12/7 TMM: SDSU headed for Hawai’i Bowl vs. Cincinnati

SDSU Aztecs pose with Mountain West Championship Trophy

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In what might be one of the last NFL games ever hosted by San Diego, the Chargers were easily hanlded by the Broncos to the tune of 17-3. The Mighty 1090 was there to cover it all:

 

Aztecs Top Air Force 27-24, Win MW Conference Title: San Diego State capped off a perfect season in MW Conference play with a 27-24 win over Air Force in the title game.

 

Aztecs To Take On Cincinnati In Hawai’i Bowl – Mighty 1090 (video)
Head Coach Rocky Long on playing Cincinnati in the Hawai’i Bowl, who will start at quarterback, and the disappointment of not playing a Power 5 team.

Mountain West commissioner Craig Thompson rails against bowl system – USA Today
The bowl system may be a good money-maker for the NCAA, but it’s not good for the fans and it’s not good for smaller conferences like the Mountain West. That’s why Craig Thompson has spoken out, calling college football’s bowl system “broken”.

Brutally Honest Steve Fisher Questions SDSU’s Effort In 53-48 Loss To USD (video) – Mighty 1090
Aztecs MBB head coach Steve Fisher questioned his team’s effort in a shocking 53-48 loss to USD in the city championship game at Petco Park.

Chargers quietly sign Tom Telesco to extension – San Diego Union-Tribune
The Chargers quietly signed General Manager Tom Telesco to a three-year extension before the season. Telesco’s contract originally was set to expire following the 2016 season. Instead, it will run through 2019. Perhaps more interesting than the extension itself is that the team chose not to announce the deal when it occurred.

Evaluations should lead to cleaning house for Chargers GM Tom Telesco – ESPN
Out with the old, in with the new. That should be San Diego Chargers general manager Tom Telesco’s motto as he watches the 2015 season wind down.

Chargers owe San Diego an apology – San Diego Union-Tribune
This organization has become unfathomable. Not only is it playing bad football, but its we-don’t-give-a-damn-about-you-off-the-field shenanigans have made no sense. Look, if they leave, they leave, but there’s no excuse to urinate on an entire city that has supported them for more than a half-century.

San Diego Should Fight Until End To Keep Chargers: Scott Kaplan says San Diego leadership must unite and fight until the very end to keep the Chargers.

 

Potential Carson project development land unavailable – NFL.com
A 200-acre plot of land adjacent to the Carson project put forth by the Raiders and Chargers for a possible move is now viewed as no longer available to them, according to sources briefed on their situation.

Padres look to get Myers ‘locked in’ at first – MLB.com
On Wednesday, the Padres dealt first baseman Alonso to the A’s, which, in essence, paved the way for Myers to slide over to first base, a position he had played just five games at as a professional before this past season.

Gulls Burned Late in 4-2 Loss to the Heat – SanDiegoGulls.com
This is just how things go in minor league hockey. The Gulls started out the season with an uber-talented bunch and racked up the wins quickly. Then, many of those players were called up to the Ducks, leading to a less-talented Gulls team trying to find its new identity mid-season. The Gulls have won just 2 of their last 10 games and don’t have another home game in San Diego until December 18th.

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