LA Chargers News

Morning Dump

By Ernie Padaon

The San Diego Chargers must not have have watched many Philadelphia Eagles games last year. If they did, they’d know that Ronnie Brown looks like he’s running on the beach and just can’t hit holes anymore.

Michael Bloomberg has yet to ban dreaming in New York, so maybe it will be awhile before he does and copycat mayors play catch-up. I don’t know. Maybe you can ban Big Gulps, sex in automobiles, trans fats, smoking on the streets and drinking small or big gulps of alcohol on the beach. But dreams will be pretty hard to enforce.

Ben Leber, who announced his retirement this week after 10 seasons in the NFL, has never been known as a flashy or lightning-fast linebacker.

The San Diego chapter of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America is teaming with Antonio Gates and the San Diego Chargers to host the 11th annual Shoot to Cure HD, with all proceeds benefitting Huntington’s Disease research and education. Known as “one of the best parties of the summer”, participants will have a chance to compete in a unique speed-free-throw competition, win prizes, enjoy auction opportunities, mingle with Chargers players and, tour the team locker room, weight room and meeting rooms.