12/16 TMM: Chargers Fans Speak Out Before Final Home Game

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Lee Jenkins On Growing Up A Chargers Fan, Emotions Of Team Leaving & Why They’ll Never Be Embraced In L.A. – Mighty 1090 (audio)
If you haven’t yet heard this interview from yesterday’s Darren Smith show, during which Sports Illustrated NBA writer Lee Jenkins discusses why he’s a fan of the San Diego Chargers and why he, a resident of Los Angeles, won’t root for the team if they move, you need to.

San Diego Chargers Fans Share Their Emotions & Thoughts On Home Finale & The Chargers Organization – Mighty 1090
Our own Marty Caswell, a native San Diegan and life-long Chargers fan, collected stories and pictures and opinions from the fanbase heading into what could be the last NFL game San Diego ever sees.

Shrigley still targeting January return – San Diego Union-Tribune

Matt Shrigley is still a few weeks, maybe a month, from live drills in practice and he can’t go hard for multiple days yet, but he’s also only 4½ months removed from ACL surgery that generally requires a minimum recovery of eight months. His target to pull on a jersey, admittedly ambitious, remains the end of the January, or midway through the 18-game Mountain West season.

Gimme All the Rule 5 Players, Too – Padres Public

An in-depth look at the four guys the San Diego Padres added to the roster via the Rule 5 Draft last week, followed by an analysis of if this is a wise strategy for the Padres to employ.

Antonio Gates “If This Our Last Game, I Want To Make It My Best Game, A Game To Remember”
: Chargers tight end Antonio Gates on the emotions of possibly the last game in San Diego.


Should the San Diego Chargers re-sign Antonio Gates? – Bolts from the Blue
From the prospective of the team and the player, a marriage between the San Diego Chargers and Antonio Gates after this season doesn’t make a ton of sense.

Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan announces immediate retirement – USA Today
Wisconsin men’s basketball coach Bo Ryan, the winningest coach in Badgers history who has taken the team to back-to-back Final Fours, is retiring. Ryan, whose decision is effective immediately, will be replaced on an interim basis by associate head coach Greg Gard, the school said.

Los Angeles Dodgers executive Erik Braverman comes out as gay to inspire youth – OutSports
Erik Braverman has been out in his private life for years, but has kept his sexual orientation from many in baseball. With MLB’s very public embrace of the LGBT community, Braverman wants youth to know they can be out in pro sports.



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