San Diego State Aztecs

Manti Te'o gives it another try

Manti Te’o was sturdy for Notre Dame.<p>In the NFL, where the athletes really are faster and stronger, the opposite occurred. Te’o’s body kept breaking …

NFL

College football 2017: Boise State has company at top of the Mountain West

There’s a famous story about <b>Kellen Moore</b> that goes like this:<p>During his first trip to Las Vegas while a Boise State quarterback – as one of the Broncos’ player representatives for Mountain West Conference media days – Moore arrived one day early, and during the evening before he was set to address …

College Football

Grace replaces Scherzer, Nationals beat Padres 7-1

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Matt Grace pitched 4 1/3 scoreless innings in place of injured Max Scherzer and Howie Kendrick hit a leadoff homer and drove in two runs to help the Washington Nationals beat the San Diego Padres 7-1 on Friday night.<p>Scherzer was scratched from his scheduled start and placed on the …

Baseball

Countdown to kickoff: Of Aztecs OL Joe Salcedo's return, Fan Fest — and bees

There are 14 days until San Diego State’s season opener Sept. 2 against UC Davis. Here’s a glance at a person, place and thing associated with the …

San Diego

Ranking 2017 college football nonconference strength of schedule

Our bowls expert looks at the toughest -- and weakest -- nonconference schedules in the nation<p>Among the factors that the College Football Playoff Selection Committee considers when they put together their rankings each week is strength of schedule. In fact, you could argue that strength of schedule …

College Football

The Al Borges Effect

The return of the once lauded Al Borges to the Plains has been one of the more intriguing aspects surrounding the 2017 season to me. I was admittedly …

College & University

Lincoln High's Norman Powell: the subtle superstar

It is on the T-shirts worn by the 120-odd kids at his free basketball camp. On the counselor’s red polos. On the banner hanging from the ceiling of …

San Diego

Boise State, Wyoming make the Mountain West Conference a little lopsided

There’s a definite tilt to the Mountain part of the Mountain West this season.<p>Boise State is Boise State. Wyoming has a credible NFL prospect at quarterback. Colorado State came on strong late last season and is experienced. Air Force and New Mexico have offensive systems that work, even if their …

College Football

Brees: L.A. move 'didn't have to happen'

The Los Angeles Chargers* are an oddity to Drew Brees. Like many San Diegans, the team’s relocation from San Diego bugged the quarterback and …

NFL

Each team's player with most to prove in NFL preseason Week 2

It goes without saying that Bears quarterback Mike Glennon needs to step up his game in the second game of the preseason. Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY …

NFL

America team: College football's best and brightest

Find out which of your favorite team's players are among the nation's best entering the 2017 season<p>Summer is coming to an end, and with the college football season is right around the corner, it is the perfect time to announce the 2017 CBS Sports Preseason All-America Team as voted on by our panel …

College Football

We're all itching for football, but San Diego State players have chickenpox

San Diego State's training camp has experienced an unexpected hiccup.<p>Three football players already have been confirmed to be infected by chickenpox …

MW

Amidst chickenpox outbreak, San Diego State cancels Monday practice

One of the odder stories of the college football summer camp season has taken yet another twist.<p>Over the weekend, it was reported that three playing …

College & University

SDSU gets another hoops commit: Jordan Campbell

Four summers ago, following his rookie season with the NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies, San Diego State alum Jamaal Franklin started a one-day free …

College & University

San Diego State cancels practice Monday amid chickenpox outbreak

Kent Horner / Getty Images Sport / Getty<p>Things are getting worse for San Diego State as the chickenpox outbreak that recently hit the team has jumped …

Sports

Coaching carousel shakes up Group of 5 pecking order

The coaching carousel could have an impact on which teams from outside the five major conferences have the most success this season.<p>Western Michigan …

College Football

Aztecs cancel Monday night's practice as chickenpox count grows to five players

San Diego State has postponed Monday night’s football practice in the midst of several chickenpox cases that has increased from three to five Aztecs …

College & University

Report: ASU's early season opponent dealing with chickenpox outbreak

Arizona State gets to stay home to prepare for their first two opponents to start the season.<p>The Sun Devils have a Week 1 matchup against New Mexico …

MW

SDSU cancels practice to try to quell chickenpox outbreak

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego State canceled Monday night's football practice to try to quell an outbreak of chickenpox among players.<p>The school said that would give workers time to clean and disinfect the weight room and locker room.<p>Practice is scheduled to resume Tuesday afternoon.<p>SDSU spokeswoman …

Sports

You name it: San Diego or Jack Murphy or Aztec Warrior or Don Coryell Stadium?

Naming This Stadium Will Take 15 Years Stadium.<p>A nod to how difficult it is to get things accomplished in this city, that tweet from @VocalMinoritySD …

San Diego

San Diego State battling chickenpox outbreak

It’s not unusual for football programs to be concerned with an infectious virus spreading through a locker room. The virus they’re almost always …

College & University

Counting Down the 10 Biggest Stories of the College Basketball Offseason

I don’t mean to alarm anyone, but it’s that time of year when “way-too-early top 25” college basketball pieces are now being replaced by just …

College Basketball

Four-star 2018 Arizona SF Timmy Allen has top five

After a big spring and summer on the AAU circuit, <b>Timmy Allen</b> is moving closer to a decision.<p>The 6-foot-6, 200-pound four-star small forward from Mesa …

College Basketball

Detroit Lions: An under-the-radar defender to watch

With several of their defensive lineman sidelined, here’s one Detroit Lions’ defender flying under-the-radar who’s worth watching in the coming …

NFL

SDSU eager to fill football gap left by Chargers' departure

SAN DIEGO (AP) — These are interesting times for San Diego State's football team.<p>The Chargers have bolted for the Los Angeles suburbs, leaving the Aztecs as the only major football team in town.<p>Beyond the next few seasons, the Aztecs aren't quite assured of having a place to play. The city is …

Sports

5 Players To Watch In Eagles Preseason Opener

<i>PHILADELPHIA (CBS) —</i> Eagles football is back.That’s the good news. The bad news? Preseason football isn’t really <i>football,</i> persay.Football back …

NFL

Fatherhood has been driving force in success of Eagles rookie Donnel Pumphrey

Donnel Pumphrey unexpectedly became a father at 17. His daughter has become the inspiration for his football success.

NFL

SDSU, Boise State expected to make run in Mountain West

SAN DIEGO (AP) — One week after the NFL’s Chargers announced they were relocating to Los Angeles, San Diego State gave a five-year contract extension …

College Football

Bahamas trip included in schedule for SDSU women's basketball

The San Diego State women’s basketball team went to Seton Hall and South Orange, N.J., for a winter basketball tournament last season.<p>This season, …

College Basketball

NCAA title odds: Oklahoma, UCLA among five best under-the-radar bets for 2017-18

Oklahoma and Texas A&M should bounce back into national relevance after down seasons<p>College hoops season is months away, but now is a good a time to start separating preseason contenders from pretenders before the season sneaks up -- when we have our heads turned, paying attention to the NFL and …

College Basketball