Courtesy: Saskatchewan Roughriders
--The Montreal Alouettes have finally won a game. Boris Bede kicked five field goals and the Alouettes snapped their 13-game losing streak with a 23-17 victory over the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Montreal's last win came in the 2017 season when it beat the Toronto Argonauts 21-9 on August 11th. Before the game, the Riders paid tribute to the 29 members of the Humboldt Broncos organization that were killed or injured in the April 6th bus crash with a moving ceremony and video featuring team president Kevin Garinger.
--The Winnipeg Jets are shedding salary in an attempt to keep Paul Stastny. They sent goalie Steve Mason, forward Joel Armia and two draft picks to Montreal for defenceman Simon Bourque. NHL free agency begins Sunday. There is word James Van Riemsdyk is leaving Toronto to go to Philadelphia and forward Derek Ryan has a deal in place to join the Calgary Flames.
--Edinson Cavani scored twice as Uruguay sent Portugal packing with a 2-1 victory at the World Cup. On the same day, Lionel Messi and Argentina were eliminated by France in a 4-3 defeat. Nineteen-year-old forward Kylian Mbappe became the first teenager to score at least two goals in a World Cup game since Brazilian great Pele in 1958. He also drew the penalty that led to France's first goal.
--Minnesota's Eddie Rosario, Bobby Wilson and Max Kepler all left early because of heat illness on a scorching afternoon at Wrigley Field, as the Chicago Cubs beat the Twins 14-9.
The Cubs said it was 96 degrees when Rosario exited during the bottom of the fifth inning Saturday. He hit a two-run homer in the top of the fifth, then left shortly after fielding a hit by Anthony Rizzo .The Cubs said the heat index was 107. That's a calculation of how hot it feels, with humidity factored in.
--Canada's Brooke Henderson let her lead slip but is very much in contention at the K-P-M-G Women's P-G-A Championship. Henderson is 8 under through three rounds and three shots back of leader So Yeon Ryu. Henderson led most of the afternoon and was up by two strokes at 10 under before the South Korean put together a late charge.