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Del Mar Racing 3 hours ago

And They're Off: Races Canceled at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club This Weekend After Jockeys Test Positive for COVID

While officials expect to resume racing on July 24, all the races for this weekend’s cards on Friday, Saturday and Sunday have been called off.

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  • coronavirus Jul 12

    Loyal SC Resumes Season, Wins Again

    Just before its inaugural season went on hiatus due to COVID-19, San Diego Loyal SC won a road match by one goal. When the season resumed on Saturday, they did the exact same thing. The Loyal went to Utah and beat Real Monarchs SLC, the reigning champs of USL Championship, 1-0 to remain unbeaten. With two wins and a draw…

  • Loyal SC Jul 11

    Sports Arena Revitalization: Inside the Competing Plans

    The City of San Diego issued a Request For Proposals asking for ideas to revitalize 48 acres of land in the Midway/Sports Arena area where Pechanga Arena sits. They received four responses. Two of them will have a chance to take on at least a billion dollar job. San Diegans have a chance to share their opinions on the matter,…

  • soccer Jul 10

    Loyal SC Part of Plan to Renovate Sports Arena and Build New Soccer Venue

    San Diego’s Sports Arena … currently known as Pechanga Arena … has needed an expansive renovation for decades. The city requested proposals to update the iconic building, along with 48 acres of land in the Midway/Sports Arena district. How about adding a new soccer stadium, too? Several developers have submitted proposals to the city, which can now...
  • High School Sports Jul 11

    The Importance of High School Sports Vs Risks of COVID-19

    Big decisions will be made in the coming weeks about high school athletics for the 2020-2021 school year and a local football coach wants to make sure parents aren’t stuck on the sidelines without a voice. Scripps Ranch Football coach Marlon Gardinera formed as a part of an effort to get parents, coaches, and community m...
  • San Diego Loyal Jul 9

    Loyal Unveil Black Lives Matter Jerseys Team Will Wear In First Match of USL's Return

    The San Diego Loyal will make a statement in Saturday’s return to action. It won’t necessarily be with their play, or have an impact on the final score. But it will be clear the moment they take the field. “We will not be silent about racial injustice and encourage our fans and community to join us in taking a...

  • Padres Jul 8

    Padres Have Second Player Test Positive for Coronavirus

    In his daily session with reporters on Wednesday Padres manager Jayce Tingler announced that infielder Jorge Mateo’s Intake test came up positive for COVID-19. Mateo is the second Padres player to test positive. The team announced that outfielder Tommy Pham also had a positive test, but that he was asymptomatic. Tingler said Mateo did experie...
  • San Diego Loyal Jul 8

    Safe Soccer: San Diego Loyal Follow COVID-19 Safety Protocols to Resume USL Season

    The San Diego Loyal will resume the United Soccer League (USL) season Saturday, July 11 at Real Monarch Salt Lake City. The previous two times the Loyal played a game was their home opener March 7 in front of thousands of spirited fans at University of San Diego Torero Stadium, then on March 11 on the road at Tacoma, with…

  • baseball Jul 6

    Padres Shortened 2020 Schedule Released

    Major League Baseball released its 60-game schedule for the 2020 season on Monday. The Padres will start the sprint at home against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday, July 24, with a 6:10 p.m. start at Petco Park. It’s the kickoff of a four-game series and a stretch of 23 games against teams from the National League West. The first road&#823...
  • baseball Jul 6

    Padres Pitchers, Hitters Sharing Secrets

    During their three-month break, the Padres tried to keep themselves in game shape as best they could, but there’s simply no re-creating the physical rigors of a real baseball game. That is especially true for starting pitchers. By July, they’re usually reaching the 90-inning mark and fully capable of throwing a complete game. With just three weeks ...
  • baseball Jul 4

    Padres Approach to 2020: Move Fast But Be Safe

    The Padres only have three weeks to get ready for the 2020 season so players had better have come to Spring Training 2.0 in the best shape possible. It appears they’ve done that for the most part. “(I’ve been) getting pretty good feedback from the coaches, the strength coaches, the trainers, on what kind of shape they’re in,...
  • coronavirus Jul 4

    Loyal SC Revised 2020 Schedule

    San Diego Loyal SC will resume its 2020 USL Championship season on July 11. Their first game back from a nearly three month coronavirus-induced break will not be an easy one. The Loyal head to Utah to face the defending champion Real Monarchs SLC in one of three matches remaining against clubs not in Group B (Loyal SC, LA Galaxy…

  • coronavirus pandemic Jul 4

    Jimmie Johnson 1st NASCAR Driver to Test Positive for Virus

    NASCAR star Jimmie Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus

  • Padres Jul 2

    Listen: On Friar Podcast – Expectations for Spring Training 2.0, And an Inside Look at the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest

    Despite enormous obstacles, two summertime traditions are back this week. Baseball and hot dogs. Major League Baseball teams returned for Spring Training 2.0, and the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest will go down without fans on July 4th. The latest episode of On Friar tackles both. Derek and Darnay discuss their expectations for the Padres, a...
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