The TEN: 5/15/2020

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

1. Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison said head coach Mike Tomlin gave him an envelope for a hit on Cleveland Browns receiver Mohamed Massaquai in 2010.

2. Former Rams great Eric Dickerson said the Rams new uniforms look “soft”.

3. Former Houston Astros manager Art Howe, 73, is hospitalized in intensive care with the coronavirus.

4. Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Blake Snell says playing this season for a reduced salary, at the risk of contracting the coronavirus, is just not worth it.

5. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis said his state is open to professional sports teams that want to resume activity during the coronavirus pandemic.

6. The Cincinnati Reds and the Miami Marlins are both laying off or furloughing staff due to the coronavirus shutdown.

7. The Miami Dolphins and the New York Jets are scheduled to play each other in consecutive games in November with the bye week in between.

8. On this date in 1973 the Angels Nolan Ryan threw his first no hitter in a 3-0 win over the Kansas City Royals.

9. Former Kansas City Royals third baseman/ Hall of Famer George Brett turns 67 today.

10. “If a tie is like kissing your sister, losing is like kissing you grandmother with her teeth out.” – George Brett.

5 Comments to "The TEN: 5/15/2020"

  1. ?'s Gravatar ?
    May 21, 2020 - 1:41 pm | Permalink

    @Oiler: Hey an ankle does it for a lot of us. Especially if it is hairless, tanned, and with a cool barbed wire tat going around it.

  2. Ron Vrooman, AHS stat man's Gravatar Ron Vrooman, AHS stat man
    May 16, 2020 - 4:54 pm | Permalink

    TMI, George. And, I believe he said that before the pine-tar (on his bat) incident which got him tossed out of a game. George looked like he was going to kill that umpire after he got ejected.

  3. Knightwatch's Gravatar Knightwatch
    May 15, 2020 - 5:39 pm | Permalink

    I’m not going to be able to get this out of my mind.

  4. ?'s Gravatar ?
    May 15, 2020 - 12:49 pm | Permalink

    Who kisses grandma on the lips George? Was there tongue involved?

  5. Riyadh Oilers's Gravatar Riyadh Oilers
    May 15, 2020 - 6:35 am | Permalink

    In my country, we say that a tie is like seeing your sister’s ankle.

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