DAILY LINKS: Capitals win first-ever Stanley Cup

Stanley Cup Capitals Golden Knights Hockey

Capitals win Stanley Cup, Washington’s first major sports championship since 1992 – Washington Post
After 44 seasons, the Washington Capitals won the Stanley Cup, defeating the Las Vegas Golden Knights, 4-3, in Game 5.

Heath Bell joined Scott Kaplan: “If We’re Not In Last Place At The End Of The Month…We Have A Really Good Chance Of Winning The Division”
Former Padres All Star Heath Bell joined Scott to talk about why he thinks the Padres could win the NL West. Yes, seriously.

AJ Preller joined Ben & Woods: “Obviously Bryan Hasn’t Pitched To The Level That We Were Hoping For So Far But There’s More Season And It’s Our Job To Get Him To Pitch Better”
Padres General Manager AJ Preller joined Ben and Woods to talk about a successful 7-3 homestand, the MLB draft, Bryan Mitchell, and more.

Big Boys Toy Show & Mighty 1090

The Big Boys Toy Show 2018 Featuring The Burgers & Brews Invitational!
Southern California’s ultimate guys playground, The Mighty 1090 and 105.7 Max FM present The Big Boys Toy Show™ Saturday, July 21st from 1-5pm. You’ll find everything a man wants and needs at the Del Mar Racetrack including interactive exhibitor space offering the latest products, gadgets, and gear. Also, your ticket gets you into the Burgers and Brews Invitational which showcases the best of the best award-winning craft breweries alongside the top burger establishments in all of San Diego! Your pass includes a ticket to the races, access to an exclusive trackside viewing area, gourmet fries, five beer samplings & UNLIMITED samples of the BEST burgers San Diego has to offer! Plus, see Iration live after the races!

Major Garrett joined Darren Smith: Does he believe in the Padres Direction? Plus, why he’s a Brown supporter & what he made of POTUS’s Eagles disinvite
CBS Chief White House Correspondent Major Garrett discussed his visit to Petco Park, why he wants the Brown uni’s, why he likes the team’s direction and the latest with the Potus uninviting the Eagles to the White House.

Five early World Cup upsets that could shape tournament – USA Today
While many of the usual suspects look to be in a ruthless mood again, past experience tells us that the experts will be shaking their heads at some of the outcomes in the opening group stage over the coming weeks. Here, we take a look at some games in which the upset radar could start flickering to life, causing some nervous moments for traditional powers.

LeBron James

LeBron James: Key to beating Warriors lies in ‘group of minds’ – ESPN
LeBron James, partially responsible for ushering in the NBA’s era of superteams when he joined the Miami Heat in 2010, said that for as much talent as the Golden State Warriors possess, the greater challenge in bringing them down might be matching their collective basketball IQ.

USL denies expansion application for San Diego pro soccer team 1904 FC – Union Tribune
1904 FC, the team that originally planned to play in the now-defunct North American Soccer League and then announced it was headed to the USL, is an orphan again. Club President Bob Watkins confirmed what multiple sources told the Union-Tribune, that the USL denied 1904 FC’s expansion application and the team’s exclusive negotiating window for San Diego County expired May 29.

Terrell Owens won’t attend Hall of Fame induction ceremony – ESPN
Terrell Owens, who was selected for enshrinement into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this year, has declined an invitation to attend the induction ceremony, he said Thursday.



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DAILY LINKS: Chargers’ low ticket prices for new stadium say something about their footing in L.A.

The Chargers rolled out their season-ticket plan for the Inglewood stadium this week, positioning themselves as the market’s family-friendly option, with ultra-affordable prices for the $3-billion palace that opens in 2020. Had they made that pitch three years ago when competing to move to Los Angeles, they would have been laughed out of the room by NFL owners.

Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley (30) scores a touchdown as Denver Broncos linebacker Todd Davis (51) defends during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

DAILY LINKS: Gurley sets career-high; Rams improve to 6-0

Todd Gurley’s career-high rushing game pushes Rams past Broncos – USA Today Todd Gurley rushed for a career-high 208 yards and two touchdowns on 28 carries and the Los Angeles Rams’ celebrated Wade Phillips’ homecoming Sunday with

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