1. San Diego Chargers 2009 Roster Breakdown: OTs

    Chargers RB LaDainian Tomlinson says he's motivated by talk that he's washed up and that his age is becoming a larger factor with each passing day...

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  2. San Diego Chargers 2009 Roster Breakdown: Centers

    Pro Bowler Nick Hardwick will anchor San Diego's offensive line in 2009, hoping to repeat to avoid injury and achieve the 2006 form that helped LaDainian Tomlinson win the MVP award and break the single-season TD record...

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  3. San Diego Chargers 2009 Roster Breakdown: Guards

    Part one of the preview detailing San Diego's personnel at the offensive line will deal with the guard position. The Chargers boast some of their best "big uglies" at this spot with a multi-Pro ...

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  4. Gimme Five: Mexico Regains Supremacy by Thrashing USA in Gold Cup Final

    An ominous spectre seemed to loom over the Mexican bench prior to the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup final in New Jersey. Javier Aguirre, Mexico's coach, fielded questions about the last time he faced ...

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  5. Everth Cabrera: A Beacon of Hope in San Diego's Dismal '09

    Like a certain group of men who made it to the moon, the San Diego Padres celebrate 40 years of history in 2009. Unlike those celebrated space men, the Friars' history has been more of a tragedy ...

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  6. San Diego Chargers 2009 Roster Breakdown: FBs

    When you think of an NFL backfield, fullbacks are usually in the back of one's mind, if at all. San Diego's is probably no different, but the current crop of fullbacks are instrumental in ...

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  7. San Diego Chargers 2009 Roster Breakdown: TEs

    San Diego's depth chart at the tight end position features no more and no less than the best receiving end in the league, and a capable backup who is equally adept at blocking and receiving...

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  8. San Diego Chargers 2009 Roster Breakdown: WRs

    In 2008, San Diego Chargers wide receivers accounted for more than 2,000 yards through the air and more than 15 TDs...

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  9. Hot Seat: The Eight Toughest Managerial Jobs in Football

    Much like the comparison between a high-profile Head of State's inauguration portrait and his picture upon leaving office, the manager of a big name squad can expect to gain his share of wrinkles and white hair through the years—if he makes that long...

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  10. San Diego Chargers 2009 Roster Breakdown: RBs

    Going into the 2009 season, among San Diego's running backs, we find a 5'6" spark plug who captured the nation's attention during last season's playoffs, a bulldozing rookie who accounted ...

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  11. San Diego Chargers 2009 Roster Breakdown: QBs

    Going into 2009, the defending AFC West Champion San Diego Chargers will look to improve their 8-8 record and take the vaunted "next step" in their aspirations to hoist the Lombardi Trophy in February of next year...

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  12. Raider Nation Goes Into Witness Protection Program

    CLASSIFIED United States Federal Witness Protection ProgramCase File: B109348/2ACC: United States Marshals Service, Federal Bureau of PrisonsSubject: Induction of subject "Oakland Raider Nation" into program...

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  13. St. Louis Cards' Enigmatic Khalil Greene Blames Pressure, Padres for Recent Woes

    After six years with the San Diego Padres—the first of his career—Khalil Greene had become the franchise leader in home runs for shortstops, been the runner-up for the 2004 NL Rookie ...

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  14. USA, CONCACAF Show Extreme Weakness at Poor Confederations Cup

    Downtrodden and now, uncertain about his future, U.S. Men's National Team coach Bob Bradley addressed the slew of reporters after his team was thrashed by Brazil."Tentative start, goal on the set piece...

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  15. Chargers GM AJ Smith "Doesn't Like" Revamped, "Patriotized" AFC West

    This article also appears on NFLTouchdown.com. For more expert analysis with tons of your favorite B/R NFL Writers, please visit NFL Touchdown...

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  16. San Diego Chargers' Road Performance Will Signal Success…or Lack of It

    This article also appears on NFLTouchdown.com Aside from traditional visits to division rivals Kansas City, Denver, and Oakland, the San Diego Chargers will face off against the World ...

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  17. A Brief Rundown of SDSU Athletes on Draft Day

    Yesterday, the Washington Nationals shocked no one by taking phenom Stephen Strasburg with the first pick of the 2009 MLB Draft...

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  18. Brady Hoke's "Rules" Not Enough to Excite SDSU Fans — Yet

    This article originally appeared on Examiner.com. On San Diego State's official athletic Web site, a series of ads promoting the upcoming football season has been dubbed "Hoke Rules...

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  19. Stephen Strasburg: So Long, College. Hello, MLB

    This article originally appeared on Examiner.com From a pudgy underachiever in high school, to being initially rejected by Tony Gwynn for a scholarship offer, to a spot on the U.S. Olympic Team and being touted as the potential No...

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  20. Ted Cottrell: Former Chargers DC To Coach UFL Team

    This article also appears on NFLTouchdown.com. Last seen guiding the San Diego Chargers' Shawne Merriman-less defense of 2008 to an atrocious start, Ted Cottrell's next job will be head coaching a professional football team...

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  21. Baseball Fans, Meet Adrian Gonzalez: A Star Rising

    He is pleased to meet you, baseball fan. He obviously figures you must need the introduction, since not many of you caught him this spring representing Mexico in the WBC, nor have his major league-leading ...

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  22. AFC West To Chargers: Proceed With Caution?

    The lack of strength in the AFC West allowed the San Diego Chargers to win their third consecutive divisional crown in 2008 with just an 8-8 record...

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  23. A Super Staff? San Diego Charger Coaches Look to Bring a Championship

    Sid Gillman started the franchise off with a bang. After Gillman, Don Coryell couldn’t do it, despite the vaunted aerial attack. Bobby Ross got close, but was eventually denied...

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  24. San Diego Chargers: Positional Weaknesses Going into 2009

    With the kickoff to the 2009 NFL Season still more than three months away but most of the important off-season dates past us, initial assessments regarding a team's potential performance will ...

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  25. Playbook Predictions: Sizing Up San Diego's Defensive Approach

    Offense wins games, defense wins championships.Last April, no one had this mantra in mind more so than Chargers GM AJ Smith...

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