Big Padres Bats Not Enough to Top Cubs

San Diego Padres 1B Wil Myers

Dickerson’s slam, Upton’s HR not enough –
The San Diego Padres got some good hitting in the late innings against the Cubs, including a grand slam from rookie Alex Dickerson, but it wasn’t enough to catch up after Chicago had built a large early lead.

AUDIO: Bob Nightengale: “Everyone Anticipates Tyson Ross Will Be Traded”
Bob Nightengale of USA TODAY breaks down the first month of the MLB season including what the Padres have (and have not) been able to accomplish, and looks forward to the trading market for some of the Padres starting pitchers.

How Strasburg impacts the Padres – San Diego Union-Tribune
When the Washington Nationals took the prize of the 2017 free agent class off the table, and paid him a ton of money to do so, it changed how the Padres (and the rest of baseball) thought about Tyson Ross, Andrew Cashner, and James Shields.

Spurs-Thunder Game 5 ending mired in officiating controversy, yet again – USA Today
The best series in the 2nd round of the NBA Playoffs is, for a second time, mired in controversy about the officiating in the final two minutes of a game. And, once again, the Oklahoma City Thunder were the beneficiaries.

Gulls Look To Even Playoff Series With Reign
Craig Elsten breaks down the Gulls first three games against the Reign and what to look for in game four Friday at the Valley View Casino Center.

Padres shouldn’t induct Caminiti into Hall – San Diego Union-Tribune
Caminiti, no matter how productive and popular he became in San Diego — and he was plenty of both — was an admitted accomplice in blow-torching baseball’s integrity. He knew the rules. He broke the rules. He benefited unfairly. He confirmed it, unapologetically.

AUDIO: Corey Liuget On Why He’s Excited About Joey Bosa
Chargers defensive end Corey Liuget on why he’s excited about Joey Bosa and Brandon Mebane, focus on losing weight & why it’s important for him to graduate.

Sources: UFC owners in advanced talks to sell business – ESPN
The owners of the UFC are in advanced talks to sell the business, sources told

At least four bidders are believed to have submitted bids for the organization, including WME/IMG, China Media Capital, The Blackstone Group and Dalian Wanda Group. The winning bid, should things proceed, is expected to be for a valuation between $3.5 billion and $4 billion, multiple sources with knowledge of the negotiations told

UFC president Dana White said reports of the promotion being on the market are not true, telling the Las Vegas Review-Journal that “the UFC is not for sale.”


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