Archive for July, 2008

Randolph Morris signs with hometown Hawks

Thursday, July 31st, 2008
Free-agent centre Randolph Morris signed Wednesdsay with the Atlanta Hawks.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/basketball/story/2008/07/31/nba-hawks-morris.html?ref=rss

Bulls re sign Luol Deng for 6 years

Thursday, July 31st, 2008
Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng was re-signed Wednesday to a six-year contract reportedly worth $80 million US.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/basketball/story/2008/07/30/deng-luol-contract.html?ref=rss

Mark Parrish bought out by Wild

Thursday, July 31st, 2008
Minnesota Wild forward Mark Parrish was bought out Wednesday with three years remaining on his contract.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2008/07/30/nhl-wild-parrish.html?ref=rss

Astros land LaTroy Hawkins for prospect

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008
The Houston Astros acquired pitcher LaTroy Hawkins from the New York Yankees for minor-league second baseman Matt Cusick on Wednesday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2008/07/30/mlb-astros-yankees.html?ref=rss

Dubois only Canadian left at Rogers Cup

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008
Canadian Stephanie Dubois upset No. 13 Maria Kirilenko Wednesday in a fiercely contested battle at the Rogers Cup in Montreal.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2008/07/30/rogers-cup-three.html?ref=rss

Blue Jackets ink Pascal Leclaire for 11 4M

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008
Goaltender Pascal Leclaire re-signed Wednesday with the Columbus Blue Jackets for three years and $11.4 million US.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2008/07/30/leclaire-signing.html?ref=rss

Jays Rolen to rest more due to shoulder injury

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008
Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Scott Rolen will be taking more days off this season in an attempt to correct some problems with his left shoulder.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2008/07/30/rolen-shoulder.html?ref=rss

Video leaked of Olympic opening ceremony

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008
A Korean media crew reportedly gained access to the Olympic Stadium and secretly taped Mondays rehearsal of the opening ceremonies for the Beijing Games.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/olympics/story/2008/07/30/olympics-beijing-video.html?ref=rss

Toronto FC trade for striker Barrett completed

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008
Toronto FC is getting striker Chad Barrett and a first-round pick in the 2009 draft from the Chicago Fire in exchange for veteran Brian McBride, a deal officially announced on Wednesday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/soccer/story/2008/07/30/toronto-fc-barrett.html?ref=rss

Yankees trade for catcher Pudge Rodriguez

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008
The New York Yankees acquired perennial all-star catcher Ivan (Pudge) Rodriguez from the Detroit Tigers for reliever Kyle Farnsworth on Wednesday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2008/07/30/mlb-tigers-yankees.html?ref=rss