Archive for March, 2010

UFC says event in Vancouver will take place

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010
Ultimate Fighting Championship, the mixed martial arts promoter, says it has sorted out its issues with Vancouver officials, clearing the way for the citys first UFC tournament in June.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2010/03/31/sp-ufc-vancouver-115.html?ref=rss

Flames gain ground in the West

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010
Beginning the night four points behind Colorado for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference, Calgary pulled out a critical 2-1 win against the Phoenix Coyotes on Wednesday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2010/03/31/nhl-coyotes-flames-west.html?ref=rss

Sabres edge closer to snaring division

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010
Jason Pominville scored his team-leading 24th goal and the Buffalo Sabres inched closer to clinching the Northeast Division title with a 6-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Wednesday night.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2010/03/31/sp-panthers-sabres-division.html?ref=rss

Ward plays spoiler against Canadiens

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010
Eric Staals 24th goal of the season on a rebound at 2:55 of the third period stood as the winner as Carolina did its best to hurt the Montreal Canadiens playoff push with a 2-1 verdict on Wednesday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2010/03/31/sp-hurricanes-canadiens-game.html?ref=rss

Raptors beat Clippers

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010
The Toronto Raptors did their best impersonation of playoff basketball team on Wednesday night, beating the Los Angeles Clippers 103-86.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/basketball/story/2010/03/31/sp-clippers-raptors.html?ref=rss

Anderson ends snowboard career as champion

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010
Jasey-Jay Anderson finished an incredible season - and his career - Wednesday by winning the parallel giant slalom in his hometown of Mont-Tremblant, Que., at the Canadian snowboard championships.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/amateur/story/2010/03/31/sp-anderson-snowboard.html?ref=rss

Veteran coach learning new tricks

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010
Barry Trotz lost the two points, but he didnt lose his sense of humour. So when his Nashville Predators dropped a narrow 1-0 decision to the Buffalo Sabres in the second weekend of the season, Trotz presented his coaching counterpart with a juice box.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/blogs/timwharnsby/2010/03/international-experience-teaches-veteran-coach-new-tricks.html?ref=rss

Arsenal salvages draw with Barcelona

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010
Cesc Fabregas scored on a late penalty as Arsenal fought back from two goals down to earn a 2-2 draw against Barcelona on Wednesday in their Champions League quarter-final in London.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/soccer/story/2010/03/31/sp-arsenal-barcelona.html?ref=rss

Clippers could cure Raptors home woes

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010
The Toronto Raptors try to avoid their first four-game home losing streak in 15 months on Wednesday when they face the Los Angeles Clippers.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/basketball/story/2010/03/31/sp-nba-clippers-raptors.html?ref=rss

Manning Colts to visit Toronto in pre season

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010
The Buffalo Bills will host the Indianapolis Colts at the Rogers Centre in Toronto during the second week of the pre-season, it was announced Wednesday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/story/2010/03/31/sp-bills-colts-to.html?ref=rss