Sports Shorts by Hartley Miller as of 12:05 a.m. Sunday, August 29


CFL:
(Week 4)

B.C. Lions  24  Ottawa  Redblacks   12

Week four concludes tonight with Calgary at Winnipeg (starting at 4:00 PT).

Hamilton Tiger-Cats  27  Montreal Alouettes  10  (Friday)

Standings:

West: Saskatchewan 3-0, Winnipeg 2-1, B.C. 2-2, Edmonton  and Calgary 1-2Tags
East:  Toronto 2-1, Ottawa, Hamilton and Montreal 1-2

The CFL schedule is right here.

 

World Women’s Hockey Championship (in Calgary)

Canada  7  Germany  0   (quarterfinals)

The semifinals Monday have Canada against Switzerland (4:00 PT) and the USA vs. Finland (Noon). The medal games will be played on Tuesday.

 

NHL:

The Sportsnet NHL signing tracker is right here.


Paralympics:

Canada is 3-1 in women’s wheelchair basketball at the Tokyo Paralympics after a 76-37 win today (Sunday) over Australia to conclude the preliminary round. Canada will play the USA in the quarterfinals Monday night at 8:30 (PT). Meanwhile, former UNBC player Kady Dandeneau had a game-high 23 points Saturday in a 59-57 loss to Germany.  Dandeneau had a total of 74 points in her first three games. Earlier, Canada beat Great Britain and Japan.


MLB:

Toronto Blue Jays  3  Detroit Tigers  2   (10 innings)

The (67-61) Blue Jays visit the Tigers again today (Sunday) before hosting Baltimore on Monday. Toronto is 6 1/2 games behind Boston for the final A.L. wild card spot.

The New York Yankees 13-game win streak ended when they lost to the Oakland A’s 3-2 on Saturday.

The Blue Jays schedule is right here.

The MLB standings are right here.

 

Triple-A Baseball:

Jared Young is smacking the cover off of the baseball. Since getting called up to AAA with the Iowa Cubs, the 26-year-old from PG has three homers and 13 RBI’s in  17 games. Young has an impressive .293 batting average and .323 on-base percentage with the Chicago Cubs top farm club. He has been playing at first and third base plus some work in the outfield.

 

Softball:

 

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NFL:

The NFL regular season schedule is right here.

 

NBA:

The ESPN NBA free agency and trades tracker is right here.