Archive for January, 2013

Union head takes on NFL on player safety issues (The Associated Press)

Thursday, January 31st, 2013
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- So much for labor peace in the NFL.

Harbaugh overcomes hurdles to finish season at Super Bowl (Reuters)

Thursday, January 31st, 2013
NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Football was in his blood, and coaching was a natural career path for John Harbaugh, who paid his dues and learned his craft rung by rung on his way to taking the Baltimore Ravens to the Super Bowl. The son of a coach and brother of the man who will direct the San Francisco 49ers on Super Sunday, Harbaugh was not blessed with the athletic skills of younger brother Jim, an NFL quarterback for 14 seasons. He was, however, blessed with an inside take on life as a football coach, a family lesson that informs his approach to the job to this day. ...

NHL not ready to expand to Ontario Quebec Daly on HNIC Radio

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Contrary to some belief, the NHL is not in a position to expand to southern Ontario, Quebec or anywhere else, says the leagues deputy commissioner. Bill Daly on Thursday told Hockey Night in Canada Radio listeners were not there right now on expansion.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/nhl/story/2013/01/31/spf-nhl-bill-daly-hnic-radio-phoenix-quebec-ontario.html?cmp=rss

NFL-Harbaugh overcomes hurdles to finish season at Super Bowl (Reuters)

Thursday, January 31st, 2013
NEW ORLEANS, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Football was in his blood, and coaching was a natural career path for John Harbaugh, who paid his dues and learned his craft rung by rung on his way to taking the Baltimore Ravens to the Super Bowl. The son of a coach and brother of the man who will direct the San Francisco 49ers on Super Sunday, Harbaugh was not blessed with the athletic skills of younger brother Jim, an NFL quarterback for 14 seasons. He was, however, blessed with an inside take on life as a football coach, a family lesson that informs his approach to the job to this day. ...

Phil Mickelson fires opening-round 60 to lead Phoenix Open

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Phil Mickelson missed out on a 59 by a fraction of an inch Thursday in the Phoenix Open. Mickelson had a chance to become only the sixth player in PGA Tour history to break 60 with a 25-foot birdie attempt on his last hole, the par-4 ninth at the TPC Scottsdale.

CEO Jed York looks to lead 49ers back to greatness (The Associated Press)

Thursday, January 31st, 2013
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- When Jed York attended his first football game at age 3, he had already developed an eye for watching the way his uncle ran the San Francisco 49ers during their glory days.

Hockey Night In Canada in Punjabi Podcast

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Topics in this week's Hockey Night in Canada in Punjabi podcast include a discussion of the Montreal Canadiens coming to terms with standout defenceman P.K. Subban, the possibility of the NHL expanding to 32 teams, and the rumours surrounding Wayne Gretzky's name being linked to the Maple Leafs.

Ravens moving main practice to grass field (The Associated Press)

Thursday, January 31st, 2013
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Unhappy with the hard artificial turf at Tulane University's baseball field, the Baltimore Ravens finished practice Thursday on the grass field at the Saints' facility instead.

Column: Painful losses endure for Kaepernicks (The Associated Press)

Thursday, January 31st, 2013
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Lance Kaepernick was 23 days old when he died.

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Thursday, January 31st, 2013