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Aztecs Football Will Send Four Players to NFL Combine

Now that both the college football season and the NFL season are over, the attention of the football world will turn to April’s NFL draft. But before we find out who gets to play where, the best prospects in the collegiate game will head to Indianapolis for the 2018 NFL combine. The number of players a school sends to this annual showcase is generally an excellent indicator of the level…

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Padres Forecast: How Long Does It Usually Take for Top Prospects To Arrive?

The Padres have a loaded farm system. This is not breaking news to Padre fans unless you have been locked inside of the Hotel Del Coronado for a year. Much of the 2017 season was spent excitedly watching prospects succeed all over the minor leagues, from Tri-City to El Paso. The Friar faithful may have to find their joy in that for at least one more season before things really…

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Sockers Clinch Pacific Division with Convincing Win Over Tacoma

TACOMA, WASHINGTON The San Diego Sockers (13-3) clinched their second consecutive MASL Pacific Division title by beating the Tacoma Stars (8-10) with a score of 10-3 on the strength of a hat trick by Kraig Chiles and two-goal games by Brandon Escoto, Erick Tovar, and Brian Farber. San Diego showcased amazing defense in the first period and shut down Tacoma every time they came down the field. However, Tacoma’s man-to-man…

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Thinking Outside the Box: Padres Should Explore One-Year Deals

The present MLB offseason has been historic in the fact that several “big time” free agents remain unsigned with mere days remaining before the start of spring camp. Several factors have produced the present dilemma we see before us. The awareness of baseball analytics has surely slowed down signing free agents to huge, multi-year deals. Another possible reason is the coming free agent class of 2019, which includes Manny Machado,…

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Tijuana Xolos Liga MX CL 18 Week 6 Recap: Lajud Breaks Record as Tijuana Breaks Against Queretaro

  The Tijuana Xolos played their sixth game of the Liga MX Clausura 2018 on Friday at the Estadio Caliente against Queretaro. The atmosphere at the Estadio Caliente was vibrant as the Xolos’ fans paid tribute to Pablo Aguilar before the match, and there were more Queretaro fans than expected that added to the spectacle.   The Border City Dogs were the clear favorites heading into the encounter as the…

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The Top Home & Road Series for the Padres’ 2018 Schedule

With the Super Bowl behind us, the sports world begins to focus on the coming return of baseball. Trucks have been loaded, pitchers and catchers report next week, and we are seven weeks away from MLB Opening Day. With that, we can start to look at the Padres’ 2018 schedule without our heads spinning about how far away it is. It’s going to come fast. Let’s take a look at…

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Tijuana Xolos Liga MX CL 18 Week 6 Preview: Xolos Look To Stay Undefeated As Lajud Chases History

Game: Tijuana Xolos vs Queretaro When: Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 Where: Estadio Caliente, Tijuana, Mexico Time: 7:00 P.M. PST TV: Univision Deportes The Tijuana Xolos will play their sixth game of the Liga MX Clausura 2018 this Friday when the Border City Dogs host Queretaro at the Estadio Caliente. The game is set to be quite an intriguing match for several reasons, but Club Tijuana should come out on top….

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Gibran Lajud Set To Make History On Friday Night

Gibran Lajud is living the best moment of his young career, as the Xolos have not allowed a goal this season after five games. The Mexican goalkeeper has played an immense role in this achievement as he has made some amazing saves throughout the Clausura 2018 tournament. Lajud recently received a call-up to the Mexico national team and is now just minutes away from making history in the Liga MX….

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It’s Time to Move on From Eric Hosmer

The Eric Hosmer rumors are still swirling in San Diego with less than ten days before players report to spring training. Eric Hosmer has value, but is it time to just move on from him and focus on 2018 and the future of this franchise? San Diego sports fans are certainly very used to disappointment. It just comes with the territory. Will the Eric Hosmer ordeal end in more heartache…

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Xolos Femenil Look For First Win Of Clausura 2018 Against Struggling Cruz Azul Team

Game: Cruz Azul Femenil vs Xolos Femenil When: Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 Where: Instalaciones La Noria, Mexico City Time: 2:00 P.M. PST Xolos Femenil still has yet to win a game this season heading into Week 6 of the Liga MX Clausura 2018. The border city team has lost four straight games and will now look to turn things around facing a struggling Cruz Azul team. Xolos’ manager Andrea Rodebaugh…

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Tijuana Xolos: Remembering The Great Mauro Gerk Ahead of Queretaro Clash

The Tijuana Xolos will host Queretaro at the Estadio Caliente this Friday for their sixth game this season. Over the years there have been a few players that have played for both Queretaro and Club Tijuana, including Yasser Corona and Javier Guemez. But arguably the most notable player that has represented both sides has to be the current Xolos’ assistant coach, Mauro Gerk. The former striker was impactful for both…

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Padres 40-Man Roster Rankings: #21 Christian Villanueva

Background When you look back at the team Christian Villanueva originally signed with, everything starts to make sense. That team was the Texas Rangers, who signed Villanueva as an international free agent out of Mexico in 2008. If you’re trying to figure out the connection, yes, A.J. Preller was a member of the Rangers’ international scouting department when Villanueva was signed. Now, 10 years later, Villanueva finds himself once again…

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