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NFL's return to L.A. sparks peak optimism amid latest developments
NFL's return to L.A. sparks peak optimism amid latest developments

The day after startling news the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders plan to build a stadium to share in Carson, the Los Angeles area appeared to be in its best position in years to finally end the NFL's two-decade absence. "I think it's happening much sooner than later," said Amy Trask, the Raiders' chief executive from 1997 to 2003. "I would be surprised, very surprised, at this point if there's not an announcement made to have a team or teams back in the market in a temporary location by the 2016 season." The $1.7-billion project on the site of a former landfill joins a proposal by a group that includes St. Louis Rams owner Stan...

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