(As of 12:01 a.m.) Weekend Wrap

GOLF:

American Gary Woodland has his first Major title.

The 35-year-old Woodland finished at 13-under-271 to win the US Open at Pebble Beach by three shots over two-time defending champ Brooks Koepka.

Tiger Woods tied for 21st at 2-under while Canadian Nick Taylor tied for 43rd at two-over.

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Brooke Henderson won the LPGA Classic in Grand Rapids, Michigan by a shot to set a Canadian golf record.

The 21-year-old from Smiths Falls, Ont. has nine career LPGA titles, the most wins by a Canadian golfer on either the PGA or LPGA tours.

 

WOMEN’S WORLD CUP SOCCER: (IN FRANCE)

(Saturday)

Canada  2  New Zealand   0
Netherlands  3  Cameroon  1

Canada and the Netherlands are 2-0 in Group E and have qualified for the round of 16. They will play each other on Thursday at 9 AM PT.

(Sunday)

Sweden  5  Thailand  1
USA  3  Chile  0

Both Sweden and the USA have qualified for the round of 16 and will battle each other on Thursday at noon (PT) for first place in Group F.

(Today-Monday)

Germany  vs.  South Africa  (9 AM PT)
Spain  vs.  China  (9 AM PT)
Norway  vs.  South Korea  (Noon PT)
France  vs.  Nigeria  (Noon PT)

 

NBA:

In a major trade, the Los Angeles Lakers reached an agreement to acquire three-time All-NBA forward Anthony Davis from the New Orleans Pelicans for three players and three first-round draft picks.

The Lakers gave up Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and the picks — including the No. 4 overall selection in Thursday’s NBA draft — to the Pelicans.

The trade cannot be finalized until July 6.

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The Raptors hold their championship parade today in Toronto.

Up to a couple of million people are expected to line the parade route.

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NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard can begin negotiating with teams as a free agent on June 30th.

Players can’t officially be signed until July 6.

WARRIORS/RAPTORS RESULTS:

Thu May 30th–Game 1  Golden State  at  Toronto   RAPTORS WON 118-109
Sun June 2nd–Game 2   Golden State  at  Toronto  WARRIORS WON  109-104
Wed June 5th–Game 3   Toronto  at  Golden State  RAPTORS WON 123-109
Fri  June 7th—Game  4   Toronto  at  Golden State  RAPTORS WON 105-92
Mon June 10th–Game 5  Golden State  at  Toronto  WARRIORS WON 106-105
Thu June  13th–Game 6  Toronto  at  Golden State  RAPTORS WON 114-110

 

NHL:

The Anaheim Ducks are expected to introduce Dallas Eakins as the team’s new head coach today.

Eakins had been the coach of the Ducks’ AHL farm club, the San Diego Gulls.

This will be his second NHL coaching job having guided the Edmonton Oilers from 2013 to 2014.

2019 Stanley Cup Final Results:

Game 1 May 27–St. Louis  at  Boston   BRUINS WON 4-2
Game 2 May 29–St. Louis  at  Boston  BLUES WON 3-2 IN OT
Game 3 June 1–Boston  at  St. Louis    BRUINS WON 7-2
Game 4 June 3–Boston  at  St. Louis    BLUES WON 4-2
Game 5 June 6–St. Louis  at  Boston    BLUES WON 2-1
Game 6 June 9–Boston  at  St. Louis    BRUINS WON 5-1
Game 7 June 12–St. Louis  at  Boston   BLUES WON 4-1

 

PG COUGARS:

The Prince George Cougars will play five pre-season games but none at CN Centre.

The Cougars face off in Langley September 6th against the Kamloops Blazers and on the 7th vs. the Vancouver Giants.

P.G. will travel to Kelowna to face the Rockets on the 8th before playing a pair of exhibition games against the Edmonton Oil Kings in Dawson Creek on the 12th and 14th.

The 2019-20 WHL Regular Season schedule will be unveiled in late June.

 

PG SENIOR LACROSSE: (in Mackenzie)

Westwood Pub Devils  12  Mackenzie Lumberjacks  2
   (Saturday)
Westwood Pub Devils  17  Mackenzie Lumberjacks  2    (Sunday)

Prince George Senior Lacrosse has just two games left in the regular season.

The RPR Mechanical/JR Construction Bandits play Northland Nissan Assault Wednesday night at 8:00.

The Bandits also face the Westwood Pub Devils Thursday night at 8:00 with both games at Kin 1.

League Standings: (As of June 17th morning)

Westwood Pub Devils  15-0
Northland Nissan Assault  8-7
Mackenzie Conifex Power Lumberjacks  8-8
RPR Mechanical/JR Construction Bandits  6-8
Quesnel Summit Electric Crossfire  1-15  (suspended for rest of season)

 

CFL: (Final games in week 1)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers  33  B.C. Lions  23  (Saturday)
(The Lions play their second game Friday in Edmonton against the 1-0 Eskimos)

Ottawa RedBlacks  32  Calgary Stampeders  28  (Saturday)

The 2019 schedule is right here.

The CFL standings are right here.
MLB:

Toronto Blue Jays  12  Houston Astros  0

The 26-45 Jays finished 3-3 on a six-game road trip.

Toronto will host the LA Angels tonight to begin a four-game series.

The Blue Jays schedule/results right here.

The MLB standings are right here.

 

UNBC TIMBERWOLVES:

The Canada West 2019 regular season soccer schedules are out.

The UNBC men play 15 games, seven at home and eight on the road beginning at UBC Okanagan Aug 23rd with their home opener a week later against Fraser Valley.

The UNBC women have six home games starting Sept 5th vs Thompson Rivers, and they also play eight on the road.