Panel Wants To Reduce Funding For Vegas Stadium Predators' Freeman Sues Team, Fellow Owner Foley Shifts Focus To Hockey Operations 76ers Excited For Ben Simmons CFL Argonauts Make BMO Field Debut Falcons' McKay Confirms $200M Changes To Stadium Mets End Yankees Head-To-Head Attendance Run NHL Announces Las Vegas As Expansion Team NFL, NFLPA Partner With Cirque Du Soleil Can Las Vegas Sustain Long-Term Success?
RAIDERS APPROVAL LEAVES RAMS ASKING "WHAT ABOUT US?"
Published July 24, 1995
Rams President John Shaw said the team may consider legal action against the NFL or "perhaps holding up and putting into escrow" a November relocation fee payment due to the league. Shaw said the NFL's lack of action in regards to the Raiders after they charged the Rams a $29M relocation fee and $17M in PSL money is inconsistent (Lorraine Kee, ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, 7/23). Bernie Miklasz writes, "If Davis had decided to move to St. Louis, would he be surrendering $29 million to the NFL? I think not. Davis terrifies the NFL boys." Miklasz calls for the Rams to "refuse to pay one nickel" of the fee (ST. LOUIS POST- DISPATCH, 7/24). In L.A., Mike Penner writes that Shaw "should have argued that the Rams aren't relocating to St. Louis, they're merely stopping over on their way back home to Cleveland" (L.A. TIMES, 7/23).