Will a proposed return of at least one NFL team to Southern California bring home new jobs and pump millions of dollars into the local economy?
The 14-page report was commissioned by Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG), which wants to build a stadium in downtown Los Angeles.
The proposed $1.7 billion Chargers-Raiders stadium in Carson would be build on top of a half-century-old landfill and close to the 405 Freeway, two things that have made some residents uneasy with the idea.
With the addition of a proposed $1.7 million stadium that would house the Raiders and Chargers if they cannot get new facilities in their current cities, there are now four players attempting to return the NFL to the Southland.
Los Angeles is the hottest market for new stadiums in the country — and the NFL teams that could come with them — but the possibility that three teams will kick off in the region is a football fantasy, experts say.
Officials held a news conference Friday to discuss the proposed plan to build a joint NFL stadium that would be home to both the Chargers and the Raiders.
Raider fans demonstrated outside the L.A. Coliseum Saturday as a reminder that theirs is the perfect NFL team to bring back to Los Angeles.
St. Louis upped its bid Friday to either keep the Rams or lure a new NFL team, unveiling plans for a new open-air football stadium on the banks of the Mississippi River, not far from the Gateway Arch.
In early October the Los Angeles Times reported that NFL owners referenced a couple of locations in the city of Carson for a potential site for an NFL Stadium.
With not a cloud in the sky and dry conditions on the ground, you would think both offenses would have been able to move the ball up and down the field and put points on the board. Think again.
Philip Rivers threw a 22-yard touchdown pass to Malcom Floyd on the game’s third play from scrimmage, and the San Diego Chargers held on for a lackluster 13-6 victory against winless Oakland on Sunday, extending the Raiders’ losing streak to 16.
After dropping their season-opener 18-17 to the now 8-1 Arizona Cardinals, the Bolts reeled off five straight victories, even holding the lead in the AFC West for a time. Now, however, the Chargers (5-4) sit in third place in the division, with a pair of hot teams in front of them, respectively Denver (7-2) and Kansas City (6-3).
In one of their tougher tests of the season, the Chargers scratched and clawed their way to a 31-28 victory over the Raiders in Oakland last month. Since that win, however, the Bolts have gone 0-3, including a 37-0 blowout loss in Miami a week ago this past Sunday.
With the Chargers (5-4) currently in the midst of a three-game slump, here is a look at the remaining seven games and who is likely to be favored going into each of them:
Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis met with a delegation of officials from San Antonio on Friday to talk about a potential move for the franchise.