(“The TEN” is not a top ten but ten items worth being included in the TEN)
1. Floyd Mayweather (46-0) announces he’ll have a rematch with Marco Maidana (35-4) on September 13 after his controversial majority decision victory in May.
2. On this day in 1939, the New York Yankees honor Lou Gehrig as the first Yankee to have his uniform number retired.
3. Montebello HC Pete Gonzalez, who coached the West to a win in the 605 All-Star in June is the first coach to win the game as the head coach of the East and the West.
4. On this day in 2009 former Titans and Ravens quarterback Steve McNair is found shot to death in his home.
5. Norwalk senior DE/TE Esteban Rosiles (6-1, 240) had 32 solo tackles – 49 total in 2013.
6. Montebello non league schedule: Diamond Bar, at Northview, at Arroyo, El Rancho, Paraclete.
7. Laker free agent Pau Gasol is set to meet with the Miami Heat.
8. On November 8 Idaho travels to San Diego State where Norwalk standout brothers Elijhaa Penny (Idaho) will face off against younger brother Rashaad Penny (San Diego State).
9. On this date in 1999 Tampa Bay’s Jose Canseco becomes the first player to hit 30 home runs for four different teams – (Oakland, Boston, Toronto, Tampa Bay).
10. Happy Fourth of July to all of our past and present men and women who have fought and served in the military to make all Americans free.