The TEN: 4/17/2019

(“The TEN” is not a top ten but ten items worth being included in “The TEN”)

1. The Golden State Warriors not only blew a 31 point third quarter lead to lose to the Clippers 135-131 Monday night in Game Two of their Western Conference Playoff series, they also lost center DeMarcus “Boogie” Cousins for the season with a torn left quadriceps.

2. The New England Patriots signed wide receiver Demaryius Thomas to a one-year deal.

3. The Columbus Blue Jackets swept the Tampa Bay Lightning in four games in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. Tampa Bay tied an NHL record for wins in a regular season with 62.

4. Chicago Bears tight end Zach Miller announced his retirement Tuesday. Miller spent three years with the Bears from 2015-’17 catching 101 passes for 1161 yards and 11 touchdowns before suffering a devastating leg injury in Week 8 of the 2017 season. Miller was a first round pick of the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2009.

5. Despite heavy speculation that the Arizona Cardinals will take Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray with the first pick in the NFL draft, the team says no decision has been made on who they will select.

6. The Seattle Seahawks signed quarterback Russell Wilson to a four-year, $140 million extension which makes him the highest paid player in the NFL.

7. Arroyo has clinched the Mission Valley League with a record of 9-1. In the Rio Hondo La Canada is in first place at 8-2 with two league games remaining.

8. In the Montview first place Nogales (10-1) faces second place Gladstone (10-2) in the final three games of the regular season.

9. On this date in 1999 the Cleveland Browns took Kentucky quarterback Tim Couch with the first pick in the NFL draft.

10. Former UCLA/Lakers center/Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar turned 72 yesterday.

1 Comment to "The TEN: 4/17/2019"

  1. Memories of Showtime's Gravatar Memories of Showtime
    April 17, 2019 - 9:11 am | Permalink

    With the nominal captain of showtime turning 72, Buck Johnson, in the wake of his managerial failure, must feel about 92. Stay positive my friend.

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