Archive for September, 2010

NL playoff contenders keep heat on

Thursday, September 30th, 2010
The Atlanta Braves moved closer to their first playoff berth since 2005, beating the Florida Marlins 5-1 Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep behind Derek Lowes fifth win of September and Brooks Conrads three-run homer.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2010/09/29/sp-atl-fla.html?ref=rss

Sharks spank Canucks

Thursday, September 30th, 2010
Dany Heatley scored, Antero Niittymaki made 19 saves and the San Jose Sharks beat the Vancouver Canucks 6-2 on Wednesday night in an exhibition game.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2010/09/30/sp-van-sj.html?ref=rss

Oilers beat Coyotes in shootout

Thursday, September 30th, 2010
Dustin Penner scored the shootout winner as the Edmonton Oilers remained perfect in pre-season play, getting past the Phoenix Coyotes 4-3 on Wednesday.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2010/09/29/sp-edm-phx.html?ref=rss

Contador tests positive for banned stimulant

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010
Three-time Tour de France Alberto Contador is scheduled to address the media after his spokesperson acknowledged the cyclist tested positive for clenbuterol.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2010/09/29/sp-contador-test.html?ref=rss

Flames win Saskatoon exhibition

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010
The Calgary Flames opened a three-goal lead in the second period, then held on for a 3-2 NHL exhibition win over a New York Islanders split squad Wednesday night in Saskatoon.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2010/09/29/sp-cgy-nyi.html?ref=rss

Jays set record in Cito s home finale

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010
Travis Snider, John Buck and Aaron Hill homered off Yankees starter Javier Vazquez to give the Toronto Blue Jays a franchise-record 247 home runs for the season.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2010/09/29/sp-jays-yankees-3.html?ref=rss

Kadri makes his case for Leafs

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010
Nazem Kadri made the most of his time on Torontos top line in an exhibition game against Ottawa, scoring twice and setting up the winner.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2010/09/29/sp-tor-ott.html?ref=rss

Tour winner Contador positive for steroid

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010
Three-time Tour de France Alberto Contador is scheduled to address the media Thursday after his spokesperson acknowledged that the Spanish cyclist tested positive for the steroid clenbuterol.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2010/09/29/sp-contador-test.html?ref=rss

Gaston honoured by Blue Jays

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010
Current and former Toronto Blue Jays, as well as baseball legend Hank Aaron and commissioner Bud Selig, sent along messages of gratitude and congratulatons to outgoing manager Cito Gaston on Wednesday night.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2010/09/29/sp-gaston-tribue.html?ref=rss

Inter s Eto o scores 3 in Champions League

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010
Samuel Etoo kickstarted Inter Milans defence of its Champions League title with a hat trick in the 4-0 thrashing of Werder Bremen on Wednesday and Rubin Kazan again frustrated Barcelona by holding the Spanish giants to a 1-1 draw in Russia.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/soccer/story/2010/09/29/sp-champs-wed.html?ref=rss