8/5 TMM: County OKs $500k more towards San Diego stadium

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Cashner steady but Padres’ bats quiet vs. Crew – Padres.com
Jimmy Nelson scattered three singles over 6 2/3 strong innings and the Brewers snapped a six-game losing streak with a 4-1 win over the Padres on Tuesday at Miller Park.

SDSU Aztecs Are Dressed For Success – Mighty 1090
The SDSU football team has new, very stylish, uniforms and a fairly easy schedule to go along with their strong roster and their talented coach. How far can they go this season?

County OKs $500K more for stadium – San Diego Union-Tribune
County Supervisors bolstered San Diego’s efforts to build a new Chargers stadium on Tuesday by approving $500,000 for attorneys and financial consultants that will be needed if negotiations resume with the team.

Chargers WR Stevie Johnson Is Stepping It Up In San Diego – Mighty 1090
Veteran WR Stevie Johnson signed with the Chargers in the offseason because he wanted to play for Philip Rivers. In just the first week of Training Camp, he’s already relishing the opportunity.

Jedd Gyorko: Power, Patience, and Playing – Padres Public
The cost of a win on the free agent market is something like $6-7 mil, and increasing like crazy. So even if Gyorko performs as merely a below average second baseman, his contract is so small it’s a bargain over the next few years.

VIDEO: Orlando Franklin On Personality Of Chargers Oline – Mighty 1090
Chargers left guard Orlando Franklin on the personality of the offensive line, why they can be as good “as they want to be” and getting to know Philip Rivers.

Is Lucchino the right man for Chargers? – San Diego Union-Tribune
Even if the Chargers were impressed by what Lucchino helped to get done in San Diego, where voters in 1998 approved funding that would pump $300 million toward a downtown ballpark, Lucchino’s approach of consensus-building isn’t the NFL’s way.

Five most significant excerpts from Tom Brady’s appeal hearing – FOX Sports
FOX Sports 1 NFL Insider Mike Garafolo combed through almost 500 pages of legal mumbo jumbo to pull out the five most significant excerpts and exchanges in the Tom Brady Deflategate appeal hearing.

Chargers, Raiders spend almost $900,000 on stadium ballot measure – L.A. Times
The San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders invested almost $900,000 in a ballot initiative to fast-track their proposed stadium in Carson, according to campaign finance reports filed Monday.

That’s about half the amount spent for a similar approval by the rival stadium project in Inglewood backed by St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke.

The logic of a Rivers-Chargers deal – San Diego Union-Tribune
The Chargers seem to have less leverage than their quarterback. They have no potential franchise passer behind him. If a deal doesn’t get done and they have another typical season with Rivers as the starter, the 9-10 victories would put them deep in the draft order, a tough, though not impossible, place to find a potential franchise quarterback.

How baseball’s tech team built the future of television – The Verge
Today, BAM cemented its status as one of the most important players at the intersection of sports, media, and technology, announcing that it will be powering the mobile, web, and television offerings from the National Hockey League. It’s the first time BAM has been fully embraced by another major league.

English Club Shuts Out Journalists With New Kind of Defense – New York Times
In recent years, professional sports teams, and even some prominent college programs in the United States, have moved to exploit the shifting media landscape by limiting access and using their own platforms to control — and tailor — messages they then deliver through team-approved media channels.



One thought on “8/5 TMM: County OKs $500k more towards San Diego stadium

  1. Jan

    Don’t know why they would trade our best closer to the Yankees. I get so mad at this organization. I don’t want to be à padre fan.still upset about bud black

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