Archive for May, 2014

Manziel to throw out first pitch at Indians game (The Associated Press)

Saturday, May 31st, 2014
The Cleveland Indians announced that Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel will throw out the first pitch before Wednesday night's game against the Boston Red Sox. ''Manzielmania'' has already hit Cleveland with full force, even though training camp won't open until late July. The Browns moved up in the first round of the NFL draft to select Manziel with the 22nd pick. The former Texas A&M star will battle hometown product Brian Hoyer for the starter's job in training camp.

Canadiens’ Carey Price avoids off-season surgery

Saturday, May 31st, 2014
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Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price revealed Saturday that he will not require surgery for the lower-body injury he sustained early in the Eastern Conference final.

Kings seek unprecedented 3rd straight Game 7 win

Saturday, May 31st, 2014
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The wild Western Conference final between Los Angeles and the Chicago Blackhawks will be decided Sunday, the third Game 7 for the Kings in these Stanley Cup playoffs.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/nhl/kings-seek-unprecedented-3rd-straight-game-7-win-1.2660814?cmp=rss

Bubba Watson sizzles on par 5s to lead Memorial

Saturday, May 31st, 2014
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Masters champion Bubba Watson carded a 3-under 69 Saturday to lead at 12-under 204 through three rounds of the Memorial at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio.

Toronto FC sinks Crew in injury time

Saturday, May 31st, 2014
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Jermain Defoe scored twice and Doneil Henry had the winner in injury time as the hometown Toronto FC clipped the Columbus Crew, 3-2 at BMO Field on Saturday.

Blue Jays rough up rookie pitcher Royals

Saturday, May 31st, 2014
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Marcus Stroman was solid in his first Major League start and Torontos offence made sure he came up a winner as the Blue Jays pounded the Kansas City Royals 12-2 on Saturday afternoon at Rogers Centre.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports-content/baseball/mlb/game/1380519/recap/?cmp=rss

Stacy Lewis sets 36-hole record at ShopRite LPGA Classic

Saturday, May 31st, 2014
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Stacy Lewis moved into position to take the top spot in the world, shooting a bogey-free 8-under 63 and breaking the 36-hole record in the ShopRite LPGA Classic on Saturday.

Youppi to ride mechanical bull after losing bet with Jimmy Fallon

Saturday, May 31st, 2014
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Youppi!, the fuzzy orange mascot of the Montreal Canadiens, will respect the terms of a bet with American late night television host Jimmy Fallon, even if he is really sad about it.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/youppi-to-ride-mechanical-bull-after-losing-bet-with-jimmy-fallon-1.2660727?cmp=rss

Reid returns to Philly, gives future coaches tips (The Associated Press)

Saturday, May 31st, 2014
Andy Reid's secret to success in the NFL is honesty. Seventeen months after he was fired by the Eagles, Reid was in Philadelphia on Saturday to speak at the NFL's career development symposium at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business. Reid, who led the Kansas City Chiefs from 2-14 to 11-5 and an AFC wild-card berth in his first season last year, gave advice to prospective head coaches and general managers. There were 70 attendees representing each of the NFL's 32 teams.

Dutch World Cup roster mixes formidable attackers with youth

Saturday, May 31st, 2014
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Louis van Gaal named a mix of experience and youth in his final 23-man World Cup squad Saturday, as the Netherlands seeks to go one better than its runner-up finish in 2010.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/soccer/brazil2014/dutch-world-cup-roster-mixes-formidable-attackers-with-youth-1.2660610?cmp=rss