Three World Curling Championships in Ostersund, Sweden.
The World Senior Women’s Championship is into playoffs with Canada, represented by Sherry Anderson’s Saskatoon-Nutana foursome, still in contention for the title.
Semi-Final: 1 a.m. Saturday – Canada 7, Switzerland 5
Bronze Medal Game: 6 a.m. Saturday – Sweden vs Switzerland
Final: 6 a.m. Saturday – Canada vs United States
The World Mixed Doubles Championship is into playoffs with Canada, represented by the duo of Kirk Muyres of Humboldt and Laura Crocker of Edmonton, still in contention for the title.
Quarter-Final: 11:30 a.m. – Canada 7, Turkey 4
Semi-Finals: 4 a.m. Saturday – Canada vs Switzerland
There is also a World Senior Men’s Championship with Canada represented by the Wade White quartet from Edmonton.
The Esso Cup, Canadian Female Midget Triple-A Hockey Championship tournament continues in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia. The Saskatoon Stars are the West region representative.
Saskatoon Stars 5, Quebec 1
St. Albert, Alberta, Slash 2, Brampton, Ontario, Canadettes 1
Anavet Cup, Man-Sask Junior A Hockey Playoffs:
Nipawin Hawks 4, Steinbach, Manitoba, Pistons 3
(Opening game of best-of-seven regional series. The winner advances to the Royal Bank Cup, national Junior A championship tournament.)
National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup Playoffs:
Winnipeg 4, Nashville 1
(Winnipeg leads series 1-0)
The other three second round series either begin or resume as follows…
Boston Bruins at Tampa Bay Lightning—Saturday, 1 p.m.
(Opening game of best-of-seven Eastern Conference semi-final)
San Jose Sharks at Vegas Golden Knights—Saturday, 8 p.m.
(Vegas leads the best-of-seven Western Conference semi-final 1-0)
Pittsburgh Penguins at Washington Capitals—Sunday, 1 p.m.
(Pittsburgh leads the best-of-seven Eastern Conference semi-final 1-0)
The Western Hockey League Playoffs return to action today with 2 games:
Lethbridge Hurricanes at Swift Current Broncos—7 p.m.
(Best-of-seven Eastern Conference final tied 2-2)
Tri-City Americans at Everett Silvertips—8:35 p.m.
(Everett leads the best-of-seven Western Conference final 3-1)
Major League Baseball:
Baltimore 6, Detroit 0
Texas 6, Toronto 4
Cleveland 6, Seattle 5
Tampa Bay 4, Boston 3
Oakland 8, Houston 1
Chicago White Sox 7, Kansas City 4, 11 innings
N.Y. Yankees 4, L.A. Angels 3, 10 innings
Chicago Cubs 3, Milwaukee 2
Arizona 5, Washington 4
Philadelphia 7, Atlanta 3
Pittsburgh 6, St. Louis 5, 11 innings
Colorado 1, Miami 0
N.Y. Mets 5, San Diego 1
San Francisco 6, L.A. Dodgers 4
Cincinnati 15, Minnesota 9
National Basketball Association Playoffs—3 games, including:
Toronto 102, Washington 92
(Toronto wins series 4-2)
Indiana 121, Cleveland 87
(Series tied 3-3)
Utah 96, Oklahoma City 91
(Utah wins series 4-2)
The National Lacrosse League returns to action today when Week 21 starts with 4 games, including the Saskatchewan Rush at home to the Calgary Roughnecks. Game time is 7:30 p.m. at SaskTel Centre. The Rush Hour pre-game show on 98-COOL-FM starts at 6:30 p.m. with the play-by-play at 7:30 p.m. The Rush have 13 wins, 4 losses…good for 1st place in the West Division. Calgary has 8 wins, 9 losses…good for 3rd place in the West