Padres face different expectations this year

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A year later, Padres face different expectations – San Diego Union-Tribune
There’s a definite lack of buzz surrounding the San Diego Padres compared to last year at this time, the result of a quieter offseason filled with subtlety from GM A.J. Preller, but many of the players in the clubhouse prefer to play the underdog and are excited to prove everyone wrong this year.

The Tony Gwynn Museum at AleSmith – Padres Public
The makers of the .394 Pale Ale, made in conjunction with Tony Gwynn and now made in honor of him, San Diego brewer AleSmith Brewing Company is turning part of their building into a Tony Gwynn Museum, curated by Gwynn’s family.

Outfield, closer spots up for grabs in spring –
This is a very important Spring Training for the Padres, as there are still several questions about the starting lineup, rotation, and bullpen that won’t be answered until the guys get out on the field to compete for those jobs.

MLB win totals: How we see the 2016 season unfolding – USA Today
Despite the fact that pitchers and catchers have not yet reported, the predictions for what will happen in the 2016 MLB season have already begun.

NFL Films’ Greg Cosell on who the Chargers should drafted with #3 overall pick
Senior Producer of NFL Films and Executive Producer of NFL Matchup, Greg Cosell tells Darren Smith why the San Diego Chargers should jump to draft offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil with the number three overall pick…if he’s available.


Potential Roster Cuts for the 2016 San Diego Chargers – Bolts from the Blue
Punter Mike Scifres, Running Back Donald Brown, and a few other veterans on the San Diego Chargers are in danger of losing their jobs this offseason to help the team create more cap space.

L.T. still plays what-if over Marty’s exit – San Diego Union-Tribune
LaDainian Tomlinson made some waves during the week before the Super Bowl when talking to Darren Smith. A comment that was seemingly critical of the Chargers’ ownership for firing Marty Schottenheimer has left many wondering if the team would’ve won a Super Bowl if they had kept their hard-nosed Head Coach.

Wayne Gretzky: “Hockey’s Not On A High, It’s On The Rise” – Mighty 1090 (audio)
‘The Great One’, Wayne Gretzky tells Dan Sileo about his experience at Pebble Beach, hockey in Southern California and the top teams in the NHL this season.

Reports: Heat’s Chris Bosh facing another blood-clot scare – USA Today
Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh’s season — and potentially his career — could be determined over the next several days.

Bosh, 31, missed Sunday’s All-Star Game with a calf strain, but it was later determined that the injury was related to another blood-clot issue, according to several reports. Bosh missed the final 30 games last season after blood clots were found in his lungs.

Craig Elsten: “The Veterans Have Really Been Powering The Gulls As Of Late” – Mighty 1090 (audio)
Craig Elsten, the voice of the San Diego Gulls, joined Kevin Acee to give an update of where the Gulls stand after their weekend sweep of the Checkers…AND we introduce 3 memorable calls to the “Craig Elsten Hall of Fame”


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