1. Chicago White Sox catcher Wellington Castillo is suspended 80 games for violating the league’s joint drug agreement.
2. The Angels Shohei Ohtani is hitting .308 with six home runs and 19 RBI. On the mound he is 4-1 with an ERA of 3.35.
3. The Boston Red Sox have the best record in baseball at 34-16.
4. The NFL passes a new national anthem policy that requires players to stand if they are on the field during the anthem, but gives them the option to remain in the locker room if they prefer.
5. The Boston Celtics lead the Cleveland Cavaliers 3 games to 2 in the Eastern Conference Finals heading into Game 6 Friday night.
6. The Houston Rockets beat the Golden State Warriors 98-94 in Game 5 to take a 3 games to 2 lead in the Western Conference Finals.
7. The Detroit Pistons are targeting former Toronto Raptors head coach Dwane Casey as their new coach.
8. The Dodgers have won six of their last seven and are just 3 1/2 games behind the Arizona Diamondbacks.
9. On this date in 1965 Muhammad Ali knocked out Sonny Liston in the first round to retain the heavyweight title.
10. Happy Birthday to former Chicago Bear linebacker Brian Urlacher who turns 40 today.