Category: XX 1090

Andy Enfield: “I’ve Been Preparing for This Day My Entire Life”

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Hot wife? Check. Become the story of the NCAA tournament with huge upsets? Check. Parlay that into a big-time coaching job at a major conference? Check. Former Florida Gulf Coast head coach Andy Enfield is living the dream right now. The former Wall Street worker captured the nation's attention in ...

HBO’s Jim Lampley Says Losing Floyd Mayweather to Showtime Isn’t a Happy Occasion, Doubts He Fights Six Times In 30 Months

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

When Floyd Mayweather Jr. does anything, it makes news. The announcement he made on February 19th could have a huge impact on boxing and on the remainder of the career for "Money May." The pound-for-pound king announced that he was leaving HBO for Showtime. Not just for one fight though. ...

Nate Kaeding Hopes to Write a New Chapter in His Career Away From San Diego

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Nate Kaeding was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in 2004, he was used with one of the picks in the draft day trade that sent Eli Manning to the Giants. Kaeding has only worn one jersey during his NFL career. That all changed last week. After landing on the ...

After Lighting up the Detroit Lions, Drew Brees and the Saints Prepare for Tough Road Test against Stout 49ers Defense

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Another week, another set of records set by Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints offense. After a fairly sluggish start that saw them trailing the Detroit Lions by three points heading into halftime, Brees and the Saints exploded offensively in the second half. By game's end, Brees had thrown ...

Philip Rivers on the Rumors of Panthers WR Steve Smith: “Any time you can add a player like that you’re all for it”

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

The NFL lockout is officially over and teams will be getting back to work this week. It figures to be a wild week as well. Teams will be looking to re-sign their own free agents, sign undrafted free agents, and also take a look at bringing in talent from outside ...

Mike Tyson on Old Self: “I wish I could be that guy just for reality television, I would be off the hook!

Monday, July 18th, 2011

Having now listened to four or five Mike Tyson interviews on various stations across the country this past few years, one thing sticks out -- the hosts always absolutely love the experience.  Tyson's first ever appearance on XX 1090 in San Diego is no different. Scott & BR, the station's ...

Bill Grier on Sports Betting Operation Charges Faced By Brandon Johnson and Other Torreros: “It just makes me sick.”

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

It's the worst nightmare of not just the school but the entire NCAA.  Brandon Johnson, a former University of San Diego star basketball player, as well as another former player and a former assistant coach were all charged with running a sports betting operation to fix the outcome ...

Cyd Zeigler Of OutSports.com Thinks Kobe Got Off Easy And Knows For A Fact There’s A Guy Guy Playing In The NBA

Friday, April 15th, 2011

On Thursday, we featured Kobe Bryant's fledgling attempt at an apology for barking out an anti-gay slur at NBA referee Bennie Adams during the Los Angeles Lakers' Tuesday night win over San Antonio. Bryant was fined $100,000 for the incident but was not suspended by the NBA. On Thursday, Cyd ...

Drew Brees Embracing Role As Leader of Players in Ongoing NFL Lockout

Monday, April 4th, 2011

The man needs no real introduction, so I'll instead just share this brief personal anecdote. My brother, whose one of my closest friends, a great guy, and a seasoned sports fan, calls Barry Bonds his favorite athlete. He chose him as a hero when he was a young kid, long ...

NFL Lockout and 2011 Draft News: Von Miller Is Under Tight Orders To Keep Quiet In My Humble Opinion

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

I don't envy the young man, that's for sure. 2011 NFL Draft hopeful Von Miller certainly could never have envisioned being in the situation he's in even just a short year ago. Miller, a versatile pass-rushing linebacker from  Texas A&M that is expected to go somewhere in the top-1o of ...