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Rocky Long Responds To U-T Column: ‘It’s Baloney’ – Mighty 1090 (video)
Aztecs head football coach Rocky Long was his usual animated self when asked about a column published in the San Diego Union Tribune that called for him to be fired.

Padres’ pitchers rack up K’s but offense falls short – Padres.com
Tyson Ross pitched one of the best games of his career through the first four innings before stumbling a bit. Overall, it was still a fantastic start, but you can’t win games without scoring runs, and the offense didn’t do its part.

Justin Upton On What Went Wrong For The Padres & If Timing Of Bud Black Firing Was A Mistake – Mighty 1090 (video)
Justin Upton discussed a disappointing season that went so wrong, why the firing of Bud Black hurt the team and testing free agency.

Padres’ Myers embracing first base – San Diego Union-Tribune
“This is the first defensive position I’ve found that I really like in professional baseball,” said Myers, who’s also played center field, left field and right field in 2015. “I like it more than the others. I’m in the action, and I’ve always enjoyed infield.”

Padres Announce The Bill Walton Basketball Festival – Mighty 1090 (video)
The San Diego Padres and San Diego basketball legend Bill Walton announced on Tuesday ‘The Bill Walton Basketball Festival’, which will include a week of basketball activities at Petco Park, leading up to the SDSU-USD basketball game at the ballpark.

Yogi Berra, Hall of Fame Catcher for the Yankees, Dies at 90 – New York Times
Yogi Berra, one of baseball’s greatest catchers and characters, who as a player was a mainstay of 10 Yankee championship teams and as a manager led both the Yankees and Mets to the World Series — but who may be more widely known as an ungainly but lovable cultural figure, inspiring a cartoon character and issuing a seemingly limitless supply of unwittingly witty epigrams known as Yogi-isms — died on Tuesday. He was 90.

Chargers Help More Than 1,000 Kids Shop For Shoes – Mighty 1090 (video)
Every year, Chargers players go to Payless shoe stores around the county to help more than 1,000 kids shop for new shoes. The kicks are paid for by the Spanos family and Payless.

San Diego Chargers WR Tyrell Williams clears Waivers, signed to Practice Squad – Bolts from the Blue
A preseason favorite who later made the 53-man roster, Tyrell Williams is sticking around with the Chargers despite being waived last Saturday.

Unnamed Soccer Show – Is Diego Costa Hero Or Villain? – Mighty 1090 (video)
Jordan Carruth vehemently defends Chelsea’s Diego Costa after his antics versus Arsenal while Darren Smith tries to bring him back to reality. (Stick around for a very unexpected ending!)

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