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Padres Lose To Reds 7-3; Meet LHP Marc Rzepczynski – Mighty 1090
Annie Heilbrunn recaps the Padres’ loss to the Reds, which kept them from getting the sweep at home, and then profiles newly-acquired LHP Mark Rzepcynski.

Spangenberg nearing return from DL – San Diego Union-Tribune
Cory Spangenberg’s lengthy stay on the disabled list appears to be nearing conclusion. Where Spangenberg will play upon his return will be of interest. He’s started 38 games this season at second and seven at third, but Solarte and Gyorko have been among the team’s best hitters of late at those positions.

Cowboys vs. Chargers: What To Watch For – Mighty 1090
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VIDEO: Philip Rivers On Fluker At Right Guard, WR Depth & Preparing For Football During Uncertainty
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Lack of resolution for Rivers expected, surprising – San Diego Union-Tribune
We knew it would get to this point, that a contract extension between Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers almost certainly wouldn’t get done. It is still confounding.

31 years ago, the Braves and Padres had the greatest brawl ever – Sporting News
Each Aug. 12, fans of the Braves and Padres pause to reflect. To remember a Sunday afternoon 31 years ago when baseball took a back seat to UFC-style action. Balls were thrown. Fists were thrown. Beer was thrown. It was Aug. 12, 1984: The greatest brawl in the history of baseball.

VIDEO: Road To Sunday – Cowboys vs. Chargers Preview
Joe Tutino & Jay Paris break down the Chargers upcoming preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys and tell you what to look for.

STADIUM TALK: Is Jerry Jones San Diego’s Savior? – Bolts from the Blue
Find out how Jerry Jones may have swayed the other NFL owners during last week’s NFL Owners’ Meeting to support Stan Kroenke’s Inglewood project over the Carson stadium project.

Ryan Carrethers “It’s All Coming To Fruition.” – Mighty 1090
Get ready, Chargers fans. Second-year defensive lineman Ryan Carrethers is ready to make the leap and is fighting for a chance to start for the San Diego defense.

To NFL, San Diego stadium offer looks thin – San Diego Union-Tribune
In unveiling San Diego’s initial offer Monday to build a Chargers stadium, Mayor Kevin Faulconer stressed that it was a good deal for taxpayers. He’s right, which is why the idea is very probably doomed; more useful as a local political document than an enticing offer to the NFL.

Preller Preaches Staying The Course For The Padres – Mighty 1090
Jay Paris talks with A.J. Preller, who is still happy with the roster he’s put together in San Diego and feels as though he has built a strong foundation for the future.

Olympic Committee, Los Angeles move forward with discussions for 2024 bid
The U.S. Olympic Committee has not selected Los Angeles as its bid city for the 2024 Olympics – yet – but its board decided in a meeting Wednesday to move forward with discussions with the two-time host.

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Darren Smith and Jordan Carruth break down the first week of the English Premier League and discuss what to look for this weekend.

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