The numbers are finally working in San Diego’s favor with the COVID-19 case rate per 100,000 falling to a modified 10.8, well below the 14.0 needed to resume all youth outdoor sports, including full football practice.
Much credit for beach volleyball's explosive growth goes to former San Diego firefighter and local beach volleyball legend George Stepanof, who died Feb. 8 at age 84. Stepanof wrote the basic rules and created the player ranking system that remain in broad use.
A sign of the times on the UC San Diego campus is perhaps most evident when walking up to a vending machine. Potato chips and candy bars have been replaced by COVID-19 tests. “It’s free,” UCSD baseball coach Eric Newman said.
He was general manager of the North American Soccer League’s Tulsa Roughnecks, known for wild promotions and hyperbole, trying to sell the beautiful game to middle America in the 1970s. In later years he organized international games,
City of San Diego parks that had been closed since the onset of the Coronavirus pandemic began to re-open. As gyms stayed shutdown and tennis and basketball courts remained off-limits, people began to flock to the open-space areas to stay in shape.
Despite being designed primarily as a football-baseball palace, the Mission Valley stadium over the years became the leading motorsports venue in San Diego County. The field itself hosted motorcycle Supercrosses,