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Rose Bowl's snub of NFL further complicates temporary stadium issue

Rose Bowl's snub of NFL further complicates temporary stadium issue

It isn't often the nation's No. 1 sports league gets snubbed, but that's what the Rose Bowl Operating Co. did this week in pulling out of the competition to be a temporary home for a relocated NFL franchise. The RBOC's unanimous decision to not submit a proposal was a stunner, even to the NFL, which made the inquiry. While the Rose Bowl's withdrawal doesn't imperil the league's possible return to Los Angeles, it markedly narrows the options for a temporary stadium to fill the gap until a permanent venue is constructed at proposed sites in Carson or Inglewood, especially if two teams choose to relocate. From the NFL's perspective, the complication...

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