Kobe Gets Farewell Treatment at All-Star Game

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant reflects on his career following final All-Star Game – USA Today
From the opening tip against LeBron James to the standing ovation at the end of the West’s 196-173 win over the East, the Kobe Bryant lovefest never wavered in Sunday’s All-Star game in Toronto.

Shrigley Powers Aztecs Past Air Force
Matt Shrigley (4-9, 12 pts) finally made his first basket of the season, four 3’s in fact, and the Aztecs held on for a 70-61 victory over Air Force.


Matt Shrigley Postgame: “The Feeling You Get Playing On This Court Takes Your Adrenaline To A Whole Different Level” – Mighty 1090 (audio)
Matt Shrigley joined Ted Leitner postgame after Saturday’s victory as the MVP of the game with an electric shooting performance!

What’s a reasonable expectation for the 2016 San Diego Chargers? – Bolts from the Blue
Are fans of the team being unrealistic when they say that 2016 could be a bounce-back season for the San Diego Chargers? Here’s a dig into stats in hopes of finding an example of how Mike McCoy’s team could turn around.

Kaplan & Acee: What Does Fred Maas Hire Mean For Stadium Solution?
Scott Kaplan and Kevin Acee discuss the Chargers hiring of Fred Maas and what it means for finding a stadium solution in San Diego


4 Padres prospects to watch during Spring Training – MLB.com
Corey Brock targets four prospects that could have a major impact on this year’s Padres, or a major impact on the future of the franchise, to keep an eye on in Arizona this year.

How To: Spring Training 2016 – Gaslamp Ball
Here’s a useful fan-written guide for San Diego Padres fans that want to travel to Peoria to check out Spring Training.

Pebble drama: Taylor’s magic, Mickelson’s miss – San Diego Union-Tribune
It was a pretty amazing finish to the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am on Sunday, although not one that Phil Mickelson will be able to remember fondly. “Lefty” missed a 5-foot put on the 18th hole that would’ve forced a playoff, in what was the most dramatic moment of the tournament.

Lionel Messi ruins defender, tricks Celta Vigo on penalty – SB Nation (video)
Lionel Messi humiliated a defender to earn a penalty, then fooled their entire team when he stepped up to the spot. Even if you don’t follow soccer, you’ll want to see this.

Gulls sweep weekend series in North Carolina – SanDiegoGulls.com
Shea Theodore and Chris Mueller recorded three points apiece as the San Diego Gulls (23-19-1-1) held off a Charlotte Checkers third period comeback attempt, pulling out a 5-4 victory at Bojangles Coliseum. The Gulls swept the weekend series and dealt Charlotte (25-19-3-2) their franchise-worst ninth consecutive defeat.


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