This week in pro sports
Professional sports leagues, teams and players are all chipping in and sending money to victims of hurricane Katrina. “As citizens of this country, we need to unite to help our brothers and sisters in their time of need. We must all stretch the boundaries of the giving as far as we are able to, knowing we will enrich the lives of others,” said Deion Sanders who called out to professional athletes to help out any way they can.
Saints searching for home
The New Orleans Saints (whose home stadium, the Superdome, was ravished by hurricane Katrina) are looking for a place to play. Reports indicate their choices are down to the Saddledome in San Antonio, LSU's Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, and playing their entire schedule on the road.
Syvret signs with Oilers
Former London Knight captain, and CHL defenseman of the year Danny Syvret signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Edmonton Oilers. Syvret was a major contributor to London's Memorial Cup victory, and to Team Canada's World Junior gold medal triumph last season as well.