San Diego Chargers

JIMMY KIMMEL ROASTS CHARGERS IN PROMO VIDEO

 

 

By Liz Alper

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October 6, 2017 (San Diego) - The ECM sports team is wondering why it took so long for late night comedy hosts to beat up the Chargers for bolting out of town, but on Thursday night, our prayers were answered as Jimmy Kimmel took the reins and roasted the now LA Chargers' attendance woes.


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CHARGERS TO RELOCATE TO LOS ANGELES; CUT 55-YEAR PARTNERSHIP WITH SAN DIEGO



By Liz Alper

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January 12, 2017 (San Diego) - It's official; the Chargers are goneDean Spanos, Chairman of the Chargers, announced this morning that the team is relocating to Los Angeles and will begin the 2017 NFL season as the Los Angeles Chargers.


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CHARGERS END SEASON (AND TIME IN SAN DIEGO?) WITH LOSS TO CHIEFS; CUT TIES WITH MCCOY

 

By Liz Alper

Photos by Cris Rangel

January 1, 2017 (San Diego) - In potentially their last game in San Diego, the Chargers squared off against the team they lost to in overtime in week one, the Kansas City Chiefs, on Sunday.


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CHARGERS ANNOUNCE TEAM AWARDS

 

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December 29, 2016 (San Diego) - The San Diego Chargers announced their team awards on Thursday and cornerback Casey Hayward led the way, earning team MVP and Defensive Player of the Year honors. Also honored were Melvin Gordon (Offensive Player of the Year), Darrell Stuckey (Special Teams Player of the Year), Matt Slauson and Joey Bosa (co-Linemen of the Year) and Brandon Mebane (Most Inspirational Player).


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CHARGERS GIFT BROWNS THEIR FIRST WIN OF THE SEASON IN CHRISTMAS EVE LOSS

Update:  Chargers place Kenneth Farrow on reserve-injured

By Liz Alper

Photos courtesy Joel Price and Jamaal LaFrance

December 26, 2016 (Cleveland) - The Chargers traveled to Cleveland on Christmas Eve, where they met a Browns team that was 0-14 and hungry for its first win of the season.


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HAYWARD SELECTED TO PRO BOWL

 

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December 20, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego Chargers cornerback Casey Hayward is headed to the Pro Bowl for the first time in his career. The NFL’s annual all-star game will be played in Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida on January 29, 2017.


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CHARGERS LOSE GAME OF FIELD GOALS TO RIVAL RAIDERS 19-16

 

By Liz Alper

Photo courtesy Joel Price and Jamaal LaFrance

December 19, 2016 (San Diego) - The rival Oakland Raiders came to Qualcomm Stadium on Sunday and like every time the Chargers and Raiders square off, it was a good one.

Despite the Chargers being eliminated from playoff contention with the Dolphins’ win on Saturday night, they still went out and competed.  


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MISTAKES COST CHARGERS GAME AGAINST PANTHERS 28-16

 

By Liz Alper

Photos courtesy Joel Price and Jamaal LaFrance

December 12, 2016 (Charlotte) - On Sunday, the Chargers traveled to Charlotte to take on Cam Newton and the Panthers.


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BOLTS COMPETE, UNABLE TO SWASHBUCKLE RED HOT BUCCANEERS

 

By Liz Alper

Photos courtesy Joel Price and Jamaal LaFrance

December 5, 2016 (San Diego) - After a big win last week, the Chargers came home happy to face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.

As usual, the Chargers got started right away with Philip Rivers’ pass to Dontrelle Inman, who made some fancy moves and dove into the end zone for the Chargers’ first score of the game on the opening drive.  San Diego went up 7-0.


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CHARGERS STUN TEXANS 21-10

 

By Liz Alper

Photos courtesy Joel Price and Jamaal LaFrance

November 28, 2016 (Houston) - After their bye week, the Chargers traveled to Houston to face the Texans in an early (for us) game.


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RONNIE HILLMAN RETURNS TO SAN DIEGO

 

Source: Chargers press release

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November 22, 2016 (San Diego) - The San Diego Chargers claimed former San Diego State standout running back Ronnie Hillman off waivers after he was released by the Minnesota Vikings, the team announced Tuesday.


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DOLPHINS SWIM BY CHARGERS 31-24 AFTER COSTLY FOURTH QUARTER INTERCEPTIONS

 

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By Liz Alper

Photos courtesy Joel Price and Jamaal LaFrance

November 15, 2016 (San Diego) - The Chargers stayed home this week to take on the Miami Dolphins.


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PROP C REJECTED BY VOTERS

UPDATE:  CLICK READ MORE TO READ STATEMENT FROM CHARGERS CHAIRMAN DEAN SPANOS

By Liz Alper

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November 9, 2016 (San Diego) - Proposition C, the measure that would allow the Chargers to build a new downtown stadium and convention center near Petco Park in the East Village and raise the hotel tax to 16.5 percent from its current 10.5 percent, failed to garner the two thirds it needed to pass last night, with a vote total of 56.96 percent (168,677) no and 43.04 percent (127,433) yes. 


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CHARGERS WIN DUEL WITH MARIOTA'S ARM, TITANS 43-35

 

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By Liz Alper

Photos by Cris Rangel

November 6, 2016 (San Diego) - The Chargers returned home on Sunday to take on the Tennessee Titans.


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CHARGERS NOT SO LUCKY IN REMATCH AGAINST BRONCOS

 

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By Liz Alper

Photos courtesy Joel Price

November 1, 2016 (Denver) - On Halloween eve, the Chargers came face to face with something scary indeed: their AFC West rival, the Denver Broncos.


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BOLTS STUN FALCONS IN OT THRILLER

 

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By Liz Alper

Photos courtesy Joel Price and Jamaal LaFrance

October 25, 2016 (Atlanta) - The Bolts traveled to Atlanta to take on the Falcons on Sunday.

The Chargers started the scoring right away in the first quarter with Melvin Gordon’s two yard touchdown run that put the Bolts up 7-0 after the PAT.  


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CHARGERS BREAK FOURTH QUARTER CURSE AND BEAT SUPER BOWL CHAMPION BRONCOS

 

By Liz Alper

Photos courtesy Joel Price and Jamaal LaFrance

October 14, 2016 (San Diego) - The Chargers had Thursday Night Football this week as they hosted their AFC West rival Denver Broncos.


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CHARGERS' FOURTH QUARTER WOES CONTINUE IN LOSS TO RAIDERS

 

By Liz Alper

Photos courtesy Joel Price

October 10, 2016 (Oakland) - For week four, the Chargers traveled north to face the AFC West rival Oakland Raiders.  The Raiders started the scoring midway through the first quarter with a field goal from Sebastian Janikowski, good for three points and the Raiders took a 3-0 lead.


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CHARGERS MOURN PASSING OF MINORITY OWNER GEORGE PERNICANO

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Source: Chargers news release

October 6, 2016 (El Cajon) - San Diego Chargers minority owner George Pernicano passed away peacefully, surrounded by family at his home in El Cajon, California early Thursday.  He was 98. 

Pernicano was one of the five original San Diego Chargers minority owners who purchased interest in the team in 1963.  He helped Jack Murphy and other prominent San Diegans convince Barron Hilton, the owner of the Los Angeles Chargers, to bring the team to San Diego in 1961.


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CHARGERS RE-SIGN WILLIAMS

 

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Source: Chargers press release

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October 5, 2016 (San Diego) - The San Diego Chargers announced Wednesday that they have re-signed cornerback Steve Williams. To make room for Williams on the roster, the Chargers waived nose tackle Ryan Carrethers.


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SAINTS HAND CHARGERS AN UNHOLY LOSS

 

By Liz Alper

Photos courtesy Joel Price

October 3, 2016 (San Diego) - The Chargers are probably over heartbreaking losses this season.  They came back to the Q and were ready to win today.  Unfortunately for them, the 0-3 Saints were desperate for a win too.


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FOURTH QUARTER IS BOLTS' ACHILLES HEEL YET AGAIN

UPDATE:  Chargers place Manti Te'o on reserve-injured with torn Achilles

By Liz Alper

Photos courtesy Joel Price

September 26, 2016 (Indianapolis) - After a big rebound in week two, the Chargers went on the road to Indianapolis to take on the Colts.


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SUSAN G. KOMEN SAN DIEGO AND THE SAN DIEGO CHARGERS HOST FREE MAMMOGRAM EVENT FOR UNDER-SERVED WOMEN

 

Source: Chargers media release

September 23, 2016 (San Diego) - Susan G. Komen San Diego, the County’s largest funder of free breast cancer services and support will team up with the San Diego Chargers along with Family Health Centers of San Diego, Family Medical Clinic and La Maestra to host a free mammogram event for the community. Individuals who are underinsured or uninsured are encouraged to obtain breast cancer screenings at this event.


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CHARGERS BLOW OUT JAGUARS

 

By Liz Alper

Photos courtesy Joel Price, San Diego Chargers

September 19, 2016 (San Diego) - After a shocking loss last week in Kansas City, the Chargers came back home to take on the Jacksonville Jaguars.


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EX-CHARGER CORY WITHROW TACKLES OPENING KING’S CRAFT COFFEE SHOP IN POWAY

 

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September 9, 2016 (Poway) — Cory Withrow, Founder & CEO of The King’s Craft Coffee Co and former offensive lineman for the San Diego Chargers, Minnesota Vikings and Seattle Seahawks, announces the grand opening today of the King’s Craft Coffee Co, Poway’s first specialty coffee shop serving single origin coffees, European pastries, and handcrafted roasted beans.


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CHARGERS PROVIDE LARGEST PRIVATELY-FUNDED GIFTS TO SAN DIEGO SCHOOLS



10 schools to share $250,000; Grants surpass $5.2 million

Source: Chargers press release

Photos via chargers.com

September 6, 2016 (San Diego) - For the 17th consecutive year, the Spanos family and the San Diego Chargers are continuing their support for youth health and fitness by awarding $250,000 in Chargers Champions grants to San Diego County schools.


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CHARGERS SIGN SIX TO PRACTICE SQUAD

 

Source: Chargers press release

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September 4, 2016 (San Diego) - The Chargers announced the signing of six players to their practice squad on Sunday:


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9ERS RALLY PAST BOLTS

 

By Liz Alper

Photos courtesy Jamaal LaFrance

September 3, 2016 (San Diego) - For the last week of preseason, the San Francisco 49ers traveled to Qualcomm amidst a hotbed of controversy surrounding quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand for the national anthem.  Tonight, Kaepernick, Eric Reid and Nate Boyer did not stand for the national anthem on Military Appreciation Night.


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BREAKING: CHARGERS SIGN JOEY BOSA

 

By Liz Alper

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August 29, 2016 (San Diego) - After a dispute that began the minute former Ohio State defensive lineman Joey Bosa was drafted, the Chargers today have finally signed him to a four-year deal.


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DAMIAN SQUARE SUSPENDED WITHOUT PAY FOR FIRST FOUR GAMES OF THE REGULAR SEASON DUE TO SUBSTANCE ABUSE

 

Source: Chargers press release

Photo: Square courtesy chargers.nfl.com

August 25, 2016 (San Diego) - Damion Square of the San Diego Chargers has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2016 regular season for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse


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