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Sports & Fitness

Making changes

By Brian White | Fitness News Make one big change in each of the three places you spend the most time in 2017. Your workplace. With some proper cleaning and filing, everyone should be able to free up at least a half of a drawer to recreate their very own “health drawer.” This drawer is dedicated to you and your well-being; it should be filled with healthy snacks, non-toxic cleaning supplies, healthy condiments, water, teas and […]

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A difficult goodbye

Posted: December 25th, 2015 | Dugout Chatter, Featured, Sports & Fitness | No Comments

By Jeff Praught | Dugout Chatter While I realize with Jeff’s byline above you are probably expecting his words to follow here, but unfortunately that won’t be the case. Jeff — who has been at the helm of this column since Sept. 14, 2010 — tendered his resignation this week. Yep, after more than five years committed to a bi-weekly sports column, he’s done. So I’ll take it from here

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A standing ovation for #PressGateBruce

Posted: December 11th, 2015 | Columns, Dugout Chatter, Featured, Sports & Fitness | No Comments

By Jeff Praught | Dugout Chatter “Press Gate Bruce” is what we called him; awesome and funny and caring and friendly and unique is how we will all remember him. Friendly to everyone and memorable to all, the LGBT and professional sports communities in San Diego lost an amazing contributor when Bruce Ragland, just 55 years young, passed away on Nov. 24.

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GayBowl XV

Posted: October 16th, 2015 | Sports & Fitness, Top Story | No Comments

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The 15 th annual GayBowl was held over Columbus Day weekend, Oct. 9 – 11, hosted by the San Diego Polo Club at the Del Mar Polo Fields in Del Mar.

With 36 teams participating it was a very exciting weekend. Heading into the tournament as three-time national champs, the San Diego Bolts were looking to claim their fourth win on home turf, and win they did.

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Letting our ‘freak flags’ fly

Posted: October 2nd, 2015 | Features, Sports & Fitness, Top Story | No Comments

San Diego hosts 15th annual Gay Bowl

By Andrew Bergee | Special to Gay San Diego

Eric Reissner, team captain of the San Diego Bolts — a flag football team that has represented San Diego for the last several years during the annual Gay Bowl — is looking to clinch his fourth national championship. This year, however, he hopes to do it on his home turf as San Diego is playing host to the national championship series for the first time.

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‘Hoops’ play championship on new court

Posted: September 4th, 2015 | Columns, Dugout Chatter, Featured, Sports & Fitness | No Comments

By Jeff Praught | Dugout Chatter San Diego has a really cool LGBT basketball league, named SD Hoops, and it has been around since 1999. Of course, I am biased because I recently spent four years as commissioner of said league. I am happy to report that the group is doing just fine without me since I retired from that leadership role in March of this year and handed the keys to the younger and […]

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An inspirational Series

Posted: August 21st, 2015 | Dugout Chatter, Featured, Sports & Fitness | No Comments

By Jeff Praught | Dugout Chatter Mike Petracca For just the second time in seven years, I was unable to attend the softball World Series, held this year in Columbus, Ohio. I consider this to be the best sporting competition I have ever participated in, with thousands of athletes across the country embarking to the host city.

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Wanna play LGBT sports?

Posted: July 24th, 2015 | Dugout Chatter, Featured, Sports & Fitness | No Comments

By Jeff Praught | Dugout Chatter Tennis The San Diego Tennis Federation (SDTF), founded in 1983, is one of the largest LGBT tennis leagues in the nation with over 200 members. The popular organization provides ample opportunity for players to compete, or even just practice, with other players of varying skill level.

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