11/11 TMM: Chargers/Raiders add Disney CEO to Carson Stadium Project

The potential site of a Carson NFL stadium for the Chargers and Raiders.

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Disney CEO Joins Carson Stadium Project
Read the full press release from Carson Holdings, LLC, announcing that Robert Iger will be taking a role as a Non-Executive Chairman with the group. In addition to his duties as President and CEO of the Walt Disney Corporation, Iger will be adding a big name and lots of weight to the Chargers’ and Raiders’ stadium project in Carson. Listen to Dan Sileo break the news on the Mighty 1090 this morning.

NFL looks to give San Diego another chance – San Diego Union-Tribune
Kevin Acee reports that Mark Davis, and possibly other NFL owners, have made it known that they would be willing to relocate to San Diego if they miss out on the chance to be in Los Angeles.

Skylar Spencer: I Want A National Championship (video)
Aztecs Senior forward Skylar Spencer sits down with Andrew Burer to talk about this year’s team, his new free-throw shot, and why he wants a National Championship more than ever.

Malcom Floyd has torn labrum, status TBD – San Diego Union-Tribune
Monday night’s game against the Chicago Bears could very well end up being the last time Malcom Floyd puts on a helmet, which would be a shame.

Chargers-Bears Hangover: Malcom Floyd, Coaching Changes & More:
Will anyone be fired over the bye week? How is Malcom Floyd doing? All that and more in this week’s Hangover!


After rehabilitation, the best of Michael Phelps may lie ahead – Sports Illustrated
An incredible piece of writing, detailing what has been going on with Olympic gold-medal winner Michael Phelps since he captivated the nation with his swimming.

San Diego Gulls To Host Military Appreciation Week
It’s Military Appreciation Week down at the Valley View Casino Center, and the Gulls are celebrating with camouflage uniforms, $2 beers, and a lot more. Get to a game tonight, Friday, or Saturday! Buy your tickets here.

Attorney General Tells DraftKings and FanDuel to Stop Taking Entries in New York – New York Times
Given the New York attorney general’s historic role as a consumer-protection advocate, legal experts said the action was likely to reverberate in other states where legislators and investigators are increasingly questioning whether the industry should operate unfettered by regulations that govern legalized gambling. In other words, this could be the end of one-day fantasy sites.

Squadcast: Should The Chargers Fire Tom Telesco? (audio)
During the bye week, Ben Higgins and John Gennaro got together to go over the 2.5 year resume of Tom Telesco as the GM of the San Diego Chargers to see if he should also be on the hot seat, along with Mike McCoy.



One thought on “11/11 TMM: Chargers/Raiders add Disney CEO to Carson Stadium Project

  1. Elucidated1

    This is what I was told this weekend by an estate planner in SD. You’ve probably already heard all of this.
    Alex Spanos has four children, Dean, Michael, Dea and Alexis. Apparently Dea and Alexis, the sisters, have pushed to sell the Chargers but Dean balked.

    Why would they want to sell or move to LA? The Spanos family is worried about significant estate taxes when Alex passes, so a move to LA would solidify their financial situation with estate tax hits.

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