(“The Ten” is not a top ten, but ten items worth being included in The TEN)
1. Joseph Diaz Jr. wins his first Olympic bout and will now face Cuba’s Lazaro Alvarez Estrada in the second round on Wednesday.
2. El Monte’s Kim Rhode wins the Gold in skeet shooting and sets a record of winning a medal in five straight Olympic Games.
3. Dodgers sweep the Giants in San Francisco to regain a tie for first place.
4. Schurr at Buena Park August 30th.
5. Former Washington Redskin and actor Terry Crews turns 44 today.
6. Cal’s returning leading tackler is Aaron Licon who posted 42 to go along with two sacks.
7. Zack Greinke loses his Angel debut 2-0.
8. On this day in 1960 the AFL played its first preseason game with the Boston Patriots defeating the Buffalo Bills 28-7.
9. Whittier Cardinals return leading rusher Kevin Ramirez 407 yards and four scores.
10. “There are two theories on hitting the knuckleball. Unfortunately neither of them works.” Charley Lau