If history is any guide, the return of the erstwhile St. Louis Rams to Los Angeles will produce a glitzy new stadium, a ton of seat-license revenue and a burst of phony nostalgia about a franchise that left the City of Angels in 1995 to a collective yawn.
The NFL has finally decided that one of the largest sports markets in the world should be graced again with its presence. So, the fans of the Gateway City are getting the gate and an area that barely has enough fresh water to quench its 15-million-mouth thirst will get another fancy building that sells foofy beer.
What took so long?
For some reason, the people who brought you four-figure face-value Super Bowl tickets...