11/19 TMM: SDSU Aztecs MBB wins ugly over San Diego Christian

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Aztecs Struggle In Win Over San Diego Christian – Mighty 1090
It wasn’t the blowout that everyone expected. In fact, the game was pretty close at the end. SDSU, which coach Steve Fisher admits is a young basketball team, should have won this one going away. They’ll have another chance to “tune up” against Little Rock on Saturday.

Black reuniting with Angels? Doc a Dodgers finalist? – San Diego Union-Tribune
On the heels of reports that former Padres bench coach Dave Roberts – and not Bud Black – is one of two finalists for the Dodgers’ managerial job, MLB.com’s Alden Gonzalez is reporting that the Padres’ former skipper will join the Angels’ front office.

Former All-Star Saito to intern for Padres – San Diego Union-Tribune
The Padres have hired former All-Star closer Takashi Saito as a front-office intern, providing a unique opportunity for a prominent Japanese figure while expanding the club’s reach across the Pacific Ocean. Saito, 45, will spend one year interning in the Padres’ baseball operations department, learning about everything from scouting to player development to analytics.

Chargers Notes: Key Players Return, Malcom Floyd On His Future, Antonio Gates On What Made LT Great – Mighty 1090 (video)
On Wednesday, Malcom Floyd addressed his future and Antonio Gates discussed what made LaDainian Tomlinson, who will have his number retired by the Chargers on Sunday, such a great player.

D.J. Gay On Life After Basketball:
Former Aztecs point guard D.J. Gay joined Scott and BR at Viejas Arena to talk life after basketball, the legendary 2010-2011 34-3 team, and how far SDSU’s men’s basketball program has come.


Gulls Blanked in Stockton, 4-0 – SanDiegoGulls.com
The Gulls will be looking to break their 3-game losing streak on Friday night in Grand Rapids. You can listen to that game, at 4pm PST, on ESPN 1700AM.

Philip Rivers: “In My Mind, We’re Gonna Win The Rest Of Them And Get In” – Mighty 1090 (video)
Over the long bye week, it appears that San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers has rediscovered his optimism and is still hoping to turn this 2-7 season around.

Padres considering all options in SS search – Padres.com
San Diego has interest in free agents Ian Desmond and Alexei Ramirez. The team could be looking for a temporary fix, with 20-year-old Javier Guerra — obtained Friday from the Red Sox as part of the Craig Kimbrel deal and rated the Padres’ No. 3 prospect by MLBPipeline.com — likely two years away.



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