SDSU basketball wins eighth consecutive game

SDSU comes from behind to beat Nevada – San Diego Union-Tribune
The win was SDSU’s seventh straight on the road in the Mountain West, tying the conference record held by New Mexico and Utah. It was their 10th straight conference victory, home or away, equaling the school record set by the 2013-14 team.

Three Teams That Will Break Their International Bonus Pools In 2016 – Baseball America
When Padres general manager A.J. Preller was with Texas, the Rangers exceeded their international bonus pool in 2013-14. Now the Padres appear poised to completely blow past their pool in 2016.

Blake Griffin injures hand in Toronto restaurant fight with team employee – USA Today
Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin fractured his right hand in a fight with the team’s equipment manager at a restaurant in Toronto and is expected to be out at least four to six weeks. Will is ruin the team’s championship chances this season?

The Chargers removed the “San Diego” off their Facebook logo – Bolt Beat
By making a small adjustment to their Facebook logo, the San Diego Chargers angered their entire San Diego fanbase.

How NFL skirted stadium vote in Inglewood – San Diego Union-Tribune
In the Los Angeles suburb of Inglewood, neither a public vote nor an environmental review was necessary for the NFL and Rams owners Stan Kroenke to gain approval of a planned $2.66 billion stadium and entertainment/business complex. Could San Diego and the Chargers follow the same blueprint?

C.T.E. Is Found in an Ex-Giant Who Died at 27 – New York Times
Tyler Sash, an undersized safety who sacrificed his body to make plays at Iowa and with the New York Giants, was found to have “Junior Seau-level” brain trauma after his brain was examined following an accidental overdose on painkillers.

Paul Hornung: “People Didn’t Know What Was Going To Happen” – Mighty 1090 (audio)
Hall of Fame Green Bay Packer Paul Hornung reflects on the first Super Bowl and how it’s grown over the year as well as recounts that famous story.

Shaquille O’Neal: LSU ‘paid me very well’ – For The Win
Was he joking? When talking about his alma mater, Shaq said, “Statute of limitations is up. I can talk about it. They paid me very well. That’s right, baby, LSU.”

Zinger! Kristaps Porzingis is silencing doubters and taking over New York – Sports Illustrated
Lee Jenkins profiled the most interesting rookie in the NBA this season, a 7’3″ European player that is taking over New York City with a game that the league has never seen before.


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