Archive for December, 2007

Magic down Bulls at the buzzer

Monday, December 31st, 2007
Hedo Turkoglu hit a fadeaway jumper with seven-tenths of a second left in overtime, and the Orlando Magic beat the Chicago Bulls 112-110 Monday. The Bulls lost for the first time in three games since Jim Boylan became interim head coach following the firing of Scott Skiles. After Chicagos Ben Gordon hit a tying 3 with 6.7 seconds left, Turkoglu made a shot over Ben Wallace. The Magics fourth win a row was secure when Wallace missed from midcourt at the buzzer.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/nba/news_story.asp?ID=226223

Davis scores 28 as Warriors beat Denver

Sunday, December 30th, 2007
Baron Davis scored 28 points and Stephen Jackson added 23 to help Golden State beat the Nuggets 105-95 on Sunday night, ending a seven-game losing streak in Denver.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/nba/news_story.asp?ID=226179

Ravens break nine game skid over Steelers

Sunday, December 30th, 2007
The Pittsburgh Steelers were not interested in gaining the No. 3 seed in the AFC playoffs, nor did they care about generating momentum for the post-season. Their primary objective against the Baltimore Ravens was merely to keep several key starters healthy, a goal that was assured before the opening kickoff of Pittsburghs 27-21 loss Sunday.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/nfl/news_story.asp?ID=226164

Red hot Redskins clinch playoff spot

Sunday, December 30th, 2007
From disarray to dominance, the Washington Redskins will enter the playoffs as the hottest team in the NFC. And with the hottest quarterback in the conference. And maybe the hottest running back. And with a defence coming off a game in which it allowed exactly 1 yard rushing. The Redskins reached the post-season Sunday with a 27-6 victory over the archrival Dallas Cowboys, capping an emotional renaissance to a season that appeared lost less than a month ago.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/nfl/news_story.asp?ID=226166

OHL Ottawa shuts out Erie

Sunday, December 30th, 2007
Adam Courchaine was unbeatable for the whole game, but he was particularly good in the first period. Courchaine and the Ottawa 67s shut out the Erie Otters 4-0 in Ontario Hockey League action on Sunday.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/chl/news_story.asp?ID=226162

Davis returns two kickoffs for Texans win

Sunday, December 30th, 2007
Meaningless game? Not to Andre Davis and the Houston Texans. Davis returned two kickoffs for touchdowns Sunday to lead the Texans to a 42-28 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars (11-5), who rested many starters with their playoff spot secure.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/nfl/news_story.asp?ID=226152

Habs look to end trip on a positive

Sunday, December 30th, 2007
The Montreal Canadiens close out their season-long six-game road trip tonight, as they visit the Big Apple and Madison Square Garden to tangle with the New York Rangers.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/news_story.asp?ID=226134

McCarty eyes comeback with IHL Generals

Sunday, December 30th, 2007
Former NHL forward Darren McCarty, whose hard-working and physical style of play made him a fan favourite in Detroit and Calgary, plans to begin a comeback attempt with the Flint Generals. The 35-year-old native of Burnaby, B.C., plans to practice with the International Hockey League team on Monday but must be cleared by the NHL before playing, the Generals announced Saturday.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/news_story.asp?ID=226133

Crunch edge the Moose

Saturday, December 29th, 2007
Zenon Konopkas power-play goal late in the second period was the eventual game winner as the Syracuse Crunch shaded the Manitoba Moose 3-2 in AHL action Saturday night.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/ahl/news_story.asp?ID=226108

Patriots eye 16 0 at Giants Stadium

Saturday, December 29th, 2007
Spygate seems long ago for the New England Patriots. They return to Giants Stadium, trying to finish their pursuit of perfection. Catch the action on TSN, TSN HD and CTV, tonight at 8pm et/5pm pt. The Patriots play the New York Giants (10-5) on Saturday night, three months after Bill Belichick and the three-time Super Bowl champions were put under a cloud of suspicion for videotaping an opponents signals.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/nfl/news_story.asp?ID=226060