Archive for January, 2013

Wharnsby Leafs home win a sign of better times ahead

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

The Toronto Maple Leafs actually havent been that bad since they moved into the Air Canada Centre on Feb. 20, 1999. They have been bad at home since the 2004-05 lockout because they simply havent been good in any building in the last seven seasons.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/opinion/2013/01/a-leafs-win-at-home-is-a-sign-of-better-times-ahead.html?cmp=rss

Snowmobiler Caleb Moore dies as a result of Winter X Games crash

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

The 25-year-old innovative freestyle snowmobile rider Caleb Moore has died after being injured in a crash last week during the Winter X Games in Colorado.

Beyonce says sang along to pre-recorded track at inauguration (Reuters)

Thursday, January 31st, 2013
NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Singer Beyonce said she sang along to a pre-recorded track at the inauguration of President Barack Obama, but delivered a stirring a cappella version of the U.S. national anthem at a Super Bowl news conference on Thursday. She also said would be singing live at the half-time show of the National Football League championship game between the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens at the Superdome on Sunday. ...

Greg Jamison misses deadline to purchase Coyotes

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Greg Jamison is unable to complete his purchase of the Phoenix Coyotes before a lease agreement deal with the City of Glendale expires, a league official told The Associated Press on Thursday.

Leafs overtake Capitals for 1st home win

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Nikolai Kulemin and Matt Frattin scored third-period goals to give the Toronto Maple Leafs their first home win of the season in a 3-2 comeback victory over the Washington Capitals in NHL play Thursday night.

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Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Jets downed by Panthers’ 5 goals in 3rd period

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Alex Kovalev scored the go-ahead goal during Florida's five-goal outburst in the third period, helping the Panthers rally for a 6-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night.

CSA cuts ties with Canadian Soccer League

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Less than five months after a CBC News report showed that an international match-fixing syndicate had set its sights on the Canadian Soccer League (CSL), CBC has learned that the Canadian Soccer Association has told the CSL it will no longer sanction the league.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/soccer/opinion/2013/01/csa-cuts-ties-with-canadian-soccer-league.html?cmp=rss

How Super Bowl History was Altered by Three Plays Involving the New York Giants (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

Thursday, January 31st, 2013
With four Lombardi Trophies to their credit, the New York Giants are one of the most successful teams in the National Football League. But Big Blue's trophy case might be less crowded if not for three fortunate and unforgettable Super Bowls plays. Those three moments altered the history of the Giants and changed the way we look at the Buffalo Bills and New England Patriots, too. Here's a look back at three Super Bowl plays involving the Giants and how they altered NFL history.

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Thursday, January 31st, 2013