For the first time ever, Canada competes in the Davis Cup semifinals in Belgrade, Serbia. While the odds are stacked against the Canucks who take on the host country, fans are relishing every history-making victory.
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With a shot at golf’s magic number, Jim Furyk had no trouble finishing the job. Furyk birdied two of his last holes, stuffing a gap wedge into just over 3 feet on his final hole Friday at the BMW Championship, and knocked in the putt to become the sixth player in PGA Tour history to shoot 59.
The township of Stirling-Rawdon will host Kraft Hockeyville celebrations on Saturday that feature a NHL pre-season game at Yardmen Arena in Belleville, Ont., between the Washington Capitals and Winnipeg Jets (CBC, CBCSports.ca, 7 p.m. ET).
Canada’s Milos Raonic fought off a match point and an ankle injury to pull out a five-set victory over Serbia’s Janko Tipsarevic on Friday to tie the best-of-five Davis Cup at one match apiece.
On Friday, the St. Louis Blues announced in a release the team had come to terms with restricted free agent defenceman Alex Pietrangelo on a new seven-year extension.
Basketball star Lamar Odom has been charged with a misdemeanour count of driving under the influence, nearly two weeks after his Mercedes-Benz was pulled over on a Southern California freeway.
Mika Miyazato of Japan shot a 6-under 65 Friday to take the lead after the rain-delayed first round of the Evian Championship.
Dallas Stars forward Rich Peverley will miss three weeks after undergoing a procedure to correct an irregular heartbeat.
Saturday’s NHL pre-season game between the Winnipeg Jets and Washington Capitals in Belleville (CBC, CBCSports.ca, 7 p.m. ET) as part of the Kraft Hockeyville celebrations for the Ontario township of Stirling-Rawdon promises to be another memorable chapter in the area’s rich hockey history.
As the Toronto Maple Leafs took to the ice for Day 2 of training camp Friday, forward Joe Colborne stood out as one of the most improved players. It could be viewed as make-it-or-break-it time for the NHL hopeful, reports CBCSports.ca hockey writer Mike Brophy.