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Will Los Angeles Have an NFL Team Ever Again?

In 1995, Los Angeles had two professional football teams: the Rams and the Raiders. That same year, due to failed stadium talks, both teams relocated from the Los Angeles area. The Los Angeles Raiders moved back to the San Francisco Bay Area, becoming the Oakland Raiders once again. The Los Angeles Rams moved to the Midwest and became the St. Louis Rams. 1995 was a terrible year for football fans living in Los Angeles. To this day,more than 17 years later, America’s second largest sports market is still without an NFL franchise.

The Los Angeles area, which includes Orange County, forms one big sporting market. It has a total of 8 professional sports teams, which include the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Los Angeles Kings, Anaheim Ducks, Los Angeles Galaxy, and Chivas U.S.A. The L.A. area also has two big college football teams; UCLA and USC. With a population of more than 17 million people, you would expect L.A. to have a football team once again, but that is not the case. It’s absolutely ridiculous that the L.A. area has no football franchise at all.

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Posted by on May 22, 2012 in Football

 

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THE 2012 NFL DRAFT: TOP 5 Draft Picks

Its been two weeks since the 2012 NFL Draft has ended. Still, many people throughout the NFL are excited and talking about all the players that were selected in this year’s draft class of 2012. Many teams scored major picks and some did not draft as well as they have in the past. Coming into the draft  five names stood out the most, which were Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III, Trent Richardson, Matt Kalil, and Justin Blackmon. For months these five individuals were talked about as being the potential top 5 NFL draft picks of the 2012 draft, and in the end they were. Every year the NFL draft is a time of happiness, frustration, and sadness, because some players are drafted early, and some are drafted in later rounds by teams. The 2012 NFL Draft was a draft in which the new generation of college players are now bigger, stronger, and faster. The NFL and Commissioner Rodger Goodell are very excited for the future of these players and for the league.

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Posted by on May 15, 2012 in Football

 

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