Archive for December, 2011

Dallas Cowboys Place Punter on Injured Reserve – a Fan’s Take (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

Saturday, December 31st, 2011
In a disappointing turn of events, the Dallas Cowboys placed punter Mat McBriar on the IR heading into the final game of the 2011 regular season. This is a damaging loss, as McBriar has been one of the NFL's most reliable punters.

Canada edges U S stays perfect at world juniors

Saturday, December 31st, 2011

In a game that meant nothing in terms of the standings at the world junior tournament, Canada skated by the United States 3-2 at Rexall Place on New Years Eve. The win gave the Canadian juniors a perfect 4-0 record after the preliminary round, in which they outscored the opposition 27-5.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/opinion/2011/12/canada-edges-us-stays-perfect-at-world-juniors.html?cmp=rss

Blackburn pulls off upset over Man U: EPL

Saturday, December 31st, 2011

Alex Ferguson's 70th birthday was ruined by Manchester United's stunning loss to struggling Blackburn and Chelsea slipped out of the Premier League's top four with a home defeat to Aston Villa on Saturday.

Jets power past Maple Leafs

Saturday, December 31st, 2011

Winnipeg Jets scored two power play goals against the worst penalty killing unit in the NHL to take a 3-2 victory over the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night.

Butler lifts Sens in shootout over Sabres

Saturday, December 31st, 2011

Senators forward Bobby Butler scored in the fifth round of the shootout to beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2.

Racial slur alleged in Habs loss to Panthers

Saturday, December 31st, 2011

Montreal Canadiens defenceman PK Subban was subjected to a racial slur at the end of the first period of Saturdays loss in Florida against the Panthers, according to a report.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/nhl/story/2011/12/31/sp-canadiens-panthers-recap.html?cmp=rss

Oldest NFL Players to Play the Game: Fan’s Perspective (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

Saturday, December 31st, 2011
In recent years, we have bounced back and forth while QB Brett Favre decided if he was really ready to retire or not. This year, after the Chicago Bears lost QB Jay Cutler to injury, it was even being rumored that he would be willing to come back.

Racial slur alleged in Habs Panthers game

Saturday, December 31st, 2011

Montreal Canadiens defenceman PK Subban was subjected to a racial slur at the end of the first period of Saturdays game in Florida against the Panthers, according to a report.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/nhl/story/2011/12/31/sp-canadiens-panthers-recap.html?cmp=rss

Canada edges U.S., stays perfect at world juniors

Saturday, December 31st, 2011

In a game that meant nothing in terms of the standings at the world junior tournament, Canada skated by the United States 3-2 at Rexall Place on New Year's Eve. The win gave the Canadian juniors a perfect 4-0 record after the preliminary round, in which they outscored the opposition 27-5.

Stamkos nets hat trick to bury Hurricanes

Saturday, December 31st, 2011

Steven Stamkos increased his NHL goal-scoring lead to 26 with his second hat trick this season in a 5-2 Tampa Bay victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday.