Archive for October, 2011

Ken Miller to resign from Roughriders

Monday, October 31st, 2011

The Saskatchewan Roughriders may have won their game against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on the weekend, but the team will be dealing with a major loss.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2011/10/31/sk-miller-resigns-1031.html?cmp=rss

Frers Missed chances set up wide open final week

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Both Winnipeg and Edmonton had opportunities to secure first place and the first-week bye in the playoffs with victories in Week 18, and both failed, leaving the seedings in both divisions up in the air heading into the regular seasons final week. Greg Frers looks ahead and makes his predictions.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/opinion/2011/10/missed-opportunities-set-up-wide-open-final-week.html?cmp=rss

Chargers Chiefs brace for AFC West collision

Monday, October 31st, 2011

The San Diego Chargers look for a return to the win column Monday night when they visit the Kansas City Chiefs, who seek a fourth straight win and a share of first place in the AFC West.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/nfl/story/2011/10/31/sp-nfl-chargers-chiefs-preview.html?cmp=rss

Cardinals La Russa ends 33 year managerial career

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Manager Tony La Russa is retiring, three days after his St. Louis Cardinals won the 107th World Series. Saturdays championship win over Texas was the third of La Russas 33-year career.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/baseball/mlb/story/2011/10/31/sp-mlb-larussa-cardinals-retirement.html?cmp=rss

Raonic climbs to No 27 in ATP rankings

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Milos Raonic of Thornhill, Ont., parlayed a semifinal berth at last weeks Stockholm Open into a modest climb in the ATP Tour rankings, rising from 28th in the world to 27th overall.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2011/10/31/sp-atp-rankings.html?cmp=rss

Pavelec gives Jets upper hand in Florida

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Winnipeg netminder Ondrej Pavelec is unbeaten in three career starts at BankAtlantic Center, where the Jets take on the Florida Panthers on Monday night.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/nhl/story/2011/10/31/sp-nhl-jets-panthers-preview.html?cmp=rss

Vettel takes inaugural Indian GP

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel won the inaugural Formula One Indian Grand Prix on Sunday, staying on track to equal the record for the number of wins in a season.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2011/10/30/sp-f1-india-vettel.html?cmp=rss

Kvitova wins 1st WTA Championships title

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova won her first WTA Championships title on Sunday by beating Victoria Azarenka 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 in the final in Istanbul, rising to No. 2 in the world rankings in the process.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2011/10/30/sp-wta-championship-kvitova.html?cmp=rss

Tsonga rallies over Del Potro to win Erste Bank Open

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga rallied from a set and a break down to defeat Juan Martin Del Potro 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-4 Sunday in the final of the Erste Bank Open in Vienna, claiming his second title of the season and seventh overall.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2011/10/30/sp-erste-open-tsonga.html?cmp=rss

Roethlisberger shines as Steelers solve Patriots

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Ben Roethlisberger passed for 365 yards and two touchdowns as the Pittsburgh Steelers finally found a way to beat Tom Brady and the New England Patriots 25-17 on Sunday.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/nfl/story/2011/10/30/sp-nfl-steelers-patriots.html?cmp=rss