Archive for October, 2014

Giants have fun in rain during World Series parade

Friday, October 31st, 2014
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San Francisco became the Valley of the Giants for the third time in five years Friday as hundreds of thousands of people lined the streets for a confetti and rain-soaked parade honouring the city's World Series champions.

National Football League roundup (Reuters)

Friday, October 31st, 2014
(The Sports Xchange) - Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo missed his third straight day of practice with a back injury on Friday and could be a game-time decision. Coach Jason Garrett said Romo will need to move around better before Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals in order to be able to play. The Cowboys have a short walkthrough Saturday. Romo has been receiving treatment on his back all week but has not done any football activities. Brandon Weeden would start at quarterback if Romo can't go, with undrafted free agent Dustin Vaughan as the backup. ...

Bill Belichick not a fan of meteorologists: ‘They’re wrong a lot’ (Shutdown Corner)

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Is Alex Ovechkin the most efficient scorer in the NHL

Friday, October 31st, 2014
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Alex Ovechkin is the reigning Maurice Richard Trophy winner in the NHL, but is he really the most efficient goal scorer in the league? Gustav Nyquist, Corey Perry and Rick Nash may have something to say. Check out our infographic.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/news/multimedia/is-alex-ovechkin-the-most-efficient-scorer-in-the-nhl-1.2820210?cmp=rss

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Friday, October 31st, 2014

Leafs Lupul to miss three weeks with broken hand

Friday, October 31st, 2014
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Toronto Maple Leafs winger Joffrey Lupul reportedly stepped on a stick and fell at practice Thursday and will reportedly be out of the lineup for three weeks after breaking his right hand.

Greg Cosell’s Film Review: How coaching set up Arizona’s two long touchdowns (Shutdown Corner)

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Bad bets take a big toll on the Super Bowl’s host city (Reuters)

Friday, October 31st, 2014
By Robin Respaut GLENDALE Ariz. (Reuters) - Welcome to the sports-crazy home of February's Super Bowl. Over the last decade or so, this city of 230,000 on Phoenix's northwest border, has reinvented itself from farm town to sports Mecca. There's the dome stadium where the National Football League's Arizona Cardinals play, the National Hockey League's Arizona Coyotes arena, and the new baseball facility where the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Chicago White Sox appear every spring for their pre-season training. But Glendale's love of sports has come at a cost: red ink and jobs lost. ...

Sabres send No 2 pick Reinhart back to junior

Friday, October 31st, 2014
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The Buffalo Sabres reassigned forward Sam Reinhart, the No. 2 pick in this years NHL draft, to the WHLs Kootenay Ice on Friday.



Source: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/hockey/nhl/sam-reinhart-sent-back-to-junior-team-by-sabres-1.2819835?cmp=rss

Weaver, Poje take ice dance gold, Duhamel, Radford win pairs at Skate Canada

Friday, October 31st, 2014
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Canada's Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford won the pairs title at Skate Canada International on Saturday.