1. As of today the USC depth chart at quarterback is JT Daniels, Jack Sears, Matt Fink.
2. Matt Fink, the former Glendora Tartan, entered the transfer portal in April and was seriously considering going to Illinois but after some soul searching he announced in June that he was staying at USC.
3. Portland Trailblazers guard CJ McCollum has agreed to a three-year, $100 million contract extension.
4. The Philadelphia Phillies acquired left-hander Jason Vargas from the New York Mets.
5. The Cleveland Indians traded right-hander Trevor Bauer to the Cincinnati Reds for outfielder Yasiel Puig in a three-team deal that also included the San Diego Padres.
6. Miami vs. Florida, Thursday August 24, 4:00 p.m. at Camping World Stadium, Orlando Florida – ESPN.
7. Denver Broncos vs. Atlanta Falcons, Thursday August 1, 5:00 p.m. at Hall of Fame Stadium, Canton, Ohio- NBC.
8. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban turns 61 today.
9. On this day in 1981 the MLB players ended their strike after 42 days, which caused the cancellation of 713 games.
10. “I think one of the biggest curses in the U.S. is that we have only two political parties.”- Mark Cuban.