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September 19, 1990 | KENNETH REICH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Los Angeles, 1984. Atlanta, 1996. The Olympic comparisons were already beginning Tuesday, and they were quite favorable to Atlanta. At least, the Georgians are off to an easier start. "The only thing certain about the Olympic movement is that there's always change," Peter Ueberroth, leader of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, said Tuesday after hearing that Atlanta was selected as site of the 1996 Games.
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January 3, 1999 | ALAN ABRAHAMSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When it comes to pro football, who "owns" the Los Angeles market? That's one of the central issues of a contentious lawsuit between the Raiders and the NFL that is slogging along in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles. The case ultimately may hold the key in determining whether Los Angeles gets an expansion NFL team or whether the Raiders return to town.
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SPORTS
February 19, 1990 | MELVIN DURSLAG
Assuming Oakland doesn't waver in its bid to recapture the Raiders, and the team returns to its ancestral cradle there, you picture the response in Los Angeles, bereft of pro football. Instantly, the mayor will assure villagers that the blue ribbon panel he appointed to perpetuate the sport in this city will whirl into action. The Coliseum Commission will announce it is naming a search committee. Those composing it will be named Larry, Curly and Moe.
SPORTS
September 19, 1990 | KENNETH REICH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Los Angeles, 1984. Atlanta, 1996. The Olympic comparisons were already beginning Tuesday, and they were quite favorable to Atlanta. At least, the Georgians are off to an easier start. "The only thing certain about the Olympic movement is that there's always change," Peter Ueberroth, leader of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, said Tuesday after hearing that Atlanta was selected as site of the 1996 Games.
NEWS
March 13, 1990 | DAVID FERRELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
True to their names, the Raiders came to Los Angeles eight years ago as renegades, a swaggering, blustering team made up of outcasts and ruffians. In a city known for style, glamour and poolside chic, the act was a tough sell. The sports market was dominated by the blue-blooded Dodgers and Magic Johnson's "Showtime" Lakers. The Raiders were an alien lot, thugs, blue-collar guys, hard-bitten pugilists. But the Raiders managed to carve out a following.
NEWS
January 3, 1999 | ALAN ABRAHAMSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When it comes to pro football, who "owns" the Los Angeles market? That's one of the central issues of a contentious lawsuit between the Raiders and the NFL that is slogging along in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles. The case ultimately may hold the key in determining whether Los Angeles gets an expansion NFL team or whether the Raiders return to town.
NEWS
March 13, 1990 | DAVID FERRELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
True to their names, the Raiders came to Los Angeles eight years ago as renegades, a swaggering, blustering team made up of outcasts and ruffians. In a city known for style, glamour and poolside chic, the act was a tough sell. The sports market was dominated by the blue-blooded Dodgers and Magic Johnson's "Showtime" Lakers. The Raiders were an alien lot, thugs, blue-collar guys, hard-bitten pugilists. But the Raiders managed to carve out a following.
SPORTS
February 19, 1990 | MELVIN DURSLAG
Assuming Oakland doesn't waver in its bid to recapture the Raiders, and the team returns to its ancestral cradle there, you picture the response in Los Angeles, bereft of pro football. Instantly, the mayor will assure villagers that the blue ribbon panel he appointed to perpetuate the sport in this city will whirl into action. The Coliseum Commission will announce it is naming a search committee. Those composing it will be named Larry, Curly and Moe.
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