6/5 Morning Mighty: Have the Chargers given up on San Diego?

San Diego Chargers owner Dean Spanos

City Attorney Pushed to Gag the Mayor’s Stadium Task Force – Voice of San Diego
After breaking news on the Darren Smith show, and revealing what was in the long sought-after e-mails between the City Attorney, the Mayor’s office and the San Diego Chargers, Scott Lewis released the e-mails in full along with his analysis of the tenuous relationship between all parties.

Allegations Chargers quit stadium effort – San Diego Union-Tribune
Multiple sources have laid out a pattern of behavior by the Chargers that has led them to believe the team initially tried to dupe Mayor Kevin Faulconer into thinking time was not of the essence. Essentially, those sources believe, Chargers special counsel Mark Fabiani was trying to lull Faulconer to sleep while the Chargers worked on slipping out of town.

As good as LeBron James was, he wasn’t good enough – USA Today
LeBron James played an incredible game to start the NBA Finals, but the Golden State Warriors played better as a team and won in Overtime with depth. Once Kyrie Irving went down, with what looked like a serious knee injury, James couldn’t do enough to keep up with Golden State.

Chargers Rookies Make Debut at Petco
San Diego Chargers rookies Melvin Gordon, Denzel Perryman, and Craig Mager talk about what it was like to throw out the first pitch in front of tens of thousands of San Diego Padres fans on Wednesday night.

2015 MLB Mock Draft: Swanson leads parade of Vanderbilt players in top 10 – Sports Illustrated
It’s a good idea to be prepared for the MLB Draft on Monday, but you won’t find the Padres in any mock drafts. They don’t have a selection until pick #51.

Home Run Trajectories and Pitchers – Beyond the Box Score
Here’s something fun for a Friday: Would it be possible for a pitcher to catch a line drive that would have otherwise landed in the outfield seats for a home run? (Maybe!)

MLB Draft 2015: Padres farm/minor league depth – Gaslamp Ball
Ahead of the MLB Draft on Monday, Gaslamp Ball reviews each position group at each minor league level to determine the strengths and weaknesses of the San Diego Padres’ farm system.

 

Voice of San Diego’s CEO and Editor-in-Chief, Scott Lewis fought for emails between the City of San Diego, Chargers and the Mayor’s office to be released. On Thursday, his hard work paid off. Lewis talked with Marty Caswell regarding what the emails reveal about the acrimonious stadium negotiations.

 

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