Potential New Teams for Ex-Chargers Fans (Revised)

August 18, 2017

                                                                       Credit: San Diego Reader   For two years, the fans of the San Diego Chargers had to endure the tyranny of the NFL and owner Dean Spanos. Was the future of the team in L.A….

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Philip Rivers: The Reason You Shouldn’t “Hate-Watch” the Chargers

April 25, 2017

I know, I know. Another article about the Chargers leaving and why you should or shouldn’t root for them. Well, this article is a little different for one reason: Philip Rivers. The kid from Alabama, who was traded to the Chargers on draft day, quickly became one of the most adored San Diegans of his era. You all remember the humbling that the Manning family put on the Chargers on…

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I Still Cringe When I See a Lightning Bolt Logo

April 13, 2017

After being a faithful supporter of the San Diego Chargers, like many native San Diegans, my life was recently turned upside down. The team is no longer in America’s Finest City, and that is a sad fact that is still very hard to come to grips with. My father taught me to love the team. He had season tickets for many years in the 80’s, and it is then and…

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A Message to All Chargers Fans (Current or Former)

April 9, 2017

I know what you’re saying. “A Charger article on East Village Times. What is this, 2015?” Yes I know, you haven’t seen hardly any Chargers-related articles since they packed their bags and did LT’s electric slide all the way to Los Angeles. Many former Chargers fans were faced with a tough question recently. Will I support the Los Angeles Chargers? For most people, the question has already been answered (for…

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“Long Distance Relationship”

February 10, 2017

  On January 11th, 2017 my sports world was forever changed. I stood outside of a Vons shopping center near my home, looking at my eventual new car. It felt like maybe five minutes transpired… then it happened. The Chargers announce they’re moving to Los Angeles. This notification on my phone was the end all, be all, of painful Chargers’ notifications from 2015-2017. The conversation I was presently having with…

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Philip Rivers: A True San Diegan

February 9, 2017

The first round of the 2004 NFL Draft was one to forget for San Diego sports fans. Prior to the draft, and after being ordered by his daddy, Eli Manning decided that he would not play for the San Diego Chargers even if they drafted him. The Chargers did what the Chargers do, and chose to draft Eli anyway. Eli stood at the podium, looking like an upset seven-year-old who…

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The 2016 NFL Season is Over & Sadly the Sport is Dead to Me

February 6, 2017

In a really sad reminder of the life we live in, the San Diego Chargers left town for the seemingly brighter pastures of Los Angeles. The almighty dollar rules all, and there is no sense of loyalty or commitment in our current society. The San Diego Chargers were my team. Half of my professional sports fandom was devoted to them, and being that I am a native San Diegan, there…

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Phil Mickelson Insults San Diego Charger Fans

January 28, 2017

Although Phil Mickelson is one of the most beloved athletes in San Diego history, he was caught up in some bad press last week at the CareerBuilder Challenge in La Quinta, California. When asked about the Chargers recent relocation to Los Angeles, Mickelson said he wished “the people in San Diego loved them the way I do and fought a little harder to keep them… What’s disappointing to me is…

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Chargers Fans Bickering Over Allegiance to Team is a Sad Thing

January 24, 2017

In the past week there has been a common theme on social media. Chargers fans that are sticking with the team are calling out those that have cut their losses and vice versa, those that have shunned the Chargers are calling out those that have chosen to support the players and the team in 2017 and beyond. Look, the whole situation is a complete mess. We have one person to…

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Would you Support the SoCal Chargers?

January 20, 2017

It comes as no surprise that the San Diego Chargers once again dropped the ball when it came to doing the right thing. The Chargers’ owner is a douche bag, we all know that. There is no debating that fact. There is no “family” feeling among Chargers fans and players, and the all-mighty dollar has always ruled since the Spanos family took over the team in 1984. Countless players were…

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My Top 10 Moments in San Diego Chargers History

January 18, 2017

  The Chargers have begun the process of moving north to Los Angeles, and that is a horrible thing. It’s tough to think about, but let’s take a look back on the place the Chargers have called home for the last 50 years. The “Q”, the “Murph”, or whatever name you call Qualcomm Stadium, it immediately brings back a flood of memories, good and bad, that happened in our concrete…

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Life After The Chargers

January 16, 2017

It’s been roughly four days since our beloved football team announced that they were heading up the I-5 North to Los Angeles. The reports in early January from many football insiders gave me hope that the Chargers were staying put. Then, with one tweet from Adam Schefter, everything had changed. Initially, I was heartbroken. Many of my close friends and family members were heartbroken. The San Diego Chargers were always…

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