10/14 TMM: Aztecs MBB Picked To Finish 1st In MW

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Aztecs MBB Picked To Finish 1st In MW – Mighty 1090 (video)
San Diego State has been picked to win the Mountain West in 2015-16 by selected media that cover the league regularly. Associate Head Coach/Head Coach in Waiting Brian Dutcher said “we’re excited about it and we’re getting used it” when he met with the media on Tuesday.

Padres encouraged by managerial options – Padres.com
Reports and sources have indicated the Padres have interviewed or at least plan to interview the following for their managerial opening: D-backs third base coach Andy Green, D-backs Triple-A manager Phil Nevin, Pirates third-base coach Rick Sofield, Angels assistant general manager Scott Servais, Giants bench coach Ron Wotus, former Twins manager Ron Gardenhire and ESPN baseball analyst Alex Cora.

Bud Black interviewing for Nationals’ managerial job – San Diego Union-Tribune
As arguably the game’s most attractive managerial opening, the Washington Nationals’ job has had everyone from Phil Nevin to Dusty Baker to Rick Renteria to Ron Wotus to Wally Backman connected to the position in some form or another. Now the Padres’ former skipper is reportedly set to interview for a job, according to CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman, that lines up with Black’s rep as a pitching guru with superb communication skills.

Chargers-Steelers Hangover: Effort, Leadership, Melvin Gordon And More – Mighty 1090
The season ain’t over, but it could slip away fast if the Chargers aren’t careful. Annie takes a look at effort and leadership in the locker room; plus, hear from Melvin Gordon on what he told himself after the fumble.

Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers tie NLDS, force Game 5 vs. Mets – USA Today
The three-time Cy Young Award winner entered Tuesday’s Game 4 against the Mets with a reputation for postseason struggles, one fostered mostly by a couple of lousy starts against the St. Louis Cardinals in 2013 and 2014.

Kershaw was every bit his typically dominant self in the Dodgers’ 3-1 win on Tuesday, holding the Mets to one run on three hits over seven innings and striking out eight in the process.

Hank Bauer: “It Was A Disheartening Environment And Loss” – Mighty 1090 (audio)
Former Chargers RB Hank Bauer joined Scott & BR to talk about the number of Steelers fans in the stands at Qualcomm Stadium on Monday night, and to hand out some grades on the team’s performance.

Lamar Odom Fighting for His Life: Found Unconscious in Nevada Brothel – TMZ
A former NBA superstar and fan favorite with the Los Angeles Lakers is in a bad situation.

Squadcast: Chargers Are Injured, Incompetent, And Unlucky – Mighty 1090 (audio)
After a Monday night loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, and John Gennaro and Ben Higgins are here to vent their frustrations with the 2-3 San Diego Chargers, and talk about how this team is still likely to make it into the playoffs at the end of the season.

Waylp, bye: Steve Spurrier up and left – SB Nation
Steve Spurrier always seemed to have what most other coaches lacked: Perspective. It led him to leave his job with the Washington Redskins and it’s led to his retirement from football at the age of 70.

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