Sports at a glance
Schoendienst dies at 95
ST. LOUIS — Red Schoendienst, the Hall of Fame second baseman who managed the St. Louis Cardinals to two pennants and a World Series championship in the 1960s, died Wednesday. He was 95.
A 10-time All-Star with the Cardinals, Giants and Braves, with a career average of .289 and 2,449 hits, Schoendienst was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1989 by the Veterans Committee. He’s second in Cardinals history with 1,041 managerial victories.
Elsewhere in baseball:
n One start after his return from Tommy John surgery, St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Alex Reyes had a season-ending operation Wednesday that repaired a tendon attached to the strained latissimus dorsi muscle in the upper right side of his back.
n Veteran right-hander Edwin Jackson has signed a minor league deal with the Oakland Athletics, and the pitcher will match a big league record if he gets back to the majors.
Beilein staying at Michigan
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — John Beilein is staying at Michigan after exploring the possibility of coaching the Detroit Pistons.
Beilein interviewed with the Pistons , a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press last week on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly about the matter.
The 65-year-old Beilein has coached at Michigan for 11 seasons with a 248-143 record. He has led the Wolverines to two Final Fours, losing in the national title game this year and in 2013. Beilein has won a pair of Big Ten championships and two Big Ten Tournament titles.
Jets sign S Wilcox
NEW YORK — The New York Jets have signed veteran safety J.J. Wilcox for depth after special teams standout Rontez Miles had surgery to repair a torn meniscus.
Wilcox was a third-round draft pick of Dallas out of Georgia Southern in 2013. He played four seasons with the Cowboys and signed with Tampa Bay last offseason. Wilcox was traded by the Buccaneers to Pittsburgh shortly before the regular season and had nine tackles and an interception for the Steelers, who released him in April.
Elsewhere in the NFL:
n A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Denver Broncos outside linebacker Shane Ray will undergo a cleanup procedure on his left wrist and could miss several months.
Stewart hired as US GM
NEW YORK — Former midfielder Earnie Stewart was hired Wednesday as general manager of the U.S. men’s national soccer team, likely delaying the search for a new coach.
Stewart has been sporting director of Major League Soccer’s Philadelphia Union since October 2015 and will start his new job Aug. 1, the U.S. Soccer Federation said Wednesday. Stewart does not plan to attend the World Cup, a shopping center for federations and clubs seeking coaches.
Humboldt player headed home
SASKATOON, Saskatchewan — A Humboldt Broncos hockey player injured in a bus crash that killed 16 people has been released from a Saskatoon hospital and plans to graduate from high school this month.
Xavier Labelle, an 18-year old defenseman from Saskatoon, sustained a fractured skull, a concussion, internal bleeding and 20 broken bones April 6 when a transport truck and the junior hockey team’s bus collided. It was initially thought that Labelle had died in the crash, but it turned out that he had been mixed up with another player.
The Associated Press