(“The TEN” is not a top ten but ten items worth being included in “The TEN”)
1. Week One injuries: Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson suffered a significant wrist injury and is expected to miss two to three months. Jacksonville receiver Allen Robinson tore the ACL in his left knee and is out for the year.
2. USC and Texas will play this Saturday night at the Coliseum for the first time since 2006 when the Longhorns beat the Trojans 41-38 in the Rose Bowl to win the National Championship.
3. Schurr, despite falling to Arroyo 31-10 last Friday night, is ranked number two in the CIF Division 12 poll.
4. Former Seattle Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner was arrested Monday in Los Angeles County on suspicion of criminal threats.
5. AP College Football Rankings Top 5: 1. Alabama 2. Oklahoma 3. Clemson 4. USC 5. Penn State.
6. The Angels were one game back in the AL Wild Card race heading into Tuesday night’s play.
7. “Sergio Dipp, when he came on and spoke about Vance Joseph, I thought he had won some kind of contest. I didn’t realize he was the sideline reporter for real with the way he was stuttering and the amateurish way he described Joseph. Wow!” – MVS Commenter “My Two Cents” on Sergio Dipp, the sideline commentator for the Chargers- Broncos game Monday night on ESPN.
8. The Lakers will retire Kobe Bryant’s number 8 and number 24 on December 18.
9. Clayton Kershaw goes six innings and allows two runs as the Dodgers snap an 11-game losing streak with a 5-3 win over the San Francisco Giants Tuesday night.
10. Happy Birthday to former New York Yankees outfielder Bernie Williams who turns 49 today.