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Las Vegas Taxpayers May Find a Sure Bet in NFL’s Raiders

The Las Vegas taxpayer subsidy to build a stadium for the National Football League Raiders works out to $354 per resident. The cost will be paid, according to projections, by increased tourist traffic that will drastically increase hotel occupancy and

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Chargers Fans Wary of 2016 Stay-Put Plan

Bruised San Diego Chargers fans remain leery of the hope that their team will stay in town after the organization lobbied hard for a transfer to Los Angeles and lost–for the next year, at least.

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Raiders Entertain Las Vegas?

Add Las Vegas to the host of cities that could serve as the new home for the Raiders, as the team has withdrawn its bid for a Los Angeles relocation.

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Raiders May Consider Sacramento Move

The Raiders football organization is at a crossroads, and one influential radio host is suggesting that the team move from its home in Oakland to California’s capital city, Sacramento.

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L.A. Mayor Garcetti: Chargers Should Stay in SD

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was “celebrating the Rams” while suggesting the Chargers and Raiders remain in their current cities when he joined ESPN radio on Wednesday.

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San Diego Mayor Says City Could Still Save Chargers

Mayor Kevin Faulconer gave San Diego Chargers fans a sliver of hope at Thursday’s State of the City address that their team could stay in town. “Our San Diego family has stood with the Chargers in victory and defeat for

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Rams to Return to L.A. After First Round of Voting

The 32 NFL team owners completed a first round of voting on Tuesday in Houston, with the result thus far favoring a Rams and possibly either the Raiders or Chargers moving into a new Los Angeles stadium in Inglewood.

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San Diego Makes Last Ditch Pitch for Chargers

Though the outlook looks grim, San Diego football fans haven’t given up yet on hopes that their long-time Chargers will remain in the town they have called home for over 50 years.

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Raiders Owner Appears at Oakland NFL Town Hall

In the third and final and of three NFL town hall meetings held this week to consider football teams seeking relocation to the Los Angeles market, Raiders owner Mark Davis surprised costume-clad fans and concerned Oakland area residents by confirming his commitment to keeping the team in their city.

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Fans Lobby NFL to Keep Chargers in San Diego

A flock of sign-wielding San Diego Chargers fans chanting “Save Our Bolts” lined the street outside Spreckles Theater Wednesday night, as fans inside confronted NFL executives over a proposal to move the Chargers football team to Los Angeles.

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Chargers Fans Anticipate NFL Hearing in San Diego

Wednesday marks the second of three town-hall-style NFL hearings–St. Louis, San Diego, then Oakland–being held this week to determine which (if any) of three football teams–the Rams, Chargers or Raiders, respectively–will move to the Los Angeles, California market.

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NFL Plans Visits, Public Meetings in Stadium Debate

The NFL is coming to town for community hearings next week in St. Louis, San Diego and Oakland, the cities of three league teams making efforts to move in to the Los Angeles, California market.

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NFL Expects Team in L.A. for 2016

NFL owners indicated Tuesday that they expect one or more football teams to occupy the Los Angeles market as soon as 2016.

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Chargers Set to Move to L.A., Say Insiders

The San Diego Chargers, the Oakland Raiders and the St. Louis Rams are all making moves to take on the vacant Los Angeles NFL football team market–and experts and insiders have been saying Chargers owner Dean Spanos is dedicated to the L.A. move.

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Chargers Stadium Battle Gets Political on Social Media

SAN DIEGO — The San Diego Chargers organization is calling foul against a San Diego-based business association that has publicly questioned the integrity and intentions of the team in negotiations to build a new stadium in the city.

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Chargers’ San Diego Home at Stake as Stadium Talks Loom

Next Tuesday, San Diego Chargers Chairman Dean Spanos will begin negotiations with San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer over the possibility of a new stadium, as great uncertainty over the Chargers’ future in their longtime home hangs heavy in the air.

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Two Chargers Stadiums, Three Potential L.A. NFL Teams

The San Diego Chargers organization is in the driver’s seat as it considers competing proposals for a new stadium–while the Raiders and Rams also consider a return to their one-time L.A. home.

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Inglewood Approves Plans for Rams Stadium

The Inglewood City Council unanimously approved St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke’s prospective stadium at Hollywood Park on Tuesday. The $1.86 billion, 80,000-seat, closed-roof structure, to be opened in 2018, would become the world’s most expensive stadium. Chris Meany, vice

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Jets, Raiders Hire Coaches; Fox Emerges as Leading Candidate in Chicago

The merry-go-round season for NFL coaches has arrived, and teams looking for new head coaches abound, including the Jets, Raiders, Bears, 49ers, Broncos, and Falcons. The Jets and Raiders seem to have decided, but the other four teams are still interviewing candidates.

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Snoop Dogg: Los Angeles ‘Deserves’ an NFL Team

Rapper Snoop Dogg celebrates that Los Angeles seems poised to see the return of the National Football League. During a promo tour for his new ESPN show “Snoop & Son,” the singer noted that L.A. “deserved” the return of NFL