Sweet 16 action starts with a thud

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After enthralling first weekend, Sweet 16 action starts with a thud – USA Today
The first two rounds of the 2016 NCAA tournament were perhaps the most exciting first weekend in the event’s history.

The encore — Thursday’s four Sweet 16 games — was a huge step down: .Four double-digit victories, and the top two seeds in the South and West regions advanced.

3 thoughts: SDSU 72, Georgia Tech 56 – San Diego Union-Tribune
What has led to the sudden and drastic improvement of the San Diego State Aztecs offense? Mark Zeigler of the UT dives into a couple of working theories to try and figure it out.

Bolts Re-Sign Jahleel Addae – Chargers.com
San Diego’s coaches and front office executives have openly called 26-year old Jahleel Addae a building block for the future, which is why they placed a second-round tender on the restricted free agent on the first day of free agency.

AUDIO: Jan Goldsmith On Why Citizens’ Initiative Currently Needs Majority
San Diego city attorney Jan Goldsmith on why the citizen’s initiative would currently only require a majority vote and if the supreme court is likely to intervene on appellate court decision.

Rotation-hopeful Rea tosses 3 innings versus D-backs – MLB.com
Colin Rea, who is competing for one of the club’s two rotation vacancies, struggled early and lasted only three innings (a step backward after his five-frame start on Saturday). The 25-year-old right-hander allowed five earned runs on six hits and a pair of walks, while striking out three.

AUDIO: Stu Bickel, Brian McGrattan, & Shane O’Brien Give Kevin A Lesson In Throwing The Gloves
San Diego Gulls heavyweights Stu Bickel, Brian McGrattan, and Shane O’Brien stop by the studio to chat with Kevin Acee and discuss the life of an enforcer out there on the ice.

NBA implies 2017 All-Star Game could be moved after North Carolina passes anti-LGBTQ law – SB Nation
A statement issued by the NBA on Thursday put into question Charlotte’s status as a host for the 2017 All-Star Game, following North Carolina passing one of the nation’s most anti-LGBTQ laws on Wednesday.

PODCAST: The Kickers Podcast Episode 5
Scott and John Carney are back for Episode 5 of the Kickers podcast. In this episode they are joined by Atlanta Falcons Punter Matt Bosher.

LeBron James couldn’t hide his frustrations during the Cavaliers’ loss to Brooklyn – SB Nation
The Cavaliers shouldn’t lose to the Nets, especially as they try to play their best basketball headed into the playoffs. However, they did, and LeBron James made it obvious that he was not too happy with the performance of his teammates.

 

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