Archive for June, 2010

Heat dive into free agent market

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010
The Miami Heat contacted a slew of top free agents when the clock struck 12:01 a.m. ET Thursday, a deep list that includes Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Chris Bosh, Amare Stoudemire and Carlos Boozer, among others.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/basketball/story/2010/07/01/sp-wade-freeagency.html?ref=rss

Heat waste no time in pursuing Wade

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010
The Miami Heat contacted a slew of top free agents when the clock struck 12:01 a.m. ET Thursday, a deep list that includes Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Chris Bosh, Amare Stoudemire and Carlos Boozer, among others.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/basketball/story/2010/07/01/sp-wade-freeagency.html?ref=rss

Indians top Jays again

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010
Aaron Laffey allowed one run over six-plus innings and the Cleveland Indians beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-1 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight win.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2010/06/30/sp-jays-indians-gm3.html?ref=rss

Leafs acquire Versteeg from Chicago

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010
The Chicago Blackhawks are sending forward Kris Versteeg to Toronto in a five-player deal.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2010/06/30/sp-leafs-versteeg.html?ref=rss

VANOC s Furlong appointed to Order of Canada

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010
John Furlong, who headed the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Organizing Committee, is among 74 recipients of the Order of Canada, announced Wednesday by Gov. Gen. Michaelle Jean.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/amateur/story/2010/06/30/sp-furlong-order.html?ref=rss

Kovalchuk biggest free agent name plus 30 thoughts

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010
Already with 338 goals at the age of 27, Ilya Kovalchuk has a chance to become one of the greatest scorers in NHL history.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/blogs/elliottefriedman/2010/06/kovalchuk-biggest-free-agent-name-plus-30-thoughts.html?ref=rss

Feds interviewed Woods in Galea investigation source

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010
A person familiar with a federal investigation of a Canadian doctor accused of distributing human growth hormone says Tiger Woods has been interviewed in the case.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2010/06/30/sp-galea-woods.html?ref=rss

Flyers ink Leighton to 2 year deal

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010
The Philadelphia Flyers have signed goalie Michael Leighton to a two-year deal, keeping the playoff hero away from NHL free agency.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2010/06/30/sp-flyers-leighton.html?ref=rss

Free agent frenzy starts Thursday

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010
The annual NHL free-agent frenzy doesnt have the cache of past Canada Days, but Thursday and Friday will be interesting nonetheless.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/blogs/timwharnsby/2010/06/free-agent-frenzy-begins-at-noon-et-on-thursday.html?ref=rss

Racial reconciliation and the World Cup

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010
Seeing South Africas FIFA World Cup stadiums throb with fans of numerous nationalities makes it hard to imagine that sports in this country were once systematically divided along racial lines.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/soccer/fifaworldcup/features/story/2010/06/29/sp-brown-feature.html?ref=rss