Sports News

Oilers ink Grebeshkov for $3.15M US Jul 21, 2009 - 2:04 pm PST
Restricted free agent Denis Grebeshkov avoided arbitration Tuesday, re-signing with the Edmonton Oilers for one year and a reported $3.15 million US. CBC

Cleveland ace outduels Blue Jays' rookie Jul 21, 2009 - 1:58 pm PST
Cleveland Indians pitcher Cliff Lee showed why Roy Halladay isn't the only coveted ace these days, pitching a complete game and watching as his teammates finally provided offence in the bottom of the ninth in a 2-1 road win over the Toronto Blue Jays. CBC

Red Sox forced to shelve Wakefield Jul 21, 2009 - 1:42 pm PST
The Boston Red Sox placed pitcher Tim Wakefield on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday with a strained lower back. CBC

ESPN reporter secretly videotaped nude in hotel Jul 21, 2009 - 1:34 pm PST
ESPN reporter Erin Andrews was secretly videotaped in the nude while she was alone in a hotel room and the video was posted on the Internet, her lawyer said Tuesday. CBC

Vrbata traded back to Coyotes Jul 21, 2009 - 12:29 pm PST
The Phoenix Coyotes reacquired Radim Vrbata from the Tampa Bay Lightning for fellow forward Todd Fedoruk and defenceman David Hale on Tuesday. CBC

Nationals' Olsen out rest of season Jul 21, 2009 - 12:28 pm PST
Washington Nationals pitcher Scott Olsen has scheduled surgery Thursday to repair the labrum in his left shoulder and will miss the rest of the season. CBC

Blue Jays set July 28 deadline to deal Halladay Jul 21, 2009 - 11:35 am PST
If Roy Halladay is to be traded, Toronto Blue Jays general manager J.P. Ricciardi told reporters Tuesday that he would like to complete a transaction for the former Cy Young Award winner by July 28. CBC

Eskimos' linebacker takes on thief Jul 21, 2009 - 10:33 am PST
A linebacker with the Edmonton Eskimos football team made his first sack of the season early Tuesday morning when he and another man chased down a purse snatcher and held him down until police arrived. CBC

Kovalev wants Heatley with Senators Jul 21, 2009 - 8:12 am PST
Speaking to reporters Tuesday in Ottawa, Alex Kovalev said he hopes new teammate and fellow winger Dany Heatley remains with the Senators for the 2009-10 NHL season. CBC

Jack joins Raptors for $20M Jul 21, 2009 - 7:33 am PST
The Toronto Raptors officially signed free agent Jarrett Jack to a $20-million four-year contract on Tuesday. CBC

Plekanec signs 1-year deal with Canadiens Jul 21, 2009 - 7:19 am PST
The Montreal Canadiens have signed forward Tomas Plekanec to a one-year contract, general manager Bob Gainey announced on Tuesday. CBC

Penguins add goaltender Brent Johnson Jul 21, 2009 - 6:45 am PST
The Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins signed free-agent goaltender Brent Johnson to a one-year contract on Tuesday. CBC

Lions QB Jackson wins CFL honour Jul 21, 2009 - 6:11 am PST
Backup quarterback Jarious Jackson was named the CFL's offensive player of the week on Tuesday. CBC

Blue Jays' Wells picks up game at plate Jul 21, 2009 - 5:37 am PST
Cleveland pitcher Cliff Lee has had his struggles against centre-fielder Vernon Wells, who hopes to return to the Toronto Blue Jays lineup Tuesday night against the Indians left-hander after battling a stomach ailment. CBC

Astarloza wins 16th Tour stage Jul 21, 2009 - 5:33 am PST
Mikel Astarloza of Spain has won the 16th stage of the Tour de France, with Alberto Contador keeping the overall lead and Lance Armstrong clinging to second place. CBC

Heymans captures diving silver at worlds Jul 21, 2009 - 3:26 am PST
Canadian diver Emilie Heymans won a silver medal in women's three-metre springboard diving at the World Aquatics Championships in Rome on Tuesday. CBC