10/19 TMM: Chargers lose another close one

The last pass of the game for the Chargers against the Packers

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The San Diego Chargers sunk to 2-4 after failing to pull off the upset of the year against the Green Bay Packers, but Philip Rivers broke just about every single-game passing record the Chargers had, and we were there to cover it all:

 
Gulls Fans Excited For New Season – Mighty 1090 (video)
It’s great to have hockey back in San Diego, especially with the Gulls getting off to a 2-0 start in their first two games! Annie Heilbrunn traveled down to Friday’s game to talk to some of the fans.

Could Moises Alou emerge as a managing candidate in San Diego? – CBS Sports
Alou, a special adviser in the Padres’ player development, was always known as a heady player, and his father Felipe was a highly successful manager with the Expos and Giants. The Padres hired him for this role a year ago after first asking if he’d consider being the hitting coach. He turned that down.

Philip Rivers Rewrites Chargers’ Record Books – Chargers.com
Rivers set new Chargers records for completions (43), attempts (65) and passing yards (503). His 43 completions are tied for the second-most in NFL history behind Drew Bledsoe (45), while it was the first time in franchise history a quarterback eclipsed 500 yards.

Pumphrey powers San Diego State past San Jose State 30-7 – FOX Sports
Donnel Pumphrey had 207 yards from scrimmage and two touchdowns in San Diego State’s 30-7 victory over San Jose State on Saturday night. The Aztecs host Utah State on Friday night. The Aggies beat No. 21 Boise State 52-26 on Friday night and are the only other Mountain West team with an undefeated conference record.

Daniel Murphy casts mighty spell on Cubs in NLCS – USA Today
Daniel Murphy is the first player in history, according to the Elias Sports Bureau, to hit at least three postseason homers off pitchers with at least 15 victories and a sub-2.50 ERA during the regular season.

The Colts ran what may be the worst trick play in NFL history – SB Nation
Good effort out there, I guess.

Chase for the Sprint Cup: Three up, three down after Kansas – USA Today
The NASCAR playoff is here and young star Joey Logano is making some major moves during the most important races of the year.

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