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Kennedy rewarded by J. Upton’s homer – Padres.com
Justin Upton hit a two-run home run and Ian Kennedy picked up his seventh victory despite six walks Monday as the Padres ended their six-game losing skid with a 2-1 victory over the Reds at Petco Park.

Upton ties Petco record, Padres end skid – San Diego Union-Tribune
The two-run shot was his 20th home run of the season, including his 15th at Petco Park. That tied the venue’s single-season record, previously held by only outfielder Will Venable.

Rea takes on Reds, Lorenzen in big league debut – MLB.com
Colin Rea will make his Major League debut as he gets the start for the Padres on Tuesday, opposing Cincinnati at Petco Park. Rea is ranked No. 2 on the Padres’ Top 30 Prospects list and is the team’s No. 1 pitching prospect.

AUDIO: Ari Segal Announces The New Voice Of The SD Gulls – Mighty 1090
President of the SD Gulls Ari Segal joined Scott and BR to announce that our very own Craig Elsten will be the new voice of Gulls hockey.

AUDIO: City Of San Diego Announces Stadium Proposal, Darren Smith responds – Mighty 1090
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer unveiled a proposal to build an NFL stadium and entertainment complex on the site that Qualcomm Stadium now sits on. In addition to releasing the completed draft EIR for the site, the City also released new renderings done on a new design for an entertainment complex that includes a stadium to house an NFL team, the SDSU Aztecs football team, the Holiday Bowl, and the Poinsettia Bowl.

Latest stadium proposal won’t work – right now – San Diego Union-Tribune
There is no way the Chargers accept the terms of a plan laid out by city and county leaders that calls for a mere 33 percent of a $1.1 billion Mission Valley Stadium to be publicly financed. The proposal that calls for $750 million from the Chargers and NFL may get only a sound in official response. That will be the sound of laughter.

AUDIO: Around The Town With Coach Kentera – Will Chargers Buy Into City’s Stadium Plan? – Mighty 1090
Coach John Kentera and Mighty 1090 multimedia journalist Andrew Burer break down the City of San Diego’s stadium proposal and whether or not the Chargers will buy in, plus, what exactly went wrong for the Padres during their six-game losing streak.

VIDEO: Fluker At RG For Fourth Day; What Joe D Thinks – Mighty 1090
Annie caught up with Joe D’Alessandris for some insight into the O-Line shuffle and what to make of the first preseason game.

San Diego city officials make their stadium proposal to NFL; next up is Chargers-Raiders pitch for Carson – The Orange County Register
Carmen Policy, the former 49ers and Browns executive, will pitch a plan by the Chargers and Raiders to build a $1.75 billion stadium in Carson to the NFL’s 32 owners and league commissioner Roger Goodell in suburban Chicago on Tuesday morning.

Danny Woodhead On Chargers Running Backs & Chemistry With Philip Rivers
Woodhead discussed what jump Oliver has made in his second year, how the Chargers running backs complement each other and why on-field chemistry with Philip Rivers is like riding a bike.

Seau moves from D-line to fullback – San Diego Union-Tribune
Micah Seau is in his fourth preseason camp at SDSU without having found a comfortable positional home. Maybe the third one will be the right spot for the Bishop’s School product.

Recruited as a linebacker and moved to defensive line this past spring, Seau went through his first practice on Monday with the offense — as a 6-feet-3, 280-pound fullback.

VIDEO: Break The Silence Against Domestic Violence – Mighty 1090
C.S. Keys sits down with Kristen Paruginog, founder of Break the Silence Against Domestic Violence, to talk about her organization, spreading awareness, and the ‘Blow the Whistle’ challenge to help victims of domestic violence.

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