(Houston, TX) — The Rams are packing up and leaving town. NFL owners overwhelmingly approved relocation of the team to Los Angeles on Tuesday. They will play in LA starting this year, although owner Stan Kroenke’s nearly 1.9-billion-dollar stadium in Inglewood won’t be ready until 2019.
>>Chargers Could Join Rams In Inglewood
(Houston, TX) — The Rams could be sharing their LA stadium with the Chargers. The Bolts have been given a one-year option to decide if they want to move from San Diego and join the Rams in Inglewood. The Chargers had lobbied for a shared stadium with the Raiders in nearby Carson, California.
>>Mayor Slay Disappointed In Rams Departure
(St. Louis, MO) — St. Louis leaders are expressing their disappointment over the Rams’ departure. Mayor Slay said the NFL ignored the facts, the loyal fans of St. Louis, and a viable stadium plan. County executive Steve Stenger added the region deserves a team and is fully capable of supporting it.
>>Warner Tweets To St. Louis Fans
(Undated) — Former Rams Super Bowl winning quarterback Kurt Warner is offering his appreciation of the fans in St. Louis. Warner tweeted, “Want to send a shout out to all the awesome @STLouisRams fans in the LOU… You made my time there extremely special and we’ll never forget you.”
>>St. Louis Loses NFL Team For Second Time
(St. Louis, MO) — The Rams leaving town is a second blow to St. Louis. The city first lost the Cardinals to Phoenix, Arizona after the 1987 season. They had played in St. Louis since 1960. The city was then without a team until the Rams relocated from Los Angeles in time for the 1995 season.
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