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This Week’s Tidbits May 29th

This our third edition of’s Weekly Tidbits, a video article that comes out every Sunday looking at our thoughts on the week that passed in sports and looking forward to next week. Here’s what on the docket for this week’s video: Texas is the team to beat in the American

Don’t Trade Matt Kemp

Two nights ago the Giants’ Madison Bumgarner was pitching a shutout against the Padres at Petco Park when Matt Kemp hit a monster of a home run onto the 3rd deck of the Western Metal Supply Building in the 9th inning. And despite the Padres struggles in the early stages

Different Plan Will Mean Same Results for the Padres

2015 is officially over, and Padres fans couldn’t be happier for 2016 to arrive and wipe the bitter taste of last season out of their mouths. The 2015 season was one that was preceded by great expectations for San Diego Padres fans. An organization known for losing as much in the

When Will San Diego Win a Sports Championship?

By Mike Olson San Diego is a city known for a lot of cool things. After all, it is known as “America’s Finest City”. It was the birthplace of California, the beautiful beaches of Monterey  and La Jolla, has the nicest weather year round, and last but certainly not least it’s

Ben Roethlisberger OR Philip Rivers?

In 2010 on my friend Dane’s bachelor party, our group ended up at a bar downtown in quite the argument over best quarterbacks in the NFL. And when the bartender put Big Ben’s name into the mix over Charger’s quarterback Philip Rivers things got a little heated. Back then the

Throwing The Ceremonial First Pitch

By Mike Olson The ceremonial first pitch is a baseball tradition that started in 1910 that consists of a special guest throwing a baseball to signify the start of the game. President Taft started the tradition when he threw out the first pitch at opening day for the Washington Senators, and every

Should the Padres be Sellers?

This wasn’t how it was supposed to go. The season wasn’t supposed to play out this way. The Padres finally had an owner and GM that was willing to spend the money to be great. Free agents and trades gave the Padres star power they haven’t seen since the late

Pro Hockey Team Lands in San Diego

By Mike Olson There is negativity looming around San Diego with the possibility of the Chargers moving and the Padres having problems getting to .500, however there is some good news flying under the radar. For the first time since 2006 San Diego will have a ‘AAA” professional hockey team. Born

The Chargers’ Worst Offseason Ever

In the modern day NFL it seems like there is always something going on. After the regular season comes the postseason, then free agency, then the combine, the draft, signings, OTA’s, training camps, and that leads right into the preseason. There is little doubt that football has become a 12

Derek Norris Should be the NL All Star Catcher

Less than a month away from the mid-summer classic that is the MLB All Star Game, and voters are still not seeing the big picture. I understand that the All Star selection is basically the MLB’s version of a popularity contest, but there is 1 player in particular that should