Alex Bilodeau won the gold medal in mens moguls at the Sochi Winter Olympic Games on Monday and his teammate Mikaël Kingsbury grabbed the silver. The bronze medal went to a Russian skier, Alexander Smyshlyaev, to the delight of the crowd. A third Canadian skier, Marc-Antoine Gagnon, finished just off the podium in fourth place. Bilodeau, the champion four years ago in Vancouver, becomes the first man to ever successfully defend the mens Olympic moguls crown. Hes also the first Canadian athlete to defend an Olympic crown in any event since speed skater Catriona Le May Doan won gold in the 500 metres in both 1998 and 2002. Worlds best "I knew I had done everything to get ready," Bilodeau told CBC after his victory. "I knew I had to put the pressure on that young kid whos so good," referring to his teammate, Kingsbury. "I went for the best run of my career," he said. Bilodeau and Kingsbury came in as heavy favourites, having spent much of the last few years trading places atop the world rankings. The 26-year-old Bilodeau was the gold medallist four years ago in Vancouver. But Kingsbury, 21, was the reigning world champion. "It means a lot," Kingsbury said of his silver medal. "I did a great run, just a little mistake. Alex totally deserved it [and] Im super proud of myself to have the silver medal." The gold and silver bookends a very successful week of freestyle skiing for Canada at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park in Sochi. Sisters Justine and Chloe Dufour-Lapointe took gold and silver in the womens final on Saturday night, clasping hands and fighting back tears as their parents screamed from the stands. On Monday, it was Bilodeaus family doing the crying and celebrating, with his parents and his brother Frederic in attendance, cheering him on. "Mikaël is in my mind when I ski but my brother is in my mind all the time," Bilodeau said. The two brothers embraced near the finish line after the event ended. Although he was favoured to medal, the day got off to a rough start for Bilodeau. At one point he sat in eighth place, barely passing the cutoff to move on to the next round. But he found his game in subsequent rounds before saving his best performance for the final. His last run was awarded the highest score of 26.31, but there was still one skier to come — his teammate and rival, Mikaël Kingsbury. Kingsbury performed a solid run in his final run. But his score of 24.71 was not enough, and he had to settle for the silver. Logan Stanley Jets Jersey . -- The Oakland Raiders added a veteran presence to their young receiving group by signing free agent James Jones to a three-year contract Monday. Jack Roslovic Jets Jersey . Knapp defeated American Alison Riske 6-3, 7-5 to secure Italys victory in the best-of-five series. 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Jones-Drew was held out of practice as a precaution on Wednesday after his foot swelled up in the morning, three days after he suffered a strained tendon while being tackled by Oakland Raiders safety Charles Woodson in the first half of Jacksonvilles 19-9 loss. The veteran running back talked excitedly about visiting family and friends as the Jaguars stay in Northern California in preparation for Sundays game in Seattle. He grew up in Oakland and his mother still lives in the area. But Jones-Drew also had some choice words for Tracy McGrady after the former NBA star went on Twitter and said the winless Jaguars should offer him a tryout at quarterback or wide receiver. "Jacksonville (at)jaguars need to bring me on in for a tryout at QB or receiver!" McGrady tweeted on Monday. Speaking with reporters at San Jose States Spartan Stadium where the Jaguars are practicing, Jones-Drew said McGrady should follow through and try out for the team. "Youre more than welcome to come and sign a waiver and come to a live practice and see how it works out for you if its that easy," Jones-Drew said. Asked how many practices McGrady could make it through, Jones-Drew smiled. "You never know," Jones-Drew said. "He might be tougher than what most people think." Jones-Drews own health is in question this week. He had taken a pitch and cut up the field when Woodson made a flying tackle after diving over Jacksonville left tackle Eugene Monroe midway through the second quarter last Sunday. Woodson appeared to grab Jones-Drew around his neck to make the tackle but no penalty was called. "Not a dirty play," said Jones-Drew, who limped off the field after the play and ddidnt return.dddddddddddd"It was a great play. For a guy at his age to kind of sell out to do that .... I thought it was a horse-collar but he made a phenomenal play." Jones-Drew said his foot got stuck in the turf. The Jaguars had been hopeful of getting Jones-Drew on the field but pushed back plans to have him practice Wednesday after he woke up and noticed swelling in his injured foot. Neither he nor coach Gus Bradley believe its a significant setback, however. "The swellings come back down," Jones-Drew said. "Its still a little there but I should be back ready to go by (Thursday)." Bradley agreed. "They felt like it was doing pretty good and then he had some swelling that occurred," Bradley said. "I know he feels better about it today than he did yesterday, so well just see how it goes." Injured quarterback Blaine Gabbert is also making slow progress. Gabbert did some light throwing before practice but remains a longshot to play in Seattle. Chad Henne, who started in place of Gabbert against Oakland last week, expects the crowd noise to be a factor in Seattle. To help, Bradley had music piped into Wednesdays practice. "At times (the music) can be just as loud but you can never know what youre getting into unless its third down or its a key play in the game," Henne said. "We just have to adjust to it and do the best we can." Notes: Tight end Marcedes Lewis (calf), cornerback Alan Ball (groin) and wide receiver Mike Brown (back) were held out of practice. ... Offensive linemen Uche Nwaneri (knee) and Will Rackley (knee), wide receivers Ace Sanders (ribs) and Stephen Burton (hip), linebacker J.T. Thomas (hamstring), defensive tackle Roy Miller (knee) were limited. ... Defensive end Jason Babin and centre Brad Meester were given the day off. ' ' '