Tony Gwynn passes away at 54, Spurs are NBA Champs, USMNT opens play Monday’s Jared Cohen and Greg Esposito filled in for Brad today on a busy sports Monday. Both are stunned and saddened by the passing of Tony Gwynn. Both believe “Mr. Padre” will be known just as much for the great person he was off the field as he was the phenomenal player on it. The Spurs are the NBA champions and Espo says it’s time for all fans, including those of the Suns, show some respect to one of the most selfless teams in NBA history. columnist Paola Boivin (25:04 on podcast) shared her fondest memories of Gwynn, Tim Duncan’s legacy and why people love or hate the World Cup.