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Dean Spanos Drowned Out By Crowd During Chargers' L.A. Kickoff Event At The Forum

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 19 / 17

The Chargers yesterday held an invitation-only kickoff ceremony at The Forum to celebrate the team's relocation to L.A., and the half-hour event included "pounding music, brief video highlights from the team’s 56 seasons in San Diego and reminders of the awkwardness that’s accompanied th...

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