The TEN: 6/20/2018

(“The TEN” is not a top ten but ten items worth being included in “‘The TEN”)

1. New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who turns 41 in August, hints on social media that he may retire at age 45.

2. San Francisco Giants closer Hunter Strickland breaks his hand punching a door Monday night after a blown save and is expected to miss six to eight weeks.

3. The Phoenix Suns are expected to take Arizona center Deandre Ayton with the number one pick in the NBA Draft Thursday night.

4. El Monte, Mt. View and Azusa will throw at La Puente Thursday.

5. The High School football season officially begins Thursday August 16.

6. Former NBA guard Nate Robinson says the league gave him depression due to pressure from coaches.

7. Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley agrees to a new five-year, $25 million contract.

8. On his day in 1980 California Angels shortstop Freddie Patek hit 3 home runs and a double in a 20-2 win over the Boston Red Sox. On the same day Roberto Duran won the welterweight title with a unanimous 15 round decision over Sugar Ray Leonard at Olympic Stadium in Montreal.

9. Also on this day in 1994 O.J. Simpson is arraigned on murder of Nicole Simpson and Ronald Goldman.

10. “Yes, it’s true I once knocked out a horse. It was at a fiesta in my mother’s home town of Guarare. Someone bet me a bottle of whiskey that I couldn’t do it.” – Roberto Duran.


8 Comments to "The TEN: 6/20/2018"

  1. June 25, 2018 - 10:21 pm | Permalink

    I hear that QB is a pretty good pass rusher. Hey kid, come up north to Arroyo. The Knights can feature your talents.

  2. Swamp Eagle's Gravatar Swamp Eagle
    June 25, 2018 - 8:15 pm | Permalink

    SCLSU Mud Dogs!!!

  3. Anonymous's Gravatar Anonymous
    June 24, 2018 - 1:47 pm | Permalink

    @ swamp eagle-what team you affilated with?

  4. Anonymous's Gravatar Anonymous
    June 24, 2018 - 1:34 pm | Permalink

    @swamp eagle- or the DELETED coaches and their staff that think there better then mater dei or sjb and have tryouts? What rings you got? What division? Please elaborate? Dang! Thought you were better than that?

  5. Big Burglar's Gravatar Big Burglar
    June 21, 2018 - 3:10 pm | Permalink

    If you’re willing to lay-down $100 on the wager that LiAngelo Ball will be drafted today, you can score $10,000 if that horse comes in.

  6. Anonymous's Gravatar Anonymous
    June 21, 2018 - 9:51 am | Permalink

    Any word on who will be in the Arroyo tournament?

  7. JBs's Gravatar JBs
    June 20, 2018 - 8:04 am | Permalink

    Workman, South El Monte, Whittier and Bell Gardens will be throwing this Thursday at Bell Gardens. Starts at 5pm.

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