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coronavirus Mar 28

MLB and Players Association Lay Groundwork for Shortened Season

We still don’t know when … or even if … the Major League Baseball season will begin. But a significant portion of the groundwork has been laid for what a truncated season might look like. Negotiations...

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  • Aztecs Mar 16

    Dutcher Named Coach of the Year, Flynn Makes Aztec History

    The games may be over, but the Aztecs keep making history. USA Today named Brian Dutcher its National Coach of the Year. He joins Steve Fisher as the only San Diego State coaches to receive that recognition at the Division I level. Fisher did so from three separate bodies after the 2011 season. Dutcher’s award comes on the heels of…...
  • Mar 16

    Carlsbad High Baseball Player Scholarship Uncertain Amid Coronavirus

    NBC 7’s Derek Togerson spoke to student-athlete Nathan Mills about his baseball future.

  • SDSU Mar 15

    Selection Sunday That Never Was For the Aztecs

    San Diego State went 30-2 in a season for the ages … but Sunday was supposed to be the most exciting day yet: Selection Sunday, when the 68-team NCAA Tournament field is revealed. But with no March Madness the Aztecs are left with a day of sadness. “It’s that reaction of the team when it comes on the board. You…

  • coronavirus Mar 13

    NCAA Grants Extra Year of Eligibility to Spring Sports Athletes

    On Thursday the NCAA canceled all of its spring sporting events in light of the coronavirus pandemic. That night athletics departments at colleges and universities across the country were having conversations they wished they never had to have. They had to tell student-athletes that their seasons, and in some cases their athletic careers, were over...
  • Padres Mar 15

    San Diego Padres Adapting to Coronavirus Pandemic

    The San Diego Padres are adapting to the coronavirus pandemic from practices to meetings to workouts.

  • coronavirus Mar 12

    San Diego Sports Impacted by Coronavirus

    No March Madness. A delayed Opening Day. On Thursday the coronavirus pandemic altered the landscape of nearly the entire sports world. The NCAA announced it will not hold the 2020 men’s and women’s basketball tournaments, arguably the most lucrative sporting event in America outside the Super Bowl, out of concern for the COVID-19 outbre...
  • Padres Mar 13

    #OnFriar Podcast: COVID-19 Stops Baseball

    The coronavirus pandemic has taken its toll on the sports world. Among the many leagues that have suspended or cancelled play is Major League Baseball, who on Thursday decided to cancel all remaining Spring Training games and delay the start of the 2020 regular season by at least two weeks. So what does that mean for the Padres? That’s what&#...
  • San Diego Loyal Mar 12

    Loyal Get First Win, Postpone Next Home Match

    The celebration following the Loyal’s first win was bound to be quiet, they were on the road after all. But the atmosphere in their road game at Tacoma was even more subdued than usual. Fans were not allowed at Cheney Stadium Wednesday night, the home of the Defiance. That was due to Washington Governor Jay Inslee’s suspension of large....
  • coronavirus Mar 12

    NBA Suspends Season After Player Tests Positive for Coronavirus

    The Oklahoma City Thunder’s game against the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night has been postponed, with the only explanation a public address announcement citing “unforeseen circumstances.”

  • camp pendleton Mar 12

    Department of Defense: Wounded Warriors Guard Their Baskets

    “Oh yeah, yeah. He’s definitely very stylish.” It might be one of the best compliments a basketball coach can give his point guard. It’s a pretty easy one to give when your point guard’s face is adorned with a Rollie Fingers-Esque mustache that curls up on both ends. “It looks pretty scary!” laughed Coach Jaime Baltazar while looking at...
  • High School Basketball Mar 11

    La Jolla Country Day Continues Dream Season with CIF Regional Championship.

    NBC 7s Darnay tripp breaks down three of the biggest girls hoops game in the region

  • Sports Wrap OT Mar 10

    Judson Richards Joins Sports Wrap OT

    With a great couple of weeks ahead for San Diego sports fans, Judson Richards joined Sports Wrap OT to discuss what’s ahead for the Padres and Aztecs.

  • San Diego Toreros Mar 11

    Toreros Fall Short of WCC Championship in Overtime Loss

    San Diego was 10 seconds away from earning a spot in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2008. In the month of March, a lot can change in 10 seconds. Portland used some late heroics to beat the Toreros 64-63 in the WCC Women’s Basketball Championship Game. The win sends the Pilots to the NCAA Tournament, while USD…

  • baseball Mar 9

    Paddack Roughed up in Padres Loss

    Chris Paddack’s stuff is undeniably ace-level. But even the best pitches in the world will get hit hard if they’re not put in the proper place, a lesson that was taught by the White Sox on Sunday afternoon. Paddack gave up a pair of home runs to Cheslor Cuthbert in a 6-0 loss to Chicago. On the first one...

  • Loyal SC Mar 8

    Loyal SC Debuts With a Draw

    San Diego has been waiting for a high-level outdoor professional soccer club for years. That wait finally ended on Saturday night. Loyal SC, the newest member of United Soccer League Championship, played to a 1-1 draw against the Las Vegas Lights in the first match in franchise history. They did it in front of a sold-out crowd of more than…...
  • Aztecs Mar 8

    Utah St. Tops No. 5 San Diego State for Mountain West Title

    It was just the second loss of the season for the Aztecs (30-2), and the second straight year they fell to Utah State in the tournament championship game.

  • Gulls Mar 7

    Gulls Lose in OT But Move Up in Standings

    The Gulls let a 2-0 lead get away in a 3-2, overtime loss to the Barracuda in San Jose. But the night was still a win. With the standings point San Diego leapfrogged Ontario to 4th place in the Pacific Division standings, putting them in control of a playoff spot with 14 games to play. It looked for a while…

  • Aztecs Mar 7

    Aztecs Make Monster Comeback to Win #30

    The 2019-20 San Diego State men’s basketball team is nothing if not resilient. SDSU fell behind Boise St. by 16 points in the first half of their Mountain West Conference Tournament semi-final game. By halftime it was tied 40-40 and after the break the Aztecs showed everyone why they’re in the mix for a #1 seed in the NCAA Tournament&#8...
  • baseball Mar 7

    Padres Walk Off Rangers

    It’s only Cactus League play, but right now even when things don’t go well for the Padres they seem to end up going well for the Padres. San Diego beat Texas 4-3 on Friday night after giving up a lead in the top of the 9th inning … then getting them right back in the bottom of the 9th...

  • Padres Mar 6

    #OnFriar Podcast: Does a Great Cactus League Record Mean Anything?

    The Padres are 10-2 in Cactus League Play. So do we celebrate or keep the pessimism that San Diego sports fans have rightfully earned? That’s one of the big topics on this week’s OnFriar Podcast. NBC 7’s Darnay Tripp and Derek Togerson take a look at what the Friars hot start to the exhibition season means … and what......
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