(“The TEN” is not a top ten but ten items worth being included in the TEN)
1. The Rangers beat the Kings 2-1 to stay alive and cut the series lead to 3-1 in the Stanley Cup Finals. Game Five is set for Friday night at Staples Center.
2. The Dodgers still haven’t won more than three straight games all year as they lose to the Reds 5-0.
3. Byron Scott interviews a second time with the Lakers for the head coach position.
4. The Edward Jones Dome that is home to the St. Louis Rams is rapidly running out of funds.
5. Dozens apply for buyouts at the Orange County Register as heavy layoffs are expected soon. T.J. Simers, columnist for the recently launched LA Register, took a buyout last week instead of being laid off.
6. Charter Oak running back Zion Echols 2013 stats, sophomore year: 173-788 yards, 9 TD.
7. Chino QB Josh Thornton 2013 stats, junior year: 89-162-1424 yards, 17 TD, 8 Int.
8. On this day in 2002 the Lakers complete a four game sweep of the New Jersey Nets to win the NBA championship.
9. South El Monte non league schedule: Pasadena, at Santa Fe, Chino, at Bonita.
10. “People think we make $3 million and $4 million a year. They don’t realize that most of us make only $500,000.” – Former Texas Rangers’ outfielder Pete Incaviglia on why baseball players aren’t overpaid