Stories by Bernie Wilson

Monday, July 11, 2016

Stanton mashes way to Home Run Derby title

SAN DIEGO - Giancarlo Stanton wore out Petco Park with a record display of power in the All-Star Home Run Derby on Monday night, peppering every landmark from the left field corner to center field.
By Bernie Wilson

Gwynn's death has had lasting impact on baseball

SAN DIEGO - Tony Gwynn will be on everybody's mind during All-Star Game festivities, perhaps no more poignantly than how his death affected American League starter Chris Sale, of the Chicago White ...
By Bernie Wilson

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Laver won't be shocked if Djokovic wins the Grand Slam

SAN DIEGO - If Novak Djokovic wins Wimbledon and the U.S. Open to complete a Grand Slam, he'll have a big fan in the last man to do it.
By Bernie Wilson

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Teheran pitches Braves to victory over Padres

Ender Inciarte finished a home run shy of the cycle and scored twice, Julio Teheran backed himself with an RBI single and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Diego Padres 4-2 Wednesday to stop a ...
By Bernie Wilson

Padres rally in ninth, sink Braves

SAN DIEGO - Derek Norris tied the game with a home run leading off the ninth and Wil Myers singled in the winning run to give the San Diego Padres a 4-3 victory against the Atlanta Braves on ...
By Bernie Wilson

Friday, March 25, 2016

Sooners send Aggies packing

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Jordan Woodard scored 22 points and Buddy Hield had 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead the second-seeded Oklahoma Sooners to a 77-63 romp over third-seeded and cold-shooting Texas ...
By Bernie Wilson

Monday, Aug 10, 2015

Chargers blast latest stadium proposal

SAN DIEGO - The city and county's updated plans for a new $1.1 billion stadium were immediately trashed by the Chargers, making it look increasingly doubtful the issue can be solved by City Hall's ...
By Bernie Wilson

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Braves trade Kimbrel, Upton to Padres

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres have pulled off another blockbuster trade, acquiring closer Craig Kimbrel and outfielder Melvin Upton from the Atlanta Braves for outfielders Carlos Quentin and ...
By Bernie Wilson

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Wells returns to coach his alma mater

Eight seasons after throwing his last big league pitch, David Wells is now head coach at his alma mater, which he pitched to a city championship 33 years ago.
By Bernie Wilson

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

San Diego Padres shore up their offense

In a dizzying series of trades in just more than a week, new San Diego Padres general manager A.J. Preller has revamped the worst offense in the major leagues by adding Matt Kemp, Wil Myers, ...
By Bernie Wilson

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014

Bermuda chosen to play host to 2017 America's Cup

The America's Cup is going offshore, to a British territory that sits at the northern tip of the Bermuda Triangle.
By Bernie Wilson

Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014

Sailors rescued after abandoning grounded boat

Nine crewmen from Team Vestas Wind were rescued after abandoning their 65-foot sloop that ran aground on a reef off Mauritius in the Indian Ocean during the Volvo Ocean Race.
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
 
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