(As of 9:01AM)

WORLD CUP SOCCER: (in Russia)

Gold Medal Game (Sunday 8AM Pacific)

France  vs.  Croatia

Bronze Medal Game

Belgium  2  England   0

(Semi-finals)

Croatia 2  England  1 (Extra time Wednesday)

France  1  Belgium 0  (Tuesday)

 

WIMBLEDON:

Angelique Kerber won her third career Grand Slam title.

The 20-year-old German beat 36-year-old Serena Williams 6-3, 6-3 in the women’s final at Wimbledon.

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The men’s final Sunday at Wimbledon features #12 Novak Djokovic against #8 Kevin Anderson.

In the semis Djokovic edged Rafael Nadal (#2) 10-8 in the 5th and deciding set.

Kevin Anderson got by American John Isner (#9) 26-24 in the fifth set.

Isner defeated Canadian Milos Raonic in the quarter-finals on Wednesday.

 

CFL:

Edmonton Eskimos   16   Toronto Argonauts  15

The BC Lions host the Winnipeg Blue Bombers tonight at 7.

Travis Lulay will start at QB for the 1-2 Lions.

WEST:

Calgary 4-0, Edmonton 3-2, Saskatchewan 2-2, Winnipeg 2-2, B.C. 1-2

EAST:

Ottawa 2-2, Hamilton 2-2, Toronto 1-3, Montreal 1-3

 

MLB:

Toronto Blue Jays  13  Boston Red Sox  7

The 43-50 Blue Jays snapped the Red Sox 10-game win streak.

Toronto continues its four-game series in Boston today (10:05AM), and Sunday (10:05AM).

The 2018 All-Star Game from Washington, DC goes for Tuesday at 5PM.

 

Minor League Baseball:

Infielder Jared Young of Prince George and the Myrtle Beach Pelicans beat the Down East Wood Ducks 3-2 Friday.

Young had a hit and drove in a run for the 43-49 Pelicans.

He upped his batting average to .227 since being called up to the Chicago Cubs Advanced Class A affiliate.

PRINCE GEORGE SENIOR LACROSSE:

The RPR Mechancial/J.R. Construction Bandits and the Westwood Pub Devils begin the best-of-five PG Senior Lacrosse Final on Tuesday.

The same teams met in the 2017 championship series, with the Devils prevailing in five games.

Game time is 8PM at Kin 1.

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Prince George resident Cole Paciejewski is playing for Scotland at the Federation of International Lacrosse World Championships in Israel.

Australia beat Scotland 18-6 on Friday: Paciejewski did not have a point.

The tournament runs until Friday, July 20th.

 

CALLIE SWAN:

Cyclist Callie Swan of Prince George hits the road for the last of six consecutive races in the Lower Mainland.

Swan is competing in BC Superweek, a series of events putting cyclists against the best-of-the-best from around the world.

The 20-year-old’s best finish thus far is 11th place out of 62 in the New West Grand Prix on Tuesday, posting a time of 59:46.

The Tour de White Rock runs today and Sunday.

 

NHL:

The Vegas Golden Knights have signed goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury to a three-year, $21 million contract extension.

The 33-year-old’s new deal officially kicks in for the 2019-20 season.

Fleury earned 29 wins in 46 starts last season for Vegas with a save-percentage of 0.927.

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The Winnipeg Jets have locked up goaltender Connor Hellebyuck.

The 2017-18 Vezina Trophy finalist has agreed to a six-year, $37 million contract.

Hellebyuck posted 44 wins in 64 starts last season, including six shutouts, leading the Jets to the Western Conference Finals.