Monday, March 16, 2015

Monday Morning Meissnervations












It's Monday. Here's what's happening....

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Today is March 16th, the 75th day of 2015. There are 290 days left in the year.

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General managers to discuss OT format, video reviews.

Matchups if playoffs started today.

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

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Today's Birthdays: Jerry Lewis is 89. Erik Estrada (CHiPS) is 66. Flavor Flav of Public Enemy is 56. Jerome Flynn (Game of Thrones) is 52. Lauren Graham (Parenthood, Gilmore Girls) is 48.

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Tampa, FL. -- As the lights dimmed at a Thursday night game against the St. Louis Blues, Tampa Bay Lightning organist Krystof Srebrakowski played a pulsing orchestral adaptation of The Avengers theme song.

Read the rest here.

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On this date in 1883, Susan Hayhurst graduated from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy. She was the first woman pharmacy graduate.

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Hungry and healthy, Howard ready for 2015 return.

Williams the latest former first rounder to join Stamps' roster.

Please visit the league's official website, http://www.cfl.ca.

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On this date in 1915, the Federal Trade Commission began operation.

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Tampa, FL. -- Here's a sampling of media reports on the Buccaneers today.

Read the rest here.

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The Internet will have no new selfies uploaded today because it's No Selfies Day. Right.

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Corvallis, OR. -- The No. 14 Oregon State closed out the regular season and celebrated Senior Night with a first place finish Saturday against San Jose State, Lindenwood and Seattle Pacific. Sophomores Madeline Gardiner and Kaytianna McMillan led the Beavers with all-around scores of 39.450 and 39.400.

Read the rest here.

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The Vice President of Sierra Leone is fearing for his life and requesting asylum from the U.S. [According to protocol, his American counterpart, Vice President Joe Biden, is now obligated to find room in his basement.]

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Hi Daddy, GO LIGHTNING GUYS!

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You're reading the Johnny Blog. Almost as much fun as your new friend winding up in the hospital, isn't it?

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Today in Elvis History:

1963 - 
Elvis Presley's "One Broken Heart For Sale" hit #11 in the U.S. 

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We hear it every year — March Madness costs employers over $1 billion in lost productivity. But is this true? Probably not. Most time management experts agree the average worker wastes roughly the same time every day on non-work activities. So if March Madness games weren’t aren’t going on, we’d be wasting that time on Facebook, or watching cat videos, or taking longer lunches.

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Today in Beatles History:

1964 - 
Capitol released the Beatles "Can't Buy Me Love" backed with "You Can't Do That." 

1964 - Ringo Starr was elected vice president of the Leeds University Law Society in England. 

1970 - The Beatles released "Let It Be." 

1990 - The 2-Disc John Lennon and Yoko Ono album "Sometime in New York City/Live Jam" was released. It was an original live recording reissued.

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What better way to mark your long life than by taking a few risks? Celebrating her 100th birthday with a parachute jump is not enough for South African Georgina Harwood, who plans to make her triple-digit birthday even more exciting by doing a shark cage dive today (Monday). Her tandem skydive took place over the weekend.

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Today in Sports History:

1900 - 
Ban Johnson, after presiding over a meeting of baseball owners, announced that the new American League would begin play in April with teams in Buffalo, Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Milwaukee, and Minneapolis. 

1964 - Paul Hornung and Alex Karras were reinstated to the NFL after an 11-month suspension for betting on football games. 

1991 - The U.S. won all three medals in the world figure skating championship. Kristi Yamaguchi won the championship, Tonya Harding finished second, and Nancy Kerrigan was third. 

1996 - Mike Tyson won the World Boxing Council heavyweight championship with a technical knockout of Frank Bruno in the third round. 

2000 - WRAL-TV Digital broadcast offered viewers the first opportunity to watch any one of the games played during the NCAA basketball tournament. WRAL broadcast four separate channels with each carrying a different game. 

2002 - Brittanie Cecil was hit by a puck while watching a game between the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Calgary Flames at Nationwide Arena. The 13-year-old died two days later from a rare injury caused when her head snapped back.

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A New Orleans man is accused of shooting his friend because the friend brought him the wrong brand of beer. The victim allegedly showed up with Busch beer — but the suspect prefers Budweiser.

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AVONDALE, Ariz. -- Joey Logano summed up his dominating victory in one word.

Read the rest here.

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TV TONIGHT: SEASON PREMIERE: DANCING WITH THE STARS - Dancing is celebrating its 10th anniversary season. Celebs dancing this season include Suzanne Somers, Rumer Willis, Bachelor Chris Soules, Patti LaBelle, Olympic gymnast Nastia Liukin and former NFL draft pick Michael Sam. (8p ET, ABC)

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AVONDALE, Ariz.— Yes, the best car won Sunday’s CampingWorld.com 500 at Phoenix International Raceway — but one-man juggernaut Kevin Harvick had to hold off charging Jamie McMurray on the final restart with 12 laps left to notch his fourth straight victory at the one-mile track.

Read the rest here.

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Cinderella got the royal reception Disney was hoping for, opening to a strong $70.1 million over the weekend.

… Globally the film made $132 million.

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Coming Up:

Tonight --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens 7:30pm EDT

Tuesday --

Nothin' Doin'

Wednesday --

Nothin' Doin'

Thursday --

Nothin' Doin'

Friday --

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs Detroit Red Wings 7:30pm EDT

NAHL Hockey -- Wenatchee Wild vs Lone Star Brahmas 10:05pm EDT

Saturday --

Nascar XFinity Series -- Axalta Faster Tougher Brighter 200 at Phoenix International Raceway 4:00pm EDT

NAHL Hockey -- Wenatchee Wild vs Lone Star Brahmas 10:05pm EDT

Sunday --

Nascap Sprint Cup Series -- Campingworld.com 500 at Phoenix International Raceway 3:30pm EDT

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs Boston Bruins 5:00pm EDT

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

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