(“The TEN” is not a top ten but ten items worth being included in “The TEN”)
1.) Houston Texans rookie quarterback, Deshaun Watson diagnosed with ACL injury.
2.) “If Arroyo can beat Culver City in the playoffs or should I say championship… then they are legti!! I’ve seen Culver City play and they are head and shoulders above any school in this division…..Size,Speed, athletes, Scheme…only thing that would get in their way would be a helluva a game plan from Jim and his staff….”—MVS commenter “Anonymous”
3.) Indianapolis Colts place quarterback Andrew Luck on Injured Reserve.
4.) Arcadia defeats Crescenta Valley, 22-16, Thursday (last) night.
5.) Texas Rangers outfielder/DH, Willie Calhoun—the key piece in the Los Angeles Dodgers trade to acquire Yu Darvish—batted .265 with a home run and four runs batted in 23 at-bats. His OBP was .324….Just something to keep in mind as MLB transitions into 2018-mode.
6.) Burbank versus Burroughs—tonight—7:PM
7.) Los Angeles Angels re-sign outfielder, Justin Upton to a 5-year/$106-million contract, running through 2022 with a no-trade clause. Since 2012, Upton has played for the Diamondbacks, Braves, Padres, Tigers and now will remain with the Angels.
8.) “BG is in a rebuilding century not year.”—MVS commenter “Fact”
9.) Former heavyweight boxing champion, Larry Holmes turns 68 today.
10.) “If Yu Darvish wants to hear the biggest roar in a coliseum since Maximus circled the boys and threw down on Joaquin’s Home Team, he should plunk Gurriel first time thru and then do the eye thing right back at him.”—Dennis Miller