In the world of hockey, the Toronto Maple Leafs have announced that they will not be renewing the contract of general manager Kyle Dubus, whose term was set to end on June 30. Despite winning their first playoff series in nearly two decades, the team suffered a disappointing loss to the Florida Panthers in the second round. Dubus, who took on the position in May 2018, oversaw a successful tenure with the Maple Leafs, including a record-breaking season with the most wins and points in 2021-22.
Meanwhile, college baseball saw Wheaton win their opening game in the NCAA Division III division with a strong 11-3 victory over Hasson. Cavan Brady was the star player, going 4-for-4 with three RBIs. Wheaton will now face Tufts in a knockout game on Saturday. In NCAA softball, Avery Barnes pitched a no-hitter with 15 strikeouts for Cabrini, leading them to a 4-0 win over Husson in the tournament.
In football, the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed quarterback Mitch Trubisky to a three-year deal, providing their team with long-term stability following starter Kenny Pickett. In the world of tennis, the Italian Open saw Angelina Kalinina of Ukraine reach the final in a hard-fought match against Veronika Kudermetova of Russia. Kalinina dedicated her victory to her homeland, which has been devastated by conflict. She will face off against Jelena Rybakina, the Wimbledon champion, who beat Jelena Ostapenko in straight sets.
Finally, in cycling, Ainel Rubio claimed his first Grand Tour victory in the shortened 13th stage of the Giro d’Italia, completing a grueling climb to the finish line in Switzerland just ahead of Thibaut Pinot and Jefferson-Alexander Cepeda. Geraint Thomas remained the overall leader in the pink jersey, with a two-second lead over Primoš Roglic and a 22-second lead over Joao Almeida. Due to inclement weather, the stage was shortened from 199km to 80km.