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Chargers Adviser Maas Reiterates No Decision Coming On Relocation Until After Season

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 07 / 16

Chargers Special Adviser Fred Maas on Monday in a meeting with San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer reiterated that the team "won't be making any decisions about a possible move" to L.A. until after the season ends on Jan. 1, according to David Garrick of the SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE. Faulconer on Mo...

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TIGERS' NEW DEN COMES JUST-IN TIME FOR THOMPSON, CLARK, ETC.

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ST. LOUIS FANS LIVING THE LIFE OF LUXURY -- WILL TEAMS PAY?

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