Archive for August, 2009

Canadian women impress at Hockey Canada Cup

Monday, August 31st, 2009
Team Canada opened the womens Hockey Canada Cup with a 7-0 whipping of Sweden in Vancouver on Monday night.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/08/31/sp-hockey-canadacup.html?ref=rss

Blue Jays unload on Rangers hurlers

Monday, August 31st, 2009
Led by Adam Lind, the Toronto Blue Jays took out two weeks of frustration at the plate Monday night with 18 runs and 14 hits, including four home runs, in a 18-10 pasting of the Texas Rangers.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2009/09/01/sp-lind-bluejays-rangers.html?ref=rss

Harden a Cub for rest of season

Monday, August 31st, 2009
Chicago Cubs general manager Jim Hendry chose Monday not to trade pitcher Rich Harden to Minnesota for the stretch drive with his improving team sitting 5½ games out of the National League wild-card race.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2009/08/31/sp-harden-cubs.html?ref=rss

Pan Am Games chair lauds Toronto bid

Monday, August 31st, 2009
Members of an evaluation committee were coy on Monday about Torontos chances of hosting the 2015 Pan American Games, but nonetheless commended the bid committees efforts to promote the city.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2009/08/31/to-pan-am-games523.html?ref=rss

Luongo poised to ink extension with Canucks

Monday, August 31st, 2009
Goaltender Roberto Luongo reportedly is close to signing a contract extension with the Vancouver Canucks.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/08/31/sp-nhl-canucks-luongo.html?ref=rss

Penny replaces Kelly as NHLPA boss

Monday, August 31st, 2009
The NHL Players Association confirmed Monday evening that general counsel Ian Penny will replace fired executive director Paul Kelly on an interim basis.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2009/08/31/sp-nhlpa-kelly.html?ref=rss

Strong start for defending champs at U S Open

Monday, August 31st, 2009
Defending champions Roger Federer and Serena Williams rolled over their opening-round opponents at the U.S. Open on Monday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2009/08/31/sp-tennis-us-open.html?ref=rss

Royals commit to GM Moore through 2014

Monday, August 31st, 2009
Kansas City Royals general manager Dayton Moore was rewarded Monday with a four-year contract extension through 2014.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2009/08/31/sp-mlb-royals-moore.html?ref=rss

CN Canadian Women s Open preview

Monday, August 31st, 2009
Canadian golf fans will get a rare chance to see the worlds best players in their own backyard when the CN Canadian Womens Open tees off Thursday in Calgary.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2009/08/31/sp-golf-canadian-open-preview.html?ref=rss

Federer off to good start at U S Open

Monday, August 31st, 2009
Roger Federer began his campaign for a sixth consecutive U.S. Open title with a straight-sets win over a mistake-prone Devin Britton on Monday afternoon in New York.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2009/08/31/sp-tennis-us-open.html?ref=rss