Archive for May, 2007

Sorenstam satisfied with return at Ginn

Thursday, May 31st, 2007
Annika Sorenstams return to the LPGA Tour was better than she hoped. Michelle Wies literally went down the drain Thursday at the Ginn Tribute. Sorenstam was satisfied with her even-par 72 after nearly two months off the tour because of a ruptured disk and a bulging disk. Wie withdrew after shooting 14 over for 16 holes.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/golf/news_story.asp?ID=209476

RB Jones looks to shoulder load for Jets

Thursday, May 31st, 2007
The sweat dripped off Thomas Jones face and his green No. 20 jersey was drenched. Its a sight the running backs new Jets teammates are getting used to. As you guys can see, hes a physical specimen, quarterback Chad Pennington said with a laugh after the teams voluntary workouts Thursday.

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Ducks arrive in Ottawa

Thursday, May 31st, 2007
The Anaheim Ducks have no interest in checking out the parties along Sens Mile or shopping for souvenirs at the Rideau Centre. The only thing they want to do in Ottawa is win hockey games. Coach Randy Carlyle wants his team to have some peace and quiet before playing Game 3 at Scotiabank Place on Saturday night. We can sacrifice our interaction with the public (to focus) on the task at hand, he said. Its not too many times you get an opportunity to play in the Stanley Cup final.

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Murray looks for improvement from top line

Thursday, May 31st, 2007
Coach Bryan Murray is looking for more from first-line centre Jason Spezza. The Ottawa Senators coach said Spezza must not only improve his offensive play, but also his face-off percentage, in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup final against the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday.

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O Hair in the lead at the Memorial

Thursday, May 31st, 2007
The scoring at Muirfield Village couldnt have been better with pure greens, stifling heat and calm conditions. Leading the way was Sean OHair, who played great golf for the second straight tournament except for a blemish on the 17th, of all holes. He still managed a 7-under 65 and was tied with the Australian duo of Rod Pampling and Nick OHern. Mike Weir of Brights Grove, Ont., shot a 2-over 74.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/golf/news_story.asp?ID=209473

Diamondbacks sign prospect Scherzer

Thursday, May 31st, 2007
The Arizona Diamondbacks came close to losing the rights to Max Scherzer, their 2006 top draft pick. How close? They reached an agreement moments before they would have lost his rights late Wednesday.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/mlb/news_story.asp?ID=209475

Jays Johnson hoping for 3 4 week return

Thursday, May 31st, 2007
Reed Johnson can finally see some light at the end of the tunnel. The spark-plug left-fielder hopes to be back hitting leadoff for the Toronto Blue Jays in about three or four weeks, well-ahead of schedule. He underwent surgery for a herniated disc in his back April 17 and was initially expected to be out until the all-star break.

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Report Florida s Donovan to coach Magic

Thursday, May 31st, 2007
After leading Florida to two national titles, Billy Donovan has agreed to leave the Gators to coach the Orlando Magic, an official in the NBA told The Associated Press on Thursday.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/nba/news_story.asp?ID=209470

Restaurant not at fault for Hancock s death

Thursday, May 31st, 2007
A state investigation found no evidence that workers at Mike Shannons restaurant knew Josh Hancock was drunk when they served the Cardinals pitcher alcohol in the hours prior to his fatal accident. Peter Lobdell, supervisor of the state Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Control, said at a news conference Thursday that investigators interviewed four employees of the restaurant and two of Hancocks teammates who were with him that night.

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A Rod crosses over imaginary line

Thursday, May 31st, 2007
The difference between accepted gamesmanship and poor sportsmanship is a very subtle one in baseball.

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