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Monday, October 22, 2007

NFL Talks On The Rocks

According to the Daily News, football talks have stalled and officials are avoiding the subject. At this point, apparently, the NFL values Los Angeles only as a bargaining chip in negotiations with other cities. Nice.

Los Angeles officials have refused to talk about it, but the NFL flat out told them three months ago that a professional football team will not be coming to the Coliseum, the Daily News has learned.

According to letters obtained by the Daily News, the city's latest hope of luring an NFL team involved pleading for Los Angeles to host a Super Bowl to try to regenerate interest in moving a team to the city.

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Anonymous Anonymous said:

Ho'w they get Weiss, Zine and Tony to pose for this timely pic?

October 22, 2007 9:16 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

This is good news, because it means that no public money is being used to help fund an enterprise for some rich owner or group.

October 22, 2007 12:50 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Too many gang banging cholos are now Dodgers fans, we need a football team so less low life cholos go to Dodgers games.

October 22, 2007 1:14 PM  

Blogger Mayor Sam said:

We'd have a football team if the politicians got out of the way and didn't insist on the Coliseum - how many times does the NFL have to tell them they don't want the Coliseum.

Had they let O'Malley build a football stadium at Dodger Stadium we'd have a team and the O'Malleys would still own the Dodgers.

October 22, 2007 1:52 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Mayor Sam, and what city would the O'Malley's football team have moved to? We've already had the Rams and the Raiders move out. There's a big difference between what you wish for and reality. Your statement is rooted in fantasy.

October 22, 2007 10:23 PM  

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