The End of “The Streak” for SDSU

SDSUs Dakari Allen battles for a loose ball

Jankowski bulks up to go longer – San Diego Union-Tribune
Travis Jankowski is hoping to be the San Diego Padres’ breakout star this season, either at CF or LF, and he put on 10 pounds of muscle this offseason to make sure he was ready for the grind of an entire MLB season.

Morrow faces uphill battle for Padres rotation –
The last two spots in the Padres rotation are wide open heading into the Cactus League season, which begins Wednesday at Peoria Sports Complex against the Mariners. And one gets the sense that it’s going to be a long road back for Brandon Morrow.

The right-hander missed the last five months of the 2015 season with shoulder problems that eventually led to arthroscopic cleanup surgery on Aug. 19. The comeback from that was compounded by the fact the he fell ill for much of the winter.

VIDEO: Rodney, Padres hoping for bounce back season
New Padres closer Fernando Rodney hopes to regain his 2014 All-Star form in San Diego. Plus, the meaning behind his famous bow and arrow celebration.


VIDEO: SDSU MBB Loses at Home to Boise State, 66-63
“The Streak” is over after a collapse at the end of the game from the Aztecs’ free-throw shooting. Now, SDSU almost assuredly needs to win the Mountain West Conference to get into the NCAA Tournament.

3 thoughts: Boise State 66, SDSU 63 – San Diego Union-Tribune
The last 230 times the Aztecs have led with five minutes to go, they have won 228. And this was the first time it’s happened at sea level in 11 years.

It was bound to end this season, though, given how many close games the Aztecs insisted on playing – of their 16 conference games, Saturday was the ninth that was within one possession in the final minute. And that’s to say nothing of all the brushes with defeat that the streak survived over the previous five seasons.

John Spanos Shares Insight into Downtown Stadium & Scouting Combine –
While President of Football Operations John Spanos is excited about the prospects in this year’s draft class, it pales in comparison to his enthusiasm over the prospects for a downtown stadium.

VIDEO: Mike McCoy reflects on 2015 season and looks forward to 2016
San Diego Chargers head coach Mike McCoy on which players took a step forward, questions surrounding the offensive line & why it’s an important season with the team staying in San Diego.


Gulls Close Out Big February with 5-2 Win Over San Jose –
Nic Kerdiles and Chris Wagner scored two goals apiece as the San Diego Gulls increased their points streak to five straight games with a 5-2 win over the San Jose Barracuda at Valley View Casino Center. A crowd of 9,678 saw the Gulls (27-20-1-2) improve to 6-1-1-1 against San Jose, moving all alone into third place in the AHL’s Pacific Division.

Kobe Bryant signed shoes for Tony Allen, ‘the best defender I ever faced’ – For The Win
There’s no doubt Kobe Bryant is one of the NBA’s all-time fiercest competitors, but he’s not afraid to admit who was the toughest player he faced in his Hall of Fame career.

VIDEO: Stephen Curry beat the Thunder with this absurd pull-up 38-footer – SB Nation
Steph Curry is so absurd that he appears to be breaking the game of basketball, including breaking most of the records he set last season.

John Moores thwarted in bid to buy Everton – San Diego Union-Tribune
The former San Diego Padres owner has failed in his bid to buy a team in England’s famed Premier League for a second time, with Everton confirming Saturday that Iranian-born billionaire Farhad Moshiri purchasing a controlling stake in the Liverpool club just as John Moores was finalizing a deal.


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