10/28 TMM: Chargers, Mayor spar before NFL arrives

Proposed Mission Valley stadium for the San Diego Chargers

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Padres trim manager list, move past 1st stage – Padres.com
Reports have indicated that former Twin manager Ron Gardenhire and Pirates third base coach Rick Sofield have had second interviews with the San Diego Padres regarding their open manager’s position.

Faulconer, Fabiani Play Stadium Games Before NFL Arrives – Mighty 1090 (video)
Before the NFL arrives Wednesday evening for a town hall meeting with Chargers fans, Mayor Kevin Faulconer and the city of San Diego unveiled a new video of the proposed stadium in Mission Valley on Tuesday. Naturally, Chargers special counsel Mark Fabiani had something to say about it.

Is the Citizens’ Initiative a legitimate effort, or just another smokescreen? – Bolts from the Blue
A deep dive into Cory Briggs’ Citizens’ Initiative for a downtown stadium and convention center expansion shows that it may be even more than what it is being said to be.

Dick Enberg: “I Don’t Care If It’s Mission Valley Or Downtown I Just Want The Chargers In San Diego” – Mighty 1090 (audio)
Dick Enberg voiced the Mayor’s new video for the Mission Valley stadium, and he joined Scott and BR to explain why he decided to help the city in its efforts to keep the team in San Diego.

Royals’ win one of October’s most memorable games – USA Today
By early Wednesday morning, Game 1 of the World Series might be remembered simply for being one of the most memorable produced in October.

Where else can you have a game stopped by a TV power outage, the first World Series inside-the-park homer since 1929, an error that resurrected memories of Bill Buckner and a lights-out closer giving up a homer to the No. 8 hitter?

Antonio Gates “It’s Not Who We Are”, Orlando Franklin Frustrated With Another Injury – Mighty 1090 (video)
After three consecutive losses, the last one being a beatdown by a division rival that typically isn’t very good, the Chargers are obviously lost and looking for something to turn it all around.

World’s All-Time Leading Scorer Abby Wambach Announces Retirement – U.S. Soccer
Wambach, 35, will end a spectacular 15-year international career that began in September of 2001 at the age of 21 when she debuted against Germany. She currently has 252 caps, which is fifth all-time in U.S. history, and 184 goals, far and away the most scored by any man or woman in international soccer.

Is There Enough Accountability On Chargers Roster? – Mighty 1090
As he does each week, Andrew Burer goes through Mike McCoy’s press conference after the team’s loss to the Raiders and tries to read between the lines to tell you what the Chargers coach is actually saying.

Sepp Blatter says USA was supposed to host 2022 World Cup – SB Nation
Blatter also said that Switzerland is out to get him because they view him as primitive (because he eats with his hands), in case you were wondering if he got any less crazy since the last time he did an interview.

Gulls Return Home Bruised, Hungry For More – Mighty 1090
After losing their first game of their inaugural season, the Gulls are ready to get back on the ice in front of their home crowd. Get our there and support the Gulls on Friday and Saturday at the Valley View Casino Center!



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