The TEN: 8/5/2019

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

1. New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady signed a two-year contract extension that will pay him $23 million this year.

2. The Dodgers rally from a three run deficit with two runs in the eighth inning and two in the ninth to beat the San Diego Padres 11-10 Sunday.

3. Wide receiver Jordy Nelson will sign a one-day contract with the Green Bay Packers and then announce his retirement.

4. Cliff Branch, a four time Pro-Bowl receiver with the Oakland Raiders, passed away at the age of 71. Branch played on all three of the Raiders Super Bowl Championship teams in 1976, 1980 and 1983.

5. Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green signed a four-year, $100 million maximum contract extension with the team.

6. The Lakers and the Clippers will play at Staples Center on Christmas Day.

7. Angels pitcher Felix Pena will miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL in his right knee.

8. “It will be Burbank and CV banging it out for the top spot.”- MVS Commenter “Falcon1”.

9. On this day in 1969 Pittsburgh Pirates slugger Willie Stargell hit a ball completely out of Dodger Stadium. The blast measured 506 feet.

10. Former New York Knicks center/Hall of Famer and current Georgetown head coach Patrick Ewing turns 57 today.

1 Comment to "The TEN: 8/5/2019"

  1. Rest in Peace's Gravatar Rest in Peace
    August 6, 2019 - 6:16 pm | Permalink

    I met Cliff Branch about 35 years ago, and found him to be very congenial and sincere. Odd thing is, since I hadn’t seen many photos of him without a helmet, I didn’t recognize him at first. This man is one of about a dozen guys who will be forever in the hearts of all Raider fans.

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