The TEN: 10/15/2021

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

  1. USC SID Tim Tessalone will retire at the end of the year the school announced Wednesday. Tessalone has worked for the university for 43 years and has had over 500 games under his direction. 
  2. Sierra Vista was scheduled to play Banning however the game was canceled. Nothing COVID-19 related but simply that Sierra Vista didn’t want to play. 
  3. Dodgers beat the Giants 2-1 Thursday night in San Francisco to wrap up the NLDS in five games.  
  4. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the Philadelphia Eagles 28-22 on Thursday Night Football. 
  5. The St. Louis Cardinals fired manager Mike Shildt Thursday despite a team record 17 game winning streak this past season and an NL Wild Card appearance. 
  6.  Former MLB catcher Ray Fosse, who was famously bowled over by Pete Rose at the plate in the 1970 All-Star game, passed away at the age of 74. 
  7. ALCS: Boston Red Sox vs. Houston Astros; Game 1 at Houston Friday night. 
  8. ESPN has signed a five-year agreement with the NFL to televise a wild-card playoff game on Monday night beginning this season. 
  9. #11 Kentucky at #1 Georgia Saturday, 12:30 p.m. CBS. 
  10. On this day in 1988 an injured Kirk Gibson came off the bench to hit a dramatic two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning at Dodger Stadium to give the Dodgers a 5-4 win over the Oakland A’s in Game 1 of the World Series. The Dodgers went on to win the series in five games. 

5 Comments to "The TEN: 10/15/2021"

  1. TE's Gravatar TE
    October 15, 2021 - 11:58 pm | Permalink

    Yea I do blame them. They got rid of the coaches that won games.

  2. Anonymous's Gravatar Anonymous
    October 15, 2021 - 11:40 am | Permalink

    Do you blame SV? They’ve gotten beaten down all season. Then you go to Wilmington and face the top team in the City Section. Regroup and get ready for league.

  3. Phineas's Gravatar Phineas
    October 15, 2021 - 10:19 am | Permalink

    Banning from the desert or Banning from Wilmington?

  4. TE's Gravatar TE
    October 15, 2021 - 1:35 am | Permalink

    SV simply didn’t want to play? That’s chicken crap!

  5. Anonymous's Gravatar Anonymous
    October 15, 2021 - 1:27 am | Permalink

    #2 sounds like a pretty good idea for about 75% of the games tomorrow night. Just fuggitabotit.

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