July 15, 2020

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Tuesday evening was a rare off-night for sports fans. No NHL or NBA finals. 

We hope you got some yard work done because the next few nights will have plenty to offer for your TV viewing pleasure.

The Bruins and Blues hook up in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup playoffs tonight in Boston (7 p.m. CT), while the Raptors look to clinch their first every NBA title Thursday night in Oakland (8 p.m. CT).

It's a given the Golden State Warriors won't go down without a fight. They earned a thrilling 106-105 triumph in Game 4 Monday night in Toronto to extend the series.

Our coverage

  • Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant leaves Game 5 injured.

    Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant leaves Game 5 injured.

    Achilles heal: Durant pays dearly for desperate Warriors' high-risk gamble
  • Bring on B.C.: Bombers players excited, optimistic for season ahead
  • Doug Brown: Speedy Whitehead gives Bombers long-missing offensive weapon
  • Bombers injury report: Neufeld, Matthews may be MIA for Game 1 of regular season
  • No rubbish here: Valour FC stays the course despite lack of offensive production

What we're reading

  • Boston Bruins' Zdeno Chara.

    Boston Bruins' Zdeno Chara.

    There's history there: When it comes to Stanley Cup Game 7s, it ain't the Bruins' first rodeo. (The Hockey News)
  • Ultimate challenge: All the world's best gather at iconic Pebble Beach for 2019 U.S. Open. (Sports Illustrated)
  • Q and A on Blue Jays: Lots to talk about when it comes to Toronto's brutal baseball squad. (Sportsnet)
  • Take the Cup test: How well do you know your NHL championship trivia? (NHL.com)

In case you missed it

  • Winnipeg Blue Bombers General Manager Kyle Walters.

    Winnipeg Blue Bombers General Manager Kyle Walters.

    Missed opportunity: The Raptors could have captured their first-ever NBA championship on home court but fell just short. FP columnist Mike McIntyre examines the defeat.
  • The boss talks: Bombers GM Kyle Walters discusses the club's personnel decisions at the conclusion of training camp, and looks head to Saturday's season-opener.
  • Must-win situation: FC Valour in tough in second-round match against HFX Wanderers.
  • Track and field: The high school championships wrapped up with some sensational action.

On tap

  • Valour FC Jordan Murrell goes for a header during practice.

    Valour FC Jordan Murrell goes for a header during practice.

    Need a victory: Valour FC meets HFX Wanderers FC tonight at 7:30 p.m. at IG Field in the second-round qualifying match of the Canadian championship. The Winnipeg squad fell 2-1 last week in Halifax to the Wanderers.
  • Coming soon: The Blue Bombers finally open the CFL season this Saturday night in Vancouver against the Lions. Game time is 9 p.m. CT.

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