DAILY LINKS: Padres in talks to bring back Jake Peavy

AUDIO: John David Wicker: “If There Is An NFL Stadium In Mission Valley We Want To Be A Part Of That”
SDSU AD John David Wicker joined Scott and BR to talk about the win at the Las Vegas Bowl, next year’s attractive home schedule for the football team, why he only sees playing SDSU in Mission Valley and what role they will have in stadium negotiations.

Security guard taped masturbating at Chargers game fired – 10 News
Elite Security has fired the security guard seen masturbating only feet away from San Diego Chargers cheerleaders at Sunday’s game against the Oakland Raiders at Qualcomm Stadium.

Ironically, the security firm cited “privacy laws” in not releasing the man’s name but it has opened a formal investigation into the incident.

San Diego Police Department has also started an investigation.

AUDIO: Lee Jenkins “The San Diego Sports Curse Is The People Who Have Been In Charge”
SI’s Lee Jenkins on the lovable Craig Sager and dealing with another use of Chargers futility and leaks on Los Angeles.

Padres exploring potential reunion with Jake Peavy – San Diego Union-Tribune
Sources said the club has had discussions with Jake Peavy, the free-agent right-hander who began his career in San Diego and won the 2007 National League Cy Young Award here.

Peavy, 35, is coming off a down season — after the San Francisco Giants demoted him to the bullpen in August, he finished with a career-high 5.54 ERA over 31 games (21 starts) — and could be a fit on a one-year deal.

Padres re-sign Richard, finalize Chacin deal – MLB.com
The Padres’ starting rotation received a much-needed boost Tuesday, as the club announced one-year deals for Jhoulys Chacin and Clayton Richard.

Both pitchers appear to be early favorites to win starting jobs in a wide-open rotation race.

Casey Hayward Named to 2017 Pro Bowl – Chargers.com
The NFL announced on Tuesday that Casey Hayward, who leads the league with seven interceptions, will represent the AFC this January. While the cornerback is the only Bolt named to the Pro Bowl, there is a chance he won’t be alone in Orlando as four other Chargers were honored as alternates including Philip Rivers (2nd), Antonio Gates (3rd), Melvin Gordon (3rd) and Joey Bosa (4th).

AUDIO: Peter King: “I Would Rather Be In A VASTLY Refurbished Qualcomm Stadium…Than Be In The Los Angeles Area. There Just Isn’t A Fan Base.”
NFL insider Peter King joins Dan for his weekly segment where he gives us the latest scoop on everything he’s hearing around the NFL, especially how it pertains to the San Diego Chargers.

VIDEO: Don’t Panic, Gulls Fans
Craig Elsten breaks down the Gulls recent struggles during their five-game losing streak, and why there is reason for optimism when San Diego returns from the Holiday break.

Iowa storms off court in chippy ending to win over North Dakota – USA Today
As if the first 39 minutes of Tuesday’s basketball weren’t ugly enough, things really took a turn in the final minute.

Iowa beat North Dakota 84-73 before an announced crowd of 11,099 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena, then beat a hasty exit to the locker room rather than stick around to shake hands and exchange niceties.

DeMarcus Cousins rips officials, Meyers Leonard after 55-point game – Sports Illustrated
There’s only one NBA player who could draw a $50,000 fine, issue an apology/non-apology, score 55 points and grab 13 rebounds, get ejected for spitting out his mouthguard, sprint to the locker room, mysteriously get un-ejected, make a game-winning defensive play and then rip into both the officials and his opponent during a must-see postgame interview … all in the course of a single day.

That man is DeMarcus Cousins.


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