October 20, 2018

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Playbook: Jets in tough in Central, Karate kid... and his Mom, Manziel lousy, and more...


Top picks

  • Sofia Mirza and her son Rahim train together six days a week.

    Sofia Mirza and her son Rahim train together six days a week.

    Grand Central: Mike McIntyre looks at what Jets will face against division foes this season.
  • Duo digs karate: mother, son to represent Canada at competiton in Panama.
  • Paul Wiecek: Manziel fiasco makes CFL look like a joke

Last night

  • Goldeyes railroaded: Cleburne wins rubber match of three-game series at Shaw Park.
  • Red Sox double up Blue Jays: Devers clubs two-run shot as Boston hands Toronto third straight defeat.
  • Shapovalov advances, Raonic bounced: Canadian men win some, lose some at Rogers Cup tennis event in Toronto.

What we're reading

  • Washington Nationals' Juan Soto  (CP)

    Washington Nationals' Juan Soto

    Bob Weeks: Nine players to consider for the PGA Championship
  • Childish Bambino: Nats' Juan Soto is one of the greatest teenagers in MLB history
  • Job hunting: NHL free agents who could earn jobs through tryouts

In case you missed it

  • No more Mr. Nice Morrissey?: Restricted free agent defenceman remains without deal as clock winds down on summer.
  • Still swinging: MLB legend Rafael Palmeiro teammate with son on Railroaders squad.
  • Free Press Flashback: Bombers hammer Als 58-2 (in 1981)

What to watch

  • Rory McIlroy should be in the running to win the PGA Championship at Bellerive Country Club. (CP)

    Rory McIlroy should be in the running to win the PGA Championship at Bellerive Country Club.

    Golf: Opening-round action of the PGA Championship from Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis / 1 p.m. / TSN
  • MLB: The Toronto Blue Jays wrap up a three-game series at home vs. the Boston Red Sox / 6 p.m. / Sportsnet
  • CFL: The Edmonton Eskimos (5-2) are in Vancouver to play the B.C. Lions (2-4) / 9 p.m. / TSN

Let's look ahead

  • Back from the bye: The Bombers return to action after one-week break in the schedule when they host the Hamilton Tiger-Cats Friday night at Investors Group Field. Game time is 7:30 p.m.

Video replay

  • Bombers Report: Head coach Mike O'Shea addresses the media following practice on Wednesday
  • The Last Expo: Bartolo Colon has 246 major league victories, giving the rotund right-hander the most all-time for a Latin American pitcher

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