November 15, 2012

Sports Digest


Former Bruins player Jonathan is charged in hunting fatality in southern Ontario

Former Boston Bruins forward Stan Jonathan was charged with criminal negligence in the death of a deer hunter he accidentally shot Sunday near Brantford, Ontario, according to Canadian media outlets.

Jonathan, 57, allegedly fired a round that traveled several hundred yards and fatally struck bowhunter Peter Kosid, 29, of Hamilton, Ontario. Police said Jonathan was not hunting with Kosid.

Jonathan appeared in an Ontario court Wednesday and faces more proceedings Dec. 14.

A small but tough forward, Jonathan played six complete seasons with the Bruins during the 1970s and early 1980s, and closed his NHL career with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Former New Jersey Devils and Calgary Flames coach Brent Sutter is back behind the bench -- on an interim basis of the Red Deer Rebels, the junior team he owns in Alberta. Sutter replaces Jesse Wallin, whom he fired earlier this week.


PGA: The PGA Grand Slam of Golf is returning to Bermuda for the next year. The 36-hole tournament for the year's four major champions again will be played at Port Royal Golf Course on Oct. 15-16. It has been held in Bermuda since 2007 after leaving Hawaii.

AUSTRALIAN MASTERS: Adam Scott birdied five of his final nine holes for a 5-under 67 and a one-stroke lead midway through the first round in Melbourne.


MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER: Douglas Quinn, CEO of FC Dallas, is due in Manhattan criminal court Thursday following his arrest on charges that he beat and choked his wife at a New York City hotel Saturday. He was arraigned and released on $20,000 bail.

Mix Diskerud scored his first international goal in the third minute of injury time, giving the United States a 2-2 tie against Russia in an exhibition game at Krasnodar.


BOYS' SOCCER: Wilson MacMillian scored three goals to lead top-seeded Hyde to an 8-2 win over eighth-seeded Rocky Hill School of East Greenwich, R.I. in a New England Preparatory School Athletic Council Class D quarterfinal at South Berwick.

Nabil Eshraghian and Ethan Morrow each had two goals and Wondo Shaw also scored for Hyde. The Phoenix will face Lexington Christian Academy on Saturday.

In the NEPSAC Class C tournament, third-seeded Hebron Academy defeated sixth-seeded Berwick Academy 3-2 on penalty kicks at home to advance to a semifinal Saturday against Beaver Country Day School. Ibrahim Moustapher and Matthew Bouchard scored in regulation. Myles Horn made nine saves and stopped a penalty kick to clinch it for Hebron.


FORMULA ONE: Federal officials will do air quality flyovers of the Austin, Texas, racetrack where the Formula One U.S. Grand Prix will be held Sunday. The Environmental Protection Agency said the review was requested by Travis County and city officials.

-- From staff and news services

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