Archive for December, 2010

Nestor adds Order of Canada to accomplishments

Friday, December 31st, 2010
Already Canadas most decorated tennis player with six Grand Slam doubles titles and an Olympic gold medal among his accomplishments but Daniel Nestor shows no signs of slowing down, earning another accolade this week when he was appointed to the Order of Canada.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/moresports/story/2010/12/31/sp-nestor-reax.html?ref=rss

Canadian golfer DeLaet needs back surgery

Friday, December 31st, 2010
Graham DeLaet will get a later start to the 2011 PGA Tour season than anticipated after it was announced Friday that the native of Weyburn, Sask., will undergo minor back surgery to repair a herniated disc.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/moresports/story/2010/12/31/sp-delaet-surgery.html?ref=rss

Riders hiring Marshall as head coach columnist

Friday, December 31st, 2010
After more than a month of speculation, the Saskatchewan Roughriders may have found their newest head coach in Greg Marshall.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2010/12/31/sk-marshall-riders-1012.html?ref=rss

Lemieux thrills Pittsburgh crowd in alumni game

Friday, December 31st, 2010
Mario Lemieux was the star attraction Friday as over 10,000 took in an alumni game between former members of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals ahead of the Winter Classic.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2010/12/31/sp-alumni-game.html?ref=rss

Senators need Alfredsson to start scoring

Friday, December 31st, 2010
The Ottawa Senators attempt to rebound from another shutout when they travel to face the Columbus Blue Jackets for the only time this season Friday night.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2010/12/31/sp-sens-jackets.html?ref=rss

Canucks to take measure of surprising Stars

Friday, December 31st, 2010
Cory Schneider is expected to get the call in Vancouvers net as the Canucks battle the Dallas Stars, a club that is showing recent signs of slippage after being one of the surprise stories of the first three months of the NHL season.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/story/2010/12/31/sp-canucks-stars.html?ref=rss

Ex CFL star Tony Proudfoot dies

Friday, December 31st, 2010
Former CFL player and two-time Grey Cup champion Tony Proudfoot has died in Montreal at age 61, after a three-year battle with Lou Gehrigs disease.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2010/12/31/tony-proudfoot-dies.html?ref=rss

Ex CFL player Tony Proudfoot dies

Friday, December 31st, 2010
Former CFL player and two-time Grey Cup champion Tony Proudfoot has died in Montreal at age 61, after a three-year battle with Lou Gehrigs disease.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2010/12/31/tony-proudfoot-dies.html?ref=rss

UFC star Cain Velasquez sidelined with injury

Friday, December 31st, 2010
The UFCs Toronto card took a hit Thursday with news that heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is injured and will be out six to eight months. UFC president Dana White confirmed the injury and that Velasquez had been set to fight Brazilian Junior Dos Santos in Toronto on April 30.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/moresports/story/2010/12/30/sp-ufc.html?ref=rss

Harmon Killebrew diagnosed with esophageal cancer

Friday, December 31st, 2010
Hall of Fame slugger Harmon Killebrew says he has been diagnosed with esophageal cancer.

Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/story/2010/12/30/sp-killibrew.html?ref=rss