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Rivers Gives Himself Props For His Play With The Boltschargersgab.com Apr 17, 2013Philip Rivers has done a lot of good things for the Chargers. He pointed out some of the positives on Tuesday, after a reporter asked him to evaluate where his career stands, Tom Krasovic of U-T San Diego reports. “As far as whatever the numbers say oveShare Tweet
Mattingly senses Kemp needs a breatherMatt Kemp was not a happy camper Wednesday because the Dodgers' starting lineup was posted without him in it for the closer of a three-game series against the Padres at Dodger Stadium.Share Tweet
Eric Weddle Thinks The Bolts Are The NFL’s Best Teamchargersgab.com Apr 17, 2013The Chargers were once considered among the top teams in the league but experienced a decline from 2010-2012 which led to the dismissals of GM A.J. Smith and coach Norv Turner. But safety Eric Weddle believes the Chargers are still an elite team, Tom Kr…Share Tweet
Jaworski likens Manuel to KaepernickRon Jaworski likens Florida State senior EJ Manuel to Colin Kaepernick.Share Tweetchargers.com Apr 17, 2013Learn more about wide receiver Robert Woods out of USC.Share Tweet
NFL Draft: Top 5 outside linebackersAside from being very fast, LSU's Barkevious Mingo has a brother named Hughtavious.Share Tweet
Is a Star in the Chargers future?The Chargers need an elite OT, but may have to settle in the first round of the draft.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 17, 2013Speculation about a quarterback’s future after a regime change is natural. But Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers defended his record this week, saying he doesn’t feel like his job’s on the line. “As far as whatever the numbers say over the last fShare Tweet
Weddle: McCoy is off to a good startEric Weddle says new Chargers coach Mike McCoy is"very headstrong," and that's good.Share TweetFilling in for injured starter Zack Greinke, Chris Capuano left Tuesday's 9-2 loss to the Padres in the top of the third inning due to a strained left calf. He'll have an MRI Wednesday or Thursday.Share Tweet
Amarista's four RBIs back Marquis' gem in LAJason Marquis allowed one run in 7 2/3 innings and Alexi Amarista drove in four runs as the Padres defeated the Dodgers, 9-2, and earned their first series win of the season at Dodger Stadium.Share Tweet
Gutierrez: Key players to watch in EastApr 17Who has the most to prove in these playoffs? Israel Gutierrez examines each East series.
Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 6.0Apr 17Have to admit, I always kind of dread when the second-to-last mock of NFL draft season rolls around. Because the only mock that truly matters is the last one you do, and for me that's not forthcoming until next Thursday morning, the day of the draft. Bu…
Phil Jackson 'itching' to return to NBA as either coach or executive, sour…Apr 17After nearly two seasons in retirement, Phil Jackson has become increasingly interested in working in the NBA next season, according to sources familiar with his thinking.