USD Basketball Slides Back into Win Column versus Santa Clara

January 25, 2018

Losers of four of their last five, the University of San Diego entered tonight in dire need of a win. Leave it to a home match-up with Santa Clara, then, to get the team back on track. A 21-point effort from point guard Isaiah Wright (including 15 points in the second half) staved off attempts at a rally from the opposing Broncos and carried the home team to a 66-58…

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Sockers Lose First Match of Season, Fall 8-5 to Ontario

January 19, 2018

Ontario, California The San Diego Sockers (10-1) saw their 10-game winning streak snapped at the hands of the second place Ontario Fury (7-6) as Chris Toth suffered his first loss in the goal and San Diego starts off their stretch of three games in four days on a sour note. The game started off on a positive note for the Sockers as Luan Oliviera put the home team up with…

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A Complete Guide and History of the Holiday Bowl

December 25, 2017

The Holiday Bowl is widely accepted as one of the best non-New Year’s Six Bowl Games. This is due to some wild games in the past that have helped decide a national champion. The fact that two premier conferences play each other in this game (the PAC-12 and Big Ten) also helps. Since its inception in 1978, the Holiday Bowl has had conference tie-ins with the Western Athletic Conference (WAC),…

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1904 Monthly Review: Thanksgiving-Sized Helpings of Good and Bad in November

December 5, 2017

There is no one-word description of how November went for 1904 FC. Still yet to sign their first player, the club finds itself in the midst of drama that could determine the future of the North American Soccer League. November saw three teams depart the NASL, two of which – FC Edmonton and recently crowned champions San Francisco Deltas – ceased operations entirely. The third team, North Carolina FC, will…

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USD Football: Should the Toreros Consider a Move to the Big Sky Conference?

November 29, 2017

San Diego’s visit to Flagstaff to face Northern Arizona University on Saturday was the Toreros’ fourth FCS (Div. 1-AA) playoff game in program history. Three of the four games have been on the road against Big Sky Conference teams – Montana, Cal Poly, and Northern Arizona. The Toreros dominate their Pioneer Football League on a yearly basis, and have recently shown the ability to compete with Big Sky teams, so…

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Who are the San Diego Seals?

October 28, 2017

On August 30th, 2017, the National Lacrosse League announced that it would grant Alibaba Billionaire Joseph Tsai an expansion team in the city of San Diego. The National Lacrosse League is the third-largest indoor sports league in the United States, behind the NHL and the NBA, and is the premier lacrosse league in the world. Following the announcement that San Diego would receive a new team, on October 24th, Tsai…

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Joe Tsai Buys 49% Stake in the Brooklyn Nets, Stirring Up Downtown Sports Arena Rumors and Possible NBA Relocation

October 27, 2017

Flashback to August 29th, 2017.  We, here at East Village Times, reported that on August 30th, Alibaba co-founder and Vice Chairman Joe Tsai was set to announce that he was bringing his professional lacrosse team to San Diego, and rumor had it that he was buying up property downtown and was going to privately fund a new sports arena. The town was buzzing. The Mighty 1090 was reporting that Tsai was a…

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San Diego Gulls vs Texas Stars Preview

October 13, 2017

The San Diego Gulls home schedule begins this weekend with two games against division rival Texas. The Stars have begun the season with a pair of 6-5 victories against the Chicago Wolves. The Gulls only game of the season was also a high scoring affair, a 7-6 victory in Tuscon. The Texas offense has been paced by Jason Dickinson (3 G, 1A) and Travis Morin (1G, 3A). Kevin Roy (2G,…

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Ted Enberg Interview- His Versatility is Leading to Vast Opportunities

October 5, 2017

The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Or at least that is what they say. In the case of Ted Enberg, the apple left on a trip after tumbling to earth, only to re-establish itself near the tree later in life. We all know who Ted Enberg is. The name Enberg speaks volumes in the sports industry. His father, Dick Enberg, is a hall of fame announcer and well-known…

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USD Toreros Women’s Volleyball- A Program That Looks to Build Off Last Season in the West Coast Conference

October 3, 2017

The University of San Diego women’s volleyball program has been viewed as a powerhouse in the West Coast Conference and has shown to be one of the top volleyball programs in the nation the past two decades. In 2017, the Toreros will be looking to add to their success and make a run in the NCAA tournament come winter time. The expectations are high and fans hope that this year’s…

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Moving Forward: Solutions to San Diego’s Football Grief

September 8, 2017

If you are a football fan living in San Diego you may be struggling at this particular point in time. It’s week one of NFL football. One of the happiest times of the year. At least it was until our former professional team decided to up and leave following the end of last season without as much as a proper goodbye. The fallout of the Chargers’ departure has been discussed…

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The Chargers Broke My Heart, And I am NOT Alone

September 2, 2017

Roughly nine months have passed since Dean Spanos made the decision to slither off to Los Angeles. This move was totally money driven, as the worth of his football club has increased. There is no doubt that the Chargers have more value now that they play in the second largest city in the United States. A man with an extreme amount of money, that has a net worth of $2.4…

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