Farmers Insurance Opens Tees Off

Phil Mickelson at Torrey Pines

Tune in to The Mighty 1090 today and tomorrow to hear Darren Smith, Marty Caswell, Scott Kaplan, and Billy Ray Smith broadcasting live from the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines Golf Course.

Tiger’s time fades as Tour redefines legitimacy – San Diego Union-Tribune
Golf is losing, or may has already lost, its biggest star. However, the sport is healthy because of a group of young golfers that are being called the “Fab 4”.

Real Fan Life: LaDainian Tomlinson – The Players’ Tribune (video)
If I played 11 years in the NFL, what would I do when I retired? Probably get fat and play golf. Maybe try and produce some movies or open a restaurant.

Not LaDainian Tomlinson. He picked up a new sport after saying goodbye to the game of Football: MMA.

BRs Podcast Episode #1 – Mighty 1090 (audio)
Billy Ray Smith kicks off his very first podcast episode by welcoming in Mental Skills coach Brian Alexander to talk about how athletes can train not only their body but how to improve their mental strength and how it can carry to the field & classroom.

Upton Jr. feels he has ‘a lot left in the tank’ – MLB.com
In his final 85 at-bats of the season, Melvin Upton produced a .306/.379/.529 line with a .908 OPS. Finally healthy, he feels like he’s ready to return to being the player he was with the Tampa Bay Rays.

Tweeted Off @ Sileo – Round 2!: He’s at it again! Dan Sileo and producer Danny Reiter read some of the best and meanest tweets sent to Sileo from the past week.

 

Meeting set on proposal of two NFL teams at LA Coliseum – San Diego Union-Tribune
The Los Angeles Coliseum Commission will on Thursday consider an amendment to USC’s lease with the stadium to include the possibility two NFL teams can share the stadium with the university. Should the amendment be denied, the Chargers will almost assuredly play the 2016 season in San Diego.

Are the Aztecs finally the team we though they’d be? – Mighty 1090 (video)
Jordan Carruth and Andrew Burer break down San Diego State’s 8-0 run in Mountain West Conference play and discuss why this team is finally clicking on all cylinders.

Dennis Wideman cross-checks referee from behind into boards – USA Today (video)
A scary situation, and what looks like a case of mistaken identity. Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman was checked into the boards during NHL action last night, was visibly shaken, and immediately checked the nearest guy that wasn’t wearing a red jersey. Unfortunately for everyone, that guy was a linesman who wasn’t even looking in Wideman’s direction.

Which Countries Listen To The Unnamed Soccer Podcast? – Mighty 1090 (audio)
We’re international! Darren Smith and Jordan Carruth take a look at the numbers for their unnamed soccer podcast, and then break down the week’s action in professional soccer.

Nick Ritchie and Brandon Montour in Studio – Mighty 1090 (audio)
San Diego Gulls AHL All-Stars Nick Ritchie and Brandon Montour stop by the studio and chat with Kevin about the all-star game this weekend, their rivalry with the Ontario Reign, and adjusting to life in San Diego.

What I Paid to be a Division I Athlete – VICE Sports
If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to be a Division I college athlete, wonder no longer. Luke Bonner, who played guard for UMass, walks you through the wonderful highs and the terrible lows, and all of the work put in by him and his family in between.

 

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