1. Aztec Football Preview: San Diego State Squares off with Notre Dame

    Earlier this week, Notre Dame head football coach Charlie Weis had some choice words for his offensive plan against all of his regular season's opponents, starting with his first rival, the San Diego State Aztecs...

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  2. Global Ambassadors: MLS All-Time, All-Foreigner Team

    Soccer is, without a doubt, the world's game. The world's top leagues are filled with a diverse mix of nationalities, races, and cultural backgrounds...

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  3. Padres Monthly Recap: August

    Record: (11-16)Rankings for starters:Hundley (C)—13/61 9 R 2 HR 9 RBI .213A. Gonzalez (1B)—25/93 15 R 2 HR 11 RBI .269Iguchi (2B)—8/64 4 R 0 HR 4 RBI .125Rodriguez (SS)—27/89 9 R 0 HR 4 RBI ...

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  4. Then and Now: A Personal Account of the 1991 NBA Finals

    Diamond Bar, California: June 5, 1991. The boy finally settles down, finding a place on the floor just a few feet away from the living room television. His father gently picks him up and moves him a couple of steps back, lest his eyes become crossed...

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  5. Barcelona Kick Off with Troubling Loss to Numancia

    Unlike last season, Barcelona were able to match the pace of their bitter rivals, Real Madrid. Unfortunately for the blaugranas, that meant suffering a bitter loss to first division newcomers Newmancia in Week One of La Liga...

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  6. Cal Poly Conquer Aztecs at Home, 29-27

    As Andrew Garnder converted a chip shot from 21 yards out to put the Cal Poly Mustangs up for good, San Diego Aztecs' head coach Chuck Long couldn't help but shake his head as his team fell, 29-27...

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  7. Friar Futility: The 10 Worst Moments In San Diego Padres History

    A couple of days ago, I attempted to lift the spirits of my fellow Padres fans by posting the ten best moments in San Diego Padres history...

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  8. For The Love of Money: De La Hoya Vs. Pacquiao

    It will sell out the MGM Grand arena in Las Vegas. It will be watched by millions of boxing fans around the world and generate an incredible amount of money...

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  9. Mission Accomplished for Atletico Madrid...Now What?

    As Atletico Madrid's manager, Javier Aguirre, walked into the room for his usual postgame conference with the media, he was met by a less-than-familiar sound for a football coach.Applause...

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  10. For The Friar Faithful: The 10 Greatest Moments in San Diego Padres History

    As I write this, the San Diego Padres are mired in last place of the NL West and boast the worst record in the NL...

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  11. Proxy War: Why CONCACAF Champions League Is So Important to MLS

    ...and Mexico. Especially Mexico. For players and fans alike, Mexican pride has been hurting for the better part of the decade...

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  12. Bolts Bowl Bound? A 2008 Game-By-Game Preview

    With LaDaininan Tomlinson and Antonio Gates on the bench and Phillip Rivers playing on a leg that would ultimately be operated on, the San Diego Chargers watched their 2007 season come to a close ...

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  13. Why "Trevor Time" Should Come to an End Soon in San Diego

    It was a warm afternoon in San Diego. Petco Park was about halfway full, with thousands more shuffling in by the minute. I found myself surrounded by Tigers fans. "Great" I whispered, "now I get to hear about the '84 series for the next three hours...

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  14. Cuauhtémoc Blanco: Better (and Cheaper) Than Beckham

    The MLS has a not-so-subtle way of telling you who the best players they employ are. If you're a FOX Sports Net or Gol TV devotee, you'll tend to hear the term "designated player" thrown ...

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  15. The Globalization Of El Tri: Mexicans Abroad

    Rafael Márquez was 20 years old. He was barely 20 years old, and yet the Zamora, Michoacán native already commanded respect among his teammates at FC Atlas - Mexican ...

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