Tag: San Diego Chargers

L.A. Chargers logo lame (Denis Poroy / Associated Press)

San Diego Movers Refuse to Help Chargers Move to Los Angeles

One of the most iconic images of NFL team relocation of all time centers on the fleet of Mayflower moving trucks that circled around the Colt’s facility in 1984, just before they uprooted and moved the Colts from their ancestral Baltimore home and planted them in the unfamiliar environs of the great American Midwest.

Philip Rivers of the San Diego Chargers runs from the pocket during the first half of a game against the Denver Broncos at Qualcomm Stadium on October 13, 2016 in San Diego, California

San Diego Chargers Confirm Move to Los Angeles

Los Angeles (AFP) – The San Diego Chargers confirmed Thursday the franchise will make a controversial move to Los Angeles next season after failing to reach a deal on a new stadium at their existing home.

The offense of the San Diego Chargers, seen in huddle during a NFL game at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California, on January 1, 2017

ESPN: Chargers plan to announce move to LA

NEW YORK (AP) — The deadline for the San Diego Chargers to exercise their option to relocate to Los Angeles has been extended for two days, although a media report surfaced Wednesday night that the team plans to move.

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Sadness at Possibly the Last San Diego NFL Game

The San Diego Chargers’ 30-14 win Sunday night over the Miami Dolphins may have marked the end of a era for San Diego football fans and players. as the Chargers organization continues to seek a new home in Los Angeles, and beloved player Eric Waddell has yet to secure an extension to his contract.

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NFL Wants Two Teams in L.A., Rams Offer to Share Stadium

Although the NFL has scheduled a special meeting on the Los Angeles relocation situation for January, Rams owner Stan Kroenke charges ahead, offering a deal to the San Diego Chargers or Oakland Raiders to share a new $1.86 billion stadium in Inglewood, California.

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Gov. Jerry Brown’s Hail Mary to Keep Chargers in San Diego

California Governor Jerry Brown is inserting himself into the highly contentious San Diego Chargers stadium fight, expediting California’s laborious environmental review process, giving a semblance of hope that the team could stay in its current city if it agrees to a newly proposed stadium. The team’s ownership has been pushing hard for a move to the Los Angeles market.

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Voters to Decide L.A.’s NFL Stadium

Representatives from the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders took the first step to erecting an NFL stadium in Carson, California on Wednesday, filing a ballot initiative with the city to shift zoning ordinances that would clear the way for a 70,000 seat stadium in the greater Los Angeles area.

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San Diego’s Faulconer: High Approval–But Chargers Fight Looms

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer is the only Republican mayor of a major city in America–and his popularity is soaring, with an approval rating of 61%. However, fighting over the future of the San Diego Chargers, the city’s beloved NFL franchise, indicates that Faulconer’s popularity could shift with the team’s fate.