Archive for October, 2011

Plane carrying NASCAR owner crash lands in Florida

Monday, October 31st, 2011

A small jet carrying the owner of NASCARs top team and his wife lost its brakes and crash landed at a Key West, Fla., airport Monday evening, but no one was seriously injured, officials said.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2011/10/31/sp-hendricks-johnson-nascar-crash.html?cmp=rss

Jets power past Panthers in shootout

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Andrew Ladd and Kyle Wellwood each scored goals in a shootout and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Florida Panthers 4-3 on Monday night.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/nhl/story/2011/10/31/sp-nhl-jets-panthers.html?cmp=rss

Torres Halloween costume choice debated on Twitter

Monday, October 31st, 2011

There has been plenty of reaction online to a photo tweeted by Phoenix Coyotes tough-guy Paul Bissonnette (@BizNasty2point0) of his teammate Raffi Torres dressed up as rapper Jay-Z at a Halloween party over the weekend.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/nhl/story/2011/10/31/spf-raffi-torres-costume-storify.html?cmp=rss

Sabathia reaches new deal with Yankees

Monday, October 31st, 2011

CC Sabathia is staying with the New York Yankees, agreeing Monday to a new deal that adds $30 million to his existing contract.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/mlb/story/2011/10/31/sp-yankees-sabathia.html?cmp=rss

The Tony La Russa legacy

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Tony La Russa, who announced his retirement earlier today, is polarizing to say the least. A complex, intense baseball revolutionary, La Russa has been the most innovative manager in his sport over the past 32 years.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/opinion/2011/10/the-tony-la-russa-legacy.html?cmp=rss

Wharnsby How the Oilers and Senators roared to success in October

Monday, October 31st, 2011

The Edmonton Oilers and Ottawa Senators have plenty of games ahead before the 16 positions in the Stanley Cup playoffs will be determined. But both clubs should be applauded for their early-season exploits. Tim Wharnsby explains how they pushed their way into the NHLs top-10 in October.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/opinion/2011/10/how-the-oilers-and-senators-roared-to-success-in-october.html?cmp=rss

Friedman Realignment plus 30 Thoughts

Monday, October 31st, 2011

When it comes to NHL realignment, fans opinions can range from loving it to hating it, and anywhere in between. Before he gets to this weeks 30 Thoughts, Elliotte Friedman breaks down the scenarios.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/opinion/2011/10/realignment-plus-30-thoughts.html?cmp=rss

NHLer Torres causes stir with blackface costume

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Phoenix Coyotes forward Raffi Torres drew criticism Monday after teammate Paul Bissonnette tweeted a picture of him and his wife in blackface dressed for Halloween as rapper Jay-Z and singer Beyonce Knowles.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/nhl/video/#id=2163062635?cmp=rss

NHLer Torres causes stir with Halloween costume

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Phoenix Coyotes forward Raffi Torres drew criticism Monday after teammate Paul Bissonnette tweeted a picture of him and his wife in blackface dressed for Halloween as rapper Jay-Z and singer Beyonce Knowles.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/nhl/video/#id=2163062635?cmp=rss

Softball leaders to push for Olympic reinstatement

Monday, October 31st, 2011

International softball leaders will continue to explore a possible joint bid with baseball to try and get both sports back into the Olympics in 2020.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/mlb/story/2011/10/31/sp-olympics-softball.html?cmp=rss