The Walt Disney Co. loves a good sports story.
Just look at some of its popular films over the years — "Cool Runnings," about Jamaica's Olympic bobsled team; "Invincible," about a bartender who makes it onto the Philadelphia Eagles, and this year's "McFarland, USA," about a Central Valley high school track team.
So when Robert Iger, company chairman and chief executive, was appointed this week to lead the push to bring the Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers to Los Angeles, some wondered whether Disney would have a role too.
Iger's contract with Disney ends in 2018. Sources have said his position as nonexecutive chairman of Carson...