Archive for March, 2007

Nets manage to hold off Sixers

Saturday, March 31st, 2007
A foul-plagued Vince Carter scored 13 of his 19 points in the third quarter as the New Jersey Nets posted one of their best defensive games of the season with an 86-82 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night. Richard Jefferson added 14 points and Jason Kidd had 12 points and eight assists as the Nets pushed the 76ers five games behind in the race for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Philadelphia has nine games left.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/nba/news_story.asp?ID=202346

Spring Training Roundup Saturday

Saturday, March 31st, 2007
Esteban Loaiza and Eric Milton are struggling to stay healthy at the end of spring training. NL batting champion Freddy Sanchez hasnt fully recovered from his knee injury, so hes headed to the disabled list.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/mlb/news_story.asp?ID=202344

Habs beat Sabres to stay in playoff mix

Saturday, March 31st, 2007
Saku Koivu scored his 20th goal of the season as the Montreal Canadiens kept their playoff drive alive with a 4-3 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/news_story.asp?ID=202341

Comrie helps Senators sink Islanders

Saturday, March 31st, 2007
Mike Comrie scored twice, and Christoph Schubert added a goal and assist as the Ottawa Senators swept the season series from the New York Islanders with a 5-2 win Saturday night. Dean McAmmond and Dany Heatley also scored for Ottawa, which is fighting for fourth place in the Eastern Conference. Martin Gerber stopped 21 shots to win his 15th game this season.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/news_story.asp?ID=202340

Jagr leads Rangers past Flyers

Saturday, March 31st, 2007
Jaromir Jagr had two goals and an assist as the New York Rangers beat the Philadelphia Flyers 6-4 on Saturday night. Thomas Pock, Martin Straka and Petr Prucha, each had a goal and an assist, and Ryan Callahan also scored for the Rangers, who won for the sixth time in seven games and held on to seventh place in the Eastern Conference.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/news_story.asp?ID=202343

Lecavalier lifts Lightning over Caps

Saturday, March 31st, 2007
Vincent Lecavalier scored his 51st goal and had two assists to lead the Tampa Bay Lightning past the Washington Capitals 5-2 on Saturday night. Martin St. Louis added a short-handed goal and an assist. The Lightning remained three points behind Southeast Division-leading Atlanta, which beat Boston 3-2. Tampa Bay also stayed in sixth place in the Eastern Conference, one point ahead of the New York Rangers.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/news_story.asp?ID=202345

Kaberle nets OT winner for Leafs

Saturday, March 31st, 2007
The Toronto Maple Leafs emerged with a 5-4 overtime victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins after blowing a three-goal lead Saturday night, but they didnt gain any ground in their bid for an NHL playoff berth.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/news_story.asp?ID=202347

Doctor Maradona will remain in hospital

Saturday, March 31st, 2007
Diego Maradona is expected to remain in hospital for more than a week while doctors treat health problems attributed to excess alcohol consumption, overeating and smoking, his doctor said Saturday. Alfredo Cahe, the soccer stars personal physician, said routine tests had detected some alterations affecting Maradonas liver, but he expected those liver functions would be normal in coming days.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/soccer/news_story.asp?ID=202335

Hackner Dunn take Senior Curling silvers

Saturday, March 31st, 2007
It was a double takeout for Canadian curlers at the World Senior Curling Championships. Al Hackner and Anne Dunn were forced to settle for second place following losses in the gold-medal matches Saturday at the Thistle Curling Club. Hackner fell 6-5 to Scotlands Keith Prentice in the mens final. The Thunder Bay, Ont., curler making his first appearance at a world senior tournament, was unable to win a fifth consecutive mens gold for Canada.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/curling/news_story.asp?ID=202338

Wagner takes lead at Shell Houston Open

Saturday, March 31st, 2007
Johnson Wagner has proven he can shoot low scores on the PGA Tour. Now, the 27-year-old rookie just has to do it on a Sunday. Wagner took advantage of a rain-softened course and calm conditions to shoot a course-record 8-under 64 on Saturday in the rain-delayed Houston Open.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/golf/news_story.asp?ID=202339