Archive for August, 2009

Oilers president says no decision yet on arena

Monday, August 31st, 2009
No final decisions have been made on the site of the new home for the Oilers, as owner Daryl Katz is looking at a number of pieces of land in downtown Edmonton, team president Patrick Lafarge said Monday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2009/08/31/edmonton-downtown-arena-no-decision-yet.html?ref=rss

Patriots Bruschi calls it a career

Monday, August 31st, 2009
New England Patriots linebacker Tedy Bruschi announced his retirement Monday, ending a stellar career that included three Super Bowl titles and an inspiring return from a stroke.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/story/2009/08/31/sp-nfl-brushci-retirement.html?ref=rss

NHLPA gives Kelly the boot

Monday, August 31st, 2009
Paul Kelly has been fired from his job as executive director of the NHL Players Association.

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

Patriots Bruschi to announce retirement

Monday, August 31st, 2009
New England Patriots linebacker Tedy Bruschi is set to end his 13-year NFL career, according to reports.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/story/2009/08/30/sp-bruschi-retires.html?ref=rss

Patriots Bruschi to announce retirement reports

Sunday, August 30th, 2009
New England Patriots linebacker Tedy Bruschi is set to end his 13-year NFL career, according to reports.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/story/2009/08/30/sp-bruschi-retires.html?ref=rss

Canada drops 2nd straight at FIBA Americas

Sunday, August 30th, 2009
Andrew Rautins dished up six three-pointers but it wasnt enough as Canada wrapped up preliminary-round play at the FIBA Americas basketball tournament with a 90-70 loss Sunday against host Puerto Rico.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/basketball/story/2009/08/30/sp-rautins-canada-fiba.html?ref=rss

Former CFL star Etcheverry dies of cancer

Sunday, August 30th, 2009
Former Montreal Alouettes quarterback Sam Etcheverry, the first CFL signal-caller to pass for 4,000 yards in a season, has died at age 79 following a lengthy battle with cancer.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/story/2009/08/29/sp-etcheverry-death.html?ref=rss

Bengals sign top draft pick Andre Smith

Sunday, August 30th, 2009
The Cincinnati Bengals have signed top draft pick Andre Smith after a lengthy contract stalemate.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/story/2009/08/30/sp-andre-smith.html?ref=rss

Red Sox shut out Blue Jays sweep series

Sunday, August 30th, 2009
Toronto Blue Jays starter Roy Halladay gave up a run in each of the first four innings as the Boston Red Sox completed a three-game sweep with a 7-0 win on Sunday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2009/08/30/sp-bluejays-redsox-gm3.html?ref=rss

Red Sox hurler Wakefield to get cortisone shot

Sunday, August 30th, 2009
Boston Red Sox pitcher Tim Wakefield will have a cortisone shot on Monday in the hope of reclaiming his spot in the rotation.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2009/08/30/sp-tim-wakefield.html?ref=rss