Is it time for the Chargers to make a change?

San Diego Chargers head coach Mike McCoy speaks during a news conference after an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016, in San Diego. The Saints won, 35-34. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

For McCoy, Chargers’ season following dire script – San Diego Union-Tribune
If the Chargers continue down this road, it is safe to wonder if the Spanos family will be compelled to drift from their established trend of waiting until after a full season is complete before ruling on a head coach’s long-term future. Kevin Gilbride in 1998 provided the last instance in which the family made a midseason move at the position.

AUDIO: Kevin Acee: “Mike McCoy Has Got To Go”
Our own Kevin Acee has plenty to say after the way the Chargers choked against the Saints.

The Chargers Are Unprecedented Late-Game Failures – FiveThirtyEight
On a per-game basis, the 2015-16 Chargers have lost more WPA in the fourth quarter or OT than any other team of the Super Bowl era did over a two-year stretch.

AUDIO: Hank Bauer: “There Is A Need For A Coaching Change. I Think There Is A Need For A Culture Change”
The Hammer worries about how the Chargers’ record impacts November’s vote and also the coaching of Mike McCoy.

Quarter season recap and grades – Bolts from the Blue
The San Diego Chargers are a quarter of the way through the 2016 season. How are they doing so far? Let’s take a look and grade them on their performance.

VIDEO: Dan & Joe – Time For A Coaching Change
Dan Sileo and Joe Tutino debate whether or not it’s time for the San Diego Chargers to fire their Head Coach, Mike McCoy, after a shocking come-from-ahead loss to the New Orleans Saints and a 1-3 start to the NFL season.

Yes on C, despite it all – San Diego Union-Tribune
If you want the Chargers to stay in San Diego, you should vote for their possibly convoluted, seemingly under-funded, no-chance-in-hell measure that will go before voters on Nov. 8.

AUDIO: Mayor Kevin Faulconer: “Chargers Are A Part Of Who We Are, I’m Going To Help Make Sure That’s The Case For Years To Come”
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer joined Scott and BR to talk about his endorsement of the Chargers Measure C, the agreements they made that led to him to endorse the plan, what plan B is if it doesn’t get the 2/3 vote and his thoughts on Mike McCoy.

VIDEO: Aztecs Basketball Has A ‘Point To Prove’
The Aztecs’ men’s basketball team held its first official practice of the season on Monday, and the players know that, after last year’s disappointing run in the NIT, they have a ‘point to prove’ this season.

Renfroe earns NL Player of Week nod – MLB.com
Hunter Renfroe’s first full week in the Majors culminated in the Padres’ 24-year-old outfielder earning the final National League Player of the Week Award of the 2016 season.

Renfroe, the club’s No. 3 prospect per MLBPipeline.com, hit .409/.409/.909 with three home runs and 13 RBIs in six games last week, helping lead San Diego to a series victory against the Dodgers.

Gulls preparing for Year Two – San Diego Union-Tribune
The Gulls opened preparations for their second American Hockey League season with a brisk two-hour training camp practice Monday morning at Poway Ice Arena. It’s a partial roster right now as many key Gulls are still practicing and playing preseason games with the club’s NHL big brother, the Anaheim Ducks, but coach Dallas Eakins sounds like a man who has broken in a new pair of skates and likes the feel.

Top 20 Padres Prospects 2016 – Padres Public
An in-depth look at the Top 20 prospects in the San Diego Padres farm system heading into the offseason.

CAS reduces Maria Sharapova’s ban to 15 months – USA Today
The Court of Arbitration for Sport reduced Maria Sharapova’s two-year suspension to 15 months, it announced in a decision on Tuesday.

The 29-year-old tennis star can return to play in April, making her eligible to compete in the French Open next year.

Report: Marlins fire Barry Bonds – Sports Illustrated
The Marlins have fired hitting coach Barry Bonds after one season, Jon Heyman of Today’s Knuckleball reports.

Bonds, MLB’s all-time leader in home runs, was hired back in Dec. 2015 to work under manager Don Mattingly. Under the 51-year-old’s watch, Miami ranked fourth in batting average at .263, and 13th in on-base percentage at .322. Despite those figures, the Marlins finished 27th in runs scored and missed the postseason.

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