(“The TEN” is not a top ten but ten items worth being included in The TEN)
1. Interim Los Angeles Clippers’ CEO Dick Parsons testifies that Coach Doc Rivers will leave if Donald Sterling remains as owner.
2.Former Dallas Cowboy running back Robert Newhouse passes away at the age of 64.
3. Former Lakers star and the current head coach of the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream Michael Cooper has been diagnosed with tongue cancer and will take a leave of absence. A full recovery after surgery is expected.
4. Governor Jerry Brown on Monday signed into law AB2127 which prohibits football teams at middle and high schools from holding full contact practices that exceed 90 minutes a day and limits the number of full contact practices during the season to two per week and prohibits contact practices during the off season. The restrictions take effect january 1, 2015.
5. Cleveland Browns’ quarterback Johnny Manziel has the league’s top selling jersey since April 1.
6. Danny Woodhead signs a two-year contract extension with the Chargers.
7. California non-league schedule: at Gahr, Buena Park, Troy, at San Marino, at Magnolia.
8. Happy Birthday to Nomar Garciaparra (41) and Gary Payton (46).
9. On this date in 1974 the Dodgers’ Steve Garvey wins the All-Star game MVP award.
10. Smudgepot: San Dimas vs. Bonita Thursday night October 2 at Citrus College.
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