(“The TEN” is not a top ten but ten items worth being included in “The TEN”)
1.) Chicago White Sox southpaw Chris Sale loses first start back since suspension.
2.) “With the mistakes I’ll have to say that guy Andy wrote today’s 10.”—MVS commenter “SimonP” on Wednesday’s edition of “The TEN”
3.) Cleveland Browns tight end Gary Barnidge.
4.) On this day in 1986 a New York jury rules the NFL violated antitrust laws and awards the USFL $1.00
5.) Dwyane Wade to be introduced as a member of the Chicago Bulls today. Wade played 13 seasons for the Miami Heat.
6.) Note from One Local Coach to His Team: “MAKE SURE YOU ARE IN 6TH PERIOD FOOTBALL!”
7.) Los Angeles Rams offensive lineman Rodger Saffold (selected 33rd—second round—overall in 2010) is the longest-tenured member of the team.
8.) In July of 2010, MVS staffer Joe T. published his idea for JV football to be moved to the spring for a six-game season…He was thoroughly trashed in the comments. “Okay, so I’m not Roger Goodell,” he said in response.
9.) “You cannot qualify war in harsher terms than I will. War is cruelty, and you cannot refine it; and those who brought war into our country deserve all the curses and maledictions a people can pour out. I know I had no hand in making this war, and I know I will make more sacrifices to-day than any of you to secure peace.”—William Tecumseh Sherman
10.) National League West Standings
1. San Francisco Giants: 59-43
2. Los Angeles Dodgers: 57-45