Thursday's Unverified Fact About San Diego

Play it safe when handling sausage.
Play it safe when handling sausage.

The 'Boys host a team whose greatest former star was nicknamed "Bambi" on Sunday. Another "fact" about the club that can't decide on the right shade of blue...

Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson credits his sure grip on the ball to intensive training as a teenager. Even now he spends several hours a week alternately tightening and loosening his fingers around kielbasa, just to maintain strength in his hands.*

*Source: We thought we heard a reference to this practice in a YouTube video that has since been taken down.

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