No New Stadium in San Diego … For Now

One of the less polarizing takeaways from this election cycle was the rejection of a publicly-funded stadium initiative by the residents of San Diego. On Election Day, voters defeated the proposed six percent hotel room tax increase that would have aided in the funding of the venue. For now, the Chargers are focusing on football, and any decision about relocating elsewhere will be made after the NFL season concludes. The club wanted to build a new stadium in the city of San Diego — a…
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Chargers to Remain in San Diego for 2016 Season

On Friday, January 29, 2016, the San Diego Chargers made two important announcements: (1) the franchise reached an agreement in principle with the now “Los Angeles Rams” to share the Inglewood stadium project, creating a route for a Los Angeles move; and (2) the franchise will be staying in San Diego for the 2016, committing to a possible solution for a stadium that keeps the team in San Diego long-term. Last year, Rams owner Stan Kroenke purchased a 60-acre tract of land in…
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Raiders Left Without Permanent Home Following NFL Relocation Decision

On January 12, 2016, NFL owners met in Houston and approved a plan to move the St. Louis Rams to Inglewood, California — a city just a few miles south of downtown Los Angeles. The owners also granted the San Diego Charges an option to join the Rams in Inglewood, provided that the team exercise the option by January 2017. The league noted that if the Charges fail to  exercise the option, then the Oakland Raiders will have the option to make the move to…
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Rams Move to Los Angeles Approved; Are Chargers Next?

On January 12, 2016, owners of the 32 NFL teams met and approved a plan that moves the St. Louis Rams out of St. Louis and to Inglewood, California. Also, during this meeting, the San Diego Chargers were granted a “stadium-sharing deal” to join the Rams in Inglewood—a city just a few miles south of downtown Los Angeles. Both the St. Louis Rams and the San Diego Chargers have been persistently working to find stadium alternatives in order to keep their franchises but have come…
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