(“The Ten” is not a top ten, but ten items worth being included in The TEN)
1. Jered Weaver is only the second pitcher since 1950 to start a season 15-1.
2. Terrell Owens signs with the Seahawks.
3. Rookie Brandon Weeden is named the starting quarterback for Cleveland.
4. Aly Raisman.
5. Former NBA All-Star Dan Roundfield drowns in Aruba.
6. U.S. Men’s Olympic basketball team advances into the quarterfinals with a 126-97 win over Argentina.
7. USC at Stanford September 15.
8. Mike Trout 2012 stats: 20 home runs, 60 RBI, .346 avg. (first in American League.)
9. The U.S. Men’s Olympic boxing team is shutout of medals for the first time in history.
10. On this date in 1997 the Mariners’ Randy Johnson strikes out 19 Chicago White Sox.