Archive for February, 2008

Marlies Crunched in Syracuse

Friday, February 29th, 2008
Duvie Westcotts goal 3:58 into overtime gave the Syracuse Crunch a much-needed 2-1 win over the Toronto Marlies on Friday night in the American Hockey League.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/ahl/news_story.asp?ID=230943

Brazil s Sao Paulo fines Adriano

Friday, February 29th, 2008
Sao Paulo will fine striker Adriano for indiscipline and could levy heavier penalties following a traffic accident and other incidents involving the Inter Milan striker.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/soccer/news_story.asp?ID=230918

Hicks wants more control of Liverpool

Friday, February 29th, 2008
Liverpool co-owner Tom Hicks is exploring how to take control of the club by acquiring all or part of George Gillett Jr.s 50 per cent stake.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/soccer/news_story.asp?ID=230932

Toronto FC acquire Harmse from Galaxy

Friday, February 29th, 2008
Toronto FC announced on Friday that the team has acquired midfielder Kevin Harmse from the Los Angeles Galaxy, in exchange the Galaxy will receive Torontos fourth round pick in the 2009 MLS SuperDraft.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/soccer/news_story.asp?ID=230909

Ljubicic Stakhovsky in Zagreb finale

Friday, February 29th, 2008
Top-seeded and former champion Ivan Ljubicic of Croatia and Ukrainian lucky-loser Sergiy Stakhovsky were Fridays semifinal winners at the PBZ Zagreb Indoors tennis event.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/tennis/news_story.asp?ID=230893

Nalbandian moves into Finals at Acapulco

Friday, February 29th, 2008
Top-seeded David Nalbandian advanced to his second straight clay-court final Friday, beating 2006 champion Luis Horna 7-5, 6-1 in the Mexican Open.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/tennis/news_story.asp?ID=230915

Crone wins silver at world juniors

Friday, February 29th, 2008
Vanessa Crone of Aurora, Ont., and Paul Poirier of Unionville, Ont., won the silver medal on Friday in the ice dancing competition at the world junior figure skating championships.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/figure_skating/news_story.asp?ID=230930

Team Howard Team Koe remain undefeated

Friday, February 29th, 2008
Team Howard and Team Koe remained undefeated at the Strauss Canada Cup of Curling on Friday with wins in Draw 8. Glenn Howard (4-0) of Coldwater, Ont., got past Team McEwen 7-3 and leads Pool A, while Edmontons Kevin Koe (4-0) tops Pool B after defeating fellow Edmontonian Kevin Martin by the same score.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/curling/news_story.asp?ID=230921

Hamilton to Williams It almost happened

Friday, February 29th, 2008
Williams F1 had the chance to sign phenom Lewis Hamilton before the youngster solidified his position with McLaren. Team co-founder Patrick Head says BMWs reluctance to provide any support and the teams tenuous financial position forced them to pass on the offer.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/auto_racing/news_story.asp?ID=230898

NASCAR Busch takes Vegas pole

Friday, February 29th, 2008
Kyle Busch carried his hot start to the season into his hometown Friday, winning the pole at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/auto_racing/news_story.asp?ID=230933