(As of 12:01 AM) by Hartley Miller

Canada West Soccer:

Sofia Jones of the UNBC Timberwolves has been named the women’s Canada West third star of the week.

The third-year forward from San Francisco picked up an assist in the Timberwolves 1-0 win over TRU of Kamloops and added two goals, two days later, in a 3-0 victory over the UBCO Heat.

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The UNBC Timberwolves will return to action in Canada West soccer this weekend.

The (2-0) UNBC women visit the (2-0) Saskatchewan Huskies Saturday afternoon and the (1-1) Regina Cougars Sunday afternoon.

The (2-3-1) UNBC men’s team will host the (5-0) Mount Royal Cougars Friday night at 7:00 at Masich Place Stadium.

 

PG Cougars:

The Prince George Cougars final two pre-season games will be against the Edmonton Oil Kings Thursday night and Saturday afternoon in Dawson Creek.

The Cats start the regular season on Friday, Sept. 20th when they host the Vancouver Giants.

The Cougars roster sits at 28, with 18 of those players veterans.

There are three goalies, 10 defencemen and 15 forwards battling for a position on the team.

Veteran Isaiah DiLaura is up against rookie Ty Brennan for the back-up spot in net.

PG Spruce Kings:

The defending BCHL champion Prince George Spruce Kings host the (0-1) Victoria Grizzlies Friday and the (2-0) Penticton Vees Saturday.

The Spruce Kings are off to an 0-1-1 start.

The BCHL standings are right here.


NFL
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Wide receiver Antonio Brown who just joined the New England Patriots, has been accused of rape by his former trainer.

Britney Taylor says Brown sexually assaulted her on three occasions in 2017 and 18, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday in the Southern District of Florida.

Brown has denied the allegations and his lawyer told The Associated Press his client plans to countersue.

Taylor was a gymnast at Central Michigan, where Brown attended college.

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Week two of the NFL season starts Thursday with Tampa Bay at Carolina. Both teams are 0-1.

 

Tennis: 

US Open champ Bianca Andreescu plans to be back on the court this month.

According to her coach, Andreescu (the 5th ranked player in the world) plans to compete at the
Beijing Open that begins Sept. 28.

 

MLB:

Toronto Blue Jays 4  Boston Red Sox  3

Start of a six-game homestand for the (56-89) Jays who ended a seven-game losing streak.

Toronto has just 17 games left, 11 at home and six on the road.

The Blue Jays schedule/results right here.

The MLB standings are right here.

CFL:

The BC Lions host the Ottawa RedBlacks Friday night at 7:00 to begin week 14 of the CFL season.

The (1-10) Lions have lost seven straight while (3-8) RedBlacks have lost four in a row.

It is the first of a home and home as the two teams also meet September 21st in Ottawa.

A couple of CFL games are slated for Saturday: Hamilton at Calgary (1 PM PT) followed by Montreal at Saskatchewan (4 PM).

The CFL standings are right here.

The 2019 schedule/results right here.