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Sunday, August 25, 2019

San Diego Gulls Announce 2019-2020 Promotional Schedule

Fifteen promotional and theme nights scheduled for 2019-20; Mini Plan Packages on sale now The San Diego Gulls recently announced that the American Hockey League (AHL) club will host 15 promotional and theme nights, in...

It Only Looks Like a Mirage

We saw it, right? We watched the Padres beat the hated/admired Dodgers three straight games before the All-Star break. We read how those road wins propelled the Friars into the Wild Card conversation and how...


The Wait is “The Weight”

Loving the Padres is a journey, a metaphor and a mission. We call ourselves Friar Faithful. Yes, it’s baseball, but there is also a quasi-religious overlay. You cannot separate the symbols from the substance. Our...

Dallas Eakins Named Anaheim Ducks Head Coach

Eakins Becomes 10th Head Coach in Anaheim Ducks Franchise History The Anaheim Ducks today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has named Dallas Eakins head coach. With the announcement, Eakins becomes the 10th head coach...


Padres Fans….. Stop Bitching

Last month I wrote about chirping. This month’s topic is bitching. Yours. End it. Andy Green should be fired. A.J. Preller has to go. Where’s Bruce Bochy? Keel-haul Kinsler (fans, please, eff-bomb Ian is not worth...

The Baseball Combination That Matters

Don’t get excited because you will not crack any safes or win any lotteries, but the baseball combination that matters is 61-8-42. The combination will help you enjoy and gain perspective on the exciting Padres...


San Diego Gulls Lead AHL in Attendance

San Diego led the AHL in attendance for the second straight season in 2018-19 with an average of 9,021 per game. With a total of 306,722 fans in attendance across 34 home games, it...

Relevance: How to Prepare

Not long ago at the White House Chuck Todd of NBC made an appearance. Chuck and I have covered presidential campaigns and competed as White House Correspondents. Like me, Chuck has the heart of...


Let’s Go to WAR with Manny

By the time you read this, Manny Machado, the most important free agent signee in Padres history, will have already taken the field and taken our breath away. He's that good. Trust me. Though I grew...

Expectations: The Only Game In Town

Finally, I have something to thank Dean Spanos for – and it's not just the freedom to end a sentence with a preposition. Thank you, Dean, for making the Padres the only Big-League game in...