L.A. Gets an NFL Team. Now How About That Stadium?
Jan12

L.A. Gets an NFL Team. Now How About That Stadium?


There was, quite literally, dancing in the streets today when the National Football League owners association granted Los Angeles a professional football team.  A “previously loved” team, as the used car dealers say.  But at least it’s the Rams, a familiar name in these parts.  The somewhat itinerant team started in Cleveland, and matured in L.A. for the better part of a half-century.  Now after 20 years of sewing...

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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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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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Inglewood Stadium Plan Meets the NFL Tomorrow
Apr21

Inglewood Stadium Plan Meets the NFL Tomorrow


  Supporters of a plan to build a new professional football stadium for the Saint Louis Rams in Inglewood will plead their case before the NFL at its headquarters in New York tomorrow. The $1.86 billion Inglewood plan involves building an 80,000-seat stadium at the site of the old Hollywood Park horse race track.  It also includes a performing arts center and associated restaurant and retail space.  City officials approved the...

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