1. San Diego Padres: The Five Biggest Issues Facing the Team on Opening Day

    During the Padres 2009 season San Diegans had a difficult time deciphering between games played at the downtown Petco Park and riding the Mission Beach Roller Coaster, the “Giant ...

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  2. San Diego Padres Spring into Action: Cactus League Play Approaches

    2009 was a tough year for San Diego Padres fans, starting with getting used to not watching the all-time save leader Trevor Hoffman close out games and then their ace, Jake Peavy, was sent to the Chicago White Sox midseason...

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  3. 2009 NBA Playoffs: Who's This Year's X-Factor?

    In the world of mathematics, an "X factor" is an unknown quantity which only becomes known after following a prescribed process. This concept of an unknown but vital quality also extends into other worlds, such as business and entertainment...

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  4. A Sensible San Diego Chargers 2009 NFL Draft

    Upgrades or Needs? It is a question General Managers and scouting personnel face just a day before selection Saturday...

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  5. Who's This Year's X-Factor? 2009 NBA Playoffs: First Round

    Each year and in every playoff series there is an X-factor. Certain players step-up and serve as a catalyst, equipped with talent and tools necessary for team success...

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  6. Sir King James: I Now Bestow Upon You, 2008-2009 MVP

    We gather here at the eve which marks the closure of the regular season crusade. In the intervening time, we ought all bow in the presence of greatness, for we were bystanders and onlookers to a magnitude of enormity...

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  7. So Far, So Good as the San Diego Padres Earn Their Stripes

    Simply put, it was a tragic opening week for baseball fans. The baseball world was shocked and rattled by the tragic death of 22-year-old Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart...

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  8. Opening Take: Padres Earn Series Split with Dodgers

    If tying a series is like kissing your sister, San Diego is willing to do the dirty deed. When Jake Peavy failed to get out of the first frame of the season, surrendering a two-out, two-run single to James Loney, Padres fans took a collective sigh...

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  9. San Diego Padres: 2009 Keys To Success

    The San Diego Padres open the season having done little to improve a roster that fielded 99 losses last season...

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  10. Reality Check: Jay Cutler Receives His Wish

    Flashback to this time last year and you'll recall another exasperating saga. At least this one didn’t extend into the summer...

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  11. Trevor Hoffman Is Wise: Heath Bell Pitches to a Different Tune

    Look at that devious smile. Trevor Hoffman had the key, but has thrown it away. It is almost as if he thought the people of San Diego would not remember him. Somewhere along on the line, Hoffman thought ahead...

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  12. 2009 Los Angeles Dodgers Outlook

    Farewell P Derek Lowe, P Brad Penny, P Takashi Saito, 2B Jeff Kent (retired), IF Nomar Garciaparra, P Joe Beimel, OF Andruw Jones, P Scott Proctor, SS Ivan DeJesus Jr...

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  13. Catch-Up Time: Q&A with NFL Draft Prospect Rey Maualuga

    For Rey Maualuga, it’s been quite a journey. A voyage that has never allowed the 6-foot-2, 249-pound physical specimen to remain stagnant in one city...

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  14. San Diego Padres 2009 Outlook

    Farewell: SS Khalil Greene, P Clay Hensley, P Trevor Hoffman Welcome: C Henry Blanco, P Chris Britton, OF Emil Brown, 2B Chris Burke, P Kevin Correia, 2B David Eckstein, OF Cliff Floyd, SP Shaun Hill Projected Lineup: 1...

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  15. Toreros-Lions: San Diego Receives Halftime Message, Rallies To Beat LMU

    The University of San Diego Toreros ran into the locker room at halftime, trailing 31-28, expecting a somewhat typical but assertive lecture from head coach Bill Grier. But Grier allowed an individual to precede him in an effort to corral his troops...

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  16. San Diego Toreros Show Life With Win Vs. Portland; Gonzaga Just Too Much

    The last time Gonzaga stepped foot inside Jenny Craig Pavilion, they exited amid a flurry of court-rushing Torero faithful in last years’ thrilling West Coast Conference championship...

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  17. San Diego Toreros End Four Game Skid vs Pacific in BracketBusters

    Can history repeat itself for the San Diego Toreros? Only time will tell. San Diego (14-14, 5-7 WCC) took their first step in duplicating last year's run to the NCAA Tournament, bouncing ...

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  18. San Diego-St. Mary's: Toreros Try To Shed Positive Light on Dim Season

    Flashback to this time last year. The San Diego Toreros currently find themselves in familiar territory. After a 54-61 loss at St. Mary's, San Diego put together six straight wins, including a victory over No...

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  19. Pittsburgh-Connecticut: Panthers Send Huskies a "Big" East Wake-Up Call

    DeJuan Blair wanted to send Hasheem Thabeet and No. 1 Connecticut (24-2, 12-2) a message early on: He has a lot of things—size, strength, agility, offensive skill, and a very physical style of play...

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  20. San Diego Toreros' Season in Turmoil With Losses at Pepperdine, Loyola Marymount

    There is a point in a season—unless the opponent has one win—where a loss can prove to be beneficial. If another defeat follows, dropping six out seven West Coast Conference games—case ...

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  21. San Diego's Free Throw Shooting Costs Toreros a Win, Nearly Two

    Despite a disappointing 64-62 loss in overtime to Santa Clara Thursday, San Diego saw their four-game skid come to a halt Saturday, defeating the University of San Francisco 73-63...

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