Lionel Messi was unstoppable vs. USA

Lionel Messi

Messi, Argentina prove to be in class above USA with Copa trouncing – Sports Illustrated
The Argentines were in a different class all night. Their speed of play and thought kept the attack humming against a U.S. team that had to defend for so much of the game, and whenever the Argentines lost the ball they regained it back almost immediately with suffocating pressure defense. Too many U.S. players looked intimidated by the Argentines. And while that’s not as big an offense as the Mexican players quitting against Chile last Saturday, it’s also true that the best U.S. teams of the past were never intimidated by anyone.

Padres score in bunches to defeat Orioles –
San Diego posted double-digit hits, including four from red-hot Matt Kemp, to defeat the first-place Orioles, 10-7, in Tuesday’s series-opening win at Camden Yards.

Rodney just misses out on Padres record –
The San Diego Padres are considering appealing to MLB to change a 9th-inning RBI single into an error (on Wil Myers) to help Fernando Rodney continue his streak of scoreless innings to start the 2016 season.

AUDIO: Lori Weisberg On Hoteliers Study Of Chargers Stadium Proposal
SDUT business reporter Lori Weisberg on the hoteliers study of the Chargers stadium proposal and what they’re looking for in a return investment.

Bosa agent: Money’s value is ‘legit thing’ – San Diego Union-Tribune
Joey Bosa’s agent has taken his fight over his player’s rookie contract with the San Diego Chargers public, saying that he thinks what they are asking for is fair.

VIDEO: Derek Watt On Getting To Know The Chargers Culture
Former Wisconsin fullback Derek Watt on getting to know the Chargers culture and being back with Melvin Gordon.

SDSU skips Wyoming in MW hoops schedule – San Diego Union-Tribune
It is that annual day each summer when San Diego State basketball coaches and staff peer through their fingers, wince, take a deep breath and say a little prayer. The Mountain West conference schedule has been released, and this year’s schedule comes with some good news!

Why the IOC is going soft on Russians – USA Today
We have never seen anything quite like this in the Olympic world. Six weeks from the start of the 2016 Summer Olympics, two of the grandest organizations in international sports – the International Olympic Committee and the International Association of Athletics Federations, the worldwide governing body of track and field – are engaged in a war of words, sending entirely different signals about what’s going to happen with Russia.

Amazon jaguar shot dead after Olympic torch ceremony – Reuters
A jaguar featured at an Olympic torch ceremony was shot dead by a soldier shortly after the event in the Brazilian Amazon city of Manaus as the animal escaped from its handlers, an army statement said.

The jaguar was killed on Monday at a zoo attached to a military training center where the Olympic torch ceremony was held. A soldier fired a single pistol shot when the escaped animal, despite being tranquilized, approached the soldier, the army said.

Rory McIlroy will not play at Rio Olympics over Zika concerns – USA Today
Golfer Rory McIlroy became the latest and most notable athlete to withdraw from the Summer Olympics in Rio over concerns about the Zika Virus.

“Even though the risk of infection from the Zika virus is considered low, it is a risk nonetheless and a risk I am unwilling to take,” the four-time major winner said in a statement on Wednesday (per the BBC).

Cleveland won a championship. What is the new saddest sports town? – SB Nation
San Diego is a city with no championships. The Chargers have never won the Super Bowl, their loss in the 1995 edition their only championship appearance since the AFL-NFL merger. The Padres have never won the World Series, their losses in the 1984 and 1998 editions their only championship appearances. Their closest connection to an NBA team was the Clippers, who called San Diego home from 1978 to 1984. THE FREAKIN’ CLIPPERS.


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