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AEG Asks L.A. For More Time To Lure NFL Team To Farmers Field

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 30 / 14

AEG has asked the city of L.A. for “six more months to bring an NFL franchise to Los Angeles and start building Farmers Field stadium.” The fate of the request will “depend in part on whether city officials believe AEG really is close to luring a team to town.” As part of a '...

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