Breaking News!!: Houston, TX: St. Louis Rams to return to Los Angeles, California.
According to the National Football League (N.F.L.), National Football League (N.F.L.) owners voted 30-2 on Tuesday, January 12th, 2016 to allow the St. Louis Rams to move to a new stadium just outside Los Angeles, California.
The vote was done at a National Football League (N.F.L.) meeting in Houston, Texas.
The San Diego Chargers will have an option to share the facility.
According to Commissioner Roger Goodell, the Oakland Raiders, who also wanted to move to the area, could move to Los Angeles, California if the San Diego Chargers doesn’t,
The National Football League (N.F.L.) owners will were meeting in Houston, Texas to determine the future of Los Angeles, California having a football team.
The moves end the National Football League (N.F.L.)’s 21-year absence from the nation’s second largest media market of Los Angeles, California.
The compromise, the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders wanted to share a new stadium in Carson, California, and the Rams (St. Louis Rams) wanted to move to nearby Inglewood, California, was approved 30-2 after the other options did not get the 24 votes needed for approval.
The Rams (St. Louis Rams), which was based in the Los Angeles, California area from 1946 to 1994 — will play in a temporary facility — probably the Los Angeles Coliseum at Exposition Park in Los Angeles, California until the new stadium is ready for the 2019 season.
In a statement, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said, “Today, with the NFL returning home, Los Angeles cements itself as the epicenter of the sports world. We cannot wait to welcome the Rams, and perhaps others soon, as they join a storied lineup of professional franchises, collegiate powerhouses, and sports media companies.”
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