Archive for July, 2011

Top pick Newton ready to go to work with Panthers

Saturday, July 30th, 2011
Cam Newton quietly walked around as cameras swarmed Carolinas new kicker Olindo Mare. Newton peeked out from behind a lens and asked his Panthers teammate, How hot was it today?

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/story/2011/07/30/sp-panthers-newton.html?ref=rss

Canada disqualified in women s swimming relay

Saturday, July 30th, 2011
An illegal kick cost Canada a top-six finish in the womens 4x100-metre relay at the world swimming championships Saturday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/swimming/story/2011/07/30/sp-canada-shanghai.html?ref=rss

Whitecaps to face Galaxy but not Beckham

Saturday, July 30th, 2011
The Vancouver Whitecaps look for their first win in nearly six weeks when they host the Los Angeles Galaxy in Major League Soccer action on Saturday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/soccer/story/2011/07/30/sp-vcr-la-mls.html?ref=rss

Resurgent Rider Charles keys on Stampeders defence

Saturday, July 30th, 2011
From the moment he joined the Saskatchewan Roughriders as a free agent in 2008, Hugh Charles has been considered the heir apparent to veteran running back Wes Cates. Charles has been biding his time patiently on special teams but he could take over the top job in the backfield as soon as Saturday when the Roughriders welcome the Calgary Stampeders.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/story/2011/07/30/sp-roughiescharles.html?ref=rss

Canada s coach accepts extra World Cup obstacle

Saturday, July 30th, 2011
Stephen Hart is not the kind to cry over spilled milk. If Canada is to qualify for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, it will have to survive an extra round of qualifying.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/soccer/story/2011/07/28/sp-stephen-hart.html?ref=rss

Phelps takes 3rd gold at swim worlds

Saturday, July 30th, 2011
Without Milorad Cavic to challenge him - or Ryan Lochte - Michael Phelps registered a comfortable win in the 100-metre butterfly at the swimming world championships Saturday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/swimming/story/2011/07/30/sp-fina-worlds-swimming.html?ref=rss

Canada eliminated at women s U 19 basketball worlds

Saturday, July 30th, 2011
Canadas previously undefeated U-19 womens world basketball team has been knocked out of the tournament by Spain.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/basketball/story/2011/07/29/sp-canada-eliminated-u19-fiba-worlds.html?ref=rss

Eckersley keen to stay at TFC

Saturday, July 30th, 2011
Defender Richard Eckersley has been one of the few bright spots for Toronto FC in 2011, but there is one small hitch to the England native being part of the clubs long-term plans.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/soccer/story/2011/07/29/sp-mls-tfc-eckersley.html?ref=rss

Eagles ink Pro Bowl CB Asomugha QB Young

Saturday, July 30th, 2011
One day after acquiring Pro Bowl cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie from the Cardinals, the Eagles signed another Pro Bowl cornerback, Nnamdi Asomugha, to a five-year contract, the team announced Friday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/story/2011/07/29/sp-nfl-eagles-asomugha.html?ref=rss

Eskimos win wild one over Argos to stay unbeaten

Saturday, July 30th, 2011
Fred Stamps reeled in a 21-yard touchdown pass with less than three minutes to play as the Edmonton Eskimos came from behind to continue their torrid start to the season, defeating the visiting Toronto Argonauts 26-25 on Friday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/story/2011/07/30/sp-cfl-tor-edm.html?ref=rss