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Video: San Diego Padres make catches in stands on back-to-back plays

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

The San Diego Padres have had a largely miserable season. But things are looking up in the second half, as the Friars currently have one of baseball's best winning percentages since the All-Star break. At least they are giving San Diego's fans something to cheer for. They did that again ...

Denard Span is on fire, here’s a breakdown

Monday, August 11th, 2014

One of the most under-the-radar stories of the 2014 Major League Baseball season has been Denard Span's ridiculous turnaround. The Washington Nationals outfielder has been on fire for the past two months after a disappointing start to the season. After going 2-for-4 against Atlanta on Sunday, Span has now reached base ...

Video: Steve Sarkisian calls out Pete Carroll for Ice Bucket Challenge

Monday, August 11th, 2014

USC head football coach Steve Sarkisian was called out for the Ice Bucket Challenge by Trojans athletic director Pat Haden. Sarkisian upheld his end of the bargain on Sunday after USC's practice, then issued his customary challenge to his mentor and good friend Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll. According to ...

Kevin Durant withdraws from FIBA World Cup

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

News is breaking on Thursday that Oklahoma City Thunder forward and reigning NBA MVP Kevin Durant has withdrawn from Team USA's FIBA World Cup team. Apparently Durant contacted head coach Mike Krzyzewski Thursday afternoon and told him he was physically and mentally drained from the season and needed a break. The ...

Ex-NFLers Scott Mitchell, Damien Woody to be on ‘Biggest Loser’

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Damien Woody and Scott Mitchell have been announced as cast members on the upcoming season of "The Biggest Loser." I'm sure this isn't how two former NFL players thought they would be making headlines after their playing days, but when life hands you lemons...I guess you squeeze them over pork rinds ...

Report: San Diego Padres to hire A.J. Preller as general manager

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

The San Diego Padres are currently without a general manager after firing Josh Byrnes in the middle of the season. A report emerging Tuesday night claims they have finally made a decision on a new GM. Ken Rosenthal is reporting that the Padres will hire Texas Rangers assistant general manager A.J. ...

Report: Kevin Love trade to Cleveland is done

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

On Monday night Brian Windhorst reported that a trade that will send Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers has essentially been completed. Windhorst claims it is a "handshake agreement" at this point, as the Cavs have to wait a few weeks to trade No. 1 pick Andrew Wiggins to the ...

Matt Cain to have elbow surgery, done for season

Monday, August 4th, 2014

The San Francisco Giants just took a gut-punch on Monday as they announced that ace Matt Cain will have surgery to remove bone chips from his right elbow. The 29-year-old will miss the rest of the season and his recovery will likely be at least three months. After winning on Monday afternoon, the ...