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

CFL: (Start of week five)

Edmonton Eskimos  33  B.C. Lions  6

Lions QB and former Eskimo Mike Reilly called it an “Embarrassing game.”

The Eskimos improve to 3-1, including 2-0 against B.C.

The Lions slip to 1-4.

Edmonton has outscored B.C. 72-29 in its two meetings this year.

Friday Night Football in the CFL at 5:30 (PT) has (0-3) Toronto at (3-0) Winnipeg.

A pair of Saturday games will conclude week five: Montreal at Ottawa (1:00 PT) followed by Calgary at Hamilton (4:00).

The B.C. Lions play their next game on Saturday, July 20th in Saskatchewan.

The 2019 schedule is right here.

The CFL standings are right here.

 

PG LACROSSE:

Westwood Pub Devils  10  RPR Mechanical/JR Construction Bandits  6

The Devils win the best-of-three series 2-1, to advance to the best-of-five final against Northland Nissan Assault starting Tuesday night at 8:00 at Kin 1.

Prior to the game, league awards will be handed out.

Other dates in the championship series are July 18th, 22nd and if necessary, 24th and 25th).

 

NBA:

In a blockbuster NBA trade, the Oklahoma City Thunder dealt Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets for Chris Paul, two protected first-round picks (2024 and 2026, both protected Nos. 1-4) and two pick swaps (2021 and 2025).

The Rockets are reuniting Westbrook with James Harden, two former MVP guards who started their careers together with the Thunder.

There are reports that the OKC is working on a deal to redirect Paul, a nine-time All-Star, to another team.

The NBA signings are right here.

TENNIS:

Roger Federer has advanced to his 12th Wimbledon final.

The 37-year-old Federer beat Rafael Nadal in four sets in their 40th career showdown.

Top-seeded Novak Djokovic also won his semi in four sets over No. 26 Roberto Bautista Agut.

Federer will seek a record-extending ninth Wimbledon title when he plays Djokovic on Sunday.

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Serena Williams advanced to her 11th Wimbledon final after crushing Barbora Strycova of the Czech Republic 6-1, 6-2.

The 37-year-old, 23-time Grand Slam singles champion will be looking for her 8th title at the All England Club when she plays #7 Simona Halep of Romania in Saturday’s final.

The Wimbledon schedule/results right here.

GOLF:

The Prince George Cougars 8th annual Alumni Hospital Charity Golf Tournament will be held this weekend at the PG Golf and Curling Club.

Over the past seven years, the Cougars and the Spirit of the North Healthcare Foundation have partnered to raise close to $500,000 towards healthcare in Northern BC.

For the past three years, fundraising for the sold-out tournament has focused on cardiac care.

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Natasha Kozlowski of Prince George missed the 36-hole cut by five shots at the BC Women’s Amateur in Nanaimo.

Kozlowski had rounds of 81 and 84 for a 165 total.

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Wyatt Brook of Williams Lake is tied for fifth place heading into today’s fourth and final round of the 117th BC Men’s Amateur in Pemberton.

Brook is at 2-under-214 (rounds of 69, 73, 72) leaving him seven shots from the top.

Chris Seeley of 108 Mile is tied for 35th with a total of 8-over-224 (73,74,77), 17 off the pace.

Adam Veenstra of Smithers is tied for 43rd at 10-over-226, 19 strokes back.

Joel Veenstra of Smithers plus Jay Scott of 108 Mile and Nolan Nicol of 100 Mile all missed the 36-hole cut.

 

MLB:

The Toronto Blue Jays are back in action after a four-day break.

The 34-57 Jays begin a 10-game road trip tonight in New York against the AL East-leading Yankees.

The Blue Jays schedule/results right here.

The MLB standings are right here.


NHL:

Check out NHL free agent signings right here.