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Scoreboard for Friday, July 1, 2022

Friday's Scoreboard CFL Edmonton 29 Hamilton 25 --- MLB AMERICAN LEAGUE Tampa Bay 2 at Toronto 9 Kansas City 3 Detroit 1 N.Y. Yankees Cleveland (postponed) Baltimore 2 Minnesota 3 L.A.
Elks down Tiger-Cats 29-25 for first win of CFL season

Elks down Tiger-Cats 29-25 for first win of CFL season

HAMILTON — Tre Ford was in his happy place Friday in Hamilton. The Edmonton Elks quarterback got a win in his first career CFL start 30 minutes down the Queen Elizabeth Highway from his hometown of Niagara Falls, Ont.
Winnipeg Jets close to naming Rick Bowness next head coach

Winnipeg Jets close to naming Rick Bowness next head coach

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Jets are close to announcing that Rick Bowness will be the team's next head coach.
J.T. Poston opens 4-stroke lead in PGA's John Deere Classic

J.T. Poston opens 4-stroke lead in PGA's John Deere Classic

SILVIS, Ill. (AP) — J.T. Poston took a four-stroke lead into the weekend in the PGA Tour’s John Deere Classic, following an opening 9-under 62 with a 65 on Friday at TPC Deere Run.
Canada's Gilgeous-Alexander pours in 32 points in win over Dominican Republic

Canada's Gilgeous-Alexander pours in 32 points in win over Dominican Republic

HAMILTON — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander drilled a silky smooth three-pointer late in the third quarter Friday, and then flashed three fingers to the delighted crowd.
Doubles lift Blue Jays over Rays in Toronto's first Canada Day home game since 2019

Doubles lift Blue Jays over Rays in Toronto's first Canada Day home game since 2019

TORONTO — As Blue Jays reliever Max Castillo closed out Toronto's win over the visiting Tampa Bay Rays, thousands of fans at Rogers Centre started singing "O Canada.
Vancouver Canucks ink Brock Boeser to three-year, US$19.95-million contract

Vancouver Canucks ink Brock Boeser to three-year, US$19.95-million contract

VANCOUVER — After a difficult year, Brock Boeser has committed to sticking with the Vancouver Canucks. The club announced Friday it has signed a three-year contract worth US$6.65 million per season with the 25-year-old right-winger.
Canadian women lose to Spain in return to field hockey World Cup after 28 years away

Canadian women lose to Spain in return to field hockey World Cup after 28 years away

TERRASSA, Spain — Canada's women's field hockey team ended a 28-year absence from the World Cup with a 4-1 loss to co-host Spain in Friday's tournament opener. Karli Johansen, a veteran defender from North Vancouver, B.C.
After one-sided loss in Montreal, Riders look to rebound at home against Alouettes

After one-sided loss in Montreal, Riders look to rebound at home against Alouettes

REGINA — Dealing with a nightmare defeat isn’t easy, but Cody Fajardo believes the Saskatchewan Roughriders are up to the task. The Riders, coming off a short week, were trounced 37-13 by the Montreal Alouettes on June 23.
Bruins hire Montgomery as coach to replace Cassidy

Bruins hire Montgomery as coach to replace Cassidy

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins have hired Jim Montgomery as their new coach, giving the hockey lifer another chance at an NHL head-coaching job less than three years since he lost his first one.