Archive for June, 2009

Sharks keep Rob Blake in the fold

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009
The San Jose Sharks have prevented Rob Blake from hitting the open market, agreeing with the veteran defenceman on a one-year, $3.5-million US contract.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/06/30/sp-sharks-blake.html?ref=rss

Yankees deal for former Jay Hinske

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009
The New York Yankees acquired Eric Hinske from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday in exchange for two minor league players.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2009/06/30/sp-yankees-pirates-deal.html?ref=rss

Williams sisters breeze into Wimbledon semis

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009
The Williams sisters stayed on course for another showdown in the Wimbledon final as both Venus and Serena won their quarter-final matches in straight sets on Tuesday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2009/06/30/sp-tennis-wimbledon.html?ref=rss

Jays hoping Richmond can cool off Rays

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009
Canadian Scott Richmond heads to the mound looking to end Torontos three-game losing skid as the Blue Jays host the Tampa Bay Rays Tuesday night (7 p.m. ET) at the Rogers Centre.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2009/06/30/sp-rays-jays-preview.html?ref=rss

Backe placed on waivers by Astros

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009
Houston Astros pitcher Brandon Backe was placed on waivers Monday after rejecting a demotion to the triple-A Round Rock Express.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2009/06/29/sp-astros-backe.html?ref=rss

Venus breezes into Wimbledon semis

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009
Two-time defending champion Venus Williams became the first player to qualify for the semifinals at this years Wimbledon by winning a straight-sets laugher over Agnieszka Radwanska on Tuesday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2009/06/30/sp-tennis-wimbledon.html?ref=rss

Ailing Nadal left off Davis Cup lineup

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009
Rafael Nadals sore knees will keep him out of Spains Davis Cup quarter-final against Germany next month, the team announced Tuesday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2009/06/30/sp-nadal-injury.html?ref=rss

Blues bid adieu to defenceman McKee

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009
The St. Louis Blues are cutting ties with Jay McKee, buying out the final year of the defencemans contract.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/06/29/sp-mckee-contract.html?ref=rss

Budaj Avalanche agree to terms report

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009
Colorado Avalanche goaltender Peter Budaj reportedly reached contract terms Monday on a one-year, $1.25-million US contract.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/06/30/sp-avalanche-budaj.html?ref=rss

Penguins get Craig Adams under contract

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009
The Stanley Cup champions might undergo a significant makeover during the summer, but a familiar face will be back skating on the fourth line come October.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/06/29/sp-adams-penguins.html?ref=rss