NFL Briefed on Stadium Development In St. Louis and Inglewood

  PHOENIX • A National Football League executive briefed team owners Monday, for the first time as a group, on competing stadium proposals that could send the St. Louis Rams to Los Angeles, including key steps “between now and any eventual relocation.”   NFL Executive Vice President Eric Grubman, who is in charge of stadium development and Los Angeles market exploration, said he spent about 45 minutes explaining three Los…

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AEG Attacks ‘Fast-Tracked’ Carson NFL Stadium Proposal, Fearing Competition For StubHub Center

  (By Nick Green, Daily Breeze)   Anschutz Entertainment Group, owner of Carson’s 125-acre StubHub Center, has warned Mayor Jim Dear in a letter that fast-tracking a “deeply flawed” NFL stadium proposal and avoiding an extensive environmental analysis “is an open invitation to litigation.”   In the six-page-letter, AEG maintained there are “numerous environmental and operational impacts” between the sports complex on the campus of Cal State Dominguez Hills —…

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Inglewood NFL Stadium: Moody’s Agrees New Tax Revenue Could Be A Game Changer’

An NFL stadium in Inglewood would be “a potential game changer in tax revenue,” according to a new report from the credit rating agency Moody’s Investors Service, which relies mostly on information from the city’s own analysis.   “The stadium go-ahead is credit positive for Inglewood because the city stands to gain $18.7 million-$28 million annually over a 16-year period and more after, according to a city-commissioned report,” Moody’s says, in…

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Inglewood Goes Full Speed Ahead With NFL Stadium

(via Los Angeles Times) For so many years, people did exactly what James T. Butts Jr. told them to do. It works like that when you are a police chief and your officers must follow every command. But after Butts got elected mayor of Inglewood in 2011, he ran smack into a couple of City Council members who kept opposing him. “The meetings were clown shows,” he recalls. “When you’re…

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Withdrawal of LA Stadium Plan Reorders Chase For NFL Teams

(by MICHAEL R. BLOOD / BakersfieldNow.com)   The demise of an NFL stadium proposal in the heart of downtown Los Angeles has reordered the competition to lure professional football back to the region after two decades of game-less Sundays. The pullout by Anschutz Entertainment Group ended a dream of having a team play in the shadow of the city’s skyline. Now it comes down to this: Five cities. Three NFL…

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