Archive for September, 2008

Flames blank Oilers in exhibition

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008
Curtis McElhinney made 19 saves as the Calgary Flames beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-0 in pre-season action on Tuesday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2008/09/30/nhl-flames-oilers.html?ref=rss

Rookie veterans lift White Sox into playoffs

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008
Jim Thome homered, John Danks tossed eight shutout innings and Ken Griffey Jr. and A.J. Pierzynski stood out defensively in a 1-0 White Sox decision over Minnesota Tuesday night that gave Chicago the American League Central crown.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2008/09/30/whitesox-twins.html?ref=rss

Rookie greybeards lift White Sox into playoffs

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008
Jim Thome homered, John Danks tossed eight shutout innings and Ken Griffey Jr. and A.J. Pierzynski stood out defensively in a 1-0 White Sox decision over Minnesota Tuesday night, giving the White Sox the American League Central crown.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2008/09/30/whitesox-twins.html?ref=rss

Greybeards lift White Sox to AL Central title

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008
Jim Thome swatted a solo home run Tuesday night and Ken Griffey Jr. and A.J. Pierzynski came up huge defensively to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 1-0 win over Minnesota in a one-game playoff for the American League Central Division title.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2008/09/30/whitesox-twins.html?ref=rss

Luongo named Captain Canuck

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008
The Vancouver Canucks named Roberto Luongo as their captain on Tuesday, but NHL rules prevent him from wearing the C on his jersey because hes a goaltender.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2008/09/30/canucks-luongo.html?ref=rss

Blue Bombers Glenn shakes off injury

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008
Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Kevin Glenn pronounced himself fit to play following Tuesdays practice, four days after suffering concussion-like symptoms when he absorbed an illegal from Edmonton linebacker Agustin Barrenechea.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/story/2008/09/30/glenn-bluebombers.html?ref=rss

Raiders fire head coach Kiffin

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008
The Oakland Raiders-Lane Kiffin soap opera is finally over, as the embattled head coach was fired on Tuesday afternoon.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/story/2008/09/30/raiders-kiffin.html?ref=rss

Cashman commits to Yankees through 2011

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman agreed Tuesday to a three-year contract extension through 2011.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2008/09/30/mlb-yankees-cashman.html?ref=rss

Dolphins Williams tempted to smoke marijuana

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008
Miami Dolphins running back Ricky Williams told the Miami Herald that he felt the urge to smoke marijuana last week.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/story/2008/09/30/nfl-dolphins-williams.html?ref=rss

Raiders fire coach Kiffin

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008
The Oakland Raiders-Lane Kiffin soap opera is finally over, as the NFL club fired the embattled head coach on Tuesday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/story/2008/09/30/raiders-kiffin.html?ref=rss