1. Revisiting Rumors: Did San Diego Miss out on an Upton-Headley Blockbuster?

    With the All-Star break upon us and the MLB trade deadline just two weeks away, baseball trades are a hot topic this week...

    Michael Cline Written by Michael Cline about 1 year ago 2,100 reads 9 comments

  2. Power Ranking the 3 NFL Franchises That Could Relocate to Los Angeles

    Franchise relocation is a hot commodity in professional sports today. The city of Seattle, which lost the Sonics to Oklahoma City, is now in a prime position to finally bring big-league basketball back to the northwestern city (via Reuters) ...

    Michael Cline Written by Michael Cline about over 1 year ago 7,239 reads 8 comments

  3. San Diego Padres: Why a Trade for Giancarlo Stanton Is a Bad Move, for Now

    The offseason for the San Diego Padres hasn't been nearly as active as most fans would have liked. GM Josh Byrnes' biggest move was re-signing Jason Marquis to a one-year, $3 million deal...

    Michael Cline Written by Michael Cline about over 1 year ago 2,069 reads 28 comments

  4. Jason Bartlett Released: Who Steps Up to the Plate to Become Replacement at SS?

    Back in April, it looked to be a make-or-break year for 32-year-old Jason Bartlett , who had been acquired before the 2011 season. The Padres had moved four players, including Cesar Ramos, to land the middle infielder...

    Michael Cline Written by Michael Cline about almost 2 years ago 1,395 reads 19 comments

  5. San Diego Padres: 5 Offseason Moves That Can Make This Team a Contender

    With new ownership comes deeper pockets, hope for major improvements on the field and perhaps a Padres push for the playoffs next season. And one man has made a major discovery on how the team plans to make a quick impact...

    Michael Cline Written by Michael Cline about almost 2 years ago 1,958 reads 12 comments

  6. San Diego Padres: O'Malley Purchases Team Pending Approval of MLB

    The Padres ownership saga is unofficially complete. John Moores has agreed to a deal to sell the San Diego Padres to the O'Malley group, according to The Union-Tribune San Diego ...

    Michael Cline Written by Michael Cline about almost 2 years ago 373 reads 0 comments

  7. Possible Extention of Huston Street Points to the Future Direction of the Padres

    As the Padres attempt to re-sign closer Huston Street, the new direction of the team is becoming clear. Instead of dealing some of the hottest trade candidates this July, the organization is attempting to keep the pieces they have in place...

    Michael Cline Written by Michael Cline about 2 years ago 571 reads 1 comments

  8. MLB Trade Rumors: Chase Headley's Trade Value

    One of the Padres ' hottest hitters Chase Headley is also one of the top corner infielders set to be dealt at the end of this month. Headley has tremendous upside and would bring a consistent bat to the middle of any playoff team's lineup...

    Michael Cline Written by Michael Cline about 2 years ago 79 reads 16 comments

  9. MLB Trade Rumors: How New San Diego Padre Ownership Will Affect Trade Candidates

    The San Diego Padres have succeeded in being one of the worst teams in the majors thus far in 2012. And, with the Padres payroll at 55...

    Michael Cline Written by Michael Cline about 2 years ago 2,736 reads 10 comments

  10. New Chargers Stadium: How G3, Redevelopment Ruling Affect Downtown Project

    A recent ruling from the California Supreme Court sided with Governor Jerry Brown and has ended redevelopment in the state of California...

    Michael Cline Written by Michael Cline about over 2 years ago 2,983 reads 5 comments

  11. Conference-USA and Mountain West Announce College Football Merger

    Today, the Mountain West and C-USA announced their football-only merger, creating what looks to be a 20- to 22-team super conference or alliance...

    Michael Cline Written by Michael Cline about almost 3 years ago 238 reads 0 comments

  12. Mountain West Football: TCU May Stick Around in the MW

    Because of conference instability in the Big East, and the Big 12 for that matter, TCU has been re-invited into their own conference...

    Michael Cline Written by Michael Cline about almost 3 years ago 635 reads 0 comments

  13. Boise State Football: Why a Move to Mountain West Made the Conference Elite

    When conference realignment first took place a year or so back, the Mountain West was the subject of expansion, and a target. The MW had many talented football programs in its grasp, and some of those were lured away...

    Michael Cline Written by Michael Cline about almost 3 years ago 686 reads 0 comments

  14. How the Mountain West Should Realign Its Conference

    In the midst of conference expansion and the possibility of collapsing conferences, the Mountain West stays quiet. It may be the calm before the storm for the conference that is "Above the Rest," but this storm should strike soon...

    Michael Cline Written by Michael Cline about almost 3 years ago 605 reads 2 comments

  15. Mountain West Football: Is Conference Expansion on the Horizon?

    The NCAA realignment, which was present all of last year, has had a major revival. Huge reports have come out of four major conferences today about realignment that would make the Pac-12 (or Pac-16 in the near future) at the top of college sports...

    Michael Cline Written by Michael Cline about almost 3 years ago 2,769 reads 9 comments

  16. San Diego Padres All-Time 25 Man Roster

    The San Diego Padres history has been rich, despite never winning a World Series. The most outstanding players that come to mind when you think about the Pads would be Tony Gwynn, Dave Winfield, or Adrian Gonzalez...

    Michael Cline Written by Michael Cline about almost 3 years ago 5,282 reads 2 comments

  17. Why the San Diego Chargers Won't Bolt for LA

    As of now, no plan has been set in stone. But fear not, Chargers fans, Stadium talks are stronger than ever. With the support of the mayor and many other public officials, Charger football downtown is looking like a real possibility...

    Michael Cline Written by Michael Cline about almost 3 years ago 5,397 reads 31 comments

  18. San Diego Padres Set Sights on a Payroll Worth $70 Million

    About a week ago, I posted an article about the Padres' recent struggles and compared them to the success of the Philadelphia Phillies , New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox ...

    Michael Cline Written by Michael Cline about almost 3 years ago 809 reads 0 comments

  19. NFL Rumors: San Diego Chargers-to-L.A. Rumors Are Just That

    In recent news, the Los Angeles NFL stadium plan has made many steps toward becoming a reality. The Los Angeles City Council unanimously passed a finance agreement with Anschutz Entertainment Group...

    Michael Cline Written by Michael Cline about almost 3 years ago 1,205 reads 4 comments

  20. Money Is the Key to Victory for the San Diego Padres

    San Diego, despite a fantastic 2010, have regressed to a laughingstock.They find themselves last in the NL West. And this July, they were forced to trade arguably their best player to Texas and one of their worst to Pittsburgh...

    Michael Cline Written by Michael Cline about almost 3 years ago 349 reads 1 comments

  21. MLB Trade Deadline: Was Ryan Ludwick a Curse to the San Diego Padres?

    Today, the San Diego Padres sent disappointment OF Ryan Ludwick to the contending Pittsburgh Pirates for a player to be named later or cash. And today, ironically, the Padres scored runs without Ludwick as a member...

    Michael Cline Written by Michael Cline about 3 years ago 504 reads 0 comments

  22. MLB Trade Finalized: San Diego Padres' Mike Adams Dealt to Texas Rangers

    It is official, the San Diego Padres have traded RHP Mike Adams to the Texas Rangers . In return, San Diego receives prospect pitchers Robbie Erlin and Joe Wieland from the Rangers...

    Michael Cline Written by Michael Cline about 3 years ago 279 reads 0 comments

  23. San Diego Padres Rumors: Ryan Ludwick to Cleveland Indians

    As early as tomorrow, Ryan Ludwick could be a Cleveland Indian, Scott Miller of CBSSports.com has reported . The outfielder was acquired by San Diego in a three-team deal involving the Indians and Cardinals ...

    Michael Cline Written by Michael Cline about 3 years ago 1,126 reads 0 comments

  24. Carolina Panthers Ink Cam Newton: No. 1 Pick Signs for 4 Years, $22M

    The No. 1 pick in the 2011 NFL Draft has reached an agreement with the Carolina Panthers . Cam Newton will join camp $22 million richer. The QB has signed for four years, and all $22 million guaranteed...

    Michael Cline Written by Michael Cline about 3 years ago 266 reads 3 comments

  25. San Diego Chargers Predictions: Defense Will Repeat as Best in the NFL

    Led by Eric Weddle, Shaun Philips and Antoine Cason, the 2010 San Diego Chargers led the NFL in many defensive categories. This year, the Bolts' defense looks even more formidable...

    Michael Cline Written by Michael Cline about 3 years ago 2,990 reads 22 comments