Synonyms for dean_spanos or Related words with dean_spanos
Examples of "dean_spanos"
Since 2002, Fabiani has served as special counsel to San Diego Chargers president
On December 31, 2012, San Diego Chargers President
retained Wolf as a consultant to advise the Chargers throughout the general manager and head coach hiring process.
Fabiani has served as special counsel to San Diego Chargers president
since 2002. Fabiani was involved with the team’s attempts to replace Qualcomm Stadium with a state-of-the-art facility.
After LaDainian Tomlinson signed a one-day contract and retired as a Charger in 2012,
said his number would be retired in the future. On November 22, 2015, the Chargers retired Tomlinson's No. 21.
In early 2015, the San Diego Chargers hired Pollack as a special advisor to the team’s Chair and President
. Pollack will serve to consult the team on both future revenue growth and the development of a new stadium. Pollock aided Chargers Special Council Mark Fabiani in the hiring and identifying of Manica, the architects tasked with designing a stadium in Carson, California.
claimed to try for 15 years to get San Diego to build a new stadium to replace the aging Qualcomm Stadium, warning that he would move the team to Los Angeles if one was not built. Negotiations to get the city of San Diego to pick up most of the cost were unsuccessful.
On April 23, 2016, the San Diego Chargers launched their initiative effort with a rally in Downtown with an estimated 4,000 people attending; among the people who attended this event for Chargers chairman
, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, quarterback Philip Rivers, former running back Ladainian Tomlinson, and coach Mike McCoy.
On January 12, 2017, Lynn was hired to become the head coach of the Los Angeles Chargers, the same day that owner
announced that the Chargers were relocating from San Diego to Los Angeles. Lynn's hire was confirmed by the Chargers one day later on January 13 the team's website. Anthony Lynn is the franchise's first African-American coach in its 56-year history.
Jerry Jones became involved in the St. Louis Rams move back to Los Angeles with Stan Kroenke in 2016. He was instrumental in brokering a deal between Kroenke, San Diego Chargers owner
, and Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis to ensure that Kroenke's Inglewood Stadium plan passed, which it did, via a 30-2 owners vote in favor. Jones' support and role in the negotiations has been criticized by some fans and sports media in St. Louis.
The League was skeptical of the site and seemed to prefer the Rams stadium plan on a site at Hollywood Park in Inglewood, the same place rejected by the Raiders in 1995. In response, Jerry Richardson, owner of the Carolina Panthers, who supported the plan, convinced
to recruit Bob Iger, CEO of The Walt Disney Company. Iger was appointed non-executive chairman of the Carson stadium project.
On June 18, 2012, Tomlinson signed a ceremonial contract with the San Diego Chargers and then immediately announced his retirement. Chargers president
said Tomlinson's #21 would be retired by the Chargers in the future. At the time of his retirement, Tomlinson ranked fifth in NFL history in career rushing yards (13,684), second in career rushing touchdowns (145), and third in career total touchdowns (162). On September 15th, 2016, Tomlinson was nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2017.
On January 12, 2016, the Chargers were given a one-year option to join the Rams in the Los Angeles area. Team chairman and CEO
announced on January 29, 2016, that the Chargers would remain in San Diego for the 2016 season. In 2017 the Chargers moved back to their original city of Los Angeles, leaving San Diego without a football team for the first time since 1961.
honored Seau after his death as "...An icon in our community. He transcended the game. He wasn’t just a football player, he was so much more." The Chargers retired his No. 55 during his public memorial. The Junior Seau Pier Amphitheatre and Junior Seau Beach Community Center were renamed posthumously in his honor by the city of Oceanside in July 2012.
On February 8, 2016, Maas was hired by the NFL's San Diego Chargers to be the special advisor to
(Chargers chairman) as advisor he will advise Spanos and the Chargers on the Citizen's Intitative process, explore possible stadium financing plans, the drafting of an intitative document, and the creation of the campaign infrastructure. Maas will also work closely with an established team of legal, financial, and land use advisors.
On January 29, 2016, the Rams and Chargers came to an agreement in principle to share the stadium. The Chargers would contribute a $200 million stadium loan from the NFL and personal seat license fees to the construction costs and would pay $1 per year in rent to the Rams. The same day, Chargers chairman-CEO
announced the team would remain in San Diego for the 2016 NFL season, while continuing to work with local government on a new stadium. Measure C (the Chargers stadium proposal) did not receive the requisite number of votes required for passage.
As an incentive to work out a stadium deal in their current market, the NFL pledged $100 million to the Chargers if they come to an agreement with the city of San Diego. While the team had until March 2016 to decide if they would relocate to Los Angeles for the 2016 season, Chargers chairman/CEO
announced on January 29, 2016, that the team would remain in San Diego for the season. The announcement stated that the team would also be working over the year with government and business leaders on a new stadium proposal that could keep the team in San Diego long-term.
After the failure of the ballot options and getting an extension of the Los Angeles option until January 17, on January 12, 2017,
, chairman and owner of the Chargers, stated in an open letter that the team would relocate to Los Angeles. Simultaneously, the team's social media dropped 'San Diego' and was updated to 'Los Angeles Chargers'. A new marketing logo using the iconic 'LA' symbol used by the Los Angeles Dodgers was also debuted. The team moved to StubHub Center and will play there for the 2017 and 2018 NFL seasons until the new Los Angeles stadium is complete.
Once Carol and Mark Davis inherited the Raiders in 2012, they acknowledged negotiations with the L.A. groups, but were dissatisfied with both of the proposals; the city still remained an option along with San Antonio, Texas. Chargers owner
said in 2014 that adding a Los Angeles team "would really be harmful to us", given that "25 to 30% of our business comes from the L.A./Orange County areas". However, despite problems with Qualcomm Stadium, Spanos refused to exercise the escape clause ever since the opportunity was offered in 2007.
On January 9, 2013, Chargers President
chose Tom Telesco as the team’s new general manager. Telesco was hired after long time Chargers GM A.J. Smith was fired in 2013. He inherited a team that had not made the playoffs since 2009 and been underachieving due to injuries and poor depth. Telesco, 40, is the youngest general manager in Chargers history and one of the youngest general managers in the NFL. The new GM said the Chargers will be a draft-driven organization that will use free agents to supplement the roster.
Chairman of the Chargers
hired several private consultants, including Robin Hunden, an economic development expert, to analyze the plan. Their preliminary results showed that a new stadium would have supplied an estimated additional 200,000 visitors yearly for conventions. The analysis stated their surveys showed that raising the hotel tax from its current 12.5 percent up to 16.5 percent would not have caused harm to the tourism economy, countering claims laid by the opposition that the additional tax would have caused fewer tourists to come to San Diego.
Copyright © 2017