Will the Padres bounce back this season?

San Diego Padres pitcher Andrew Cashner

Spring preview: Padres’ rebound contenders – MLB.com
The Padres, coming off a 74-88 season, won’t head to Arizona with a revamped roster as they did a year ago under general manager A.J. Preller.

But, to be sure, there have been significant changes. In order for the team to improve on its disappointing finish of a year ago, it will certainly need for a handful of players to bounce back from a substandard 2015.

Jeremy Hemsley: “It Was A Total Team Effort, I Am So Happy We Won That Game” – Mighty 1090 (audio)
Aztecs PG Jeremy Hemsley joined Scott and BR to talk about Saturday’s OT win over New Mexico, why he’s always loved playing with Malik Pope, and he previews tonight’s game vs Fresno.

New Chargers Coach Reunited with Former Teammates – Chargers.com
Three Chargers were reunited with their college teammate on Tuesday when the Bolts named Tommy Rees the new offensive assistant coach.

Rees threw for 7,670 yards over four seasons at Notre Dame, which ranked third in school history at the time he graduated. Current Chargers centers Chris Watt and Trevor Robinson blocked for him at guard during his tenure, while Manti Te’o spearheaded the defense.

Su’a Cravens is the safety San Diego needs to fix their run defense – Bolts from the Blue
The San Diego Chargers will need to add at least one starting-caliber safety to their roster this offseason, with the departure of Eric Weddle expected, and USC’s Su’a Cravens fits the bill of someone who could immediately be a game-changer in the NFL the way Troy Polamalu was.

David Garrick On Chargers Hiring Fred Maas & What It Means For Downtown – Mighty 1090 (audio)
UT’s Politics and business reporter David Garrick talks with Darren Smith about the Chargers hiring Fred Maas for their stadium initiative, his relationship with Kevin Faulconer, and what it means for Dean Spanos’ downtown vision.

UNC coach Roy Williams helped to locker room after collapsing on sidelines – USA Today
It was a scary moment in college hoops last night when North Carolina head coach Roy Williams collapsed on the sideline near the team huddle in the second half of the Tar Heels’ ACC matchup at Boston College.

Gulls In Flight #16: Kyle Bonis – Mighty 1090 (audio)
This week on Gulls In Flight, Craig Elsten is joined by a young man who has determinedly chased his professional hockey career, proving doubters wrong all along the way: forward Kyle Bonis.

You can catch Kyle and the rest of the Gulls tonight at the Valley View Casino Center, as they take on the rival Bakersfield Condors before heading to the east coast for a road trip. Buy tickets to tonight’s game

 

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