Chargers make waves with O.C. practice facility

San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers

Tune in to The Mighty 1090 today to hear Darren Smith, Marty Caswell, Scott Kaplan, and Billy Ray Smith broadcasting live from the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines Golf Course.

Chargers submit plans for O.C. facility – San Diego Union-Tribune
The San Diego Chargers announced yesterday that they had acquired 5 acres of land for a temporary team facility and practice fields in Orange County, just in case they decide to move to Los Angeles in the next month and a half.

If Chargers move here, it seems likely they’d be Stan Kroenke’s tenant – Los Angeles Times
The San Diego Chargers have insisted for nearly a year that they wanted to be an equal partner in a Los Angeles stadium were they to move north. But if they choose to relocate, there is a strong likelihood that it will be as a tenant paying $1 per year to play in Rams owner Stan Kroenke’s planned Inglewood stadium.

A deal between the Chargers and Rams seems inevitable, but an agreement doesn’t guarantee that the Chargers will play in L.A. for the 2016 season — or ever.

Andrew Brandt On Why It Appears More Likely The Chargers Will Be In San Diego In 2016 – Mighty 1090 (audio)
ESPN’s Andrew Brandt explains to Darren Smith why there’s a shift in the winds when it comes to Chargers to LA, why Stan Kroenke would prefer to be the sole tenant, and why the Chargers could negotiate with San Diego after reaching a deal with the Rams.

World Renowned Architect: Qualcomm Stadium can be renovated –
Dan Meis, a world-renowned architect who has designed sports facilities such as The Staples Center, Safeco Field, and Paul Brown Stadium, said in an interview that an NFL team could renovate Qualcomm Stadium back to being a Super Bowl stadium with about half of what it would cost to build a new one.

1/28 Crossover At The Farmers Insurance Open: Darren and Scott and BR talking all things San Diego sports and their usual shenanigans during the Crossover at the Farmers Insurance Open!


Padres acquire lefty Seidenberger –
The Padres added another left-handed pitcher this offseason when they acquired Trevor Seidenberger from the Brewers on Thursday for outfielder Rymer Liriano.

DJ Gay: “SDSU Is On A Roll Right Now, That’s What They Need Heading Into UNLV” – Mighty 1090 (audio)
Former Aztec and now Fox Sports SD analyst DJ Gay joined Scott and BR to talk about SDSU 8 game win streak, he talks about how well Trey Kell has been playing, Winston Shepard’s missed FT’s and he looks ahead to the game vs UNLV.

UCSD Students Will Decide School’s Division I Fate – KPBS
The UCSD Tritons are one vote away from moving towards being a Division I athletics school. The move would requite a raise in tuition, which means the studio body has to vote on it. Students rejected similar proposals to move to Division I in 2004 and 2012.

Gulls In Flight #14: Stefan Noesen – Mighty 1090 (audio)
In this week’s Gulls In Flight podcast, San Diego Gulls’ play-by-play commentator Craig Elsten is joined by Stefan Noesen, a young man who has already been forced to face adversity early in his professional career.

A Guy Like Me – The Players’ Tribune
If you read one thing today, let it be John Scott’s story of making the NHL All-Star Team, only to have the league try to push him out of the game because of his style of play.


Sign up to get the Morning Mighty delivered straight to your inbox every morning!



Recently in Morning Mighty

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck give shis hand signals at the line scrimmage during the first half of an NFL football game against the San Diego Chargers Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Chargers are underdogs against the Colts

The Chargers are likely heading to Indianapolis without Antonio Gates or Joey Bosa, the Padres show off their top prospects at Petco Park, Michael Jordan makes a statement on the protests in Charlotte, Landon Donovan’s future with the L.A. Galaxy (again), and more.

San Diego Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa looks on from the sidelines as the Chargers play the Jacksonville Jaguars during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

Joey Bosa begins practicing again after injury

Donnel Pumphrey starts to get national attention for his Heisman candidacy, the Chargers finally see their 1st Round pick practice in pads, the Padres see the future of their team on the field today, players and coaches show their support for Colin Kaepernick, and more.

World Team's Manuel Margot, of the San Diego Padres, takes a home run away from U.S. Team's Carson Kelly, of the St. Louis Cardinals, during the sixth inning of the All-Star Futures baseball game, Sunday, July 10, 2016, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Padres call-up 4 highly-touted prospects from El Paso

The San Diego Chargers find a temporary replacement for Danny Woodhead, the San Diego Padres finally call up their best prospects after El Paso loses the PCL Championship, the mastermind behind the Chicago Cubs, one downtown business owner is unhappy about the Chargers’ stadium plans, and more.

San Diego Chargers running back Danny Woodhead, left, is brought down by Jacksonville Jaguars outside linebacker Telvin Smith (50) during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

Woodhead done for the year with torn ACL

The Chargers prepare for life without Danny Woodhead, Wil Myers breaks a Petco Park record for the Padres, Donnell Pumphrey’s Heisman chase puts San Diego State on the map, and more.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,