Padres Sign RHP Ronald Bolanos

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres have signed right-handed pitcher Ronald Bolanos, Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller said Tuesday. The 19-year-old right-hander was ranked by MLB.com as the No. 20 International prospect in the 2016 class and ranked by Baseball America as the fourth-best Cuban pitcher available earlier this year in February. In […]

Chula Vista Challenge Adds 70.3-Mile Race Option

CHULA VISTA–With the addition of a long-distance, 70.3-mile race option, organizers of the CVC San Diego Half Triathlon (also known as the Chula Vista Challenge) are planning the largest event yet for August 14 at Chula Vista’s Bayside Park. Also new for 2016 are fully redesigned race routes, the creation of  spectator-friendly areas, and a […]

Stance ISA World Adaptive Surfing Championship Returns To La Jolla

LA JOLLA–The International Surfing Association (ISA)’s Stance ISA World Adaptive Surfing Championship will return to La Jolla for the second consecutive year. The confirmation of the second edition of the event highlights the ISA’s commitment to the development of Adaptive Surfing worldwide. From December 8 to 11, the world’s best adaptive surfers will flock to […]

Sanchez To Replace Kimbrel On American League All-Star Roster

SAN DIEGO–American League All-Star manager Ned Yost of the Kansas City Royals announced Sunday his selection of Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Aaron Sanchez to the AL All-Star roster as a replacement for Boston Red Sox reliever Craig Kimbrel, who has been placed on the 15-day disabled list. This marks the first career Midsummer Classic for Sanchez, […]

Baseball Legends To Make Appearances At MLB All-Star FanFest

SAN DIEGO–More than 40 legends of Major League Baseball and the San Diego Padres will make appearances at MLB All-Star FanFest from July 8 to 12 at the San Diego Convention Center. Fans will have the opportunity to receive free autographs and participate in question-and-answer sessions and clinics led by the former players, all included […]

Clash At Clairemont Action Sports Fundraiser Set To Make History

SAN DIEGO–Clash at Clairemont, Southern California’s Premier Action Sports Fundraising Celebration, is set for Saturday at the YMCA’s Krause Family Skate and Bike Park in America’s Finest City. The 10th anniversary event features the biggest names in skateboarding and BMX uniting to crush cancer. Clash At Clairemont X will be one for the history books […]

Muhammad Ali: The Greatest Boxer of All Times Now Belong to the Ages

By Danny R. Johnson SAN DIEGO – Several speakers, including former and current heads-of-state, will eulogize Muhammad Ali at a memorial service on Friday, June 10. The boxing great’s service will take place at the KFC Yum! Center on Friday at 2 p.m. Ali died of septic shock early Saturday morning, his family said. Ali […]

Padres And Pedal The Cause Expand Partnership

SAN DIEGO–The San Diego Padres and Pedal the Cause announced a partnership expansion that will re-brand the annual cycling fundraiser as Padres Pedal the Cause for 2016 and beyond. The two organizations, which first partnered in 2015, will join forces to make an even larger impact. Pedal’s 2015 two-day cycling event raised $1.3 million for […]

San Diego Gulls President Visits La Costa Glen

CARLSBAD–Ari Segal, president of business operations for the San Diego Gulls, landed at La Costa Glen retirement community in Carlsbad recently for a presentation on San Diego’s new hockey franchise. Segal’s visit was part of La Costa Glen’s monthly “Sports Night” series in which athletes and sports executives meet with the residents. Past guests include […]

Nonprofit Fresh Start Surgical Gifts Raises $198,000 At 24th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic

SAN DIEGO–San Diego nonprofit Fresh Start Surgical Gifts hosted its 24th annual Celebrity Golf Classic on March 6 and 7 at Morgan Run Club and Resort. Fresh Start raised a total of $198,000, exceeding their goal. Donations from sponsors and attendees will fund Fresh Start’s medical program that benefit the nonprofit’s mission of transforming lives of […]