1. The LA Chargers signed former Azusa Pacific running back Terrell Watson to a contract.
2. The Chargers will play their third preseason game Saturday night against the New Orleans Saints at 5:00 p.m. at StubHub Center.
3. Ohio State suspended head coach Urban Meyer for the first three games of the season for mishandling domestic assault allegations made against former Buckeyes assistant Zach Smith and for misrepresenting what he knew about the situation in a public statement in July.
4. the Dodgers have gone 3-7 over their last 10 games and at 67-61 are in third place in the NL West, 4 1/2 games behind the first place Arizona Diamondbacks.
5. The Boston Red Sox have the best record in baseball at 90-39.
6. The Cleveland Browns shut out the Philadelphia Eagles 5-0 in NFL exhibition action Thursday night.
7. The Los Angeles Rams will host the Houston Texans Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at the Coliseum.
8. On this day in 1989 Pete Rose is suspended from baseball for life for gambling.
9. Former NFL head coach Mike Shanahan turns 66 today.
10. South El Monte beat Covina 31-24 in their last meeting on November 9, 2012 at Covina District Field in the first round of the Mid Valley Division playoffs. The Eagles and Colts square off tonight at CDF.