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The San Diego State basketball season kicks off tonight, with a 7:00pm tip-off against Illinois State, and you can listen to the game on The Mighty 1090.
- SDSU Aztecs Fans: Get Fired Up For The Start Of Basketball Season (video) – If you’re never been to an Aztecs basketball game, check out the sights and scenes from the last few years of the hottest ticket in town.
- Winston Shepard: We’re In The Golden Age (video) – Andrew Burer sat down with Senior Aztecs forward Winston Shepard to talk about this year’s team, expectations for the season, the stinging loss to Duke last year and why that is fuel for this year’s squad to be better than ever.
- Skylar Spencer: I Want A National Championship (video) – Aztecs Senior forward Skylar Spencer sits down with Andrew Burer to talk about this year’s team, his new free-throw shot, and why he wants a National Championship more than ever.
- Is New Aztecs PG Jeremy Hemsley The Missing Piece? (video) – It’s no secret the Aztecs “struggled” last year without a true point guard. This season, that won’t be the case. Meet new freshman point guard Jeremy Hemsley, who will be a critical piece to a team filled with growing expectations.
Who Will Be Go To Player For Aztecs MBB?:
Aztecs MBB head coach Steve Fisher’s biggest question mark heading in to the 2015-16 season is who will be this year’s J.J. O’Brien?
Benoit trade helps Padres restock system – Padres.com
The Padres made a deal on Thursday that helps restock their Minor League system as well as give them additional financial flexibility for the winter. The Padres traded reliever Joaquin Benoit to the Mariners for 19-year-old right-handed pitcher Enyel De Los Santos, the big piece in the deal, and 23-year-old middle infielder Nelson Ward.
Mayor Kevin Faulconer: “Mission Valley Is The Plan, Downtown Does Not Work With The NFL Timeline” (audio)
Mayor of San Diego Kevin Faulconer joined Scott and BR to review his presentation to the NFL owners on a new stadium in Mission Valley, the addition of Bob Iger to the Carson project and why Mission Valley is the only location that works for the NFL timeline.
4-star hoops prospect signs with SDSU – San Diego Union-Tribune
Jalen McDaniels, a 6-9 senior from Federal Way High outside Seattle, was named after former NBA player Jalen Rose. Now he gets to play for the same college coach as Rose did.
SDSU Bowl Eligible With Win (video)
The Aztecs football team will become bowl eligible if they beat Wyoming this weekend. Jordan Carruth breaks it down in this week’s Three and Out with the Aztecs.
Braves trade shortstop Andrelton Simmons to Angels – USA Today
The Atlanta Braves have traded slick-fielding shortstop Andrelton Simmons to the Los Angeles Angels in a five-player swap that includes veteran shortstop Erick Aybar and a pair of pitching prospects.
Astros’ Colby Rasmus to become first free agent to accept qualifying offer – FOX Sports
After three straight years of rejections, a free agent finally has decided to accept a qualifying offer, according to major-league sources. The free agent is outfielder Colby Rasmus, who will return to the Astros on a one-year, $15.8 million contract rather than remain on the open market for teams that would lose a draft pick for signing him.
Darren & Marty On Why Iger Is Carson Game-Changer, Philip Rivers On Why Injuries Aren’t An Excuse (video)
Darren Smith and Marty Caswell on why Bob Iger is a game-changer for the Chargers/Raiders Carson project and Philip Rivers discusses if Malcom Floyd will play again and why injuries aren’t an excuse for the 2-7 record.
Bart Starr gets more stem cells in quest to return to Green Bay – USA Today
Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr recently returned from a second round of stem cell treatments in Tijuana, Mexico — an injection that is intended to heal his brain and get him ready to make a triumphant return to Green Bay for a Thanksgiving Day game between the Packers and Chicago Bears.