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Chargers-Bills blacked out Sunday in San Diego

The San Diego Chargers have announced Sunday’s game between the Bills and Chargers did not meet NFL sellout requirements and will be blacked out in the San Diego area. Both teams head into Sunday’s contest (1:15 PT) with a 5-7 record.

NFL to Officially Announce a Lockout of Players Tonight

Hours after the NFLPA went nuclear and decertified, Adam Schefter of ESPN is reporting that the NFL will announce a lockout tonight and if that’s the case, it will be up to the courts to decide what happens next. The prevention of players from playing is the NFL’s ultimate leverage while the players’ ultimate leverage […]

NFL Says “Nope” to Ashley Madison Super Bowl Ad

AshleyMadison.com’s brand new commercial starring porn star Savanna Samson has been officially rejected from airing during the 2011 Super Bowl. Unlike past Ashley Madison spots, the new ad doesn’t mention anything specific about the adultery service or even use its controversial tagline “Life is Short. Have an Affair.” The rejection of the spot has lead […]

How Can One Team Do So Good Yet Start 2-4?

After reading a rather interesting look at the Chargers’ season to this point on ProFootballTalk, I decided to pass along this thought-provoking article. Give it a read and try to figure it out for yourself as to why the Chargers are only 2-4 despite a pretty outstanding performance on paper to this point. The Chargers […]

Chargers’ Home Opener Against Jaguars Falls Victim to Blackout

For the first time since November 2004, the Chargers’ home game will not be shown on local television. According to multiple sources, the Chargers fell about 7,000 tickets short of selling-out their non-premium seats for their home opener against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Due to this, the game will be blacked-out on local television, which has […]

Spanos Warns Fans to be Ready for Blackout

According to an article on ProFootballTalk, Chargers CEO Dean Spanos has warned fans that the Chargers’ home opener will most likely not sell out, thus causing a local television blackout. For the entire story, click on the link above. Here’s a part of what PFT had to say. Team president and CEO Dean Spanos told the […]

Linebacker Shawne Merriman fires agent

Liz Mullen of the Sports Business Journal reports that Chargers linebacker Shawne Merriman has fired CAA Sports. Merriman, a three-time Pro Bowler, is a restricted free agent who was tendered at the “First- and Third-Round” level this off-season. The one-year tender is worth $3.269 million dollars in base salary in 2010, but Merriman would like […]

On The Clock: San Diego Chargers

Mike Tirico, Trent Dilfer, Chris Mortensen and Mel Kiper Jr. tell you what the Chargers need to do in the draft