Archive for May, 2009

Toronto FC to host Real Madrid in exhibition game reports

Friday, May 29th, 2009
Major League Soccer club Toronto FC announced Friday it was moving up the date for its home game against the New York Red Bulls, possibly clearing the way for it to play an Aug. 7 exhibition match against Spanish giants Real Madrid.

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

Red Wings Ericsson back for Stanley Cup final opener

Friday, May 29th, 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

Former snowboarding champion Karine Ruby dies in climbing fall

Friday, May 29th, 2009
Former Olympic snowboarding champion Karine Ruby of France has died Friday, following a mountain accident.

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

Knuckleballer Wakefield keeps opponents guessing

Friday, May 29th, 2009
What some people consider the source of the Blue Jays recent problems at the plate - Boston knuckleballer Tim Wakefield - will be staring down Toronto hitters in the opener of a three-game series on Friday at 7:07 p.m. ET.

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

Balsillie pushes forward with NHL arena plans in Hamilton

Friday, May 29th, 2009
Phoenix Coyotes prospective buyer Jim Balsillie on Friday unveiled plans for the new Copps Coliseum in Hamilton that would include an atrium-style entrance lobby, range of luxury boxes, new lounges and restaurants and increased seating capacity.

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

Canadiens Kostitsyns fully cleared of wrongdoing

Friday, May 29th, 2009
Montreal police fully cleared Canadiens players Sergei and Andrei Kostitsyn on Friday of any wrongdoing in regards to their relationship with a man busted in a sting operation in February.

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

Dominguez won t be at Riders training camp

Friday, May 29th, 2009
Popular receiver Matt Dominguez, coming off his third major knee injury of his Roughriders career, wont be invited to Saskatchewans training camp next month.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2009/05/27/dominguez-football-riders-123.html?ref=rss

Cowboys sign three free agents

Friday, May 29th, 2009
The Dallas Cowboys signed three free agents on Thursday, agreeing to terms with tight end Scott Chandler, wide receiver Mike Jefferson and defensive end Derreck Robinson.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/story/2009/05/28/sp-cowboys-freeagents.html?ref=rss

Patriots QB Brady not dwelling on past

Friday, May 29th, 2009
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady knows the dangers of being a professional football player, but he isnt dwelling on the past and the serious knee injury that sidelined him for all but one quarter last season.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/story/2009/05/28/sp-brady-comeback.html?ref=rss

Wozniak Nestor advance at French Open

Thursday, May 28th, 2009
Quebecs Aleksandra Wozniak won her second-round match and Torontos Daniel Nestor and partner Nenad Zimonjic won their first-round match Thursday at the French Open.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2009/05/28/sp-french-open.html?ref=rss