Archive for June, 2011

Alouettes clip Lions in CFL season opener

Thursday, June 30th, 2011
Anthony Calvillo showed no effects from off-season thyroid surgery as the Montreal quarterback delivered three touchdown passes and the Alouettes began their defence of the Grey Cup with a 30-26 victory over the B.C. Lions in the opening game of the CFL season on Thursday night.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/story/2011/06/30/sp-cfl-mon-bc.html?ref=rss

Jays drop rubber match to Pirates

Thursday, June 30th, 2011
Brandon Wood hit a two-run homer in the sixth inning and right-hander Jeff Karstens pitched a five-hitter over seven innings on Thursday as the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 6-2 in their series finale.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2011/06/30/sp-mlb-pirates-jays-recap.html?ref=rss

Sabres sign Ehrhoff to 10 year deal

Thursday, June 30th, 2011
The Buffalo Sabres announced Thursday theyve signed defenceman Christian Ehrhoff to a long-term contract, reportedly for 10 years and $40 million US.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2011/06/30/sp-nhl-sabres-ehrhoff.html?ref=rss

NBA to lock out players at midnight

Thursday, June 30th, 2011
The NBA announced it will lock out its players at 12:01 ET on Friday, saying in a statement that the soon-to-expire collective bargaining agreement has created a broken system that produced huge financial losses for our teams.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/basketball/story/2011/06/30/sp-nba-labour.html?ref=rss

Sabres sign Ehrhoff to long term deal

Thursday, June 30th, 2011
The Buffalo Sabres announced Thursday theyve signed defenceman Christian Ehrhoff to a long-term contract, reportedly for 10 years and $40 million US.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2011/06/30/sp-nhl-sabres-ehrhoff.html?ref=rss

Ehrhoff Sabres agree to 10 year deal reports

Thursday, June 30th, 2011
Defenceman Christian Ehrhoff has agreed to a 10-year contract worth $40 million US with the Buffalo Sabres, according to multiple reports on Thursday night.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2011/06/30/sp-nhl-sabres-ehrhoff.html?ref=rss

NBA lockout looms after sides fail to reach deal

Thursday, June 30th, 2011
Union chief Billy Hunter says its obvious the lockout will happen tonight after players and owners failed to reach a new collective bargaining agreement, potentially putting the 2011-12 season in jeopardy.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/basketball/story/2011/06/30/sp-nba-labour.html?ref=rss

Canada eliminated at Women s World Cup

Thursday, June 30th, 2011
Canadas run at the FIFA Womens World Cup is over. The Canadian team suffered a humiliating 4-0 loss to France on Thursday and was officially eliminated after Germany beat Nigeria 1-0 later in the day.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/soccer/fifawomensworldcup2011/story/2011/06/30/sp-can-fra.html?ref=rss

NBA in lockout after failing to reach new deal

Thursday, June 30th, 2011
NBA players are locked out, possibly jeopardizing next season. Union chief Billy Hunter said Thursday afternoon that owners had locked out the players after failing to reach a new collective bargaining agreement.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/basketball/story/2011/06/30/sp-nba-labour.html?ref=rss

Sharapova Kvitova to meet in Wimbledon final

Thursday, June 30th, 2011
Fifth-seeded former champion Maria Sharapova overcame a shaky serve Thursday to reach her second final at Wimbledon, where she will meet eighth-seeded Petra Kvitova.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/moresports/story/2011/06/30/sp-wta-wimbledon.html?ref=rss