VIDEO: Mayor Faulconer Talks Future of San Diego Sports

SD Mayor discusses MLS, the NFL, and how he sees Mission Valley redevelopment

“Why do we fall? So that we can learn to pick ourselves up.” – Alfred Pennyworth, Batman Begins

The Chargers left San Diego for Los Angeles, a gut punch to the San Diego sports fan base. But on Saturday that fan base started getting back up.

More than 12,000 people filled Petco Park for Celebrate San Diego, a rally of sorts to show people in America’s Finest City what they still have to root for … and what Dean Spanos left behind. The Padres organized the event, inviting all the local professional teams and universities to attend, and all that were there agreed with the words of SDSU head basketball coach Steve Fisher:

“I’m amazed at the turnout but not surprised.”

[G] Padres, Local Teams Rally to Celebrate San Diego

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