Archive for June, 2012

Wharnsby Oilers get coveted young D man in Schultz

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

The Edmonton Oilers decision to take sniper forward Nail Yakupov over steady defenceman Ryan Murray looks even better now that the Oilers landed prized unrestricted free agent defenceman Justin Schultz.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/opinion/2012/06/oilers-get-coveted-young-d-man-in-schultz.html?cmp=rss

In case you missed it, including Olympic favourites miss the cut

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

A pair of Canadian medal hopefuls won't be competing in the women's 100-metre hurdles in London this summer, plus the Oilers land a prized young defenceman as free agency is set to start in the NHL.

Toronto FC salvage draw with visiting Red Bulls

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

Danny Koevermans extended his torrid scoring run and Toronto FC continued its revival under Paul Mariner with a 1-1 tie with the high-flying New York Red Bulls in MLS play Saturday night.

Perdita Felicien Lopes Schliep fail to qualify in hurdles for London

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

Two of Canadas greatest hurdlers saw their Olympic dreams come to a crushing end Saturday. Priscilla Lopes-Schliep and Perdita Felicien both failed to qualify for Canadas team bound for London in a dramatic womens 100-metre hurdles final that saw heptathlete Jessica Zelinka emerge the winner.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/trackandfield/story/2012/06/30/sp-canadian-track-and-field-trials-jessica-zelinka-priscilla-lopes-schliep.html?cmp=rss

Ex-Penn State president OK’d not reporting abuse: report

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

Emails show Penn State's former president Graham Spanier agreed not to take allegations of sex abuse against ex-assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky to authorities but worried university officials would be "vulnerable" for failing to report it, a news organization has reported.

Why the NFL Should Not Expand to London: Chicago Bears Fan’s Opinion (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

Saturday, June 30th, 2012
There has been a lot of expansion talk around the National Football League lately. We've been hearing a lot about Los Angeles --which seems to be more of a "when," not "if" -- and London. Recently, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft threw his support behind the NFL expanding across the pond into London: "I personally think we should have a franchise in London and that is something I am going to push for," Kraft said. "I think I said that the last time we were over here in 2009 and before this next decade is out, I hope we have a team here. ...

Perdita Felicien, Lopes-Schliep fail to qualify in hurdles for London

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

Two of Canada's greatest hurdlers saw their Olympic dreams come to a crushing end Saturday. Priscilla Lopes-Schliep and Perdita Felicien both failed to qualify for Canada's team bound for London in a dramatic women's 100-metre hurdles final that saw heptathlete Jessica Zelinka emerge the winner.

CBCSports ca Caption Contest June 30

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

This photo of a jubilant Serena Williams at Wimbledon on Saturday deserves a better caption.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2012/06/30/sp-cbcsports-caption-contest-june30.html?cmp=rss

Wharnsby: Oilers get coveted young D-man in Schultz

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

The Edmonton Oilers decision to take sniper forward Nail Yakupov over steady defenceman Ryan Murray looks even better now that the Oilers landed prized unrestricted free agent defenceman Justin Schultz.

Justin Schultz inks 2-year deal with Oilers, Zach Parise tops free agents

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

Justin Schultz was able to pass the baton off to Zach Parise. After being courted by NHL teams at the Newport Sports offices in suburban Toronto for much of the week, Schultz agreed to terms with the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday afternoon.