Archive for June, 2007

Shin leads suspended U S Women s Open

Saturday, June 30th, 2007
A marathon day ended with a loud crack of thunder, but not before Lorena Ochoa and Cristie Kerr charged up the leaderboard Saturday as the U.S. Womens Open finally came to life. Jiyai Shin birdied the last hole she played before darkness set in and showers pelted Pine Needles a short time later. She was at 5 under par through 10 holes, one shot clear of Ochoa, Kerr and 36-hole leader Angela Park.

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Bonds Security up to MLB

Saturday, June 30th, 2007
Barry Bonds said Saturday its up to Major League Baseball and the Giants to decide how much security is needed around him as he closes in on Hank Aarons home run record. In the seventh inning of San Franciscos home game with Arizona on Friday night, a male fan hopped the fence along the left-field line and ran out to greet the slugger. Andrew Clapp, 24, of Fargo, N.D., faces charges of public drunkenness and interfering with a sporting event.

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Report Bruins acquire Manny Fernandez

Saturday, June 30th, 2007
It looks as though the Boston Bruins have acquired a new goaltender. According to the Pioneer Press, the Minnesota Wild have traded Manny Fernandez to the Bruins for forward Petr Kalus and a future fourth-round draft pick. Fernandez was 22-16-1 last season with the 2.55 goals against average and a .911 save percentage.

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Red Wings still negotiating with Hasek

Saturday, June 30th, 2007
On the eve of NHL free agency, Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland was cautiously optimistic he would be able to agree to contract terms with star goaltender Dominik Hasek.

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Sabres brace for potential big hits

Saturday, June 30th, 2007
Sabres executive Larry Quinn had one last piece of advice to offer as the teams co-captains, Chris Drury and Daniel Briere, gathered in Los Angeles to prepare for the start of NHL free agency. Landing the most lucrative contract does not necessarily guarantee anyone playing for a winner is the philosophy the Sabres are sticking to, unwilling to upset their payroll structure with top-heavy salaries.

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Sturm successful in defence of title

Saturday, June 30th, 2007
Felix Sturm retained his WBA middleweight title Saturday after recording a unanimous decision over the previously unbeaten Noe Tulio Gonzalez Alcoba at the Porsche Arena. It was the first successful defense for Sturm (28-2, 12 KOs) in his second term as the WBA champion. He won on each the judges scorecards - 116-112, 120-108 and 118-110.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/boxing/news_story.asp?ID=212342

Uraguay keeps hope alive at Copa America

Saturday, June 30th, 2007
Striker Vicente Sanchez poked in a loose ball early in the second half and a struggling Uruguay kept alive its hopes of reaching the Copa America quarter-finals with a 1-0 victory over Bolivia on Saturday. Diego Forlan deflected a cross in front of the goal and Sanchez slid to toe the ball under Bolivian keeper Sergio Galarza in the 58th minute. The goal energized Uruguay, whose slow and ineffective first-half play resembled its performance against Peru.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/soccer/news_story.asp?ID=212332

Pernice leads crowded Buick leaderboard

Saturday, June 30th, 2007
Tom Pernice Jr. shot a 6-under 66 Saturday in the third round of the Buick Open, putting his name atop a shuffled leaderboard. Jesper Parnevik (64), Scott Verplank (69) and Brian Bateman (69) were a shot back entering the final round. Former Buick Open champions Jim Furyk (71), Kenny Perry (71) and Woody Austin (69) were in a group of five players just two strokes behind Pernice.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/golf/news_story.asp?ID=212331

Three in the Key In the wake of the draft

Saturday, June 30th, 2007
Well, the dust from the draft has finally settled and the first checkpoint has been passed without action in the Kevin Garnett/Kobe Bryant/Jermaine ONeal derby. Instead, a lot of other NBA teams managed to provide some clarity for their present and their futures, and some managed to do it while adding an All-Star caliber talent.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/nba/news_story.asp?ID=212334

Brewers use their Braun to whip Cubs

Saturday, June 30th, 2007
Milwaukee bounced back from a tough defeat, scoring nine runs in the first three innings Saturday and making it easy for Ben Sheets to win his sixth straight decision as the Brewers routed the Chicago Cubs 13-4.

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