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Carson, Inglewood Stadium Reps Meet With NFL; St. Louis Task Force Presenting In N.Y.

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 17 / 15

Reps of proposed stadium projects in Carson and Inglewood met with NFL execs Thursday as the "competition to return the league" to the L.A. area continued, according to Farmer, Fenno & Logan of the L.A. TIMES. NFL Exec VP/Business Ventures Eric Grubman "attended both meetings," which included a ...

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