1. New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski announces his retirement.
2. The Chicago Bears will host the Green Bay Packers on Thursday night September 5 to kick off the 2019 NFL season.
3. The Oakland Raiders will play at the Oakland Coliseum for the 2019 season as the NFL approved the team’s lease for this year.
4. Number one seeds Duke, Gonzaga, Virginia and North Carolina are all in the Sweet Sixteen.
5. Jason Kidd is the latest name rumored to replace Luke Walton as the next head coach of the Lakers.
6. California has fired head basketball coach Wyking Jones after just two years.
7. The Angels beat the Dodgers 8-4 Sunday to open the Freeway Series.
8. The Golden State Warriors reached 50 wins for the sixth straight year.
9. Muir’s Ely Resendiz leads the Pacific League in hitting with a .593 average.
10. On this day in 1971 the Boston Patriots changed their name to the New England Patriots.