Archive for January, 2007

Sundin nets winner for Leafs on Broadway

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007
Mats Sundins breakaway goal snapped a third-period tie and lifted the surging Toronto Maple Leafs to a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/news_story.asp?ID=194407

QMJHL Remparts double up on Foreurs

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007
Ruslan Bashkirov had three goals and an assist as the Quebec Remparts skated to a 6-3 win over the Val-dOr Foreurs in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/chl/news_story.asp?ID=194404

Biletnikoff retires from Raiders

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007
Hall of Famer Fred Biletnikoff retired Wednesday as the Oakland Raiders wide receivers coach after spending more than three decades as a player and coach for the franchise. Biletnikoff, who is second in team history with 589 career catches, spent the past 18 seasons on the Raiders coaching staff, the last 10 as receivers coach.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/nfl/news_story.asp?ID=194403

Learning to Fly Hawks drill Warriors

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007
The Atlanta Hawks capped their first winning month in almost three years with their highest point total of the season, beating the Golden State Warriors 115-94 on Wednesday night. Joe Johnson, hoping to be picked as a reserve for the all-star game, scored 33 points. The Hawks are 9-5 when Johnson scores 30 or more points.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/nba/news_story.asp?ID=194388

Raptors make statement against Wizards

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007
Chris Bosh sunk a 56-foot buzzer-beater as part of a 34-point performance, leading the Toronto Raptors to a 119-109 victory over the Eastern Conference-leading Washington Wizards on Wednesday. Jose Calderon finished with 24 points and a game-high 11 assists for the Raptors (23-23), who are back at .500 once again and have won six of their last eight outings. Andrea Bargnani finished with 14 points, Morris Peterson finished with 11 and Rasho Nesterovic added 10 for Toronto.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/nba/news_story.asp?ID=194393

Magic beat Bucks to snap losing skid

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007
Hedo Turkoglu scored 17 points and Tony Battie added a season-high 15 as the Orlando Magic stopped a three-game losing streak by beating the Milwaukee Bucks 98-73 Wednesday night.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/nba/news_story.asp?ID=194395

Bobcats Wallace hangs 42 on Knicks

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007
Gerald Wallace scored 17 of his career-high 42 points in the fourth quarter as the Charlotte Bobcats defeated the New York Knicks 104-87 on Wednesday night. Wallace hit a three-pointer, a free throw and had a thunderous dunk in an 8-0 run that put Charlotte ahead 97-82 with 2:44 left. He made 14-of-22 shots and 11-of-17 free throws, besting his previous career-best night by a point.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/nba/news_story.asp?ID=194391

Kobe returns to hand Celtics another loss

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007
Kobe Bryant returned from his one-game suspension and had 43 points, eight rebounds and eight assists to help the Los Angeles Lakers beat Boston 111-98 Wednesday night and send the Celtics to a franchise-record 13th consecutive loss. Bryant was suspended by the NBA after whacking - accidentally, he said - San Antonios Manu Ginobili in the face on Sunday.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/nba/news_story.asp?ID=194399

Hamilton has 24 as Pistons rip Nets

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007
Richard Hamilton scored 24 points and the Detroit Pistons set a team record by making 27 consecutive free throws in a 113-89 victory over the New Jersey Nets on Wednesday night. Chauncey Billups added 18 points, including 12 on perfect shooting from the free throw line, and Chris Webber had 17 as the Pistons won for the fifth time in seven games and snapped the Nets two-game winning streak. Jason Maxiell had 16 and Antonio McDyess had eight points and 12 rebounds.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/nba/news_story.asp?ID=194401

Yankees offer Williams minor league deal

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007
Bernie Williams has a big decision ahead. The New York Yankees have offered the former all-star outfielder a minor league contract and an invite to spring training.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/mlb/news_story.asp?ID=194387