Chargers prepare for Titans while election looms near

San Diego Chargers president and CEO Dean Spanos, right, and son A.G. Spanos look on before the Chargers play the Jacksonville Jaguars in an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

AUDIO: Dean Spanos: “This Is Good For Everyone, If It Wasn’t It Would Be Hard To Stand Here Asking For 1 Billion For Just A Stadium”
Chargers Owner Dean Spanos and his Special Adviser Fred Maas joined Scott and BR to talk about Tuesday’s election, why the Mayor’s support has been important to their campaign, this weekends upcoming events promoting Yes on C and his thoughts on the people campaigning against them.

VIDEO: Looking At The Sites Of Measures C And D
Scott Kaplan takes a look at the sites involved in Measures C and D in downtown, the difference between the two, and he shows why a stadium in downtown would be awesome for San Diego.

AUDIO: Mayor Kevin Faulconer: “It’s Time To Do The Right Thing And Vote To Keep The Chargers Here”
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer joined Scott and BR to talk about the election on Tuesday, why he wants people to vote Yes on C and the opposition to the measure.

In Chicago, the final wait for a Cubs win mixes joy and sorrow – ESPN
CUBS FANS awoke Wednesday to one last wait, with little to do before Game 7 but think, about themselves and their families, about the people who’ve come and gone during these 108 years of failure. Hundreds found themselves drawn to Wrigley Field, where workers were already breaking down the concessions and cleaning out the freezers. Some people said they didn’t even mean to come. They started off on a trip to the store and ended up standing in front of the stadium’s long brick wall facing Waveland Avenue. Many wrote chalk notes to the dead. Some dedicated messages. This one’s for you, Dad.

AUDIO: Jed Hoyer On World Series “That Team Meeting Is Going To Be The Stuff Of Legend”
Cubs GM Jed Hoyer on the surreal emotions of winning the World Series, the “dark days” of Anthony Rizzo and why the rain-delay team meeting will be the stuff of legends.

Bartman ‘overjoyed’ by Cubs’ World Series win, won’t attend parade – Sports Illustrated
Bartman, of course, was mostly blamed for the Cubs’ collapse in Game 6 of the 2003 National League Championship Series against the Florida Marlins, when Cubs outfielder Moises Alou was deterred from his attempt to catch to a foul ball when Bartman and other fans reached for it.

Prospect Reports: San Diego Padres – FanGraphs
A nice, long look at what the San Diego Padres’ farm system looks like as the team prepares to head to the MLB Winter Meetings.

VIDEO: Scott & BR – The Links At Petco Park Round 2!
Scott & BR are back to play another round of The Links at Petco Park!

SDSU looks so-so in exhibition win vs UCSD – San Diego Union-Tribune
In many respects, it was what about you’d expect. Solid first half, sloppy second half. A 26-point lead moments into the second half that became 13, the closest margin in 11 all-time meetings between the schools. Flashes of brilliance followed by glimmering moments of promise followed by both freshmen having uncontested dunks blocked by the rim.

The much-maligned offense looked potent at times, the 53 first-half points representing more than the Aztecs scored in five entire games last season.

Kevin Durant Erupts Against Russell Westbrook’s Thunder – Sports Illustrated
The Kevin Durant vs. Russell Westbrook classic will have to wait as Durant and the Warriors demolished the Thunder in a convincing rout at Oracle.

VIDEO: Darren & Marty On Important Chargers Stretch & Depth Issues vs. Surging Titans
Darren Smith and Marty Caswell on why Philip Rivers says the next two games are very important and why the Chargers depth issues at wide receiver and inside linebacker will be tested as they face the talented, surging Tennessee Titans.

“Redshirt” year for Bolts rookie Tuerk pays off – San Diego Union-Tribune
The San Diego Chargers’ 3rd round draft pick is learning a lot from veterans Brandon Mebane and Matt Slauson, and preparing himself to take the starting Center job some time in the future.

VIDEO: Can The Chargers Save Their Season?
Joe Tutino and Jay Paris break down the Chargers upcoming matchup against the Tennessee Titans, and whether or not the Bolts can save their season.

Wizards And Caps Owner: I Suck Because D.C. Won’t Pay My Bills For Me – Deadspin
Here’s Ted Leonsis, majority owner of the Washington Capitals, the Washington Wizards, and the arena in which both those teams play their home games, D.C.’s Verizon Center, mewling to the Washington Post because he has to pay his own mortgage and building costs instead of passing them on to the taxpayers of the city

 

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