Tom Krasovic: Ron Fowler, in contrast to Spanoses, built trust with local sports fans

Ron Fowler came off as a San Diego sports fan.Dean Spanos came off as aloof and entitled.It mattered.If the top Chargers executive since 1994 and face of team ownership since the 2000s had connected with San Diego sports fans as the top Padres exec and part-owner did in his eight-year run that downshifted last week, then assume this: The Chargers would’ve boosted their political capital in San Diego, improving their odds of landing a massive subsidy toward a new NFL stadium here. (Yes, the odds would’ve remained steep.)Fans and sports pundits often say it’s all about winning when it comes to w…

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