San Diego ties in World Series run deep

Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo (44) and Kris Bryant celebrate the Cubs' 9-6 win over the Milwaukee Brewers after a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, in Chicago. Bryant homered twice, doubled and drove in five runs while going 5 for 5. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

From Rizzo to Bryant to Kluber, San Diego ties in World Series run deep – San Diego Union-Tribune
Anthony Rizzo is a household name these days — in Chicago and across baseball — as are a number of one-time San Diegans you’re sure to hear about throughout the World Series, from Indians ace Corey Kluber to Indians first base coach Sandy Alomar Jr. to a good chunk of the Cubs’ front office to former University of San Diego star Kris Bryant.

Report: Kyle Schwarber expected to DH for Cubs in Game 1 – Sports Illustrated
The Cubs are expected to add rehabbing slugger Kyle Schwarber to their World Series roster on Tuesday and use him as a designated hitter in the first game of the series, according to MLB Network’s Jon Morosi.

Schwarber, who missed nearly the entire season after tearing two ligaments in his knee on April 7, will fly to Cleveland to join the team after playing in an Arizona Fall League game on Monday. Based on how he plays, Joe Maddon said, the Cubs may add him to the roster.

Dolphins’ Arian Foster retires midway through eighth NFL season – USA Today
Eight NFL seasons was apparently enough for running back Arian Foster.

The San Diego native has retired according to his new team, the Miami Dolphins.

Joey Bosa Appears To Be Good As Hell – Deadspin
Remember those anonymous NFL executives who wanted you to believe that Joey Bosa’s rookie season was going to be a wash because he missed training camp and preseason? Remember how the Chargers thought it was a good idea to engage in a long and ugly contract standoff with Bosa over little things like offset language and bonus deferral? Bosa has proven them all to be big dumb morons.

VIDEO: Dan & Joe: Are The Chargers Starting To Believe?
Dan Sileo and Joe Tutino break down the Chargers thrilling OT win over the Atlanta Falcons, what stood out, and why this team is starting to believe.

AUDIO: Tyrell Williams “We Have A Lot Of Confidence Going Into The Rest Of The Season”
Chargers wide receiver Tyrell Williams on the momentum changer of a big overtime win, why the play of the defense is contagious & what sweats on the plane and victory Monday means.

And another one; Caraun Reid to the IR with a torn ACL – Bolts from the Blue
Caraun Reid had been a bright spot so far this season. While he hasn’t lit up the stat sheet, he has made some splash plays (including returning a fumble 61 yards for a touchdown) and has been a solid contributor whenever he has been on the field.

Reid is a young player, only 25 years old, and should be back next season. It’s a real shame to lose him at this point, however.

AUDIO: Craig Elsten: “It’s Going To Be A Very Competitive Division, The Pacific Is Stacked”
The voice of the San Diego Gulls, Craig Elsten joins Kevin Acee for his usual check-in on how things are going on the ice for our Gulls as the 2016-17 season is under way. Listen here!

VIDEO: SDSU Names John David Wicker As New Athletics Director
New Aztecs Athletics Director John David Wicker addresses the media at his introductory press conference, plus Men’s Basketball Head Coach Steve Fisher on why Wicker is the right man for the job.

AUDIO: John David Wicker: “A Stadium Is The Biggest Issue Out There We Need To Work On”
New Athletic Director at San Diego State John David Wicker joined Scott and BR to talk about taking over the athletic department and what his biggest tasks are going forward.

Sources: CBA will extend seven years – Yahoo Sports
The NBA and National Basketball Players Association are working on a seven-year extension to the Collective Bargaining Agreement, with a mutual opt-out in six years, league sources told The Vertical.

Broncos’ Talib: Trevor Siemian ‘better than Brock’ Osweiler – USA Today
The Broncos, with their nasty defense and $525,000 quarterback Trevor Siemian, beat the Houston Texans 27-9 on a night in which Osweiler played the villain at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

 

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