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San Diego Chargers owner Alex Spanos not ranked top-10 in NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Chargers
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Chargers’ Alex Spanos in bottom half of NFL owners

In any business, success or failure tends to trickle down from the top. Very rarely does having someone incompetent in the ultimate position of power not lead to disastrous results throughout the organization. And conversely, having the right person in charge tends to ultimately lead to success. This is certainly the case in the National Football League. Teams with solid ownership...
Via cover32 - Chargers
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Chargers deny report of Turner, Smith firings

San Diego Chargers owner Alex Spanos reportedly has decided to fire coach Norv Turner and general manager A.J. Smith after the season. Spanos decided as long as a month ago to fire Turner, and that Smith cannot be kept either in the current culture that has left a respectable franchise listing, U-T San Diego reported, citing sources. However, the Chargers said late Thursday that...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Spanos defends Jackson’s bolt from Chargers

As if it wasn’t bad enough that the San Diego Chargers lost two key offensive free agents this offseason, now team president Dean Spanos is defending the action or rather the lack thereof by the team.  According to Spanos understands the pain and frustrations of the many Chargers fans who are upset with the departure
Via The Penalty Flag
April 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Anger Will Turn To Apathy Which Will Turn Back To Anger

Welcome to all those who heard about JIC on the Darren Smith show Wednesday night.  If you missed Eric Stangel’s interview, you can hear it here. When you’ve lived in New York your entire life, you get asked many times “How you got into the Chargers.”  It’s like asking people how they became a fan of a certain band or what got them hooked on a particular drug.  Using...
Via Justice is Coming
January 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Source: John Spanos won’t be Chargers G.M.

A recent item from Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune suggested that John Spanos, the son of Dean Spanos and grandson of Alex Spanos, could become the next G.M. of the Chargers.  A source with knowledge of the situation tells PFT that this won’t happen. “John Spanos will never serve as the Chargers’ general…
Via Pro Football Talk
November 27, 2011  |  Discuss

Forbes: Spanos Among NFL's Best

The San Diego Chargers have one of the league's best owners, according to a survey released this week. Forbes magazine listed Alex Spanos at No. 7 on its list of top owners, which was based on a franchise's recent winning percentage and financial growth. In the past five years, the average NFL franchise has grown 8 percent in value. Under the Spanos family, the Chargers...
Via NBC San Diego
November 03, 2011  |  Discuss
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