8/17 TMM: Philip Rivers signs extension with Chargers

San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers

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Padres’ offense blanked by Rusin in finale – Padres.com
You can’t win if you don’t score runs, and the Padres somehow found a way to not score at Coors Field yesterday.

Chargers, Philip Rivers strike extension – San Diego Union-Tribune
Philip Rivers got a lot of guaranteed money, but it will ensure that he spends at least the next five seasons as the starting QB of the Chargers.

The Beginning Of The End For Malcom Floyd – Mighty 1090
Malcom Floyd has just nine games left at Qualcomm Stadium, and maybe a playoff game, before he’ll be calling it a career and moving on. Watching the time tick down will be tough because Floyd is still playing fantastic football.

Sweetwater heads to Little League World Series – San Diego Union-Tribune
We’ve seen the celebration before. It gets no less awesome. We’re going again. Sweetwater Valley Little League advanced to the Little League World Series, and they’re taking all of San Diego with them.

Jason Day’s rise through professional golf is truly inspirational – For The Win
An incredible look at Adam Day’s rough childhood, and how he leaned on those times to overcome any and all challenges on the final day of the PGA Championship.

Brewers minor-leaguer makes baseball history by coming out publicly as gay – Milwaukee-Wisconson Journal Sentinel
David Denson, a minor-league baseball player that is in the Milwaukee Brewers’ organization, came out to his teammates (and the world) as homosexual last week without any sort of planning or any real fanfare. He was surprised as the positive reaction he received.

VIDEO: Recap Chat With Tom Telesco On Why Fluker Is At RG, Stevie Johnson On Chemistry With Rivers – Mighty 1090
Marty Caswell recaps a chat with had with Chargers GM Tom Telesco about Fluker’s role along the offensive line before talking with new Chargers WR Stevie Johnson about working with Philip Rivers.

Aztecs kicker is edgy, confident – San Diego Union-Tribune
SDSU kicker Donny Hageman might be the best kicked in school history. If he’s not, he certainly thinks that he is, and he would like the chance to challenge to be known as the best.

Sexual harassment toward female sports reporters is far too common – Sports Illustrated
You’ll be shocked to read what female sports reporters have to deal with to do their jobs and cover the same sports as their male counterparts.

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