Chargers’ proposed “convadium” comes under fire

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Bill Simmons, Tony Hawk rip Chargers owner Dean Spanos, Measure C – 10 News
On his HBO show “Any Given Wednesday” this week, host Bill Simmons devoted an entire segment to attacking Measure C, which if passed, would fund a Chargers stadium and Convention Center expansion in downtown San Diego.

VIDEO: Mind Your Own Business, Bill Simmons!
Scott Kaplan throws some serious shade at Bill Simmons for his ridiculous Chargers “Convadium” video with Tony Hawk.

A blown call in the final two minutes cost the Minnesota Lynx a WNBA title – SB Nation
A sideline jumper by Nneka Ogwumike with just over a minute to go in a decisive Game 5 to break a tie game shouldn’t have counted. But despite the ball leaving the MVP’s hands after the shot clock sounded, it did.

VIDEO: Darren & Marty On Chargers vs. Falcons, Casey Hayward On Bosa’s Impact On The Team
Darren Smith and Marty Caswell on if the Charger have a chance on the road versus the Atlanta Falcons, a boost to the secondary and why Casey Hayward says Joey Bosa has had an impact on the entire team.

AUDIO: Casey Hayward On Julio Jones & Choosing Chargers “I Knew This Team Could Be Really Good”
Chargers CB Casey Hayward on preparing for the dangerous Julio Jones, why the Chargers can turn it around and the early impact Joey Bosa has had on the defense.

5 Things to Watch: San Jose State at Aztecs – San Diego Union-Tribune
A victory over the Spartans would make SDSU bowl eligible, positioning the Aztecs for their school-record seventh straight bowl appearance. It would be the earliest SDSU has qualified during its streak since becoming bowl eligible in its eighth game in 2010.

SDSU moves closer to hiring new AD – San Diego Union-Tribune
Several sources said at least two finalists were contacted and told they are not the first choice, leaving former SDSU associate athletic director John David Wicker and — here’s where it gets wacky — possibly an unknown “mystery” candidate. But the sources also indicated negotiations were not finalized, potentially opening the door for someone else.

The NFL Always Had Access To The Josh Brown Documents – Deadspin
Even before yesterday’s release of documents by the sheriff’s office in King County, Wash. in which New York Giants kicker Josh Brown admits in his own words that he abused his then-wife Molly, there was very similar evidence in his divorce file—a publicly available document that anyone could get.

The Chargers Are the Best Worst Team in the NFL – The Ringer
In 2016, there hasn’t been much of a difference between a win and a loss. Through six weeks, we’ve seen more NFL games finish within one score (50) than in any other season since the turn of the century. And no team knows the volatility of results as well as the 2–4 Chargers, who, with one or two fewer blunders and a couple more balls bouncing their way, could be 6–0 at this point.

VIDEO: Road To Sunday – Time For Bolts To Win On Road
Joe Tutino & Jay Paris break down the Chargers road game vs the Atlanta Falcons, what the Bolts need to do to win, and why Melvin Gordon is key to a Chargers victory on Sunday.

The NBA will broadcast more than 25 games in VR this season – Recode
The league announced Thursday it will broadcast at least one game per week — a minimum of 25 games on the season — in virtual reality as part of a new, multi-year partnership between NBA Digital and VR production company NextVR.


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