(“The TEN” is not a top ten but ten items worth being included in “The TEN”)
1. Sergio Garcia breaks through his major tournament drought and wins The Masters on the first hole in a playoff against Justin Rose. Garcia had not won a major tournament in 73 attempts.
2. Russell Westbrook broke Oscar Roberston’s single season triple-double record with his 42nd in the Thunder’s 106-105 win over Denver Sunday.
3. The APU Cougars swept a four game series with Hawaii Pacific and pushed their record to 30-4. Junior left fielder Pablo O’Connor is leading the way hitting .429 with 16 home runs and 51 runs batted in. Starters Michael Fairchild, Dillon Miyashiro, Billy Oxford and Kale Morton are a combined 21-0.
4. The Anaheim Ducks finished the regular season with a 4-3 overtime win over the Kings. They will begin the playoffs vs. Calgary Thursday night at the Honda Center.
5. In three games Tim Tebow is hitting .231 with two home runs and five RBI in three games for the Columbia Fireflies.
6. Former Oakland Raider head coach and NFL sportscaster John Madden turns 81 today.
7. Chasity Martinez is hitting .468 with four home runs and 25 RBI for the 14-2 South El Monte Lady Eagles.
8. On this day in 1962 the first baseball game was played at Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers lost to the Reds 6-3.
9. After playing at Mt. SAC last year, former Los Altos defensive lineman David Jimenez has signed and will continue his football career at APU.
10. “The only yardstick for success our society has is being a champion. No one remembers anything else.” John Madden