Archive for May, 2012

Injured England midfielder Frank Lampard out of Euro 2012

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

The Football Association says England midfielder Frank Lampard is out of the European Championship due to thigh injury. Lampard was hurt during a training session Thursday.

NFL roundup: Vitt expects Brees in camp (The SportsXchange)

Thursday, May 31st, 2012
New Orleans Saints assistant head coach Joe Vitt told reporters Thursday that he expects Drew Brees to join the team for the opening of training camp.

NBA draft lottery fuels conspiracy theories

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Wednesday was NBA Draft Lottery day, and NBA fans watched yet another conspiracy theory evolve when the New Orleans Hornets made the unlikely jump to land the first pick in the draft and take Kentucky's Anthony Davis.

Former manager, catchers back up Roger Clemens at trial

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Two catchers who were teammates of pitcher Roger Clemens said he played with integrity and refused to cut corners, the opposite of the image painted by prosecutors of a man who cheated to gain an edge and then lied about it to Congress.

Usain Bolt recaptures form in Rome win

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

World record-holder Usain Bolt put last weeks poor run behind him with a new seasons best of 9.76 seconds in the 100-metre race at the Golden Gala Diamond League meet in Rome on Thursday.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/trackandfield/story/2012/05/31/sp-diamond-league-rome-golden-gala-bolt-lopes-schliep.html?cmp=rss

D.C. United’s Dwayne De Rosario named MLS player of the month

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

The Toronto native had four goals and two assists for D.C. United in six matches in May and has five goals and a league-leading eight assists this season.

Blue Jays remove Adam Lind from 40-man roster

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

The Toronto Blue Jays have outrighted first baseman Adam Lind to the minors and selected the contract of pitcher Robert Coello.

NFL Pro Bowl Set for Hawaii Again in 2013 – Fan’s View (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

Thursday, May 31st, 2012
The National Football League and the Players Association announced the Pro Bowl, which had been on the chopping block due in part to the deterioration of play, will go on for another year.

Usain Bolt recaptures form in Rome win

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

World record-holder Usain Bolt put last week's poor run behind him with a new season's best of 9.76 seconds in the 100-metre race at the Golden Gala Diamond League meet in Rome on Thursday.

Red Wings’ Nicklas Lidstrom ends illustrious NHL career

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Detroit Red Wings defenceman Nicklas Lidstrom announced his retirement from the NHL on Thursday after a two-decade career in the league marked by consistent individual and team excellence.