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Hard court championships get under way in La Jolla on Monday

Frances Chandler (Jackson, Tenn.) is returning to defend her singles title in the women’s 50s. Last year, she defeated Tracy Houk of Half Moon Bay, Calif. in the Women’s 50s singles final. Courtesy photos

The La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club will host the United States Tennis Association (USTA) National Senior Women’s Hard Court Tennis Championships on Monday. The event will be played through Sunday, May 20. Events include both singles and doubles in the 50 and over, 60 and over, 70 and over, 80 and over, and 90 [...]

San Diego Chargers sign three draft choices

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The San Diego Chargers signed three of their seven draft selections from the 2012 NFL draft: LB Melvin Ingram (first round), DE Kendall Reyes (second round) and C David Molk (seventh round). All three players signed four-year contracts.

Jackie Robinson tribute at Padres game tonight

The San Diego Padres will pay tribute to Jackie Robinson’s legacy during a ceremony before tonight’s game at Petco Park against the Philadelphia Phillies featuring children from the Jackie Robinson Family YMCA of San Diego, along with representatives from its board of directors and a Jackie Robinson Scholar.

Chargers 2012 schedule begins and ends with Raiders

The NFL released its 2012 regular season schedule today, and for the Chargers, the slate opens and closes with the Raiders.

Padres have many question marks as season gets under way against Dodgers

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The San Diego Padres have to be better than they were in 2011, right? After all, last season’s team was among the worst in baseball — only the Houston Astros had a worse record in the National League last year. And this was coming off a 2010 season when the team had 90 wins, just barely missing the playoffs.

Padres extend contract with spring training facility through 2034

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The city of Peoria, Ariz., announced Monday a new long-term lease agreement with the San Diego Padres keeping the Peoria Sports Complex as the teams’ spring training and player development home up to 2034.

Chargers stay put in San Diego — for at least 2012

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Despite rumors and some speculation that the San Diego Chargers are bound for Los Angeles in the future, some of those doubts were put rest this week, at least in the short team.

Chargers name Pagano new defensive coordinator

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The Chargers named veteran defensive coach John Pagano the team’s new defensive coordinator, replacing Greg Manusky, who was released earlier in the day.

San Diego Chargers fire defensive coordinator Greg Manusky

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The San Diego Chargers have relieved defensive coordinator Greg Manusky of his duties, Head Coach Norv Turner announced Thursday. In 2011, San Diego’s defensive ranking dropped to 16th overall, including 20th against the run and 13th against the pass, after leading the NFL in total defense and pass defense in 2010. The Chargers’ defense on [...]

Turner ‘excited’ for Chargers’ season to start

Norv Turner speaks to the media after Monday's practice. Photo: Greg Wiest

As San Diego football fans look forward to the start of the Chargers’ 2011 season with high hopes for the home team, one person is leaving nothing to chance – head coach Norv Turner.

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