Ken Whisenhunt

Chargers and new Coach Anthony Lynn face a huge challenge: Making themselves relevant in L.A.

Chargers and new Coach Anthony Lynn face a huge challenge: Making themselves relevant in L.A.

You can take the Chargers out of San Diego, but you can’t take the Chargers out of the Chargers.

Days after unveiling and promptly retiring the most reviled logo in Los Angeles sports history, the new head coach of the perpetually bumbling franchise opened his introductory news conference Tuesday at the StubHub Center with an unfortunate slip of the tongue.

“I am so proud to be the head coach of the San Di . . .” Anthony Lynn started.

He caught himself.

“Uh . . . L.A. Chargers,” he said. “Oops.”

On the bright side, Lynn might have inadvertently come up with the team’s unofficial motto: Oops.

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