(“The TEN” is not a top ten but ten items worth being included in “The TEN”)
1.The Dodgers have won three straight and remain 2.5 games back of the Diamonbacks with whom they start a four-game series beginning Thursday at the Ravine.
- Clay Helton tabs true freshman JT Daniels as the starting quarterback to begin the 2018 season.
- As of Monday morning Chip Kelly hasn’t announced who the starter will be Saturday when the Bruins take on Cincinnati.
- Former USC Trojan Marquis Lee will be out for the 2018 season after suffering a knee injury in Saturday’s preseason game against Atlanta.
- Happy 25th birthday (August 26th) to former Monrovia Wildcat quarterback Nick Bueno.
- After two games, Bonita’s JP Andrade leads the CIF Southern Section and is second in CA in passing with 759 yards and eight touchdowns.
- Zlatan Ibrahimovic notched his 16th goal of the season for the Galaxy in the 1-1 draw with LAFC. The draw helps keep the Galaxy one point ahead of Portland for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference.
- On this day in 1982 Rickey Henderson eclipsed Lou Brock’s mark of 118 stolen bases with his 119th. Henderson went on to steal 130.
- San Marino at El Monte Friday night at 7pm.
- “If my uniform doesn’t get dirty, I haven’t done anything in the game.” Rickey Henderson