(“The TEN” is not a top ten but ten items worth being included in “The TEN”)
1. The Nevada State Athletic Commission approved that Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor can wear 8 ounce gloves instead of 10 ounce gloves in their August 26 bout.
2. New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge struck out for the 33rd straight game Wednesday breaking the single-season mark for consecutive games with a strikeout by a position player. Judge has 37 home runs this year.
3. Workman at La Puente Friday night August 25.
4. Former Notre Dame/Lakers star Tommy Hawkins passed away at the age of 80. Hawkins also once worked for the the Dodgers as director of communications.
5. Former Angels pitcher Jared Weaver announced his retirement after a 12-year career. Weaver started nine games this year with the San Diego Padres after spending the previous 11 years with the Angels.
6. Workman quarterback Ike Udengwu III is also the starting point guard on the basketball team.
7. Duarte quarterback Devon Hemsley 2016 stats, junior year: 94-192-1,812 yards, 16 TD, 10 Int.
8. On this date in 1973 Willie Mays hit his 660th and last career home run off of Cincinnati’s Don Gullett.
9. Also on this date in 1992 the Dodgers Kevin Gross threw a no hitter in a 2-0 win over the San Francisco Giants.
10. “They throw the ball, I hit it. They hit the ball, I catch it.” – Willie Mays.