Salary cap in NBA puts crunch on team numbers
Several teams are taking a major hit with the salary cap that the NBA has called for. The Eastern Conference has projected a $52 to $53 million cap. The Western Conference, however, is expected to drop to $51-52 million dollar budget. This budget cut is going to crunch the pay and number of members on the teams.
Golfer Ian Poutler notches first victory in almost two years
British golfer, Ian Poutler, shot a 72 to clinch the Singapore Open on Sunday, Nov. 1. Poutler finished the $5 million Open shooting 10 under par, edging out China’s Liang Wenchong from grasping the title. Poutler hit a middle-of-the-week slump, but rebounded to finish.
Olympic torch makes its way to Canada
Protestors lined up to try to disrupt the relay of the Olympic torch. Days after, Olympic torchbearers ran and rode to get the torch to the safe destination. It will take 106 days to get the torch to its safe haven to begin the Olympics on Feb. 12, 2010. The torch will pave its way through more than 1,000 communities before arriving for the Vancouver Olympic Games.