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Giants' Sandoval socks Pads with 3 homers

Giants' Sandoval socks Pads with 3 homers

ESPN.com Updated Sep 4, 2013
Pablo Sandoval hit three homers and drove in six runs Wednesday as the San Francisco Giants in a 13-5 win over the San Diego Padres.
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  • Newest Chargers may be needed early

    Newest Chargers may be needed early

    signonsandiego.com Sep 4, 2013
    Linebacker additions expected to see a role on special teams.
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  • Panda's three HRs lead Giants' long-ball party

    Panda's three HRs lead Giants' long-ball party

    MLB.com Sep 4, 2013
    As the Giants were reminded in their 13-5 victory over the Padres on Wednesday, the long ball will always be the best "situational hit" there is. Pablo Sandoval went deep three times, and Brandon Crawford, Hunter Pence and Hector Sanchez also …
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  • Manti Te'o inches closer to playing

    Manti Te'o inches closer to playing

    Manti Te'o is closer to being ready for his NFL debut. However, the odds are still not great the San Diego Chargers’ inside linebacker will make it on time for Monday night's regular-season opener against visiting Houston. U-T San Diego reported that Te…
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  • Maybin to have surgery Friday on wrist

    Maybin to have surgery Friday on wrist

    MLB.com Sep 4, 2013
    After dealing with a troublesome right wrist for the past two seasons, Padres center fielder Cameron Maybin will have surgery on it Friday.
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  • Skip line, go online for trolley tickets

    Skip line, go online for trolley tickets

    signonsandiego.com Sep 4, 2013
    New app allows trolley riders to pay for fares to football games with smartphones.
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  • Bruised finger keeps Posey out vs. Padres

    Bruised finger keeps Posey out vs. Padres

    MLB.com Sep 4, 2013
    A day after he was hit in the throwing hand trying to block a pitch in the dirt, Giants catcher Buster Posey was out of the starting lineup Wednesday with a bruised ring finger and torn fingernail.
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  • Ranking the Chargers roster, 1-53

    Ranking the Chargers roster, 1-53

    signonsandiego.com Sep 4, 2013
    Offensive questions make those the most valuable players this year.
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  • BLOG: "Everything Matters"

    BLOG: "Everything Matters"

    chargers.com Sep 4, 2013
    Head Coach Mike McCoy and the Chargers are using the motto that "Everything Matters" as they head into the season.
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  • 9/4: Direct from the Locker Room

    9/4: Direct from the Locker Room

    chargers.com Sep 4, 2013
    Hear from Manti Te'o, Bront Bird, Philip Rivers, Kendall Reyes and Mike McCoy
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  • Tom Telesco Q&A: The Roster, Season Opener & More

    Tom Telesco Q&A: The Roster, Season Opener & More

    chargers.com Sep 4, 2013
    On the eve of the 2013 season, General Manager Tom Telesco opened up in an extensive interview.
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  • Padres edge Giants after Erlin's up-and-down night

    Padres edge Giants after Erlin's up-and-down night

    MLB.com Sep 4, 2013
    After Robbie Erlin allowed the Giants to tie the game Tuesday, Tim Stauffer and the rest of the bullpen were able to finish off San Francisco, as the Padres pushed ahead late on Chris Denorfia's RBI single for a 3-2 victory at Petco Park.
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  • Video - Sandoval's Three-Homer Game 00:31

    Sandoval's Three-Homer Game

    Sep 4
    Pablo Sandoval hit three homers for the second time in his career (the first coming in the 2012 World Series), leading the Giants to a 13-5 win over the Padres.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Texans-Chargers 00:49

    Inside Edge: Texans-Chargers

    Sep 4
    ESPN Insider Mike Sando delivers some key stats to help you decide a winner between Houston and San Diego
  • Video - Primetime Payoff: Week 1 01:14

    Primetime Payoff: Week 1

    Sep 4
    Cary Chow gets you ready for week 1 of Primetime Payoff

Sports Columnists

  • NBA -- There will never be another Gary Payton

    Sep 4
    The NBA may never see another player like Gary Payton, J.A. Adande writes
  • NBA -- Adam Silver and NBA's off-court conduct

    Sep 4
    Adam Silver's first order of business must be addressing the criminal activity afflicting the NBA, writes J.A. Adande.
  • Sources: Chris Mullin to join Sacramento Kings front office

    Sep 4
    Chris Mullin is joining the Sacramento Kings' front office, according to sources familiar with the team's plans.
  • J.J. Watt, Supercharged

    Sep 4
    HOUSTON—It would be easy to tell J.J. Watt he’s crazy if he weren’t so darn imposing. At 6-5 and a chiseled 288, he meets The MMQB’s editor-in-chief, Peter King, in a private spot outside the Texans’ locker room at Reliant Stadium … and proceeds to dish…