Archive for May, 2009

Red Wings Ericsson back Datsyuk and Draper out for Game 1

Saturday, May 30th, 2009
Jonathan Ericsson will join fellow Red Wings defenceman Nicklas Lidstrom in returning to the lineup for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup final against Pittsburgh at Detroits Joe Louis Arena on Saturday (CBC, CBCSports.ca, 7:30 p.m. ET).

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/stanleycup/Stanleycupfinal/story/2009/05/29/sp-redwings-injury-update.html?ref=rss

Wozniak bests clay specialist at French Open

Saturday, May 30th, 2009
Aleksandra Wozniak defeated Lourdes Dominguez Lino of Spain 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 on Saturday to become the first Canadian woman tennis player to reach Week 2 at the French Open since Patricia Hy-Boulais in 1992.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2009/05/30/sp-wozniak-frenchopen.html?ref=rss

Your View Stanley Cup final

Saturday, May 30th, 2009
Who will win Penguins-Wings II and earn the right to hoist the Stanley Cup? Does Detroit take home the hardware for the second time in a row, or can Pittsburgh start a dynast of its own? Vote in the poll, post a comment and have your say.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/stanleycup/Stanleycupfinal/story/2009/05/28/sp-yourview-redwings-penguins.html?ref=rss

Bryant leads Lakers back to NBA Finals

Friday, May 29th, 2009
Kobe Bryant scored 35 points and dished out 10 assists, both game highs, to lead his Los Angeles Lakers to a 119-92 victory Friday night that sent the Denver Nuggets packing and put L.A. back in the NBA Finals for the second straight year.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/basketball/story/2009/05/29/nba-lal-den-game-six.html?ref=rss

Long time coming for Janssen Jays

Friday, May 29th, 2009
Scott Rolen had a pair of run-scoring doubles and starter Casey Janssen won his first game in more than two years on Friday night as the Toronto Blue Jays ended their lengthy losing streak with a 6-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2009/05/29/sp-bluejays-redsox-one.html?ref=rss

Eddie Jordan reportedly offered 76ers coaching job

Friday, May 29th, 2009
Eddie Jordan has been offered the head coaching position of the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday, a person familiar with the decision told the Associated Press.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/basketball/story/2009/05/29/sp-jordan-sixers.html?ref=rss

Adam Braz is making an Impact

Friday, May 29th, 2009
Adam Braz believes the first step to success in soccer is to find pleasure in just playing the game.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/soccer/story/2009/05/29/sp-adam-braz.html?ref=rss

Rachel Alexandra not going in the Belmont

Friday, May 29th, 2009
Rachel Alexandra will not be running in the Belmont Stakes.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2009/05/29/sp-rachel-belmont.html?ref=rss

150 000 more 2010 Olympics tickets on sale June 6

Friday, May 29th, 2009
Another 150,000 tickets for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver and Whistler will go on sale on June 6, the Vancouver Organizing Committee announced on Friday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2009/05/29/bc-more-olympic-tickets.html?ref=rss

Former NHLer Zezel remembered as fun loving

Friday, May 29th, 2009
Hundreds of mourners crammed inside a church Friday in Mississauga, Ont., to pay their respects to one-time NHL forward Peter Zezel.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/05/29/sp-zezel-funeral.html?ref=rss