1. Former San Francisco Giant legend and Hall of Famer Willie McCovey passed away Wednesday at the age of 80.
2. Maryland fired head football coach D.J. Durkin one day after his reinstatement.
3. Derrick Rose scored 50 points for the Minnesota Timberwolves in a 128-125 win over Utah Wednesday night.
4. The San Francisco 49ers beat the Oakland Raiders 34-3 on Thursday night football.
5.The Boston Red Sox World Series trophy had to be repaired after it was hit by a beer can during the championship parade.
6. The Houston Rockets have started the season 1-5.
7. Dave Roberts is expected to return as Dodgers manager next year front office executives suggested at a press conference at Dodger Stadium Thursday.
8. Two high school head football coaches – Covina’s Joe Brown and Canyon’s Rich Gutierrez – resigned before the first CIF post season game had been played.
9. Long time NFL writer “Dr. Z” Paul Zimmerman passed away Thursday at the age of 86.
10. “Ballplayers, like everyone else, like to get told they did something right.” – Willie McCovey.