The Ottawa 67’s and the rest of the junior teams in the OHL have a  target date for the season openers. The league says it plans to  start on December 1st. Training camps for all teams in the “O” can start on November 15th. Exhibition games will be allowed on the  first two weekends after training camps open. Teams will play a full 64 game season which ends  April 29th.

Anthony Cirelli scored in overtime to send the Tampa Bay Lightning to the Stanley Cup final with a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders. Tampa Bay goes on to face the Dallas Stars for the title. Tampa Bay advanced despite being without captain Steven Stamkos all post-season and missing top centre Brayden Point for two games against the Islanders.

The Yankees tied a major league record with five home runs in an inning and hit six overall in a 10-7 win over the Toronto Blue Jays that extended their winning streak to eight. New York set a major league record for most home runs in a three-game span with 19 and became the first team with six or more home runs in three straight games.

The Mariners’ upcoming series against the Padres has been relocated to San Diego due to air quality concerns in the Seattle area. Seattle will be the home team for all three games of the series that begins tonight. With the move, the Mariners have three home game remaining on their schedule beginning next Monday against Houston.

Baker Mayfield threw two touchdown passes and the Cleveland Browns gave coach Kevin Stefanski his first N-F-L win by beating the Cincinnati Bengals 35-30 on the N-F-L’s 100th birthday. Mayfield connected with Odell Beckham Junior on a 43-yard scoring pass, and the Browns rebounded from an atrocious performance last week in Baltimore.

The Miami Heat have done it to the Boston Celtics once again in the N-B-A’s Eastern Conference final. The Heat blew a sizable lead before closing on a 17-7 run to beat the Celts, 106-101. The strong finish comes two days after Miami erased a 14-point deficit in Game 1. Goran Dragic scored 25 points for Miami.

U-S Open champion Naomi Osaka has pulled out of the French Open because of an injured left hamstring. Osaka joins defending champion Ash Barty in skipping the French Open, which opens on September 27 in Paris. Osaka hurt the hamstring last month at the Western & Southern Open.

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