(“The TEN” is not a top ten but ten items worth being included in”The Ten”)
1.) “Cam Newton’s Second Law. ‘Never say anything about anything to anybody because everybody’s an emotional hemophiliac.’”—Dennis Miller
3.) “Got my $$$ on Arcadia as well. Burbank doesn’t have the guys of years past.”—MVS commenter “anti-private”
4.) The Los Angeles Kings opened the 2017-2018 season with a 2-0 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday (last) night. Centers, Trevor Lewis and Tyler Toffoli added goals while Jonathan Quick had 35 saves.
5.) “Heard washington is out with injury and Monrovia is playing only 3 of 11 starters because they missed practice last week ? Wow . It’s over for the cats.”—MVS commenter “He said it”
6.) From T. Peterson: “Hacksaw is great. He does what he’s supposed to do. He talks sports. So much better than any sports talk show host today. It’s not even close.” Lee “Hacksaw” Hamilton returns to daily radio at 5:PM on XTRA 1090.
7.) NFL Hall of Fame coach, Tony Dungy turns 62 today.
8.) On this date in 1963, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher, Sandy Koufax gave up a game-tying homer to New York Yankees outfielder, Micky Mantle in the top of the seventh inning. In the bottom of the frame Willie Davis knocked in Jim Gilliam and the Dodgers retook the lead, 2-1. Koufax went the rest of the way, fanning eight, to give Los Angeles a four-game sweep of New York
9.) The Diamondbacks & Dodgers open Game One of the NLDS at Chavez Ravine tonight. Taijuan Walker versus Clayton Kershaw.
10.) ”I’m a football guy. Baseball, I enjoy it at playoff time.”—Jon Bon Jovi