>>Kent State’s Heintz Dies After Workout
(Kent, OH) — A college football player is dead following a workout with his team. Kent State offensive lineman Tyler Heintz collapsed and was taken to a local hospital following conditioning drills Tuesday morning. The incoming freshman was later pronounced dead at only 19 years old. A cause of death has yet to be determined.
>>Luck: Unsure About Training Camp
(Indianapolis, IN) — Andrew Luck is not sure if he’ll be ready for training camp as he recovers from January shoulder surgery. There is no timetable for Luck’s return and he is not throwing the football yet. Luck has not participated in workouts this offseason but has been present at the team facility.
>>Giants’ Beckham Rejoins Team For Minicamp
(East Rutherford, NJ) — Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is back practicing with his teammates. Beckham sat out all of the team’s voluntary OTAs and had been working out on his own. While there’s speculation Beckham sat out to try and get a new contract, he says that’s not the case and was taking the time for himself.
>>Cardinals Split Doubleheader With Brewers
(St. Louis, MO) — The Cardinals split a doubleheader with the Brewers at Busch Stadium. After posting a 6-0 win in the opener, the Cardinals suffered an 8-5 loss in the nightcap. St. Louis is two-and-a-half games behind Milwaukee for first in the NL Central. The teams meet in the third installment of the four-game set tonight.
>>Cubs Clobber Mets
(Flushing, NY) — Anthony Rizzo hit a lead-off homer and the Cubs went on to crush the Mets, 14-3. Ian Happ launched a grand slam during a seven-run second for Chicago, which stopped a nine-game road losing streak. Jon Lester struck out 10 in seven innings en route to his 150th career win. The rubber match of the three-game set is tonight.
>>White Sox Knock Off O’s
(Chicago, IL) — Matt Davidson’s grand slam powered the White Sox to a 6-1 win over the Orioles in Chicago. Avisail Garcia ripped a two-run double for the Sox, who have won the first two in the four-game set. Derek Holland tossed six innings of one-run ball to improve to 5-and-6.
>>Dodgers’ Puig Flips Off Fans In Cleveland
(Cleveland, OH) — Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig is flipping more than the bat in Cleveland. Puig double-flashed an obscene gesture to fans in Cleveland after hitting a home run during last night’s win over the Indians. Puig will likely be fined for the incident.
>>Twins Set Franchise Hit Record In Rout Of M’s
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Twins smacked a franchise-record 28 hits in a 20-7 rout of the Mariners in Minnesota. Eddie Rosario had three home runs and five RBI for the Twins, who batted around in two different innings. Minnesota leads the AL Central at 33-and-28.
>>Warriors Release White House Statement
(Oakland, CA) — It’s unclear if the NBA champion Warriors will visit the White House. Team officials said in a statement “We have not received an invitation to the White House, but will make those decisions when and if necessary.” In May, head coach Steve Kerr said Donald Trump, quote, “is ill-suited to be president because he’s a blowhard.”