>>Four-Way Tie For U.S Open Lead
(Southampton, NY) — There is a four-way tie atop the leaderboard after the first day of the U.S. Open. Scott Piercy, Ian Poulter, Russell Henley and Dustin Johnson all shot a one-under 69 Thursday at Shinnecock Hills. Jason Dufner is fifth at even-par. Phil Mickelson opened with a seven-over 77, while Tigers Woods shot eight-over 78.
>>Eagles Receive Super Bowl Rings
(Philadelphia, PA) — The Philadelphia Eagles are showing off their Super Bowl rings. The team held a ring ceremony last night. They are comprised of pure 10-karat white gold, each with nearly 220 diamonds and 17 green sapphires. The Eagles defeated the New England Patriots 41-33 in February for their first Super Bowl championship.
>>Former NFL-er Winslow Arrested Again
(San Diego, CA) — Kellen Winslow the Second is behind bars again for the second time in a week. The former NFL tight end was originally handcuffed a week ago in Encinitas, California on suspicion of burglary. He was rearrested Thursday on suspicion of additional crimes, including rape, kidnapping, indecent exposure and forcible sodomy.
>>Cubs At Cards
(St. Louis, MO) — The Cubs were off yesterday. Chicago lost two-of-three to the Brewers in Milwaukee to fall to 38-and-27. The Cubs are a game-and-a-half behind the Brew Crew for the NL Central lead.
>>Cardinals Host Cubs Tonight
(St. Louis, MO) — The Cardinals were off yesterday. They return to the diamond tonight as the rival Cubs come to town for the start of a three-game series. Michael Wacha [[ WAH-kuh ]] puts his 8-and-1 mark on the line for St. Louis, while Chicago counters with 7-and-2 Jon Lester.
>>Indians Drop White Sox
(Chicago, IL) — Jose Ramirez belted a go-ahead, two-run homer in the seventh inning and the Indians went on to beat the White Sox 5-2 in Chicago. Jose Abreu hit a two-run shot in the first inning for the Southsiders. Chris Volstad took the loss in relief for the Sox, who settled for a split of their four-game series.
>>Bulls To Be At Porter Junior Workout
(Chicago, IL) — Michael Porter Junior is going to meet with teams today after all. The Bulls will be one of the teams able to see Porter today in Chicago. ESPN reports Porter is expected to go in the top seven.
>>McGregor Nearing Plea Deal In NY
(New York, NY) — UFC’s Conor McGregor is negotiating a plea deal in Brooklyn after an outburst in April resulted in a dozen charges. He’s facing felony criminal mischief and misdemeanor assault after throwing a dolly through a bus window. McGregor hasn’t fought in the UFC since 2016. He lost a boxing match to Floyd Mayweather last year.
>>Twins Send Sano To Single-A
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Twins are sending struggling slugger Miguel Sano [[ sah-NO ]] to the minors. He’s been optioned to Single-A Fort Myers. Sano hit a career-high 28 home runs last season and made the All-Star team, but is batting just .203 this year with seven homers. Manager Paul Molitor says the effort is there, but not the results.