(As of 12:01AM)
STANLEY CUP PARADE:
Its parade day for the Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals and the NBA champion Golden State Warriors.
The Capitals (including forward Brett Connolly of PG and assistant coach and ex PG Cougars coach Lane Lambert) will celebrate with a parade through downtown Washington (beginning at 8AM PT), then a rally on the National Mall.
The Warriors are celebrating their third title in four years with a championship parade (11AM PT) through downtown Oakland.
PRINCE GEORGE SPRUCE KINGS:
The Prince George Spruce Kings have acquired 20-year-old defenceman Max Coyle from the Listowel Cyclones of the Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League (GOJHL).
The six-foot-one, 190-pound Coyle (from Tillsonburg, Ontario) had 50 points (6G, 44A) in 49 regular season games during the 2017-18 regular season.
He added 19 points (1G, 18A) in 25 playoff games as Listowel claimed the Sutherland Cup as GOJHL Champions.
Alyx Treasure of Prince George won a women’s international high-jump meet in the Netherlands with a leap of 1.86 metres.
The 26-year-old Treasure established her personal best of 1.94 metres two years ago in qualifying for the 2016 Olympic final in Rio de Janeiro.
PRINCE GEORGE SENIOR LACROSSE:
Co-op Petroleum Stylers 11 Quesnel Crossfire 8
Game was tied 6-6 after two periods.
STANDINGS: (on Tuesday morning, June 12)
- RPR Mechanical/J.R. Construction Bandits = 11-2
- Westwood Pub Devils = 8-4
- Quesnel M. Daniels Crossfire = 7-6
- Mackenzie Omenica Fabricating Lumberjacks = 3-10
- Co-op Petroleum Stylers = 3-10
Tampa Bay Rays 8 Toronto Blue Jays 4
The loss ended a four-game win streak for the 30-36 Jays.
The Rays sit 30-35 with another game tonight between the two teams in Tampa.
Former Toronto Raptors coach Dwane Casey has landed another job.
Casey has signed a five-year contract to become the Detroit Pistons head coach.
The Pistons have missed the playoffs in each of the last two seasons.
The Raptors are now the lone NBA team still without a head coach.
FIFA Congress members will vote Wednesday in Moscow on which bid is successful in hosting the 2026 World Cup of Soccer.
The finalists are the United bid (featuring the USA, Canada, and Mexico) and one from Morocco.
This year’s World Cup begins Thursday and runs until July 15th in Russia.
The opening day game features Russia against Saudi Arabia (8AM PT).
The Friday match-ups include Egypt vs. Uruguay (5AM), Morocco against Iran (8AM) and Portugal vs. Spain (11AM).
The CFL regular season begins Thursday with Edmonton at Winnipeg (5:30PM).
The BC Lions open at home on Saturday against Montreal (7PM).
Other games in week one have Toronto at Saskatchewan Friday (6PM) and Hamilton at Calgary Saturday (4PM).