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Asked about the local television situation, Seidler didn’t want to talk about that until after the deal becomes final.

“We’re a combination thrilled to be in this position, but also feel a great sense of responsibility to the game and community of San Diego,” Seidler said. “We really look forward to going to work and doing everything we can to make the city of San Diego happy with our leadership, particularly the fans. Bottom line: We’re just happy to get going, work hard and take a bunch of good steps in the right direction.”

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AP Sports Writer Bernie Wilson in San Diego and Ron Blum in New York, and Associated Press freelance writer Amy Jinkner-Lloyd in Atlanta contributed.