Archive for October, 2012

Panthers-Redskins Preview (The Associated Press)

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012
While dual-threat quarterbacks Cam Newton and Robert Griffin III are two of the most exciting players in football, their impressive skill sets haven't translated into many wins for their respective last-place teams.

James Harden upstages Jeremy Lin in Rockets debut

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

James Harden had 37 points and 12 assists in a stirring debut for Houston, and Carlos Delfino made four 3-pointers in the fourth quarter to lift the Rockets to a 105-96 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night.



Source: http://stats.cbc.ca/nba/recap.asp?g=2012103108&home=8&vis=10&final=true?cmp=rss

Will Bruin strikes twice as Dynamo extinguish Fire from MLS Playoffs

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Will Bruin scored in the 12th and 46 minutes as the Houston Dynamo held off the Chicago Fire 2-1 on Wednesday evening.

Trending in Sports Athletes amp their kids dress up for Halloween

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Halloween might be a night especially fun for kids, but that didnt stop a number of athletes from taking part this year. Check out Wednesday nights best costumes by NHL, MLB and NBA players as they head out on the town with friends, family or on their own.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2012/10/31/spf-trending-sports-athletes-halloween-kids-facebook-twitter.html?cmp=rss

Raptors DeMar DeRozan agree on 4 year contract extension

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

The Toronto Raptors have agreed on a contract extension with forward DeMar DeRozan ahead of Wednesdays midnight deadline. According to sources, the 23-year-old from Compton, Calif., agreed to terms on a four-year deal worth $38 million.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/basketball/nba/story/2012/10/31/sp-nba-basketball-toronto-raptors-demar-derozan-extension.html?cmp=rss

Raptors fade late in exciting opening loss to Pacers

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Kyle Lowry scored 21 points, while Jonas Valanciunas had 12 points and 10 rebounds in his NBA debut for the new-look Toronto Raptors, who fell 90-88 to Indiana in their season debut on Wednesday night.

San Francisco parade celebrates Giants World Series win

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Orange-and-black clad hordes flooded the streets of San Francisco on Wednesday for a ticker-tape parade celebrating the 2012 World Series champion Giants.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/mlb/story/2012/10/31/sp-mlb-world-series-parade-san-francisco-giants-ed-lee.html?cmp=rss

Vilma goes to court with former coach’s email (The Associated Press)

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The attorney for New Orleans linebacker Jonathan Vilma has filed a court brief in the bounties case with an email from a former assistant coach who called the Saints a ''dirty organization.''

Bills-Texans Preview (The Associated Press)

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012
Though no one has run the ball more often than the AFC-leading Houston Texans, coach Gary Kubiak is looking for better production from his backfield.

James Harden upstages Jeremy Lin in Rockets’ debut

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

James Harden had 37 points and 12 assists in a stirring debut for Houston, and Carlos Delfino made four 3-pointers in the fourth quarter to lift the Rockets to a 105-96 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night.