NFL Owners to Decide LA Stadium Proposals This Week… Or Not
Jan11

NFL Owners to Decide LA Stadium Proposals This Week… Or Not


Like a grade school crush who strings you along for attention and lunch money, the NFL owners association will meet once again this week once again to maybe, or maybe not, make a decision about whether or not to grant Los Angeles the privilege of an NFL football team. And it’s not even a new football team that the nation’s second-largest city is going hat-in-hand begging for.  Three second-hand teams from San Diego,...

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NFL Meeting Buoys Carson Joint Stadium Plan
Aug11

NFL Meeting Buoys Carson Joint Stadium Plan


At a meting of NFL team owners outside of Chicago today, the latest plans were presented to move the Oakland Raiders and the San Diego Chargers to a shared stadium in Carson, and by all accounts, the plan was received enthusiastically. Carmen Policy, a lawyer for the Carson Project, who was part of the meeting, said that he believed the team owners liked the plan to have two professional football teams share a new $1.6 billion stadium...

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Bjango! Quango Tango for Football Fandango
May19

Bjango! Quango Tango for Football Fandango


The plan to turn the Oakland Raiders and the San Diego Chargers into Felix Unger and Oscar Madison is moving forward with the city of Carson landing the acreage it needs to built their coldwater flat atop a landfill.  But the question remains: Can two teams recently divorced from their cities share a stadium without driving each other crazy? According to the Associated Press, through a rather complicated deal, a city of Carson quango...

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SoCal Stadia Proposals Inch Forward; Football Returning to LA Seen as a Lock
Apr23

SoCal Stadia Proposals Inch Forward; Football Returning to LA Seen as a Lock


Carson NFL stadium proposal, courtesy of Manica Architects Drawing of the proposed Inglewood stadium, courtesy of HKS The chances of NFL-grade professional football returning to the Southland were kicked up a notch Wednesday after a series of meetings at the NFL’s headquarters in New York. Observers familiar with the plans for a new shared stadium in Carson, and another stadium in Inglewood, but who are not involved with either...

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Carson Football Stadium Inching Forward, but Still a Hail Mary Away from Reality
Apr21

Carson Football Stadium Inching Forward, but Still a Hail Mary Away from Reality


  The plan to turn a disused landfill in Carson into southern California’s shining beacon of professional football is moving forward. Reports from the Orange County Register indicate that Carson’s city council could approve the stadium ballot initiative tonight.  Tomorrow, representatives from the Oakland Raiders and the San Diego Chargers will be at the NFL’s headquarters in New York to deliver a presentation...

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