Archive for August, 2007

Blake leads Tribe over slumping ChiSox

Friday, August 31st, 2007
Casey Blakes three-run double in the eighth inning capped a six-run rally, as the Cleveland Indians won their season-high seventh straight with an 8-5 victory over the Chicago White Sox. Victor Martinez drove in a pair of runs for the Indians, who last notched a seven-game win streak during September of 2005. Fausto Carmona gave up five runs on seven hits with six walks and four strikeouts over six innings for Cleveland before Aaron Fultz (4-2) earned the win with two scoreless innings of relief, and Rafael Betancourt got his first save this season after a perfect ninth.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/mlb/news_story.asp?ID=217335

Correia leads Giants over Nats

Friday, August 31st, 2007
Kevin Correia threw six solid innings and Rajai Davis double capped a three-run second inning as the San Francisco Giants edged the Washington Nationals, 3-2, in the opener a three-game set at RFK Stadium.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/mlb/news_story.asp?ID=217336

Mets break out of funk to down Braves

Friday, August 31st, 2007
Carlos Delgado and Jose Reyes each homered and John Maine was outstanding over seven innings to lead the New York Mets to a much-needed win, 7-1, against the Atlanta Braves.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/mlb/news_story.asp?ID=217337

Canada wins gold in men s epee

Friday, August 31st, 2007
Canadas mens epee team sliced through the competition to win gold at the Pan American fencing championships on Friday.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/olympics/news_story.asp?ID=217326

Hamlin wins 12th Busch Series pole

Friday, August 31st, 2007
Denny Hamlin, the last of 42 drivers to make a qualifying attempt, knocked Kasey Kahne off the pole for Saturday nights Camping World 300 NASCAR Busch Series race at California Speedway.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/auto_racing/news_story.asp?ID=217329

Bengals lose another kicker Elling hurt

Friday, August 31st, 2007
The Bengals lost another kicker Friday night when Aaron Elling hurt his right knee while trying to make a tackle on the second-half kickoff against the Indianapolis Colts.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/nfl/news_story.asp?ID=217327

NFL to suspend Rodney Harrison

Friday, August 31st, 2007
The NFL will suspend New England Patriots safety Rodney Harrison four games for violating its substance abuse policy, Harrison said Friday night. The suspension was first reported by ESPN.com, which said Harrison admitted to federal investigators that he obtained human growth hormone. Harrison confirmed the suspension in a conference call with reporters, but would not confirm the details.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/nfl/news_story.asp?ID=217328

Henman s Grand Slam career over

Friday, August 31st, 2007
Tim Henmans Grand Slam tennis career is over, ending with a second-round loss to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at the U.S. Open on Friday night. Henman, a six-time major semifinalist who is retiring next month, lost 7-6 (2), 2-6, 7-5, 6-4.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/tennis/news_story.asp?ID=217321

Busch confirms Gibbs to field Toyotas

Friday, August 31st, 2007
While Joe Gibbs Racing officials remained mum Friday on the anticipated switch from Chevrolet to Toyota, Kyle Busch was more than happy to talk about it. Busch, who will leave Hendrick Motorsports to drive for JGR in 2008, said he got a call from the team earlier this week confirming the change.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/auto_racing/news_story.asp?ID=217245

Busch takes first pole of season

Friday, August 31st, 2007
Kurt Busch isnt taking anything for granted. The hottest driver in NASCARs Nextel Cup series over the past two months is holding down the final spot in the 12-man Chase for the championship with two races remaining until the start of the stock car playoff.

Source: http://www.tsn.ca/auto_racing/news_story.asp?ID=217323