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SPANOS READY TO BUST A MOVE IF STADIUM CONSTRUCTION HALTED
Published February 14, 1997
Chargers President Dean Spanos said the team will move its entire '97 home schedule to the Rose Bowl if a Superior Court judge halts construction at Jack Murphy Stadium next Thursday, according to Barry Bloom in the SAN DIEGO UNION- TRIBUNE. Spanos said he and Rose Bowl President Al Moses have an oral agreement, and a contingency contract should be signed by next week (SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE, 2/14). San Diego-based Qualcomm Chair Irwin Jacobs has offered to "make a deal with the city that would resolve the funding controversy and put the high-tech company's name" on Jack Murphy Stadium (SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE, 2/14). SUPER BOWL: The NFL has adopted a contingency plan to hold the '98 Super Bowl at the Rose Bowl if it becomes necessary to move the game from Jack Murphy (Rose Bowl).