The University of Saskatchewan football Huskies continue preparations for the 2018 Canada West Conference and U Sports season today with their annual Spring Camp. The camp runs until tomorrow at Griffiths Stadium. The 2018 regular-season for the Dogs starts Friday, August 31st at Griffiths Stadium against the Alberta Golden Bears. Kick-off time is 7 p.m. with the broadcast on CJWW at 6 and the play-by-play at 7.
The preparations for the 2018 season for the four-time defending Canadian Junior football champion Saskatoon Hilltops continues today and ends tomorrow at their new clubhouse on Kilburn Avenue. The Blue-Gold wrap-up scrimmage is set for 1;30 p.m. Sunday at SMF Field. The 2018 regular-season for the Toppers begins Saturday, August 18th in Regina against the Thunder. The broadcast on 92-9, THE BULL starts at 6:30 with the play-by-play at 7 p.m. The Hilltops first home game will be Saturday, August 25th against the Calgary Colts. Kick-off time is 7 p.m. at Saskatoon Minor Football Field.
Anavet Cup, Man-Sask Junior A Hockey Playoffs:
Steinbach, Manitoba, Pistons 2, Nipawin Hawks 1
(Steinbach leads the series 3-2. The winner advances to the Royal Bank Cup, national Junior A championship tournament.)
Western Hockey League Playoffs:
Everett Silvertips 2, Swift Current Broncos 1
(Opening game of best-of-seven Ed Chynoweth Cup final)
National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup Playoffs—2 games:
Tampa Bay 4, Boston 3 (OT)
(Tampa leads series 3-1)
Vegas 5, San Jose 3
(Vegas leads series 3-2)
The other two second round series resume today…
Pittsburgh Penguins at Washington Capitals—5 p.m.
(Best-of-seven Eastern Conference semi-final tied 2-2)
Nashville Predators at Winnipeg Jets—7:30 p.m.
(Best-of-seven Western Conference semi-final tied 2-2)
Major League Baseball:
N.Y. Yankees 7, Cleveland 6
Tampa Bay 6, Toronto 2
Boston 5, Texas 1
Minnesota 6, Chicago White Sox 4
Kansas City 4, Detroit 2
Oakland 6, Baltimore 4
L.A. Angels 5, Seattle 0
Washington 7, Philadelphia 3
Cincinnati 4, Miami 1
Colorado 8, N.Y. Mets 7
San Francisco 9, Atlanta 4
St. Louis 3, Chicago Cubs 2
Pittsburgh 6, Milwaukee 4
L.A. Dodgers 4, San Diego 0
Houston 8, Arizona 0
New Orleans 119, Golden State 100
(Golden State leads series 2-1)
Houston 113, Utah 92
(Houston leads series 2-1)
The Toronto Raptors return to action today at 6:30 p.m. when they visit the Cleveland Cavaliers.
(Cleveland leads the best-of-seven Eastern Conference semi-final 2-0)
National Lacrosse League playoffs:
Rochester Knighthawks 15, New England Black Wolves 11
(Winner advances to the East Division final against the Georgia Swarm…date and time to be determined.)
Calgary Roughnecks at Colorado Mammoth—today, 7 p.m.
(Winner advances to the West Division final against the Saskatchewan Rush on Sunday, May 13th at SaskTel Centre. Game time is 5 p.m. The Rush Hour pre-game show on 98-COOL-FM starts at 4 p.m. with the play-by-play at 7:30 p.m. The Rush finished the regular season with 14 wins, 4 losses…good for 1st place in the West Division.)