Tony Gwynn Joins Bid To Buy San Diego Padres

Monday, May 21st, 2012

Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn has joined movie producer Thomas Tull's attempt to buy the San Diego Padres. Gwynn claimed on Monday that he is not yet sure what his role will be other than offering advice to Tull and his fellow investors, but he has decided to back that ...

Top 10 Father-Son Sports Combos: Juniors and Seniors Only

Monday, May 7th, 2012

Always in the market for a new television show, I was instructed to check out ABC’s “Happy Endings.” I was told it was in the mold of “How I Met Your Mother” and that I’d like it. So I queued up On Demand episodes. Not bad. Some laughs, some misses. But ...

Tony Gwynn Undergoes Cancer Surgery

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

San Diego Padres Hall of Fame outfielder Tony Gwynn underwent surgery to remove a new cancerous tumor inside his right cheek on Tuesday. Gwynn, who is currently the head baseball coach at San Diego State, previously had a malignant growth removed from the same spot in August 2010. The 15-time All-Star ...

Chicago Cubs Sign Wayne Gretzky’s Son

Friday, August 12th, 2011

The Chicago Cubs have signed their seventh round pick from the 2011 MLB Draft and it's a name you might recognize. High school infielder Trevor Gretzky comes from pretty solid bloodlines, as his dad Wayne is the greatest hockey player of all-time. Gretzky the younger attended Oaks Christian High School in ...

The 1998 San Diego Padres (Revisited)

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

Readers of this site will know that I'm (more or less) taking the year off from rooting for my beloved San Diego Padres because of a recent team decision to cut ties with a Hall-of-Fame player for no good reason and generally try to suck as much as possible. It's ...

Welcome Home Kid

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

Last night a really cool thing happened in San Diego. Anthony Keith Gwynn returned and led the Padres to a 3-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants. No I didn't take a flying Delorian back to 1998, this time the Gwynn in question had a "Jr." appended to his name. Tony ...