(“The TEN” is not a top ten but ten items worth being included in “The TEN”) LATE EDITION
1. The Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Indiana Pacers 117-111 to take a 2-0 series lead in the first round of the NBA Eastern Conference Playoffs.
2. The Anaheim Ducks are up 2-0 over the Calgary Flames heading into Monday night’s game 3 of the first round of the NHL playoffs.
3. The Dodgers are 7-6 after taking two of three from Arizona over the weekend.
4. The Dodgers place left-hander Rich Hill on the 10-day disabled list with a blister on the middle finger of his pitching hand.
5. South Hills is the number one ranked team in the LA Times Prep Baseball Top 20.
6. “We’ll be better this year but next year in 2018 we’ll be good. Very good.” – Bell Gardens HC Margarito Beltran.
7. The LA Clippers fell to the Utah Jazz 97-95 Saturday night in Game One of the NBA Western Conference Playoffs on a buzzer beater by Joe Johnson.
8. Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas scores 33 points in a 106-102 playoff loss to Chicago a day after his 22-year old sister Chyna was killed in a car accident in Washington.
9. On this day in 1999 Kentucky quarterback Tim Couch is taken by the Cleveland Browns with the first overall pick.
10. Also on this day in 1976 Mike Schmidt hits four home runs as the Philadelphia Phillies rally from a 12-1 deficit to beat the Chicago Cubs 18-16 in 10 innings.