The Chicago Cubs are providing $1 million to the city to help pay for an expansion of video surveillance around Wrigley Field. Officials said Tuesday that Chicago’s Office of Emergency Management & Communications will install 30 cameras around the ballpark and within several blocks of the facility. Etc. The Seattle Mariners activated second baseman Robinson Cano from the 10-day disabled list before the opener of a three-game set against the Washington Nationals, who brought up pitcher Joe Ross from the minors to start the game. Cano had been sidelined since May 11 with a strained right quadriceps. Ross was 1-0 with a 7.47 ERA in three previous starts for Washington.
DUBLIN, Calif. (AP) — Hal Childs, a former assistant general manager for the New York Knicks and public relations director for the Golden State Warriors and Seattle Mariners, has died of complications from heart disease. He was 84. Childs' wife, Jacqueline, said Wednesday that her husband died Sunday at his home in Dublin. Hal Childs served as assistant GM of the Knicks from 1987-91 and ran the Warriors' PR department during the organization's first championship season in 1974-75. He also worked in PR for the Mariners, Seattle SuperSonics and San Diego Clippers. Childs was born in Yakima, Washington, in 1933 and was given the nickname "Duke" by his father. He is survived by his wife four daughters,
On the final day to pick the Invitation to Bid (ITB) document in Mumbai, I-League giants Mohun Bagan are the latest club to express an interest in being part of the Indian Super League (ISL). The Football Sports Development Limited (FSDL), organisers of the Indian Super League (ISL), had earlier announced that teams keen on being part of the league can pick up the tender document from May 12th onward. “It being clarified that in case of the city of Kolkata being awarded to the winning bidder, the respective team shall hold its home games outside Kolkata for the next two consecutive Indian Super League Seasons (2017/2018 and 2018/2019),” the release by FSDL stated.