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Sources: Chargers Expected To Exercise Team Option To Move North To L.A. In '17

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 02 / 16

The Chargers in January will announce "plans to relocate" to L.A. barring an "unanticipated miracle," according to ESPN's Jim Trotter ( TWITTER.com, 12/1 ). ESPN.com's Eric Williams noted the Chargers were "granted the option to relocate to L.A. with a deadline of Jan. 15, 2017." Chargers Chair De...

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