The Phillies wrapped up their three game series with the Padres last night at Petco Park. Southern California native Cole Hamels was on the mound looking for his third win of the year. Hamels allowed five runs (four earned) on seven hits over six innings and was in line for the loss when he was pulled. With the Phillies trailing 5-3 in the eighth, Delmon Young tied the game on a two-run home run. The game would go to the 13th inning when the Phillies would score two runs on two errors by Logan Forsythe and go on to win 7-5. More here.
It has been a bad week for Boston sports fans. First, the Blackhawks beat the Bruins in the Stanley Cup Finals in heartbreaking fashion on Monday night then Wednesday star tight end Aaron Hernandez was finally arrested after police search his house for days in connection to the recent murder of 27 year old, Odin Lloyd. Hernandez was arrested yesterday morning and charged with first-degree murder along with five other gun-related charges. He was ordered to be held without bail and, in addition to the legal trouble, was released by the Patriots. More here.
The NCAA has weighed in on Eagles head coach Chip Kelly's football program at the University of Oregon and they are in some trouble. The NCAA has put Oregon football on three-year probation, reduced scholarships by one for three years, and put Kelly on an 18 month show-cause order (meaning if he left the Eagles for another college team in the 18 month period - they need to appear before a committee for permission). All of this is due to a recruiting violations by coaches on Kelly's staff. More here.