August 14, 2018

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Playbook: Trouba odd man out?, Streveler set to start, Senators' partners spar, and more...

Jacob Trouba, centre, after being chosen ninth overall in the 2012 NHL hockey draft by the Winnipeg Jets.

Top picks

  • Blue Bomber quarterback Chris Streveler.

    Paul Wiecek: Jets might be better off trading Trouba rather than re-signing the first-pairing defenceman.
  • Streveler a starter: Bombers rookie QB practising in preparation for Thursday's CFL regular-season starter against Eskimos.
  • Senators storm brewing: defenceman Karlsson's wife alleges forward Hoffman's girlfriend conducted harassment compaign.

Last night

  • Fish turn to familiar face: pitcher Lambson returns to Goldeyes Tuesday and pitches five strong innings against RailCats in 4-1 Goldeyes victory.
  • Rays down Jays: six pitchers combine for five-hitter as Tampa Bay beats Toronto 4-1.
  • Braves belt Mets: Albies has grand slam as Atlanta upends New York 8-2.

What we're reading

  • Dennis Rodman, centre, arrives at Singapore's Changi Airport on Tuesday.

    Time served?: Interest in Slava Voynov as he explores NHL comeback
  • Having a ball: Inside the crazy world of Dennis Rodman – the bad boy of basketball who married himself, bedded 2,000 women and is ‘soul mates’ with Kim Jong-un
  • Ten years after: Players, caddies, observers still marvel at Tiger's 2008 U.S. Open victory

In case you missed it

  • Her Cup runneth over: Tatania Rafter enjoying life after championship win
  • Fit to a tee: Larry Robinson and Robin Henderson learned to play golf together as kids; the two lifelong buddies and club pros are together again at Bridges

What to watch

  • Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Sergio Romo and catcher Wilson Ramos.

    MLB: The Toronto Blue Jays wrap up a three-game series in Tampa vs the Rays / 6 pm / Sportsnet

Let's look ahead

  • One before the road: The Goldeyes wrap up a six-game homestand with the final game in a three-game set vs the Gary Southshore Railcats. Game time is 7:10 pm.
  • Home opener: The Blue Bombers play their first game of the 2018 CFL regular season when they host the Edmonton Eskimos on Thursday. Game time is 7:30 pm.

Video review

  • Bombers Report: Rookie QB Chris Streveler speaks with the media following practice on Tuesday

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