(“The TEN” is not a top ten but ten items worth being included in “The TEN”)
1. Jud Heathcote, who coached Magic Johnson and Michigan State to the 1979 NCAA title, passed away at the age of 90.
2. Miami’s Giancarlo Stanton hit his 18th home run in August tying the major league mark for that month, set in 1937 by Rudy York of the Detroit Tigers. Stanton now has 51 home runs this season.
3. Hoover’s game with Sotomayor this Friday night has been canceled because Sotomayor will observe a four-day Labor Day weekend.
4. Eric Dickerson signs a one-day contract with the Los Angeles Rams and officially retires with the organization.
5. Former Boston Celtics center Robert “Chief” Parish turns 64 today.
6. Cathedral at Arcadia, Friday night 7:00 p.m.
7. Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has raised more than $4 million for those affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas.
8. The Dodgers have lost three straight games for the first time since June.
9. “For those who may wonder, La Costa Canyon defeated La Serna last evening over at Cal High by a score of 34-7. Either of these teams could defeat Bonita or San Dimas, so naturally, MVS ignored the game in Whittier entirely.” – MVS Commenter “On the Same Night.”
10. #3 Florida State at #1 Alabama, Saturday 5:00 p.m. ABC.