(“The TEN” is not a top ten but ten items worth being included in “The TEN”)
1. The Anaheim Ducks open their best of seven first round playoff series with the Calgary Flames tonight at 7:30 at Honda Center.
2. USC junior guard Elijah Stewart declares for the NBA draft but will not hire an agent.
3. Gonzaga freshman center Zach Collins declares for the NBA draft and does intend to hire an agent.
4. Washington head football coach Chris Petersen signs a contract extension through 2023.
5. The Dodgers will unveil a statue of Jackie Robinson Saturday on the 70th anniversary of the day he broke baseball’s color barrier.
6. The Angels rallied from a six run deficit in the ninth inning to beat Seattle on Sunday and came back from a three run deficit to tie it in the ninth and then win it in the tenth over Texas Tuesday night.
7. “I’ve been hearing that for a month now.” – A local coach on Los Altos waiting for board approval to name its new head coach.
8. Chino DL Brandon Serrano and OL Steve Lopez have committed to the University of Redlands.
9. The Lakers had won five straight, their longest winning streak since 2013, before last night’s loss to Golden State.
10. On this date in 1954 Hammerin’ Hank Aaron played the first game of his career for the Milwaukee Braves.