DAILY LINKS: Former Aztec Stephen Strasburg answers Nats’ call, forces game 5 against Cubs

Thanks to former Aztec Stephen Strasburg’s brilliant start and a late grand slam off the bat of Michael A. Taylor, the Nationals topped the Cubs, 5–0, in Game 4 of the NLDS to avoid elimination, the Yankees overcame a two-games- to-none deficit, and eliminated the defending AL champions Indians, Landon Donovan weighs in the U.S. Men’s National team’s absence from the 2018 World Cup, Scott Kaplan on why you shouldn’t give up on San Diego as a sports town, Rocky Long says he has no plans to leave San Diego State, and more in today’s Morning Mighty!

DAILY LINKS: Rookies lift Padres in finale over Mets

A pair of rookies powered the Padres to a series finale victory over the New York Mets, Yangervis Solarte begins his rehab stint and could see time at shortstop, Aztecs running back Rashaad Penny discusses his new role as the feature back and replacing D.J. Pumphrey, the U.S. women’s national soccer team loses for the first time in 28 games against Australia, Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving reportedly wants to go “home” to the New York Knicks, USC head coach Clay Helton joined Darren Smith to discuss the impressive intangibles of Sam Darnold at quarterback and managing big expectations every year, Brian Baldinger of the NFL Network explains to Dan Sileo why Philip Rivers shouldn’t be worried about Cardale Jones and previews different Training Camps, and more in today’s Morning Mighty!

DAILY LINKS: Brad Hand perfect in All-Star homecoming

Padres relief pitcher Brad Hand was perfect in his All-Star debut for the National League, the American League prevailed in the 88th All-Star game behind Robinson Cano’s 10th inning home run, Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor kicked off their media tour with a barrage of insults, former Aztec Winston Shepard talks playing in Hungary and his chances of making the Atlanta Hawks, Chris Paul says being traded to the Rockets was good for the Clippers, Calvin Johnson admits playing for the Detroit Lions was a factor in his decision to walk away from the NFL, and more in today’s Morning Mighty!

DAILY LINKS: Miami is poised to host the best home run derby ever

The best moments from the first-half the 2017 MLB season, why Miami is poised to host the best Home Run derby ever, the Padres finish strong before the All-Star break, a nasty crash highlights the 2017 Tour de France in arguably its toughest stage, Mexico beats El Salvador before a big crowd at Qualcomm Stadium, Todd Gurley looks to rebound in Sean McVay’s new offense, how two mayors completely changed the Olympics bidding game, and more in today’s Morning Mighty!