(“The TEN” is not a top ten but ten items worth being included in “The TEN”)
1.) One year ago today: Quarterback Brock Osweiler leaves Denver and signs a four-year, $72 million contract with the Houston Texans.
2.) Former Duarte Falcon HC (Monrovia/Muir CB) Jason Martin turns 33 today.
3.) Los Angeles Dodgers reach agreement to put 10-games in April-May on KTLA-5. Blackout continues for third year over large part of Dodgers market because of cable charges-Time Warner-Spectrum is charging.
4.) Former Notre Dame/New York Knicks forward Toby Knight.
5.) “Worst commentator ever. I have to mute it or change the channel.”—Temple City High School tennis coach, Nate Slaymaker on Bill Walton.
6.) Los Angeles Rams release defensive lineman Eugene Sims, center Tim Barnes and tight end Lance Kendricks. Trade defensive end William Hayes to the Miami Dolphins for sixth round pick.
7.) “I’m not sure there is such a thing as minor groin surgery. Anybody who has a sharp instrument around my genitalia, I’m thinking it’s major.”—Dennis Miller
8.) On this date in 1962: Due to it’s no black policy, the Philadelphia Phillies leave Jack Tar Harrison Hotel & move to Rocky Point Motel, 20 miles outside Clearwater, Florida.
9.) CFL’s Saskatchewan Roughriders sign QB-Vince Young-ex Titans #1 pick from 2006 (3rd Overall)…Matt Leinhart of USC was taken 10th overall in same draft by the Arizona Cardinals…The Denver Broncos took Jay Cutler of Vanderbilt 11th overall. Cutler was released yesterday by the Chicago Bears.
10.) ESPN prepares for another round of on-air talent cuts.