(As of 12:01 a.m.)

Women’s Baseball:

Amanda Asay of Prince George pitched the win to help Canada to an 11-1 victory (in five innings) over host Mexico in the Bronze Medal game at the women’s baseball World Cup qualifying eight-team tournament.

The third-place finish qualifies Canada for the 2020 World Cup.

At the plate, the 31-year-old Asay walked twice, doubled once and scored two runs.

On the mound, the 14-year national team veteran earned the complete-game victory after throwing five innings, allowing one run on five hits with one walk, one hit batsman and four strikeouts.



MLB:

Seattle Mariners  3  Toronto Blue Jays  1

The (53-80) Jays finished 1-5 on a West Coast road trip.

Toronto has 29 games left.

The Blue Jays host NL East-leading Atlanta Tuesday and Wednesday plus AL West-leading Houston Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

The Blue Jays schedule/results right here.

The MLB standings are right here.

 

Canada West Men’s Soccer: (Opening weekend of the regular season in Kelowna)

UNBC Timberwolves  2  UBC Okanagan Heat  1  (Saturday)


UBC Okanagan Heat  2  UNBC Timberwolves  1  (Friday)

The UNBC men’s soccer team will host Fraser Valley Friday night at 6:00 and Sunday afternoon at 1:00.


CFL:

Montreal Alouettes  28  Toronto Argonauts  22

The game was played in Moncton, New Brunswick, marking the CFL’s return to Atlantic Canada for the first time since 2013.

The 5-4 Alouettes are second in the East Division while the 1-8 Argos are last.

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The BC Lions are 1-9, including 0-4 at home, following Saturday’s 13-10 loss to the (8-2) Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

Lions QB Mike Reilly was sacked seven more times bring his season total to 43 in just 10 games.

Next CFL action will be on the Labour Day weekend with Winnipeg at Saskatchewan (Sunday at noon PT) followed by Toronto at Hamilton (Monday 10 AM PT) and Edmonton at Calgary (Monday 1:30 PM).

The Lions return to action on Friday, Sept. 6th (4:30 PM PT) at Montreal.

The CFL standings are right here.

The 2019 schedule/results right here.


NFL:

According to reports, the Indianapolis Colts have reached a financial settlement with quarterback Andrew Luck that will not take back any of the $24.8 million that was owed to them.

Luck made the stunning announcement Saturday night that he was retiring just prior to his 30th birthday.



PG Cougars:

The Prince George Cougars five-day Training Camp continues today with inter-squad games at 4:00 and 6:00 PM.

The team’s annual Black vs. White inter-squad game is set for Tuesday night at 7:00.

About 70 players are being evaluated at the CN Centre.



PG Spruce Kings:

The Prince George Spruce Kings will play a pair of pre-season games this week against the Merritt Centennials: Tuesday in Prince George and Friday in Merritt.
The Spruce Kings held three days of training camp on the weekend at the RMCA.
The BCHL champions open their regular-season Friday, Sept. 6th at home against the Surrey Eagles.

 

Supertrax BMX:

The BMX Canada Northern Lights Nationals was featured in Prince George at the Carrie Jane Grey Park.


The website for PGBMX is right here.

 

Golf:

Canadian Brooke Henderson tied for third at the CP Women’s Open in Aurora, Ontario.

Top-ranked Jin Young Ko of South Korea won her fourth LPGA Tour title of the 2019 season by five shots (over Nicole Broch Larsen of Denmark).

Henderson, who won last year’s CP Women’s Open in Regina, was seven strokes off the pace at 19-under.

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Rory McIlroy won the FedEx Cup and the $15 million prize, the biggest payout in golf history.

He joined Tiger Woods as the only players to win the FedEx Cup twice since it began in 2007.

McIlroy has jumped to No. 2 in the world golf rankings behind Brooks Koepka.

Tennis:
Canadian Milos Raonic has pulled out of the U.S. Open because of an injured glute muscle.
The tournament begins today.
The 28-year-old Raonic has not played since Aug. 7th.