(“The Ten” is not a top ten, but ten items worth being included in The TEN)
1.) Jake Arrieta
2.) On this day in 2004 former Arizona Cardinal Pat Tillman was killed in action in Afghanistan.
3.) Former Burroughs defensive standout James Zilbert turns 30 today.
4.) Anaheim Ducks beat Nashville Predators, 4-1, to even their NHL series.
5.) “Arroyo is the only place where they call themselves hunters but yet they wear the most feminine uniforms. Nothing says tough like Powder Blue lmfao…”—MVS commenter “SEM”
6.) Former NY Giant quarterback Jeff Hostetler turns 55 today.
7.) “Great book for high school football players and coaches. Tells how it is, this has to be the quickest I’ve ever read a book because I couldn’t put it down.”—Amazon Review (Joe Torosian’s book “Tangent Dreams” is available at amazon.com)
8.) James Harden scores 35 as the Houston Rockets defeat the Golden State Warriors 97-96 on Thursday night. The Warriors lead the series 2-1. Steph Curry did not play.
9.) Covina Colts wide receiver Hakim Williams Jr. (6-1,180) 2015 stats: 28 catches, 640 yards, 24.3 average, 6 Tds.
10.) “I thought Kelly Ripa dovetailed well with a former athlete and they should try to recreate that vibe. Why not Curt Schilling?”—Dennis Miller