8/7 TMM: Remembering Junior Seau

San Diego Chargers LB Junior Seau

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Kindness, ability to connect defined Junior Seau the person – ESPN
Few players appeared to outwardly love life as much as Seau. He called everyone “Buddee” and made everyone feel as if they were his best friend even if meeting him for the first time. There wasn’t a day that he didn’t try to fulfill the marching orders his mother gave him and his siblings each morning when they were children: “Go out and make happy.”

Padres lose third straight, series to Brewers – San Diego Union-Tribune
“It’s disappointing,” Murphy said. “I don’t want to make excuses for our guys because I don’t want excuses made for them. The reality is this team has been on the road twice as much than at home the last 40 games. You can get caught in a rut like this. The bats are a little tired… Today was the first day it resonated that we were sputtering.”

VIDEO: Chargers Report: Fluker At Right Guard And More – Mighty 1090
Annie Heilbrunn submits a Chargers report for August 6th … D.J. Fluker seeing significant time at right guard, Dontrelle Inman getting time with the first team, and more.

Padres trade rumors: James Shields and Matt Kemp placed on revocable waivers – MLB Daily Dish
According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, James Shields and Matt Kemp have been placed on waivers, and could attract attention before August 31st. Shields would appeal to those teams that missed out on guys like Johnny Cueto, Cole Hamels, and David Price, but are still looking to upgrade their rotation.

VIDEO: Road To Sunday – Stevie Johnson, Denzel Perryman Making Marks At Camp – Mighty 1090
Joe Tutino and Jay Paris break down the first week of Chargers Training Camp, and discuss who’s been standing out for the Bolts.

Hall of Fame banner shows Seau in Pats jersey, Chargers fans not happy – CBS Sports
One week after a small controversy involving whether or not Seau’s daughter, Sydney, would be allowed to speak at his induction, the Hall is in hot water with Chargers fans again.

SDSU hoops commit Narain reclassifies as college freshman – San Diego Union-Tribune
Narain confirmed Thursday what many insiders had been suspecting and what Aztecs fans had been hoping, that the 6-10 Canadian forward has officially graduated from high school and will enroll at SDSU for the fall semester. He’ll began classes at age 17. He turns 18 on Aug. 30.

VIDEO: Aztecs Football Ready To Take Next Step As Fall Camp Begins – Mighty 1090
Head coach Rocky Long, running back Donnel Pumphrey, and linebacker Jake Fely talk about the Aztecs’ first fall practice and how the team is embracing high expectations for this season.

Philip Rivers Q&A: QB Leads with Gusto as Chargers Face Uncertain Future – Bleacher Report
Philip Rivers talks with Jason Cole about comparing himself to Eli and Roethlisberger, the playoff losses that sting the most, trying to explain a possible Los Angeles move to his children, and how much of his father he sees in himself.

PODCAST: Grantland’s Rany Jazayerli On The Padres’ Front Office – Mighty 1090
The author of ‘Teardown Artist’, an article on Grantland that criticized the moves that A.J. Preller made this past offseason, Rany Jazayerli joined Craig Elsten to talk about the team’s inaction at the trading deadline and what awaits the front office in the upcoming offseason.



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