1. Junior welterweight boxer Maxim Dadashev died Tuesday as a result of brain injuries suffered Friday night during an 11th round knockout loss to Subriel Matias at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland.
2. The Dodgers announced plans for a $100 million renovation project that will modernize their ballpark ahead of next year’s All-Star game. The renovations will include new food establishments, sports bars and a statue of Hall of Fame pitcher Sandy Koufax.
3. Washington Redskins running back Adrian Peterson is deep in debt after making nearly $100 million during his NFL career. He is currently being sued for failing to repay a $5.2 million loan.
4. Former MLB pitcher Dwight Gooden was charged with DWI on Monday in Newark, New Jersey. It was his second arrest in the past two months.
5. New Orleans Pelicans rookie and number 1 overall NBA draft pick Zion Williamson signed a multi-year shoe deal with Jordan Brand.
6. El Rancho at Northview (Covina District Field) Thursday night, August 22, 7:00 p.m.
7. Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp, who tore his ACL last November, has been completely cleared for training camp.
8. Carlos Vela of LAFC leads MLS is scoring with 21 goals.
9. Before the high school football season officially kicks off August 22 there are three games scheduled for Friday night August 16 including Pasadena vs. St. Genevieve at Los Angeles Valley College at 7:00 p.m.
10. Former Utah Jazz/Lakers forward and Hall of Famer Karl “Mailman” Malone turns 56 today.