The TEN: 6/5/2024

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

  1. San Diego Padres infielder Tucupita Marcano was given a lifetime ban from Major League Baseball for placing hundreds of bets on baseball dating back to October 2022. 
  2. Former Dallas Cowboys offensive lineman/ Hall of Famer, Larry Allen, passed away suddenly Sunday at the age of 52. 
  3. The San Francisco 49ers signed running back Christian McCaffrey to a two-year extension which averages $19 million per year. 
  4. UConn signed Women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma to a five-year extension. 
  5. The Dodgers’ Tyler Glasnow is the first pitcher to reach 100 strikeouts this season.
  6. Ippei Mizuhara, Shohei Ohtani’s former interpreter, pleaded guilty to bank and tax fraud charges that carry a maximum sentence of 33 years. 
  7. Boston Celtics center Kristaps Porzingis said Tuesday he will be available for Game 1 of the NBA Finals Thursday night against the Dallas Mavericks. Porzingis has been out for five weeks with a right calf strain. 
  8. The Lakers are reportedly finalizing a deal to hire JJ Redick as their new head coach. 
  9. Rookie Jared Jones, who threw six shutout innings in the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 win over the Dodgers Tuesday, played his high school baseball at La Mirada. 
  10. Running back Bo Jackson, class of ’25, from Cleveland, Ohio, committed to Ohio State. Jackson is not related to Bo Jackson – the running back who played at Auburn and won the Heisman Trophy in 1985.   

1 Comment to "The TEN: 6/5/2024"

  1. Just the facts's Gravatar Just the facts
    June 5, 2024 - 8:10 pm | Permalink

    Glasnow would probably trade a few of those K’s for some run support

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