(As of 12:01 a.m.) Updated at 3 PM

WOMEN’S WORLD CUP SOCCER: (IN FRANCE)

(Today-Tuesday)

Brazil  1  Italy  0
Australia  4  Jamaica  1

(Italy, Australia and Brazil finished 2-1 In Group C with all three teams advancing to the round of 16.  Italy finished first in the Group)

(Monday)

France  1  Nigeria  0
Norway  2  South Korea  1
(France and Norway advance out of Group A to the round of 16)
Germany  4  South Africa  0
Spain  0  China  0  (Tie)
(Germany and Spain advance out of Group B to the round of 16)

WC Standings right here.

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.

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.

On Wednesday, England plays Japan and Argentina meets Scotland at noon (PT).

In Group D, England leads with six points followed by Japan with four, Argentina with 1 and Scotland with 0.


NBA:

Four people were shot and wounded at a rally for the NBA champion Toronto Raptors.

According to police three people were arrested.

Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders said the four people suffered gunshot wounds with two of the victims suffering serious injuries.

An estimated 1.5 million fans packed downtown Toronto for a parade for the Raptors.

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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.

Reports indicate Leonard will sign a short-term deal with the Raptors or a long-term deal with the LA Clippers.

 

NHL:

The San Jose Sharks have re-signed ace defenceman Erik Karlsson to a $92 million, eight-year deal.

The 29-year-old Karlsson was eligible to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1.

The Sharks, looking to clear cap room after re-signing Karlsson, have dealt 32-year-old defenceman Justin Braun to the Philadelphia Flyers for a second-round draft pick.

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The Winnipeg Jets have traded offensive-minded defenceman Jacob Trouba to the New York Rangers for 23-year-old defenceman Neal Pionk and the 20th overall pick in Friday’s NHL draft.

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A promotion for Dallas Eakins who has become the 10th head coach in the history of the Anaheim Ducks.

Eakins spent the last four seasons as 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.


PG SPRUCE KINGS:

A couple of members of the Prince George Spruce Kings organization, Equipment Manager Bill Baldridge and Trainer Rick Brown, have announced their retirement.

Baldridge has been with the team in different capacities since the 1990s.

Brown spent the last three seasons with the team. The Spruce Kings are still looking for his replacement as Trainer/Athletic Therapist.

 

MLB:

LA Angels  10  Toronto Blue Jays  5

The Jays slip 20 games below .500 with a 26-46 record.

Same teams play again tonight in Toronto as the four-game series continues.

The Blue Jays schedule/results right here.

The MLB standings are right here.

PG SENIOR LACROSSE:

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 18th 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: 

The 0-1 B.C. Lions play their second game of the season Friday (6 PM PT) in Edmonton against the 1-0 Eskimos.

Week two of the CFL season begins Thursday with Saskatchewan at Ottawa (4:30 PT).

The other game this week has Hamilton at Toronto Saturday (1 PM PT).

The 2019 schedule is right here.

The CFL standings are right here.