INGLEWOOD, Calif. — A development group that includes a company controlled by the owner of the Rams announced plans Monday to build an 80,000-seat stadium in the Los Angeles suburbs that could become home for an NFL team.
The proposal that could see a stadium rise on the site of a former horse track again raised the hopes of fans that Los Angeles could end its two-decade drought without a team. It becomes the latest of numerous NFL stadium plans in the Los Angeles area since the 1994 exit of the Rams and Raiders from Southern California.
The proposal stands out, however, because of the involvement of Rams owner Stan Kroenke, whose company has entered a joint venture with Stockbridge Capital Group.
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BILLS TALK TO SHANAHAN: Bills team officials interviewed two-time Super Bowl-winning coach Mike Shanahan in San Francisco on Sunday in their hunt to replace Doug Marrone.
RAIDERS SEARCH: Oakland interviewed 49ers tight ends coach Eric Mangini and Colts offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton.
FALCONS SEARCH: Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels said his interview for Atlanta's coaching vacancy was "fine."