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Fabiani encouraged in Chargers' stadium effort

Fabiani encouraged in Chargers' stadium effort

signonsandiego.com Updated Mar 18, 2013
The NFL sees the positive in Los Angeles. The same could be done of San Diego.
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  • Padres' Headley to miss season's first two weeks

    Padres' Headley to miss season's first two weeks

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Mar 18, 2013
    PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) San Diego Padres third baseman Chase Headley will miss at least the first two weeks of the season after breaking the tip of his left thumb.
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  • Comp picks: Chiefs score, Chargers don't

    Comp picks: Chiefs score, Chargers don't

    ESPN.com Mar 18, 2013
    The Kansas City Chiefs and San Diego Chargers made some compensatory picks news Monday. The Chiefs are newsworthy for what they got. The Chargers made news for what they didn’t get. The Chiefs received the No. 96 overall pick in the third round -- the s
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  • Rockies name Chacin Opening Day starter

    Rockies name Chacin Opening Day starter

    MLB.com Mar 18, 2013
    Rockies manager Walt Weiss announced Monday that Jhoulys Chacin will start on Opening Day, April 1 in Milwaukee. He also said veteran lefty Jeff Francis will start the homer opener on April 5 against the Padres.
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  • QB helium may boost Chargers draft options

    QB helium may boost Chargers draft options

    signonsandiego.com Mar 18, 2013
    Growing draft buzz for quarterback Geno Smith is good news for the Chargers.
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  • Lindblom, Meek zeroing in on roles in bullpen

    Lindblom, Meek zeroing in on roles in bullpen

    MLB.com Mar 18, 2013
    Veteran relievers Josh Lindblom and Evan Meek, both seeking a prominent role in the Rangers' bullpen, had nearly identical line scores over the weekend. Lindblom pitched a scoreless inning with two strikeouts against the Dodgers on Saturday, and Meek di…
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  • Richard works with delivery, improves on command

    Richard works with delivery, improves on command

    MLB.com Mar 18, 2013
    Despite Clayton Richard's rough start in the Padres' 5-2 loss to the Cubs, he was encouraged by a mechanical adjustment that he and pitching coach Darren Balsley believe will help him moving forward.
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  • Jets sign FA linebacker Barnes to 3-year deal

    Jets sign FA linebacker Barnes to 3-year deal

    The rebuilding New York Jets, continuing to shop for bargain free agents, agreed to terms Monday with former San Diego Chargers linebacker Antwan Barnes on a three-year contract, according to a league source.
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  • Prospect Profile: Matt Barkley

    Prospect Profile: Matt Barkley

    chargers.com Mar 18, 2013
    Learn more about quarterback prospect Matt Barkley out of USC.
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  • Spring Breaks: Padres’ Jedd Gyorko chats about spring training …

    Spring Breaks: Padres’ Jedd Gyorko chats about spring training food, golf and married life

    yahoo.com Mar 18, 2013
    Note: Spring Breaks is a Big League Stew series debuting today that talks to players about their lives off the field during spring training. First up: Jedd Gyorko, 24, of the San Diego Padres, who has one of baseball's most interesting names (pronounced…
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  • Props to Antwan Barnes

    Props to Antwan Barnes

    signonsandiego.com Mar 18, 2013
    Jets-bound Antwan Barnes gave the Chargers nice returns as an edge rusher.
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  • Was Rex Ryan off target in shots at Chargers front office?

    Was Rex Ryan off target in shots at Chargers front office?

    signonsandiego.com Mar 18, 2013
    In his book, Jets coach Rex Ryan takes a few swipes at the Chargers front office.
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Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Patriots owner Robert Kraft upset with Wes Welker's agent

    Mar 18
    PHOENIX -- Thanks to the culture established by their tight-lipped head coach, the New England Patriots in the Bill Belichick era have been well known for their refusal to re-live the past, always choosing to focus on the future and moving ahead rather …
  • Lots of sunshine at 2013 NFL owners meetings

    Mar 18
    The NFL is in good shape as the owners convene to ponder rules changes, trade proposals and more, writes John Clayton.
  • Peter King: NFC West an emerging powerhouse after first week of free agenc…

    Mar 18
    PHOENIX -- Lord, the NFC West is going to be a bear of a division in 2013.
  • Derrick Rose of Chicago Bulls should sit rest of season

    Mar 18
    The Heat is too great for a Derrick Rose return this season.