After decades of shunning Las Vegas, the American city most closely associated with gambling, the N.F.L. has moved a lot closer to having a team there.
The Chargers will play their first season in the Los Angeles since 1960 at the 30,000-seat StubHub Center in Carson. While many fans and those in the media have slammed the idea of an NFL team playing in such a small stadium, others have chimed in to say that the atmosphere will be more intense
After months of gross negotiations between craven billionaires, what was all but official is reportedly one step closer to being actually official: the Oakland Raiders are preparing to file relocation papers for their move to Las Vegas, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com.
First, let’s be real about the numbers: The Chargers not only bolted San Diego for Los Angeles — if you’re still doubting that fact, the National Football League team’s creepy swindling of the Dodgers’ logo should serve as proof — and plan to play the next two seasons at the relatively tiny StubHub Center.
The Chargers are leaving San Diego for Los Angeles, owner Dean Spanos announced Thursday in a letter posted on the team’s website. “After much deliberation, I have made the decision to relocate the Chargers to Los Angeles beginning with the 2017 season,” Spanos wrote. “San Diego has been our home for 56 years. It will
San Diego might wind up losing the Chargers, but at least its people and politicians have stood up for what’s right. It appears team owner Dean Spanos will fail in his quest to secure a publicly funded stadium, and now some city council members are enjoying what may be their last laugh. Last month, San Diego
A proposal to build a new football stadium complex for the Oakland Raiders cleared two hurdles Tuesday after the Oakland City Council and the Alameda County Board of Supervisors approved resolutions to enter an exclusive negotiating agreement with former NFL star Ronnie Lott’s investment team.The plan is to build a $1.3 billion coliseum complex with
With the clock ticking, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf is betting big that a combination of $600 million in private money from Ronnie Lott’s investment group, $200 million in public money and an equal amount from the National Football League will be enough to keep the stadium-hungry Raiders from moving to Las Vegas. At this point,
The idea came into focus for Stan Kroenke, the billionaire Rams owner and real estate developer, during a pre-dawn drive around Inglewood’s Hollywood Park racetrack in the summer of 2013. It grew into an audacious plan to transform 298 acres into one of the world’s premier sports and entertainment districts with a $2.6-billion stadium as
The Rams will break ground on their $2.6-billion stadium in Inglewood next Thursday, according to a person with direct knowledge of the situation who spoke on the condition they not be identified. Expected to be completed in 2019, the venue will be the centerpiece of a 298-acre mixed-use development on the site of the old