(“The TEN” is not a top ten but ten items worth being included in “The TEN”)
1. Alex Bregman and George Springer hit back to back home runs in the 10th inning to give the AL an 8-6 win over the NL in the MLB All-Star Game. There were 10 home runs hit in the game – five by each side – which is an All-Star game record.
2. The Rams signed receiver Brandin Cooks to a five-year, $80 million extension.
3. As per sources the Baltimore Orioles have a deal in place to trade shortstop Manny Machado to the Dodgers. Details should be finalized Wednesday.
4. The Arizona Cardinals have suspended GM Steve Keim for five weeks and fined him $200,000 after he pleaded guilty to an extreme DUI.
5. Lakers guard Josh Hart is named Summer League MVP.
6. San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard is considering participating in the USA Basketball National team’s minicamp in Las Vegas next week to showcase the status of his recovery to prospective trade partners. Note: Leonard was traded Wednesday to the Toronto Raptors along with Danny Green for DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl and a top-20 protected first round pick.
7. Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee and is expected to be fully recovered in time for training camp.
8. On this date in 1999 New York Yankees pitcher David Cone threw a perfect game in a 6-0 win over the Montreal Expos.
9. Former major league/Angel outfielder Torii Hunter turns 43 today.
10. 29 days until the high school football season kicks off.