Phil Mickelson dismayed by Chargers’ L.A. move, but ‘I get it’

Phil Mickelson has expressed his disappointment at the Chargers’ move from San Diego to Los Angeles and wishes his hometown had fought harder to keep the NFL franchise.

The Chargers will play in L.A. beginning next season as owner Dean Spanos confirmed plans to relocate after the people of San Diego voted against raising taxes in order to fund a new stadium.

‘Looking back on it, it definitely wasn’t worth it,’ Cruz said Monday on the ‘Timeout with Taylor Rooks’ podcast. ‘At the end of the day, you want to put your mind in a place where you want to succeed at whatever your next task is, especially in a football setting and a football atmosphere.

‘You just win a game … granted it’s New Year’s Day and you’re an adult and you pay your own bills and it’s an off-day, so you want to just go out and enjoy yourself. I think the photo is what made it because a picture is worth a thousand words.

These comments are really Cruz’s first about the incident, as he previously shied away from a response. Odell Beckham Jr., who was also on the boat, previously said the trip had no impact on their performances.

The morning after Masahiro got Ta-knocked around vs. Boston, the Yankees are facing a big question: What’s next?

The team’s No. 1 starter has pitched to the tune of No. 5 starter numbers this year, and that’s being generous. Tanaka has a 6.56 ERA in 12 starts, a 1.500 WHIP and has pitched fewer than six innings in half his starts.

It seems easy for fans to say, Hey, let’s skip a start or DL him. But there’s a problem. Well, there are 67 million of them.

Tanaka is the Yankees’ No. 1 starter. The team isn’t going to DL him; they’re not even going to send him for any tests. It’s stubborn, but it’s the way the Bombers operate.

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