Submitted by Harvey_Frommer on Thu, 2012-11-08 09:55
All kinds of intriguing sports books are now out for all to enjoy from Random House, Canada. They range from picture tomes, to biographies, to how-to, to commemorative editions. Something for everyone.
Stephen Brunt’s “100 Grey Cups” (McClelland & Stewart, 256 pages $45.00) is a coffee table gem about Canada’s largest annual single sporting event. All the legendary teams from Canada’s storied football past are showcased in words and pictures.
Submitted by Russ_Cohen on Sat, 2012-09-15 23:01
Nathan MacKinnon - Center – 5-11, 179 - #1 pick 2013? – After his summer blockbuster performance for Team Canada, Nathan MacKinnon is now firmly on the radar of most hockey fans around the world and he recently turned 17.
Last year he weighed in around 168 pounds and now he’s at 179 and I think that’s part of the next step this already talented prospect has made. More muscle means it’s much harder to keep him off the puck.
Submitted by Sportsologist on Sat, 2011-11-12 09:22
Pigozzi, Welinski Score for Team USA
LANGLEY, B.C. -- Ray Pigozzi (Evanston, Ill./Des Moines Buccaneers) and Andy Welinski (Duluth, Minn./Green Bay Gamblers) each scored for Team USA, but the U.S. Junior Select Team fell to Canada East, 4-2, in the semifinal round of the 2011 World Junior A Challenge. With the loss, Team USA drops to 2-0-0-2 (W-OTW-OTL-L) overall and will play in the third-place game tomorrow (Nov. 12).
Submitted by Russ_Cohen on Fri, 2010-02-26 06:16
Olympic Winter Games Team USA Captures Second-Ever Olympic Silver Medal
VANCOUVER, B.C. - The U.S. Olympic Women's Ice Hockey Team fell to Canada, 2-0, here this afternoon in the gold-medal game of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. With a 4-0-0-1 overall record at the tournament, Team USA captured its second-ever Olympic silver medal.
Submitted by Sportsologist on Thu, 2010-02-25 11:40
VANCOUVER – Four-time Olympian Angela Ruggiero (Simi Valley, Calif.) was elected as one of two individuals to represent athletes on the International Olympic Committee Athletes' Commission, as announced today by the IOC. The election took place over the last three weeks in the Vancouver and Whistler Athlete Villages, as athletes from around the world selected Ruggiero and skeleton athlete Adam Pengilly from Great Britian for the two open positions.