Archive for August, 2008

Colts put Canadian receiver Giguere on practice roster

Saturday, August 30th, 2008
The Indianapolis Colts placed rookie receiver and former Canadian university star Sam Giguere on their practice roster on Saturday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/story/2008/08/30/colts-giguere.html?ref=rss

Valuev regains WBA heavyweight title in unanimous decision

Saturday, August 30th, 2008
Russias Nikolai Valuev earned a unanimous decision over American John Ruiz to regain the WBA heavyweight boxing championship Saturday night at the Max Schmeling arena in Berlin.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2008/08/30/boxing-wba-valuev.html?ref=rss

Clark grabs lead at PGA s Deutsche Bank Championship

Saturday, August 30th, 2008
Tim Clark shot a career-low round of 9-under 62 to vault into a one-shot lead through two rounds Saturday at the Deutsche Bank Championship in Norton, Mass.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2008/08/30/pga.html?ref=rss

Toronto FC looks to end road woes against Chivas

Saturday, August 30th, 2008
Toronto FC needs to start winning again - and soon - if it is to have any hope of making the post-season. The club will get its chance on Saturday when it meets Chivas USA at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/soccer/story/2008/08/30/toronto-fc-chivas-preview.html?ref=rss

Nadal Williams sisters glide into 4th round

Saturday, August 30th, 2008
Rafael Nadal and the Williams sisters sailed through the third round of the U.S. Open with straight-sets wins on Saturday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2008/08/30/tennis-usopen-day-six.html?ref=rss

Jays mount comeback to down Yankees

Saturday, August 30th, 2008
The Toronto Blue Jays got off to a rough start but clawed their way back on Saturday in an exciting 7-6 defeat of the New York Yankees.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2008/08/30/jays-yankees-report-aug30.html?ref=rss

Nadal Venus glide into 4th round

Saturday, August 30th, 2008
Mens No. 1 seed Rafael Nadal and womens No. 7 Venus Williams sailed through the third round of the U.S. Open with straight-sets wins on Saturday in New York.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2008/08/30/tennis-usopen-day-six.html?ref=rss

Lightning lock up newly acquired Meszaros

Saturday, August 30th, 2008
The Tampa Bay Lightning signed Andrej Meszaros to a six-year contract on Saturday, securing the services of the defenceman they picked up a day earlier in a trade with Ottawa.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2008/08/30/lightning-meszaros.html?ref=rss

Venus glides into 4th round

Saturday, August 30th, 2008
Seventh-seeded Venus Williams of the U.S. had little trouble with No. 27 Alona Bondarenko on Saturday, breezing by the overmatched Ukrainian 6-2, 6-1 to reach the fourth round of the U.S. Open.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2008/08/30/tennis-usopen-day-six.html?ref=rss

Blue Jays finalize Stairs trade to Phillies

Saturday, August 30th, 2008
The Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday completed their deal to send Matt Stairs to Philadelphia, officially ending the Fredericton natives tenure with Canadas only major-league ballclub.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2008/08/30/jays-stairs-trade.html?ref=rss