The TEN: 11/18/2020

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

  1. The Phoenix Suns acquired point guard Chris Paul and forward Abdel Nader from the Oklahoma City Thunder for four players and a 2022 first round pick.
  2. Houston Rockets guard James Harden turned down an extension offer to become the first $50 million a year player in NBA history. Harden and Russell Westbrook reportedly want out of Houston.
  3. Dodgers outfielder Cody Bellinger had surgery Tuesday to repair the right shoulder he dislocated celebrating a home run in Game 7 of the NLCS. Bellinger should be ready for spring training.
  4. New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has multiple rib fractures on both sides of his chest and a collapsed lung on his right side. It is still to be determined as to when he will return to action.
  5. The Minnesota Vikings beat the Chicago Bears 19-13 on Monday Night Football.
  6. Theo Epstein has resigned as the president of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs.
  7. Rams left tackle Andrew Whitworth suffered a torn MCL in Sunday’s win over the Seattle Seahawks. Whitworth is expected to miss 6 to 8 weeks.
  8. Wichita State Basketball Coach Gregg Marshall resigned Tuesday after 14 years following an internal investigation into allegations of physical and verbal abuse.
  9. On this day in 1949 the Dodgers Jackie Robinson was named NL MVP.
  10. Also on this day in 1966 Dodgers pitcher Sandy Koufax announced his retirement due to an arthritic left elbow. Koufax won the Cy Young Award in 1966 going 27-9 with an ERA of 1.73.

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