The TEN: 5/1/2019

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

1. RB Jamaal Charles is set to sign a one-day contract with the Kansas City Chiefs and then retire from the NFL. Charles played nine seasons with the Chiefs and is the franchise’s all-time leading rusher with 7,260 yards.

2. Hall of Fame defensive end Gino Marchetti passed away at the age of 93. Marchetti played on the Baltimore Colts team that won two consecutive NFL championships in the late 1950s.

3. The Indianapolis Colts signed free agent running back Spencer Ware, who spent the last three seasons with Kansas City.

4. Greg Popovich is expected to sign a three-year extension with the San Antonio Spurs.

5. Dodgers center fielder A.J. Pollack may need surgery for an infection in his right elbow and could be out indefinitely.

6. Ichiro Suzuki will join the Seattle Mariners as a special assistant to the chairman.

7. ESPNs 30 for 30 featuring St. John’s Felipe Lopez.

8. On this day in 1984 the New England Patriots selected Nebraska wide receiver Irving Fryar with the first pick in the NFL draft.

9. The Milwaukee Bucks beat the Boston Celtics 123-102 Tuesday night to even the Eastern Conference semi finals at 1-1.

10. Hall of Fame running back Curtis Martin (New York Jets, New England Patriots) turns 46 today.

4 Comments to "The TEN: 5/1/2019"

  1. Anonymous's Gravatar Anonymous
    May 2, 2019 - 6:02 am | Permalink

    ESPN knows their value so now you gotta pay the big bucks to get them. It was the best when they were on Netflix.

  2. NWO's Gravatar NWO
    May 1, 2019 - 11:09 am | Permalink

    Why are the 30 for 30 episodes so hard to find?

  3. Credits to the Craft's Gravatar Credits to the Craft
    May 1, 2019 - 8:20 am | Permalink

    Greg Popovich is to coaching what Jerry West is to managing. It’s a crying shame they both can’t do it forever.

  4. Go Stangs's Gravatar Go Stangs
    May 1, 2019 - 7:51 am | Permalink

    #1 – If you can watch his speech from the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics without a lump in your throat, you’ve got a cold, cold, heart.
    #10 – Shockingly for a guy who played for a New York team (the Jets, but still) and the Pats (pre-Belichik, but he played for them in the Super Bowl and they are in ESPN’s back yard), he is amazingly underrated and unnoticed.

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