5/1 Morning Mighty: Chargers draft Wisconsin RB Melvin Gordon

Melvin Gordon

Chargers Trade Up For RB Melvin Gordon – Mighty 1090
The Chargers paid a hefty price to move up two spots in the first round, but they got in return a playmaker to help balance the offense.

Melvin Gordon “It Was Meant To Be.” – Mighty 1090
Nobody was more excited to hear the Chargers drafting Melvin Gordon than the player himself. With recent connections to San Diego and LaDainian Tomlinson, Gordon felt like it was his destiny to wear blue and gold.

Chargers Don’t Run From Chance Of Drafting Gordon – Mighty 1090
Chargers GM Tom Telesco had targeted Melvin Gordon from the very beginning, and was willing to do whatever it took to get his guy.

Rockies continue trip vs. suddenly slumping Padres – MLB.com
The Padres will be looking to turn around their recent string of losses against the Rockies this weekend, starting with a game at Petco Park tonight.

Clippers outlast Spurs in another thriller, force Game 7
We’re still only in the first round of the NBA Playoffs, but already the drama is in full effect.
 

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