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VIDEO: Tyler Seau On HOF Weekend, How Family Is Faring & Sydney’s Speech – Mighty 1090
Junior Seau’s oldest son Tyler, on the emotions of Hall of Fame weekend, how the family is faring and Sydney’s speech.

The wonderfully touching moment from Sydney Seau to her father – Yahoo! Sports
Sydney Seau spoke over a highlight video of her father, narrating his career. If there was any worry that any of the moment would focus on Junior Seau’s 2012 suicide and the wrongful death lawsuit against the NFL, there was no need. Sydney Seau, in the video, spoke often of how much her father loved football and how his passion on the field was unmatched.

The Hall of Fame Speech Junior Seau’s Daughter Couldn’t Give – New York Times
Recorded in her hotel room in Canton, Ohio, this is the speech Sydney had hoped to deliver on Saturday at the Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

Rea to make first Major League start Tuesday – Padres.com
Colin Rea will make his first Major League start Tuesday, when the Padres face the Reds at Petco Park. Rea will take over for Odrisamer Despaigne, whose turn was up in the rotation. Despaigne will move to the bullpen.

It’s official: The Padres’ season is over – San Diego Union-Tribune
When baseball historians look back on the low point of San Diego’s 2015 season, it’s hard to think August 9 won’t be the date. Ten days after management’s unfathomable decision to stand pat at the trade deadline, the Padres extended their losing streak to six games via a sweep by the Phillies.

VIDEO: Padres Induct Santiago, Templeton Into Team Hall Of Fame
Benito Santiago and Garry Templeton speak about what the honor means to them and how they played the game.

James Shields Clears Waivers – MLB Trade Rumors
San Diego is now free to explore trades that could see them offer to cover some of Shields’ guarantee in exchange for better prospects, or perhaps (as Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe suggested this morning) Shields could be moved for another high-priced player like Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval.

VIDEO: Gordon, Perryman Take In First Chargers Fan Fest
Chargers first round pick Melvin Gordon, and second round pick Denzel Perryman discuss what their first fan fest was like, and preparing for their first NFL game next Thursday night against the Dallas Cowboys.

San Diegans get slapped in the face – San Diego Union-Tribune
The most conspicuous sight at the Chargers’ annual FanFest Saturday was not a Keenan Allen catch or an Eric Weddle hit. The most conspicuous sight was a banner that reeked of disrespect and instigation.

NFL Legend Frank Gifford Passes Away at 84 – NBC News
Pro Football Hall of Famer and veteran sports journalist Frank Gifford has died in Connecticut, his family announced on Sunday. He was 84.



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