San Diego Chargers defeat New England Patriots, 30-10

SAN DIEGO - He attacks the waves on his surfboard now, not opposing ball carriers.

If Junior Seau had his preference the waves could wait.

No surprise there. Seau went after it hard for 18 NFL seasons, often the first player to arrive in the locker room before the sun came up every morning, whether it was in San Diego, Miami, or New England. So he knew this wouldn't be easy.

"It's the first year I haven't been part of an organization, a locker room, the first time I ...

SAN DIEGO - Patriots owner Robert Kraft has spoken with Tom Brady since the franchise quarterback underwent surgery on his left knee last Monday. Kraft said yesterday, before the Patriots fell to the Chargers, 30-10, that the surgery went well and that Brady will return to Boston soon for rehabilitation.

Brady, who suffered a torn ACL and MCL in his left knee during the Patriots' season opener against the Chiefs Sept. 7, was operated on at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Cl...

SAN DIEGO - There is a big cultural gap between Northern California and Southern California. There was a canyon-size difference in the way the Patriots played in Northern California and in Southern California.

After restoring the faith with a 30-21 win over the San Francisco 49ers last Sunday, the Patriots fell flatter than tortilla last night in SoCal. The Patriots were trounced, 30-10, by the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium to snap a 12-game road winning streak...

SAN DIEGO - With a nagging toe injury limiting Chargers star running back LaDainian Tomlinson, the San Diego passing attack has been forced to carry the load.

And that's been no problem for Philip Rivers.

Despite wide receiver Chris Chambers being inactive, the Chargers signal-caller was unstoppable in last night's 30-10 blowout of the Patriots. Rivers was 18 for 27 for 306 yards, three touchdowns, and no interceptions.

It's clear Rivers is up to the task of spark...