1. Dodgers hitting coach Turner Ward leaves to take over as the hitting coach for the Cincinnati Reds.
2. LaMelo Ball will return to high school basketball and will enroll at Spire Institute in Ohio.
3. Freshman Zion Williamson scored 28 points to spark Duke to a 118-84 rout of Kentucky to open the 2018-19 college basketball season.
4. Bryce Harper rejected a long term “aggressive offer” from the Washington Nationals on the last day of the season.
5. Warren at Northview, Friday night, 7:00 p.m. CIF Division 7 Playoffs, 2nd Round.
6. College Football Playoff Rankings – Top 4: 1. Alabama 2. Clemson 3. Notre Dame 4. Michigan
7. According to reports Dodgers General Manager Farhan Zaidi has left the club to become the Director of Baseball Operations for the San Francisco Giants.
8. Kaiser running back Christian Hunter has rushed for 2,565 yards on 215 carries – 11.9 yards per carry. Kaiser will travel to San Dimas Friday night in the 2nd round of the CIF Division 8 Playoffs.
9. On this day in 1991 Laker point guard Magic Johnson announces he has the HIV virus and retires from the NBA.
10. Kris Wilkes scored 27 points and Moses Brown had 19 points and 17 rebounds to lead UCLA to a 96-71 win over Purdue Fort Wayne in the season opener.