Stories by Bernie Wilson

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Chicago eliminated as 2017 America's Cup candidate

SAN DIEGO - The Windy City got the heave-ho to play host to the 2017 America's Cup. Sailing's marquee regatta is either headed to San Diego or the Bermuda Triangle.
By Bernie Wilson

Monday, June 16, 2014

Hall-of-famer Gwynn dies at age 54

Former San Diego Padre Tony Gwynn, a Hall of Famer and one of the greatest athletes in San Diego's history, died Monday of oral cancer, a disease he attributed to chewing tobacco.
By Bernie Wilson

Friday, May 9, 2014

Jackets' Attaochu drafted by Chargers

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Chargers traded up seven spots and took Georgia Tech linebacker Jeremiah Attaochu in the second round of the NFL Draft with the 50th overall pick on Friday night.
By Bernie Wilson

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Padres rally past Dodgers

SAN DIEGO - Seth Smith hit a tying homer leading off the eighth and Chris Denorfia singled home two runs to give the San Diego Padres a 3-1 victory against the rival Los Angeles Dodgers in ...
By Bernie Wilson

Friday, March 14, 2014

Cole benefiting from skateboarding success

SAN MARCOS, Calif. - Chris Cole didn't get into pro street skateboarding for the money. The money happened to find him.
By Bernie Wilson

Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014

Britain drops US in Davis Cup

SAN DIEGO - Wimbledon champion Andy Murray beat Sam Querrey 7-6 (5), 6-7 (3), 6-1, 6-3 to clinch Britain's opening-round Davis Cup victory against the United States on Sunday at Petco Park.
By Bernie Wilson

Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014

U.S. pulls to within a point in Davis Cup

SAN DIEGO - Bob and Mike Bryan beat Dominic Inglot and Colin Fleming 6-2, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 Saturday to pull the United States to 2-1 against Britain in the first round of the Davis Cup.
By Bernie Wilson

Friday, Jan. 31, 2014

Britain goes up on the U.S.

SAN DIEGO - James Ward won 10 of the last 11 games to take a stunning five-set victory against Sam Querrey and give Britain a 2-0 lead against the United States in the first round of the Davis Cup ...
By Bernie Wilson

Monday, Jan. 6, 2014

Chargers believe they can beat Manning

SAN DIEGO — To keep their improbable playoff run going, the San Diego Chargers will have to beat Peyton Manning in January for the third time in seven seasons.
By Bernie Wilson

Coleman remembered as 'one of a kind'

Legendary San Diego Padres broadcaster, Jerry Coleman, died on Sunday at age 89. He also played for the New York Yankees during his playing career and fought in two wars as a Marine aviator.
By Bernie Wilson

Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013

Lynch to lead N. Illinois for final time

SAN DIEGO — Jordan Lynch will make a run at history Thursday when he suits up for the final time for No. 24 Northern Illinois in the Poinsettia Bowl against Utah State.
By Bernie Wilson

Monday, Oct. 14, 2013

Chargers upend Colts

SAN DIEGO - Philip Rivers threw a 22-yard touchdown pass to rookie Keenan Allen and Nick Novak kicked four field goals for the San Diego Chargers, who used long drives to keep Andrew Luck off the ...
By Bernie Wilson

Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013

Oracle Team USA celebrates historic victory

The celebration set off after Oracle Team USA fought back from sailing's deepest competitive hole to retain the Auld Mug continued on Thursday.
By Bernie Wilson

Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013

Oracle wins eight in a row to keep Cup

SAN FRANCISCO - Skipper Jimmy Spithill and Oracle Team USA have won the America's Cup with one of the greatest comebacks in sports history.
By Bernie Wilson

Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013

Oracle Team USA forces finale for America's Cup title

SAN FRANCISCO - The longest America's Cup in history will come down to two 72-foot, space-age catamarans making a final sprint around San Francisco Bay, on a five-leg course framed by the Golden ...
By Bernie Wilson

Monday, Sept. 23, 2013

Oracle wins again to stay alive in America's Cup

SAN FRANCISCO - Skipper Jimmy Spithill accelerated his 72-foot catamaran off the starting line and steered defending champion Oracle Team USA to its fifth consecutive win against Emirates Team New ...
By Bernie Wilson

Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013

Oracle still alive in America's Cup

SAN FRANCISCO ­- This has become the America's Cup that just won't go away, thanks to fickle wind and Oracle Team USA's remarkable resurgence.
By Bernie Wilson

Friday, Sept. 20, 2013

Oracle Team USA wins re-sail to stay alive

SAN FRANCISCO - Jimmy Spithill and Oracle Team USA stayed alive in the America's Cup for the second consecutive day, pulling away from the Kiwis to win the re-sail of Race 13 by 1 minute, 24 seconds.
By Bernie Wilson

Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013

Oracle Team USA stays alive

SAN FRANCISCO - Oracle Team USA remained alive in an America's Cup that continues to plod along because of a convergence of wind, tide and safety concerns.
By Bernie Wilson

Monday, Sept. 16, 2013

Ainslie wants Cup win for Britain

Oracle Team USA tactician Ben Ainslie - or, Sir Ben Ainslie, as he is called in Britain - says his ultimate goal is to someday win the America's Cup for his country.
By Bernie Wilson
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