San Diegans vote on Chargers stadium today

Qualcomm Stadium sits nearly empty as fans file in before the game between the San Diego Chargers and the Jacksonville Jaguars in their NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

SD gets to vote — but NFL will control narrative
A super-majority — two-thirds approval — is needed for “C” to pass.

Then again, the California Supreme Court could rule after the fact that only a simple majority is required on “C” or future stadium measure likes this one. The Supremes have fooled legal experts in other instances.

AUDIO: Mayor Kevin Faulconer: “It’s Important That We Protect The Taxpayers AND Keep The Team Here”
Mayor Faulconer joins Kevin Acee on the night before the election to discuss all things Measure C.

San Diego should say no to public money for new Chargers stadium – USA Today
Yes, the Chargers may bolt, as the franchise already has been given permission to move to Los Angeles . But unlike the NFL, the spectacular parks, zoo and beaches that make San Diego a world-class city will never threaten to leave.

In a locker room that’s in a stadium based in a key swing state, the Panthers talk politics – Sports Illustrated
The Carolina Panthers have been talking about the election in their locker room in Charlotte throughout the 2016 presidential race. And guess what? They’re just as exhausted as the rest of us.

AUDIO: Corey Liuget On Important Win For Chargers & A Big Day For Melvin Gordon
Chargers DT Corey Liuget on why it was such an important win over the Titans, how the defense has found a way despite all the injuries and the first round talent of Melvin Gordon.

VIDEO: Dan & Joe – Gordon, Gates Help Chargers Keep Season Alive
Dan Sileo and Joe Tutino break down the Chargers 43-35 win over the Titans, Melvin Gordon’s monster game, and why Antonio Gates played his best football since 2010.

AUDIO: Kyle Emanuel: “I Had To Learn A New Position And I Had To Know That I’d Make A Few Mistakes”
Chargers linebacker Kyle Emanuel talks about the transition he was asked to make on defense due to injuries, how the team is feeling after their win over the Titans, and more.

Padres attempting Cubs-like rebuild, with some caveats – San Diego Union-Tribune
These days, the Padres have little doubt regarding their best course of action. Beginning with the trades of last winter, they’ve abandoned their failed 2015 push and shifted their focus; amassing young talent has become the primary objective.

The same goal, more than one observer has noted, belonged to this year’s champions. Ending a 108-year drought, the Cubs reaped the benefits of a prolonged rebuild.

Seahawks-Bills game descends into madness after referees botch multiple penalty calls – For The Win
A year after the batted ball incident against the Lions and four years after the Fail Mary, we had yet another officiating disaster in Seattle at the end of the first half of the Bills-Seahawks game.

Stephen Curry Hits NBA Record 13 Three-Pointers vs. Pelicans – Sports Illustrated
After going 0-10 in his last outing, Warriors guard Stephen Curry broke the NBA record for three’s made in a single game with 13 against the New Orleans Pelicans.

 

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