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Plenty of lightning rods in Chargers' stadium storm

SAN DIEGO (AP) In a last-ditch effort to end their long, bitter push for a new stadium, the San Diego Chargers have joined a diverse group that includes some polarizing figures and civic lightning rods who have been involved in various issues in a city known for political dysfunction and an inability to get big projects done. The Chargers are collaborating on a citizens' initiative...
Via Associated Press
February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Column: Hard to feel sorry for Spanos and the Chargers

It's hard to feel sorry for Dean Spanos, even if he looked like someone had just kicked his dog the other day in Houston. His fellow NFL owners had sold him out, rejecting what he surely thought was a slam dunk project that would pair his Chargers with the Oakland Raiders in Los Angeles. Even a parting gift of $100 million to spend on the stadium of his choice wasn't enough to ease...
Via Associated Press
January 15, 2016  |  Discuss

The LA Three: Rams, Chargers and Raiders file for relocation

SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego Chargers, Oakland Raiders and St. Louis Rams filed for relocation to the Los Angeles area on Monday night, trying not to be left out in the race to return the NFL to the nation's second-largest market after a 21-year absence.The Chargers want to partner with the AFC West rival Raiders on a stadium in Carson.Chargers chairman Dean Spanos has had the right...
Via Associated Press
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

McCoy to return to Chargers despite 4-12 finish

SAN DIEGO (AP) Mike McCoy says he will return as coach of the Chargers despite a 4-12 record. McCoy says he's ''very thankful for the opportunity to be back.'' John Spanos, grandson of owner Alex Spanos, says in a statement he has ''utmost confidence'' in McCoy and general manager Tom Telesco. McCoy even says he's the right person to lead the Chargers into the Los Angeles area...
Via Associated Press
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Dean Spanos gives up day-to-day control of Chargers to his sons

There's a different Spanos atop the San Diego Chargers' power structure.On Monday, the team announced that Dean Spanos will no longer run day-to-day franchise operations. He'll hand that duty off to his sons, John and AG.John, 35, will be president of football operations and AG, 36, will be president of business operations. Dean will still remain as chairman of the team's new stadium...
Via FOX Sports
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

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
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