license was issued to St. Joseph's College in Philadelphia, PA on this date in 1912.

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Arlington, TX. -- The Rays went to the five-man infield in the 14th inning and managed to live for another out. But they couldn't get the out that mattered most and took a 3-2 loss to the Rangers on Tuesday night at Globe Life Park.

Read the rest here.

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The first community hospital in the U.S. was dedicated in Elk City, OK on this date in 1931.

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San Francisco, CA. -- The Giants' competitiveness remained intact Tuesday night. So did their losing streak.

Read the rest here.

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On this date in 1934, Al Capp's comic strip "L'il Abner" made its debut in newspapers.

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Jimmy throws the ball to home.

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You're reading the Johnny Blog. Almost as much fun as waiting for afternoon visitors, isn't it?

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Today in Elvis History:


1952 - 
The original version of "Hound Dog" was recorded by Willie Mae (Big Mama) Thornton. 

1963 - The Elvis Presley album "Girls! Girls! Girls!" was certified gold by the RIAA. 

1966 - The soundtrack to the Elvis Presley's movie "Paradise, Hawaiian Style" hit #7 in the U.K. 

2002 - The Elvis Presley movies "Love Me Tender", "Flaming Star" and "Wild in the Country" were released on DVD. 

2003 - Lisa Marie Presley performed on "Live with Regis and Kelly."


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On this date in 1942, Henry Ford unveiled his "Soybean Car." It was a plastic-bodied car that weighed about 1000 lbs. less than a steel car.

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Today in Beatles History:


1965 - 
The Beatles album "Help!" was released in the United States.


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On this date in 1942, Walt Disney's "Bambi" opened at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, NY.


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Today in Sports History:


1986 - 
United States Football League standout Herschel Walker signed to play with the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League. 

1990 - Magic Johnson announced the indefinite postponement of his wedding to fiancĂ© Earletha Kelly.   


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"Echo I," a balloon satellite, allowed the first two-way telephone conversation by satellite to take place on this date in 1960.


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Coming Up:

Tonight --

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Chicago White Sox 3:45pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Texas Rangers 8:05pm EDT

Thursday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays at Texas Rangers 8:05pm EDT

Friday --

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees 7:10pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Philadelphia Phillies 10:15pm EDT

Saturday --

Nascar Nationwide Series -- Nationwide Children's Hospital 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course 2:45pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Philadelphia Phillies 4:05pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees 4:10pm EDT

CFL Football -- Saskatchewan Roughriders vs Montreal Alouettes 7:00pm EDT

NFL Football -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs Miami Dolphins 7:30pm EDT

Sunday --

Nascar Sprint Cup Series -- Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway 1:00pm EDT

MLB -- Tampa Bay Rays vs New York Yankees 1:40pm EDT

Verizon Indy Car Series -- ABC Supply Wisconsin 250 at The Milwakee Mile 3:00pm EDT

MLB -- San Francisco Giants vs Philadelphia Phillies 4:05pm EDT

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

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