Chargers, Rams begin negotiations

San Diego Chargers owner Dean Spanos

Chargers, Rams begin negotiations – San Diego Union-Tribune
The San Diego Chargers and Los Angeles Rams met on Monday to begin negotiations for the Chargers to join the Rams in L.A. However, neither Dean Spanos nor Stan Kroenke were at the meeting, and a second meeting has not been scheduled. Perhaps the first meeting did not go very well?

Justin Upton signs 5-year, $132.75 million deal with the Tigers – Gaslamp Ball
Upton declined San Diego’s qualifying offer in November to become a free agent while making it clear to any interested teams that he wouldn’t accept anything less than a long-term offer. Since he signed with the Tigers, they give up their second overall pick and the Padres gain yet another compensatory in the 2016 Draft. That gives them a total of six out of the top 100 picks in the Draft this year.

J. Weeks signs Minor League deal with ST invite –
For the second time this month, the Padres agreed to a Minor League deal with an infielder who comes with big league experience.

A little more than two weeks after signing Adam Rosales, San Diego came to terms with Jemile Weeks on a contract with an invitation to Spring Training next month.

Aztecs Finding Rhythm, Now 5-0 In MWC: San Diego State looks to continue its unbeaten streak in MWC play Tuesday night against Fresno State at Viejas Arena.


Winston Shepard: “We Are Finally Coming Together” – Mighty 1090 (audio)
SDSU forward Winston Shepard joined Scott and BR to talk about the team’s 5 game winning streak, he tells them why he was able to handle his benching so well and the game vs Fresno St. tomorrow.

Ross’ rockets: Padres pitcher hits harder than he throws –
Of all the wonderful things we learned from Statcast™’s first season, perhaps nothing was more outstanding than this: Tyson Ross hits the ball harder, on average, than Yoenis Cespedes, Josh Donaldson or Paul Goldschmidt.

Yes: Really. Yes: That Tyson Ross. The pitcher.

The Next Level Of Managing NBA Player Minutes – The Cauldron
Scheduled rest days and minutes limits are old hat. NBA teams are now allocating playing time in more strategic ways, finding ways to both rest players and get the advantage on the floor at the same time.


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