Report: AEG Throws In The Towel On Downtown L.A.'s Farmers Field

Sports and entertainment behemoth AEG has admitted defeat for one of its signature projects—Farmers Field, the proposed downtown Los Angeles NFL stadium—with the Los Angeles Times reporting that AEG “has informed city officials that it will not seek an extension of an April 17 deadline to secure a team.” AEG first… » 3/09/15 9:30pm 3/09/15 9:30pm

AEG Invokes Terrorism In Bid To Halt Rival Inglewood Stadium Project

Sports conglomerate AEG has pursued the construction of an NFL stadium in Los Angeles for over a decade, and it has become clear that they'll resort to a hilariously deplorable campaign of dirty tricks to ensure that a competitor's stadium doesn't get built. » 2/28/15 3:09pm 2/28/15 3:09pm

The Chargers And Raiders Threaten To Move To Los Angeles Together

The Los Angeles bogeyman has always served the NFL well; its mere invocation has been enough to earn many a team a publicly funded stadium. But now we're finding out what happens when too many teams make a play for that leverage at the same time: chaos. » 2/20/15 8:55am 2/20/15 8:55am

Raiders Pretend To Be Interested In San Antonio

The San Antonio Raiders! That'd be weird, huh? One report says that owner Mark Davis took an exploratory visit to the city earlier this month, since the Raiders' lease in Oakland expires after this NFL season. » 7/29/14 6:44pm 7/29/14 6:44pm

Rams Owner Buys Stadium-Sized Site In Los Angeles

There have been so many rumors and pie-in-the-sky dreams about a Los Angeles football stadium that we won't believe it's happening until they actually cut the ribbon. But so far, nothing has come to nothing because those dreams were held by rich men hoping to lure an NFL team to L.A. This one's different. The man who… » 1/31/14 9:19am 1/31/14 9:19am

You Can Still Buy Atlanta Thrashers Season Tickets

Not 15 minutes ago, I called up the Thrashers and inquired about season tickets, of which there are plenty still available. And the nice lady who answered the phone was more than willing to take down my credit card information to put in my deposit. This despite the minor detail that the Thrashers are moving to… » 5/31/11 3:05pm 5/31/11 3:05pm

Kings Have At Least One More Year Of Mediocre Basketball Ahead Of Them…

"We're going to stay in Sacramento for another year," Kings co-owner George Maloof said today. "We appreciate [the fans'] loyalty to the franchise, and we're going to give Mayor [Kevin] Johnson another try to hopefully bring his vision to reality with a new arena." The vision had better include money. [SI] » 5/02/11 12:35pm 5/02/11 12:35pm

The Brief Local Nightmare Of A City Whose Mayor Is Kevin Johnson Is…

Emma, your esteemed video editor, remarked earlier today, as the Deadspin team was on its way back from the Glenn Ligon exhibition at the Whitney, that we just had seen a strange relic. » 4/22/11 7:15pm 4/22/11 7:15pm