The Anschutz Entertainment Group’s proposed football stadium in downtown Los Angeles is “essentially dead to the NFL,” according to a Yahoo! Sports report.
A top executive with the company proposing to build a football stadium in downtown Los Angeles says no NFL team has yet expressed serious interest in moving to Southern California.
All but one of the four major candidates for Los Angeles’ new mayor said the sale of AEG will not affect plans to bring an NFL stadium to the city.
Supervisor Mike Antonovich withdrew a recommendation Tuesday that the Board of Supervisors oppose AEG’s efforts to fast-track environmental approvals for its proposed downtown football stadium.
Nearly three-quarters of funding to relocate a convention center hall to accommodate a downtown Los Angeles NFL stadium would come from guaranteed payments to the city by developer AEG under a tentative plan released for comment.
Representatives of unions, community groups and minority-owned business organizations are lending their support to plans for an NFL stadium that sports and entertainment firm AEG wants to build in downtown Los Angeles.