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NFL Questions on L.A.: Who? How Many?

Lindsay H. Jones, USA Today

Chargers-Raiders Partnership Has Promise

Jason La Canfora, CBS Sports

Raiders, Charges Up the Ante in L.A.

Sam Farmer, Los Angeles Times

3-Team Deal Could Reshuffle QB Deck

Kenneth Arthur, Sports on Earth

For years, the idea of the NFL returning to Los Angeles was not much more than that — an idea. But as league owners departed the Ritz Carlton after two days of meetings here...(full article)

The joint stadium project between the Chargers and Raiders in Carson, Calif., continues to gain momentum and there was strong positive buzz about their plan coming out owners meeti...(full article)

In a move that adds muscle to their joint pursuit of a football stadium in Carson, the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders have hired a heavyweight in the world of NFL politics....(full article)

The Philip Rivers-to-Tennessee rumor has me scratching my head. Frankly, I'm stumped. I simply don't get it. I cannot comprehend it. I don't see the logic anywhere. So let me get t...(full article)

Philip Rivers to the … Tennessee Titans? It could happen. According to Bleacher Report's Jason Cole, Whisenhunt is keen on the Titans using the No. 2 pick in the NFL Draft as a ...(full article)

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Chargers Should Swallow Hard, Deal Rivers

Tom Telesco and Mike McCoy keep saying they want Philip Rivers to retire as a San Diego Charger. That may well happen, even if Rivers follows through on his stated intention to ...

Padres Owners Step to the Plate

Admit it, you’re still not sure about this one. The Padres’ final offseason splash has you scratching your head as much as it does pumping your fist. Yes, they added the well-c...

Padres Pay Too Much to Acquire Ace Closer

Opening Day may be at hand, but the Padres and Braves are dealing like it's still December. Three and a half months after completing a trade that sent Justin Upton to San Diego, th...

New Padre Kemp Leaves L.A. Rancor Behind

When he’s right in heart and mind, when his chest and shoulders are swollen with muscle, when he stands in the clubhouse and laughs at the little stuff, when the ball is c...

Many Moving Parts in NFL-to-L.A. Saga

Tumbleweeds might as well have rolled down the 405 freeway that runs through this city as far as the NFL was concerned for the last two decades. But suddenly the city that seemed...

NFL May Leave San Diego for Good

If the Chargers relocate from San Diego, don't expect another team to take its place, the NFL said Monday. Not soon. Maybe, not ever. An hour-long presentation was made Monday to ...

New Culture, Same Outlook for Kemp

He is now in another culture, albeit down the road apiece from Alvarado Street and the Hollywood Hills and Topanga Canyon. Matt Kemp still thinks about what got him here to the Pad...

How Chargers Can Get Mariota

Go big or go home. There's nothing I love more than a good trade rumor before draft season even really gets going. It makes mock drafts more interesting. Lord knows there aren't en...

Padres' OFs Carry Chips on Shoulders

They were dumped with no remorse, and dispatched without having a chance to say goodbye. This celebrated outfield trio, hailing from three teams in different divisions, were stunne...

L.A. Suddenly Wears NFL Lipstick

Even by the 405’s gridlocked standards a 14-mile stretch of the freeway through Los Angeles County seemed especially congested in recent days with NFL franchises practically li...

Chargers, Raiders Co-Exist? Ha, Ha, Ha

Here we are, 20 years after being jilted by the Rams and Raiders, arriving at a theater of the absurd. You need to read about this stuff in a small, soundproof room, so nobody will...

Chargers-Raiders Plan Is a Scam

If you believe that the NFL's Chargers and Raiders are coming to town in order to share a $1.7 billion stadium in Carson, you might also be interested in our all-you-can-eat diet. ...

Best Plan for L.A. Football: 1 Team Only

The skies have opened and here it comes, a torrent of bolts and pirates and horns, a deluge of threats and ultimatums, a shower of artists' renderings and architect boasts, a dow...

L.A. Might Go From 0 NFL Teams to 3

The San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders, rivals on the field, are moving forward together on a plan to build a $1.7-billion NFL stadium in Carson that they will share.   The Ch...

No Offense, But Padres Need Defense

Last October, the Kansas City Royals came within a single game of clinching a World Series title thanks in large part to slick glove work. Someone forgot to tell Padres GM A.J. P...

Gwynn Honored as College Ball Returns

Tony Gwynn’s No. 19 will be retired at San Diego State during a ceremony Friday night before the Aztecs’ 2015 season opener against Valparaiso. It is among several ...

Shields Deal a Pivot Point in MLB Metrics

Over the weekend, the long saga of James Shields, Pitcher For Hire finally came to a close, with Shields accepting a four-year, $75 million contract from the San Diego Padres. ...

Padres Must Be Prepared to Blow It All Up

Something Athletics general manager Billy Beane said the other day got me thinking about A.J. Preller and the Padres. “If one of these (trades) doesn’t work, we’ll make anot...

Shields Turns Padres' Hope Into Expectation

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Super Bowl 50: Cowboys vs. Chargers

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When the Super Bowl Laid a Huge Egg

There are two kinds of Super Bowls. The first is Really Amazing Team against Really Amazing Team, like this year's matchup, or last year's, or Saints-Colts. This version works whet...

Why Isn't Chargers-to-L.A. a No-Brainer?

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MLB Pipsqueaks Making Loudest Noise

Sit back and think about where everyone has gone since Madison Bumgarner put away the 2014 season. In the transition season from Bud Selig to Rob Manfred, when after the Kansas Ci...

Don't Call These Padres Boring

There’s an art to being the San Diego Padres, a franchise bound by turnover of general managers, team presidents, owners and therefore directions, which helps to explain the ...

New GM Quickly Flips Padres

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Padres Send Offseason's Greetings

I've watched a lot of Padres games in my life. Literally hundreds of Padres games. You don't know anyone in the physical world who can claim this. I am a specimen to study, a fr...

Rivers a Tough Obstacle to Cross

Philip Rivers turned 33 on Monday, but to his parents, he'll always be a baby. "And to us!" said every Broncos fan reading the previous line. Denver's rivalry with the Chargers qu...

Winter Meetings? Well, Not So Much

By all appearances, Major League Baseball’s annual off-season convention is bustling. The winter meetings, which began Monday at a waterfront hotel here, are the sport’s versio...

Chargers Playing Games With Rivers' Health

After Antonio Gates spoke out of class and revealed that his quarterback has been dealing with a "severe rib injury," the Chargers closed ranks. Rivers said he was fine. His coach ...

Easy to Hate, Rivers Has a Lot to Love

Google “rivers crybaby” and you will receive 241,000 hits, including one for a Facebook page called “Philip ‘Cry me a’ Rivers.” Just as Bears quarterback “Smokin’...

The Most Elite QB of '14? Philip Rivers

Take a quick look around the NFL and tell me who’s the best quarterback this season. Andrew Luck? Sure, he’s having a sensational year, posting stellar stat lines to go along w...

Recalling MLB's 1st Steroid Casualty

The past springs to life on an 80-inch flat-screen in a family room in Reno, Nevada. The television is extra-large because the woman watching it is battling macular degeneration...

Freeney Teaching Chargers to Dominate

Dwight Freeney has played in two Super Bowls, once lifting the Lombardi Trophy in the Miami rain. He has more sacks than all but 20 men who have ever played in the NFL and will one...

Philip Rivers Has His Career Right on Target

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Broadcasting Carries Enberg Through Pain

Dick Enberg opens the door to the Fox Sports San Diego broadcast booth and smiles like a three-time lottery winner.   "This is what I love coming to every day," he says.   He loo...

Jottings on Baseball's Unwritten Rules

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Nothing Fowl About Chargers' Win

The Seahawks were in the oven far too long, but properly basted, they still proved tasty. The Chargers devoured them like so many medieval gluttons and eventually finished off thei...

How Chargers Handled Seahawks' Mighty D

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0-2 Start Means Disaster for These 4 Teams

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Chargers Prepare to Start Like They Finished

GLENDALE, Ariz — In the last game of the NFL season’s first weekend, in the stadium where five months from now the season’s final game will be played, the Charger...

Seau Fable Aside, Football Good for You

The family of Junior Seau has opted out of the NFL concussion lawsuit settlement. The deal grants the survivors of victims of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a degenerative bra...

The Timing is Right for Philip Rivers

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Alarm Rings Late on Lane's Pitching Career

More than six decades ago, a right-hander from Mobile, Ala., climbed the mound at Cleveland Stadium. He would throw seven innings that August day in 1948, relying on guile over ...

Pads Can Make History and Get Better

Kim Ng should be the next general manager of the San Diego Padres not because the game has never had a woman general manager, and not because the glass in the game's ceiling is so ...

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Padres Could Sneak Up on NL West

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Chargers' Dielman Out for 2 Weeks

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Diamondbacks Sweep Padres

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San Diego Sports News

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Amid universal DH talk, Padres pitchers relish their opportunity to hit....

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An open letter to Dean Spanos

Dear Dean, you have an opportunity to completely turn your family's legacy around. ...