LaDainian Tomlinson

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Campbell Soup Sacks NFL Moms

Mrs. McNabb and Co. out as brand focuses on independence

(Newser) - Wilma McNabb and the other NFL moms are finished as corporate spokespeople, the Wall Street Journal reports. Campbell's Chunky Soup has launched a new distinctly mom-less advertising campaign after market research indicated that the 30-year-old men they’re targeting weren’t relying on their mothers’ food advice. Their new ad... More »

The Best Athlete on the Planet

WSJ panel picks Czech decathlete Sebrle to represent Earth at Intergalactic Games

(Newser) - If Earth could only send one guy to a galactic Olympics, who would it be? The Wall Street Journal had a panel of sports experts hash it out, and its top 10 might surprise:
  1. Roman Sebrle: Czech decathlon champion wins on versatility.
  2. LeBron James: What can’t the NBA star
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Patriots Stay Perfect

21-12 win over Chargers moves them to 18-0 and into the Super Bowl

(Newser) - The '72 Dolphins must be nervous after New England stayed perfect today by defeating an injured Chargers crew, 21-12, and advancing to a fourth Super Bowl in seven years. The Patriots had to work for it, suffering a lackluster effort from Tom Brady, and riding rusher Lawrence Maroney for 122... More »

Rivers Says He Will Play for Chargers

Team still lists QB as doubtful for AFC title game vs. Patriots

(Newser) - As far as Philip Rivers is concerned, he is the San Diego Chargers quarterback in Sunday's AFC championship game against the New England Patriots, reports the Associated Press. "The way I felt Monday morning, I didn't think I'd feel as good as I do right now," said Rivers.... More »

Depleted Chargers Shock Indy

San Diego loses star to injury, faces unbeaten New England next

(Newser) - San Diego lost its starting quarterback and star rusher today but still clinched an upset over the Indianapolis Colts, 28-24, the AP reports. Backup QB Billy Volek led a 78-yard scoring drive late in the fourth quarter and the Chargers' D stiffened against Indy's passing attack. But San Diego running... More »

Chargers Pass First Playoff Test

LT, Norv, and Co. give SD first postseason win in 13 years

(Newser) - One of the NFLs most talented clubs notched its first postseason win in 13 years today as San Diego overcame a 6-0 halftime deficit to knock out Tennessee, 17-6. The visiting Titans succeeded in frustrating star running back LaDainian Tomlinson but allowed quarterback Philip Rivers to pass for 292 yards... More »

Return of the King

LT reclaims league rushing lead in 23-3 SD romp over Denver

(Newser) - With Pittsburgh's Willie Parker (1316 yards) sidelined with a broken wheel and Minnesota's rookie wunderkind Adrian Peterson (1305) running on fumes, the league's rushing leader has a familiar face again. Last year's titlebearer LaDainian Tomlinson (1418) reclaimed the lead with a game to go, the AP reports, as the Chargers... More »

Tomlinson, Chargers Jolt Tennessee in OT

Cincinnati silences the Rams, Broncos put a hurtin' on the Chiefs

(Newser) - San Diego, propelled by a 14-point fourth quarter rally, defeated Tennessee with a TD run in overtime by reigning MVP LaDainian Tomlinson, reports the Tennessean. The Titans' defense dominated the first three quarters but couldn't contain L.T. when it counted as he ended with 146 yards rushing. The Titans,... More »

LT Leads SD Over KC With 2nd Half TDs

Jets, Bills add to misery for Fins, 'Skins in early AFC East games

(Newser) - LaDainian Tomlinson took control after halftime, scoring both of the second half's touchdowns, and the Chiefs continued their spiral out of football relevance. Kansas City highlights were limited to a touchdown by hulking defensive end Jared Allen and a team-record 81-yard punt by Dustin Colquitt. In early AFC East road-win... More »

Wildfires Impact LT, Chargers

Tomlinson, others forced to evacuate homes

(Newser) - The wildfires blazing through San Diego County forced 40 Chargers to evacuate their homes, including star running back LaDainian Tomlinson. The team cancelled practice today due to poor air quality, and will move their operations to Arizona for the rest of the week. It is not yet clear whether the... More »

Chargers Win Is All Tomlinson

LT breaks through Raiders D for 4 TDs in a 28-14 trouncing of San Diego's archrival

(Newser) - Yesterday's LaDanian Tomlinson Show featured San Diego's eighth straight victory over Oakland, a 28-14 game that evened the Chargers to 3-3 and toppled the Raiders from atop the NFC West. Tomlinson topped out at 198 rushing yards and scored all four Charger touchdowns, while Oakland's Daunte Culpepper found himself sacked... More »

Bears Fumble Away Season Opener to San Diego 14-3

Rex erases solid D against LT

(Newser) - Despite holding star LaDainian Tomlinson to 25 yards on 17 carries—an embarrassing 1.5 yards per carry—Chicago dropped its season opener in San Diego, 14-3. It was largely the product of an inept and fumble-prone offense. Quarterback and perennial goat Rex Grossman tallied 145 yards, three sacks and... More »

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