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Franklin Returns, Rivers On Clay Matthews, Jason Verrett On Aaron Rodgers – Mighty 1090
On Wednesday, Philip Rivers discussed his admiration for the multi-dimensional Clay Matthews and cornerback Jason Verrett weighs in on the dangerous Aaron Rodgers and Packers wide receiver group.

Report: Official suspended by NFL after Steelers-Chargers clock error – Sports Illustrated
The NFL has reportedly suspended side judge Rob Vernatchi for failing to notice a mistake on the official game clock during Monday’s game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the San Diego Chargers, Pro Football Talk reports.

Vernatchi has been suspended for one week without pay, and will likely file a grievance.

Aztecs get back four suspended players – San Diego Union-Tribune
San Diego State expects a boost on the offensive line, at linebacker and on special teams this week with the return of four players who were suspended the first six games of the season. Senior offensive lineman Darrell Greene, sophomore linebacker Fred Melifonwu and sophomore cornerbacks Billy Vaughn Jr. and Derek Babiash all return for Saturday night’s Mountain West game at San Jose State.

Antonio Gates On 100th TD, Return To The Chargers And Preparing For The Packers – Mighty 1090 (audio)
The future Hall of Fame TE talks with Darren Smith about his first game back from suspension, scoring 100 TDs, and what he expects to see in Green Bay this weekend.

Here’s everything that happened in the historically bizarre 7th inning of the Blue Jays-Rangers Game 5 – SB Nation
If you missed it, it was the strangest and most entertaining inning baseball has produced in a very long time. If you didn’t miss it, you know you want to re-live it.

FBI, Justice Department Investigating Daily Fantasy Sports Business Model – Wall Street Journal
If you’ve been making money on FanDuel or DraftKings, the Justice Department and FBI (probably) wants to talk to you.

 

Make sure to get your tickets to tomorrow night’s San Diego Gulls game, when the team will honor the NHL’s first black player, Willie O’Ree!

 

Big Contracts Aren’t Paying Out For Tom Telesco – Mighty 1090
In year three with the San Diego Chargers, it is time to look back at all of the moves Tom Telesco has made as the team’s General Manager and ask if the team is better or worse than when he took it over.

Mountain West might move conference tournament – San Diego Union-Tribune
Steve Fisher has long been a proponent of moving the Mountain West tournament away from the home arena for UNLV, and it sounds like he may soon get his wish.

Former USC coach Steve Sarkisian breaks silence during ‘difficult time’ – USA Today
Good luck on your path to recovery, coach.

Chargers Report: Rivers On Scoring Against The Packers; Verrett’s Got Confidence; Plus, Injury Update – Mighty 1090 (video)
Working on a short week, how healthy will the Chargers be when they take on the Green Bay Packers on Sunday at Lambeau Field?

Between the bright lights and darkness, Lamar Odom is burdened with his own ‘True Hollywood Story’ – Yahoo! Sports
An interesting look at the life of NBA star Lamar Odom, who is fighting for his life in Nevada after having his life spin out of control.

Mexico Completes The Sweep Leaving The USMNT With Questions – Mighty 1090 (audio)
What now for the U.S. Men’s National Team? Have they improved or gotten worse? What’s the future look like with Klinsmann?

Oscar Pistorius to be released from prison into house arrest on Oct. 20 – USA Today
The South Africa parole board announced Oscar Pistorius will be released from prison into house arrest on Oct. 20 after serving one year of a five-year sentence for the shooting death of his girlfriend.

The former Paralympic runner was convicted of killing Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day in 2013. Pistorius, who said he mistook his girlfriend for an intruder, was found guilty of culpable homicide after a trial.

2015 Padres Season Review & Offseason Preview – Mighty 1090 (audio)
In this episode, Craig Elsten and John Gennaro review the San Diego Padres 2015 season, including the whirlwird of offseason trades that A.J. Preller made before the season and how they played out. Then, they preview the team’s managerial search and the upcoming free agency, as well as picking out trades that they would make to try and turn around the direction of the organization.

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