The Deep Six: Why Los Angeles Has Gone 20 Years Without The NFL

The NFL in Los Angeles? Not so fast…

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In January, St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke revealed plans to build an 80,000-seat stadium at the former Hollywood Park site in Inglewood. A few weeks back, The San Diego Chargers and the Oakland Raiders reached an agreement in principle on a proposal to build a $1.7 billion dollar stadium in the Los Angeles suburb of Carson. But today, uber-sports and entertainment investment group AEG announced it is pulling out of its plans for a Field football stadium downtown. Not only did they pull the plug on the stadium, they broke off discussions with the city entirely and did so after they had pumped over $50million into this concept.

Those are just three of the most recent plans to build a football facility somewhere in the Greater Los Angeles area. The AEG plan is dead, Missouri governor Jay Nixon announced last month work is set to begin on the…

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