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Oakland may have the most yards to cover to save its NFL franchise
Oakland may have the most yards to cover to save its NFL franchise

Faced with possibly losing their NFL teams to the Los Angeles area, civic leaders in St. Louis, San Diego and Oakland are racing to come up with a winning approach to preserve their franchises. In St. Louis, plans for a new stadium along the Mississippi River have come together quickly, as politicians and business leaders seek to persuade Rams owner Stan Kroenke to rethink a potential move to Inglewood. In San Diego, the mayor at first lashed out at the Chargers, then gave an advisory committee a much shorter deadline for recommending a plan to replace outdated Qualcomm Stadium — one that would pass muster with taxpayers reluctant to commit public funds. Here in Oakland —...

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