Mar 31, 2016

Chargers want hotel tax increase to fund new stadium

The San Diego Chargers plan to ask voters in November to approve an increase in the city’s hotel tax to build a combined 65,000-seat stadium and convention center annex downtown. The Chargers say they need to gather 66,447 signatures from registered voters by mid-June ...

Goodell backs Chargers, Raiders

Feb 6, 2016

Goodell backs Chargers, Raiders

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell pledged Friday “to do everything possible” to help teams in Oakland and San Diego work to get new stadiums in their current markets. “The league supports both of these teams, but we are working very hard with not only the ...

Chargers not done in San Diego

Jan 30, 2016

Chargers not done in San Diego

Chargers chairman Dean Spanos said Friday that the team will play in San Diego in 2016, and he’ll work with politicians and the business community to try to resolve a long, bitter battle over a new stadium. Spanos’ statement was posted on the team ...

Jan 5, 2016

Chargers, Raiders, Rams file for relocation to Los Angeles

The San Diego Chargers, Oakland Raiders and St. Louis Rams filed for relocation to the Los Angeles area on Monday night, trying not to be left out in the race to return the NFL to the nation’s second-largest market after a 21-year absence. The ...

Broncos clinch No. 1 seed

Jan 4, 2016

Broncos clinch No. 1 seed

The top seed in the AFC playoffs belongs to Denver, along with a quarterback quandary. Peyton Manning’s stint as a backup didn’t last very long as he replaced Brock Osweiler in the third quarter Sunday and led the Broncos to a 27-20 win over ...

Raiders beat Chargers in OT

Dec 25, 2015

Raiders beat Chargers in OT

Philip Rivers’ last pass fell incomplete near Charles Woodson’s feet and the celebration began. Woodson got a Gatorade shower and then led the fans in a chant of “Rai-ders! Rai-ders!” What was Woodson’s final game in Oakland — and might have been the last ...

Miller's grab sends Bears past Chargers

Nov 10, 2015

Miller's grab sends Bears past Chargers

Zach Miller leaped, snagged Jay Cutler’s pass with his right hand and tumbled into the end zone. A big-time play in another close finish for the Chicago Bears, who beat the staggering San Diego Chargers 22-19 on Monday night. “Jay made a great throw ...

Bell's TD on last play gives Steelers victory

Oct 13, 2015

Bell's TD on last play gives Steelers victory

Five seconds left, down by three points and the ball inside the 1. The Pittsburgh Steelers needed a gutsy play against the San Diego Chargers. They got it for a stunning victory. Le’Veon Bell scored on a wildcat run as time expired to give ...

Goodell, owners expected to vote on L.A. relocation

Oct 8, 2015

Goodell, owners expected to vote on L.A. relocation

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell expects owners will vote on franchise relocation to Los Angeles. When is another matter. Goodell said Wednesday the owners expressed interest “in wanting to be there, but also recognize we need to find solutions. Our relocation policy is very important.” ...

L.A. stadium could change divisions

Aug 18, 2015

L.A. stadium could change divisions

Construction of an NFL stadium in the Los Angeles area could come with another change: a possible shift in division for the Oakland Raiders or the San Diego Chargers. The teams have proposed a shared $1.78 billion stadium in the city of Carson — ...