Bosa’s mom: ‘Wish we pulled an Eli Manning’ – San Diego Union-Tribune
A source authenticated a Facebook comment left by Cheryl Bosa on Sunday afternoon. In it, she voices frustration at the situation. “It bums me out for him so much,” she wrote to a friend. “Wish we pulled an Eli Manning on draft day.”
NFL Hall Of Fame Game Cancelled Due To Terrible Playing Surface – Deadspin
Kicking off the preseason with half a dozen injuries seems like a bad idea, so cancelling this game is a no-brainer. Still, if you were eagerly anticipating the end of this long football drought, you may be understandably disappointed.
Ichiro records 3,000th MLB hit – Sports Illustrated
Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki recorded his 3,000th major league hit on Sunday night against the Rockies in Denver, tripling off of Rockies reliever Chris Rusin in the top of the seventh inning.
Ichiro, 42, is the 30th player to join the 3,000-hit club, and the first to accomplish the feat since Alex Rodriguez in June 2015.
Acee: Caminiti deservedly put in Padres Hall – San Diego Union-Tribune
The disagreement over Caminiti’s worthiness of being included in a team’s Hall of Fame comes when considering what else we know about Caminiti, a man who admitted he used steroids throughout the final years of his 15-year MLB career. That included his MVP campaign in 1996 – the only league MVP ever won by a Padres player – and the ’98 season that ended in the Padres’ second World Series appearance.
Schimpf’s clutch homer not enough vs. Phils – MLB.com
Tommy Joseph’s pinch-hit RBI in the top of the seventh inning pushed the Phillies to a 6-5 win over the Padres, in a Sunday rubber match in which Maikel Franco started the first triple play in Petco Park history. Philadelphia tallied 14 hits for the sixth time this season, with seven coming in the fourth inning against San Diego starter Jarred Cosart.
Padres SP Colin Rea To Undergo Tommy John Surgery
After being traded to the Marlins and then back to the Padres, Colin Rea has been the subject of much controversy around MLB, with questions about whether San Diego purposefully sent an injured player to Miami in a trade. Now, with his last appearance being with the Marlins, Rea is headed for the dreaded Tommy John surgery.
REPORT: Padres Under MLB Review For Exchange Of Medical Info In Recent Trades
After complaints from the Marlins and Red Sox about the health of players they’ve received in trades with the Padres this season, MLB is reportedly going to investigate.
Paul Clemens got pine tar on his jersey, so he had to assume the identity of ‘Paul Player’ – MLB.com
The was probably the first time any Pares pitcher had ever thrown a pitch in a MLB game with the wrong name on the back of his jersey, right?
Led by Michael Phelps, U.S. men win gold in 400 freestyle relay – USA Today
Phelps, 31, turned in a terrific second leg of the Americans’ exhilarating 4×100 freestyle relay, giving his teammates a lead they wouldn’t relinquish. Fellow Olympic veteran Nathan Adrian held off the furious French to anchor the U.S. and clinch the Americans’ first gold medal in this event in a major international meet since 2009.
Serena and Venus Williams lose in first round of Olympic doubles – Sports Illustrated
Three-time doubles gold medalists Serena and Venus Williams lost an Olympic match as partners for the first time, stunned in the opening round of the Rio de Janeiro Games by the Czech Republic’s Lucie Safarova and Barbora Strycova 6-3, 6-4.
Exclusive: Alex Rodriguez reveals how things ended with the Yankees – FOX Sports
The relationship between Rodriguez and the Yankees is not ending badly. In fact, it is continuing, Rodriguez said, first with him playing one final game at Yankee Stadium on Friday, then remaining with the team as an ambassador, instructor and special advisor to principal owner Hal Steinbrenner.
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