June 8, 2002 |
Recent threats of legal action, public rancor and stepped-up competition from the Coliseum have so frustrated a group looking to build an NFL stadium in downtown Los Angeles that it is "close" to pulling out, said a key member of the coalition. Tim Leiweke, president of Anschutz Entertainment Group, said Friday he plans to meet with his fellow coalition members in the coming days and weigh whether to end the process.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 25, 2002 |
An attorney who has been involved in other controversies over public funding for professional sports teams sued Friday to block city officials from holding what he claims are secret meetings with the Chargers over the professional football team's desire for a new stadium. Lawyer Michael Aguirre also accused Mayor Dick Murphy of not standing up to the National Football League.
December 1, 1998 |
A review of Week 13 in the NFL, and: Looking for a part-time job, travel, all expenses paid? Qualifications: You must be indecisive, like lots of meetings and have been known to tell associates: "I just can't seem to get anything right." Meet those criteria and you too could be an NFL official. Heads or Tails? Heads, and off with all of them. With all of the football games played, from Pop Warner on up, this is the best they've got?
October 25, 1998 |
As far as this sports fan is concerned, the right two teams made it to the 1998 World Series. But I don't feel that way for quite the same reason as other baseball aficionados. As a fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers, I have little affection for the San Diego Padres who, after the San Francisco Giants, are the Dodgers' biggest rivals. And, as far back as when the team played in Brooklyn, no real Dodger fan could bring himself to root for the New York Yankees.