Hartley's Sports ShortsSports Hartley’s Sports Shorts; Wednesday, July 21st SHARE ON: Hartley Miller, staff Wednesday, Jul. 21st, 2021 As of 11:05 a.m. Wednesday, July 21 by Hartley Miller NBA: Milwaukee Bucks 105 Phoenix Suns 98 (Bucks win the series 4-2 for their first title in 50 years. MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo dominated Game 6 of the Finals with 50 points, 14 rebounds, and five blocked shots) Antetokounmpo dominates as Bucks beat Suns to capture second NBA title. MORE: https://t.co/uU2ZTQjsFS pic.twitter.com/Nh5erBO7wu — TSN (@TSN_Sports) July 21, 2021 Giannis Antetokounmpo was forceful and masterful as he led the Bucks to places they hadn’t gone in 50 years.@michaelgrange on a historic Finals performance.https://t.co/J4kVUlYgJT — Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) July 21, 2021 Giannis wants everyone to hear about how he went 17/19 from the line after taking heat all playoffs for his free throw shooting. 😂😂 pic.twitter.com/Mbptj0yRsV — TSN (@TSN_Sports) July 21, 2021 NHL: The Seattle Kraken select one player from 30 NHL teams in the expansion draft today (Wednesday). The Vegas Golden Knights are exempt from the draft. The Montreal Canadiens gamble paid off as the Kraken did not select goalie Carey Price. Carey Price remains a @CanadiensMTL https://t.co/RtENlGfHL1 — Eric Engels (@EricEngels) July 21, 2021 INSTANT ANALYSIS: @PierreVLeBrun on how a calculated expansion draft gamble paid off for Carey Price and the Montreal Canadiens – https://t.co/eiJmsaGvoV#TSNHockey | #SeaKraken pic.twitter.com/VSIkfYBvn4 — TSN Hockey (@TSNHockey) July 21, 2021 The Kraken will reportedly select Kole Lind from the Canucks in the expansion draft.https://t.co/VdSqHjckwZ — Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) July 21, 2021 Kraken select Flames captain Giordano in expansion draft. MORE: https://t.co/jTYLmMpdy1 pic.twitter.com/Nlkza6pBmV — TSN (@TSN_Sports) July 21, 2021 Column: Agent: Mandatory vaccines also coming to QMJHL, WHL . . . Blades set to introduce head coach . . . Clouston adds GM’s duties in Kamloops https://t.co/5Ocvis8ifQ — Gregg Drinnan (@gdrinnan) July 21, 2021 Olympics: The Canadian women’s soccer team tied host Japan 1-1 on the opening day of the competition at the Olympics. Christine Sinclair scored for Canada in her 300th appearance with the team. In women’s softball, Canada won its opener at the Tokyo Games, 4-0 over Mexico. Men’s rugby sevens player Nathan Hirayama (who is from BC) and Women’s basketball player Miranda Ayim will be Canada’s flag-bearers for the Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics on Friday. Canada has sent a team of 371 athletes (225 women and 146 men) to the Olympics. Among the female athletes: track star Regan Yee of Hazelton who will compete in the 3000 Metre Steeplechase and Kayla Moleschi of Williams Lake who is part of the women’s rugby team. The Olympics run through to August 8th. MLB: Boston Red Sox at Toronto Blue Jays (PPD because of thunderstorms) (The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on August 7th in Toronto. The AL East-leading Red Sox and the (48-43) Jays play tonight in Buffalo) The Blue Jays schedule is right here. The MLB standings are right here.