Archive for July, 2009

A s spoil Richmond s return

Friday, July 31st, 2009
The return to the mound was far from triumphant for Blue Jays starter Scott Richmond as the Oakland Athletics chased him in the fourth inning on the way to an 8-5 win.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2009/08/01/sp-jays-athletics-game1.html?ref=rss

NHL investigating Hossa s contract with Blackhawks

Friday, July 31st, 2009
Marian Hossas 12-year, US$62.8-million contract with the Chicago Blackhawks has come under scrutiny by the NHL, but the league wont say why.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/07/31/sp-hossa-investigation.html?ref=rss

2nd Gatti autopsy ordered by Quebec coroner

Friday, July 31st, 2009
At the familys request, a Quebec coroner has agreed to exhume the body of former boxing champion Arturo Gatti so that two pathologists can conduct an autopsy.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2009/07/31/gatti-family.html?ref=rss

Cobb outshines Bruce in Ticats win

Friday, July 31st, 2009
With all eyes on the flamboyant Arland Bruce for his Tiger-Cats debut, DeAndra Cobb stole the show, running for a pair of touchdowns and racking up 194 yards from scrimmage in Hamiltons 30-18 home win over the B.C. Lions on Friday night.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/story/2009/07/31/sp-cfl-bc-ham.html?ref=rss

Red Sox acquire catcher Martinez from Indians

Friday, July 31st, 2009
The Boston Red Sox made a big splash before Fridays trade deadline, landing slugging catcher Victor Martinez from the Cleveland Indians for right-hander Justin Masterson and two minor-league pitchers.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2009/07/31/sp-redsox-martinez.html?ref=rss

U S edges Canada for women s water polo gold

Friday, July 31st, 2009
The United States edged Canada 7-6 to capture gold in womens water polo at the world aquatic championships in Rome on Friday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/amateur/story/2009/07/31/sp-waterpolo-canada-us-gold.html?ref=rss

Oilers no longer interested in Heatley

Friday, July 31st, 2009
Edmonton Oilers general manager Steve Tambellini told a media conference Friday that hell stop pursuing former 50-goal scorer Dany Heatley, who has asked to be traded by the Ottawa Senators.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/07/31/sp-oilers-heatley.html?ref=rss

Rolen traded to Reds for Encarnacion 2 relievers

Friday, July 31st, 2009
The Toronto Blue Jays sent Scott Rolen to the Cincinnati Reds for fellow third baseman Edwin Encarnacion and minor league relief pitchers Josh Roenicke and Zach Stewart prior to Fridays non-waiver trade deadline.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2009/07/31/sp-rolen-trade.html?ref=rss

No Halladay deal as deadline passes

Friday, July 31st, 2009
Toronto Blue Jays general manager J.P. Ricciardi confirmed following Fridays 4 p.m. ET trade deadline that ace right-hander Roy Halladay had not been dealt.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2009/07/31/sp-jays-halladay.html?ref=rss

Rolen traded to Reds for Encarnacion minor leaguer

Friday, July 31st, 2009
The Toronto Blue Jays sent Scott Rolen to the Cincinnati Reds for fellow third baseman Edwin Encarnacion and minor league infielder Yonder Alonso prior to Fridays non-waiver trade deadline, according to FOXSports.com.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2009/07/31/sp-rolen-trade.html?ref=rss