David Booth wears his heart on his sleeve; Florida Panthers to the Vancouver Canucks

October 25, 2011 6:21 AM1 comment
David Booth wears his heart on his sleeve; Florida Panthers to the Vancouver Canucks

David Booth wears his heart on his sleeve. When the 26-year-old found out he had been traded from the Florida Panthers to the Vancouver Canucks this past Saturday, he cried. No Oscar-acceptance-speech tears were shed, but it took Booth a moment to collect himself and clear his mind. Although Booth […]

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World Series preview: Rangers vs. Cardinals

October 18, 2011 8:53 AM5 comments
World Series preview: Rangers vs. Cardinals

The St. Louis Cardinals celebrate after Game 6 of baseball’s National League championship series against the Milwaukee Brewers Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, in Milwaukee. The Cardinals won 12-6 to win the series and advance to the World Series. Print PDF

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Dodgers’ McCourts settle divorce, back media sale

October 17, 2011 12:47 PM16 comments
Dodgers’ McCourts settle divorce, back media sale

Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt and Jamie McCourt said on Monday they settled their divorce case, putting an end to a feud that had further complicated the Major League Baseball team’s bankruptcy proceedings. Jamie McCourt, who had opposed the proposed sale of the Dodgers’ media rights, will now support […]

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Hockey Hall of Famer Mark Messier to run New York City Marathon in November

October 13, 2011 9:29 PM32 comments
Hockey Hall of Famer Mark Messier to run New York City Marathon in November

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Hockey Hall of Famer Mark Messier plans to run next month’s New York City Marathon. The six-time Stanley Cup champion will take on the 42.2 kilometres Nov. 6 in the city where he captained the Rangers to their first title in 54 years. Two of his […]

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Obama to attend hoops game on aircraft carrier

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Obama to attend hoops game on aircraft carrier

SAN DIEGO – President Barack Obama will attend the Carrier Classic basketball game on Veterans Day on the USS Carl Vinson, the aircraft carrier that buried Osama bin Laden at sea. The White House confirmed Thursday that America’s basketball-player-in-chief has accepted an invitation to attend the Nov. 11 matchup between […]

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English runner disqualified from marathon after taking bus to complete course

October 12, 2011 3:49 PM33 comments
English runner disqualified from marathon after taking bus to complete course

LONDON – After crossing the finish line in third place and smashing his personal best, Rob Sloan celebrated and boasted how he’d just completed an “unbelievably tough” marathon. It turns out things weren’t quite what they seemed. Sloan, organizers say, had actually dropped out 32 kilometres into the race, hitched […]

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Boxing’s New Odd Couple: Edwin Rodriguez & Danny O’Connor

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      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Boxing’s New Odd Couple Edwin Rodriguez & Danny O’Connor RODRIGUEZ-ROSINSKY HEADLINE LIVE ON SHOWTIME® OCT. 21 FROM MGM GRAND AT FOXWOODS     Mashantucket, CT/New York, NY - (Oct. 12, 2011) – Boxing’s new odd couple is a Massachusetts pair training together thousands of miles away from home […]

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Green Bay Packers, NFL’s only public team, near its fifth stock sale

October 10, 2011 11:27 AM47 comments
Green Bay Packers, NFL’s only public team, near its fifth stock sale

MILWAUKEE – Cheeseheads might soon get another chance to own a piece of the Super Bowl champions. The Green Bay Packers are expected to offer stock in the NFL team by the end of the year, raising money to help pay for a US$130-million renovation of Lambeau Field. The work […]

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Dannie Williams a power broker in lightweight division

October 7, 2011 5:40 AM70 comments
Dannie Williams a power broker in lightweight division

Dannie Williams a power broker in lightweight division ST. LOUIS (October 6, 2011) — Not only isn’t World Boxing Council (“WBC”)  Continental Americas champion Dannie Williams the best kept secret in the lightweight division anymore, the southpaw is arguably the most dangerous 135-pounder in the world, recently breaking into the […]

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Farah picks up European athlete of the year award

October 5, 2011 11:41 AM28 comments
Farah picks up European athlete of the year award

Great Britain’s men’s 5000 metres world champion Mo Farah was named European male athlete of the year on Wednesday. The 28-year-old Somalia-born star – who also won silver in the 10,000m at the world championships in August – won the award ahead of last year’s winner Christophe Lemaitre of France. […]

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