(“The TEN” is not a top ten but ten items worth being included in “The TEN”)
1. Arbitrator Harold Henderson upheld the six game suspension for Dallas Cowboys’ running back Ezekiel Elliott but Elliott will be allowed to play in Sunday’s season opener against the New York Giants.
2. AP College Football Poll – Top 5: 1. Alabama 2. Ohio State 3. Clemson 4. Penn State 5. Oklahoma.
3. “Schurr is absolutely stacked. Gotta have 16 plus returning starters.” – A local head coach.
4. Azusa Pacific, coming off of a 24-13 road victory over West Texas A&M, will host Humboldt State Saturday night at Citrus College at 6:30 p.m.
5. The Miami Dolphins – Tampa Buccaneers game, scheduled for Sunday at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, will be postponed to a later date due to Hurricane Irma.
6. Miami’s Giancarlo Stanton hit his 53rd home run and dented a camera in the process in a 7-2 loss to the Washington Nationals.
7. Houston Rockets guard James Harden says he will donate $1 million to the city of Houston to aid in Hurricane Harvey recovery.
8. Glendora at Charter Oak, Friday night, 7:00 p.m.
9. On this day in 1995, Cal Ripken Jr. breaks Lou Gehrig’s record as he plays in his 2,131st consecutive game.
10. “You could be a kid for as long as you want when you play baseball.” – Cal Ripken Jr.