7/29 Morning Mighty: Aztecs’ big recruit is missing

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Aztecs’ big recruit Holmes is ‘MIA’ – San Diego Union-Tribune
Where is wide receiver Desean Holmes? That’s what San Diego State’s football coaches are asking because one of their most prized recruits from the 2015 class is “MIA,” according to Aztecs head coach Rocky Long.

VIDEO: City Of San Diego On Meeting With NFL/Eric Grubman & Why They’re Making Real Progress – Mighty 1090
In two separate videos, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer, City Attorney Jan Goldsmith and county supervisor Ron Roberts discussed their three-hour meeting with NFL Executive Vice President Eric Grubman, while Grubman discussed how he felt about the meeting immediately after it ended in an exclusive interview with Mighty 1090.

Padres avoid perfect game; win streak snapped – Padres.com
Noah Syndergaard took a perfect game into the seventh inning Tuesday at Citi Field, continuing his emergence as one of the game’s brightest young pitchers in a 4-0 win over the Padres. Dominant from the start, Syndergaard struck out six of the first 13 batters he faced, keeping the basepaths clean until Will Venable and Yangervis Solarte led off the seventh with consecutive singles.

NFL Pushes Chargers And San Diego Further Apart – Mighty 1090
Jay Paris recaps the day of meetings from the Chargers, the City of San Diego, and the NFL, which seemingly resulted in any hope for a San Diego stadium being diminished.

Tom Brady: “I Did Nothing Wrong” – Deadspin
Now that his four-game suspension has been upheld, Brady has made his strongest statement yet. He wasn’t involved with deflating footballs, he said, and has been railroaded by Roger Goodell and the NFL.

San Diego Gulls Announce Broadcast Agreement With Mighty 1090
The San Diego Gulls announced today that the American Hockey League (AHL) club has reached a multi-year agreement with Broadcast Company of the Americas to broadcast all of the club’s regular and post-season contests.

SDSU football picked to win West – San Diego Union-Tribune
For the first time as a member of the MW, SDSU has been picked to win a title, getting 27 first-place votes out of 30 to be the champion of the conference’s West Division. Understand what a big leap that is. In the 16 previous preseason polls in the MW the Aztecs got 22 first-place votes. Total.

Give the Olympics to Los Angeles – Gizmodo
The news that Boston no longer wants to host the 2024 Summer Olympics isn’t really a shock. Few cities these days do. But the Olympics don’t have to be bad for the host city—and done right, they can actually benefit it. Nowhere is that clearer than Los Angeles, the new frontrunner for 2024. The Olympics would be good for LA, and even more importantly—LA will be good for the Olympics.

VIDEO: Seau Family Should Speak At HOF Ceremony – Mighty 1090
Dan Sileo sounds off on the NFL and Pro Football Hall of Fame for not allowing Junior Seau’s daughter, Sydney, to speak on his behalf at the induction ceremony.

Eric Berry, fresh off cancer treatment, cleared to practice with Chiefs – USA Today
Less than eight months after he was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry has been cleared to practice with his teammates in the Chiefs’ first training camp practice, the team announced Tuesday night.

VIDEO: Scott & Annie – Reggae Fest At Del Mar! – Mighty 1090
Scott Kaplan and Annie Heilbrunn preview the upcoming week at Del Mar, Reggae Fest, jockey standings and more!



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