12/29 TMM: Weddle’s time with the Chargers ends ugly

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Weddle fined $10k for watching daughter’s halftime show – San Diego Union-Tribune
The San Diego Chargers front office dropped a bomb on their relationship with three-time Pro Bowler Eric Weddle, removing any chance of the star safety signing back with the team that drafted him when he becomes a free agent this offseason.

Mike McCoy And Antonio Gates On Eric Weddle’s Fine & What He’s Meant As A Teammate: Mike McCoy discussed the decision to fine Weddle and Antonio Gates spoke of how much Weddle has meant to the organization, and what he thinks of the fine.



What’s wrong with Malik Pope? – San Diego Union-Tribune

Pope’s struggles have been as mysterious as they are inexplicable, and fairly or unfairly for a 19-year-old sophomore who is playing his first full season of basketball in four years, he has become emblematic of an Aztecs team that, like him, seems to have lost its way. It’s become a common refrain among people inside and outside the program: What’s wrong with Malik?

Padres Build Farm Stockpile – Baseball America ($)
The Padres used their farm system last offseason to spur a “win now” push. Now, in the aftermath of their seventh losing season in eight years, they’re stockpiling a system in dire need of both prospect depth and impact talent.

BJ MacPhearson: “When The Gulls Won The Championship They Made It A Point To Give Me A Phone Call In The Locker Room Immediately After” – Mighty 1090 (audio)
Gulls color commentator BJ MacPhearson joins Craig and John to tell a small chunk of his amazing story of nearly dying on the ice as a member of the Gulls, and motivating the team to a championship.

Could MLS come to San Diego? – San Diego Union-Tribune
Former San Diego Padres owner John Moors is leading one of two groups investigating the prospects of owning a Major League Soccer club that would play in San Diego and that might solve the stadium conundrum facing San Diego State’s football team if or when the Chargers relocate to Los Angeles and Qualcomm Stadium is bulldozed.

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