Anthony Lynn is so engrossed in his job as first-year coach of the Chargers, he doesn’t have much time to watch TV, surf the web or peruse the newspaper. He spends more time at the team’s facility than away from it.
But Lynn does have a vested interest in local news happening 3,000 miles away.
That’s because his wife, Stacey Bell, is co-anchor of NBC 4 New York’s weekday newscasts. Since Lynn took the coaching job in Los Angeles, he and his wife have lived on opposite coasts, finding ways to see each other about once every two weeks.
So the Chargers playing at the New York Jets on Christmas Eve is a convenient twist for the couple. If home is where the heart is, Lynn...