5/7 Morning Mighty: Hedges impressive in 9-1 Padres win over Giants

San Diego Padres catcher Austin Hedges

Padres’ five-run third snaps Giants’ streak – Padres.com
When the Padres offense comes out of a slump, they do not do so quietly. After not scoring through the first two games of the series against the Giants, the Padres hit their way to a dominant win at AT&T Park on Wednesday afternoon.

Austin Hedges Makes First Start, Padres Win 9-1 Over Giants – Mighty 1090
Andrew Burer takes a look back at how Austin Hedges fared in his first MLB start at catcher, where he not only helped his team at the plate, but he helped Ian Kennedy get back on track on the mound.

How the Patriots deflated footballs during the AFC Championship game, according to DeflateGate report – SB Nation
The NFL has concluded its investigation into the New England Patriots’ deflated game balls that were used during the AFC Championship Game against the Indianapolis Colts, and things are not looking good for Belichick and Brady.

Chargers GM revisits Mariota trip – UT San Diego
Tom Telesco on why the Chargers worked our Marcus Mariota, how the trip came to be, and what the team gained from scouting a college QB so closely.

Lionel Messi blew Bayern Munich apart with 2 spectacular goals – SB Nation
Lionel Messi is unfair. There may not be another professional athlete in the world that is so much better than the second-best guy in his sport. These are incredible goals to watch, even if you are not a soccer fan.


Should Manny Pacquaio be punished for not disclosing his shoulder injury when he foguth against Floyd Mayweather? Dan Sileo chimes in with his take on the fight and the fallout:


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