Tribune News Service
Sports Budget for Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Updated at 11 p.m. EDT (0300 UTC)
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^Official scorers consider bad hops, bad throws and exit velocity<
BBO-OFFICIALSCORERS-SPORTSPLUS:MS — Stew Thornley waited before looking at his laptop.
The official scorer first wanted to make his call — hit or error — after the Twins’ Brian Dozier reached base safely following a grounder he hit to White Sox third baseman Yolmer Sanchez on June 5. Sanchez didn’t field the ball cleanly, and his throw to first was in the dirt. Thornley took into account all the aspects of the play to determine whether it would require more than “ordinary effort,” the threshold for scorers to distinguish between a hit and error, for Sanchez to make the play.
1750 by Chris Hine in Minneapolis. MOVED
^Giants’ Janoris Jenkins’ brother arrested after man found dead in NJ house, authorities say<
^FBN-GIANTS-JENKINS-1ST-LEDE:NY—<The older brother of Giants star cornerback Janoris Jenkins has been arrested in the death of a music producer whose body police found at Jenkins’ New Jersey house Tuesday morning, according to TMZ Sports.
William Jenkins, 34, of Fair Lawn, N.J. was charged with aggravated manslaughter for the death of Roosevelt Rene, New Jersey authorities said. He was in custody Wednesday afternoon in Ontario County near Rochester.
300 by Daniel Popper, Adam Shrier and Graham Rayman. MOVED
^Kevin Ollie threatens lawsuit against UConn, demands retraction for release of ‘confidential’ transcripts<
BKC-UCONN-OLLIE:HC — Kevin Ollie’s lawyers are demanding UConn make a retraction regarding documents released last week, and are threatening to sue for defamation and invasion of privacy.
In a letter to