>>Colts Continue Mandatory Minicamp
(Indianapolis, IN) — The Colts are back on the field for day two of mandatory minicamp today. The three-day camp will wrap up tomorrow. Andrew Luck was on the field yesterday making throws and taking part in drills. After practice he said he believes he will be ready to go by Week One in September.
>>Cardinals Doubled Up By Padres
(St. Louis, MO) — The Cardinals were held to five singles in a 4-2 loss to the Padres at Busch Stadium. Miles Mikolas gave up three runs in six frames to fall to 7-and-2 with the loss. Marcell Ozuna and Yadier [[ YAH-dee-air ]] Molina drove in runs in the seventh for St. Louis.
>>Cubs Blanked By Brewers
(Milwaukee, WI) — The Cubs managed just two singles in a 4-0 loss to the Brewers in Milwaukee. Chase Anderson outdueled Chicago starter Tyler Chatwood for the win. The Cubs are 38-and-26, a half-game back in the NL Central. They finish their series in Milwaukee this afternoon.
>>Darvish Throws Bullpen Session
(Milwaukee, WI) — Cubs starter Yu [[ Yoo ]] Darvish threw a bullpen session yesterday in Milwaukee. Darvish is recovering from right triceps soreness and has been out since May 20th. He is 1-and-3 with a 4.95 ERA this season. It’s not yet known when Darvish will return.
>>White Sox Quiet Indians
(Chicago, IL) — Yoan Moncada and Yolmer Sanchez hit back-to-back homers to open the bottom of the first inning as the White Sox defeated the Indians 5-1 at Guaranteed Rate Field. Matt Davidson had two hits and drove in two, while starter James Shields improved to 2-and-7. Joakim Soria got the final out for his ninth save.
>>Irving Passing On Celtics’ Extension For Now
(Boston, MA) — Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving is willing to bet on himself. Irving said he’s going to pass on a contract extension with Boston this summer and will wait until 2019 when he can become an unrestricted free agent. It makes financial sense for Irving, who can get significantly more money from the Celts next summer. He played in only 60 games this year and missed the entire playoffs.
>>Report: Raptors Hire Nurse As Next Head Coach
(Toronto, Ontario) — The Raptors are staying within the organization to replace Dwane Casey. According to ESPN, Toronto will promote assistant Nick Nurse to be its next head coach. Casey was fired after a 59-win season that saw Toronto swept by the Cavaliers in the second round of the NBA playoffs. Nurse is 50 years old and was a head coach in the G-League for six seasons.
>>Warriors Celebrate Another Championship
(Oakland, CA) — The Warriors celebrated their third championship in four years in the streets of Oakland yesterday. Golden State held a victory parade after sweeping the LeBron James and the Cavaliers in the NBA Finals. Draymond Green trolled James with an “Arthur” fish t-shirt that LeBron used in a meme during the regular season.
>>Capitals Fans Celebrate With Championship Parade
(Washington, DC) — Tens of thousands of Capitals fans lined up along Constitution Avenue to catch a glimpse of their home team and the Stanley Cup. A massive championship parade kicked off yesterday morning and the celebration continued with a rally at the National Mall. The 2018 Stanley Cup championship is DC’s first major sports title of any kind since the Redskins won the Super Bowl in 1992.
>>Cardinals’ Reyes Reveals Young Daughter Fighting Cancer
(St. Louis, MO) — Injured Cardinals pitcher Alex Reyes says his young daughter is battling cancer. The 23-year-old told reporters yesterday that Aleyka, who turns two next month, has been fighting cancer since she was five months old. Reyes recently had season-ending surgery.
>>Tigers 1B Cabrera To Have Season-Ending Biceps Surgery
(Detroit, MI) — The season is over for Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera. He will have surgery after rupturing a tendon in his left biceps. Cabrera left last night’s game against the Twins in Detroit while batting in the third inning. The two-time AL MVP swung at a 1-1 pitch and immediately dropped the bat and clutched his upper left arm. “Miggy” hit .301 with three home runs and 22 RBI this season.