San Diego Chargers

New York Jets quarterback Michael Vick, right, tries to pass under pressure by San Diego Chargers strong safety Marcus Gilchrist during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Rivers, Chargers race past hapless Jets, 31-0

Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers are rolling. They’ve lost three centers and three running backs in five weeks and keep plugging the holes. Rivers threw two touchdown passes to Antonio Gates and rookie […]

10/06/2014

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) is sacked by New York Jets' Jason Babin (58) during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Jets won the game 19-14. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Heading cross country hard for West Coast teams

The Oakland Raiders have to deal with more than just Tom Brady and Darrelle Revis at New England on Sunday. They’ll also be fighting mental fogginess and the physical effects of jetlag. Their internal clocks […]

09/19/2014

San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates celebrates his touchdown against the Seattle Seahawks during the second half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Gates’ 3 TD catches carry Chargers to 30-21 upset

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Antonio Gates hears the talk every offseason, that he’s lost a step and isn’t effective anymore. He just shrugs it off. It was vintage Gates on display Sunday, when the star […]

09/15/2014

Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer (20) is hit by San Diego Chargers defensive back Brandon Flowers (26) during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Chargers’ Flowers could miss Seahawks game

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Chargers could face the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday without key cornerback Brandon Flowers. Flowers didn’t practice on Friday with a groin injury, after being limited on Thursday. Flowers’ availability could […]

09/12/2014

San Diego Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen (13) can't hold onto the ball on fourth down as Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson (21) defends during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz. The Cardinals took over on downs and ran out the clock to win 18-17. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Doomed by miscues, Bolts now prep for Seahawks

SAN DIEGO (AP) — When Ryan Mathews scampered 20 yards for a touchdown late in the third quarter, the San Diego Chargers led the Arizona Cardinals by 11 points. When the game ended, the Cardinals […]

09/10/2014

San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews (24) eludes the tackle of Arizona Cardinals free safety Tony Jefferson (22) to score a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Chargers lose opener 18-17 to Arizona

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — San Diego’s defense held up well when the offense sputtered. Once the offense showed signs of life, the defense couldn’t hold up its end. Instead of opening the season with a […]

09/09/2014

San Diego Chargers kicker Nick Novak nails a overtime field goal in overtime that proved to be the game winner in the Chargers' 27-24 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs in an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in San Diego. The holder is Mike Scifres and the victory put the Chargers into the playoffs.  (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Novak’s 4 field goals lift Bolts over Cards, 12-9

SAN DIEGO (AP) — As third-string quarterback Brad Sorensen took a knee in victory formation with more than a minute left, the few thousand Chargers fans still in the stadium began to boo. There were […]

08/29/2014

Denver Police detectives investigate the scene of a stabbing on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, in a parking lot adjacent to Sports Authority Stadium where three people were stabbed during a fight after an NFL football game between San Diego and Denver. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

Multiple people stabbed after Denver football game

DENVER (AP) — Investigators say the stabbing of at least three people in a parking lot at the Denver Broncos’ stadium after Thursday night’s game stemmed from a fight over a near fender-bender. Police spokesman […]

12/13/2013

In this Nov. 28, 2010, file photo, San Diego Chargers safety Paul Oliver (27) grabs a fumble during an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/AJ Mast, File)

Ex-NFL player Paul Oliver commits suicide

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A medical examiner near Atlanta says former San Diego Chargers safety Paul Oliver has committed suicide. Cobb County investigators say the 29-year-old Oliver was found dead Tuesday night at his home […]

09/25/2013

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