Archive for May, 2010

Blue Jays begin tough stretch vs Tampa

Monday, May 31st, 2010
The Toronto Blue Jays will kick off the harshest part of their season schedule when they host the Tampa Bay Rays - who have both the best record overall and the best road record in Major League Baseball - on Monday night.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2010/05/31/sp-rays-bluejays-preview.html?ref=rss

Henin s French Open streak snapped

Monday, May 31st, 2010
Sam Stosur defeated Justine Henin in the fourth round Monday, ending the four-time French Open champions streak of 24 straight wins at Roland Garros. Stosurs opponent in the quarter-finals will be top-ranked Serena Williams, who beat Shahar Peer.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2010/05/31/sp-tennis-french-open-day9.html?ref=rss

Nigeria names final squad for World Cup

Monday, May 31st, 2010
Nigeria coach Lars Lagerback has named his final 23-man squad for the World Cup after cutting seven players.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/soccer/fifaworldcup/nigeria/story/2010/05/31/sp-nigerian-squad.html?ref=rss

Flyers Blackhawks to try defence in Game 2

Monday, May 31st, 2010
After crossing Win Game 1 off their Stanley Cup final to-do list, the Chicago Blackhawks took little time to revel in the victory before Game 2 on Monday night (CBC, CBCSports.ca, 8 p.m. ET).

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/stanleycup/Stanleycupfinal/story/2010/05/31/sp-flyers-blackhawks-game2-preview.html?ref=rss

Djokovic ends Ginepri s French Open run

Monday, May 31st, 2010
No. 3 seed Novak Djokovic beat Robby Ginepri in four sets Monday at the French Open, ending the 98th-ranked Americans unlikely surge into the fourth round in Paris.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2010/05/31/sp-tennis-french-open-day9.html?ref=rss

Van Koeverden strikes gold again

Monday, May 31st, 2010
Adam van Koeverden of Oakville, Ont., won gold in the K-1 500 while Richard Dober Jr., of Trois-Rivieres, Que., made two podium appearances on a seven-medal day for Canadians at a World Cup paddling competition in Hungary.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/amateur/story/2010/05/30/sp-kayak-van-koeverden.html?ref=rss

Germans lose Westermann for World Cup

Monday, May 31st, 2010
Germany defender Heiko Westermann will miss the World Cup because of a foot injury, adding to coach Joachim Loews mounting injury worries.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/soccer/fifaworldcup/germany/story/2010/05/30/sp-world-cup-germany-westermann.html?ref=rss

Bryant s brilliant playoffs culminate in finals

Monday, May 31st, 2010
Kobe Bryant will have a chance at redemption from two seasons ago when the Los Angeles Lakers take on the Boston Celtics in the NBA final.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/basketball/story/2010/05/30/sp-bryants-brilliance.html?ref=rss

Ivan Basso wins Giro d Italia

Sunday, May 30th, 2010
Cyclist Ivan Basso captured the Giro dItalia on Sunday in Verona, Italy.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2010/05/30/sp-basso-giro.html?ref=rss

Recalling some of sports most bizarre injuries

Sunday, May 30th, 2010
Kendry Morales challenged the term walk-off home run Saturday, when his game-winning slam celebration ended with him being carried off on a stretcher in an air cast.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2010/05/30/sp-bizarreinjuries.html?ref=rss