Penn State University’s Beaver Stadium; Photo by Andrew Gearhart on Unsplash

Athletic departments around the country are bracing for revenue losses and other challenges that will likely impact college sports for many years to come

I hate to say it but the COVID-19 pandemic will have a sweeping and lasting impact on athletic departments nationwide. That’s not hyperbole. In fact, the jolt is already being felt due to the uncertainties surrounding upcoming fall sports seasons, which could lead to revenue losses on campuses nationwide. The…

The new “Aztec Stadium” is scheduled for completion in 2022; Photo credit: San Diego State

The new venue will play home to San Diego State football, international soccer, concerts, and tons of other events.

San Diego is America’s Finest City, except when it comes to its current football stadium. The multi-purpose facility that used to house the San Diego Chargers and the San Diego Padres (and still is the home to the San Diego State Aztecs’ Division I football program) was completed in 1967…

The Loose Cannons on XTRA 1360 Fox Sports San Diego (Left to Right: Me, Jon Schaeffer; Rich Ohrnberger; Steve Hartman)

For the first time in over a century, we’ve gone more than 100 days without major American professional sports in this country.

I’m an afternoon drive sports talk host on XTRA 1360 in San Diego — the longest running sports talk station in America’s Finest City. If you love sports, there’s nothing better than getting paid to talk about them for a living. Our days on the airwaves at XTRA are typically…

If you’re like most human beings, and you’ve always wanted to see a behind-the-scenes timelapse video of a complete field renovation, today’s your lucky day! This video was filmed over a two-week period in December and captured our entire field renovation process at Coca-Cola Park from start to finish. We threw in some compelling music and graphics and the finished product may just be the greatest field renovation timelapse video in American history (or at least top 5).

So click play, then sit back, relax and enjoy the show.

We know, we know. It’s only January 9th but let the record state that our Super Hero Nick Williams Bobblehead is the clubhouse leader for Bobblehead of the Year in 2017.

Why costume one of the top Phillies prospects in a super hero outfit for a bobblehead giveaway? Because Nick Williams made ‘out-of-this-world’ plays in the field night-in and night-out last year!

So, join us on Tuesday, May 2nd at Coca-Cola Park to grab one of these ultra-cool keepsakes and maybe (just maybe) you’ll get to see another super hero-like play from Williams in the field.

Want to see more 2017 promotions? Give us a follow Twitter, Instagram and Facebook as we’ll be making tons of exciting announcements throughout the month of January.

Jon Schaeffer

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