Kroenke http://news.stlpublicradio.org en L.A. stadium moves forward, with possible implications for Rams http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/la-stadium-moves-forward-possible-implications-rams <p>In a unanimous vote this week the Los Angeles City Council endorsed a plan to build an NFL stadium in downtown Los Angeles.&nbsp; The next step is finding a team, which may have implications for the St. Louis Rams.</p><p>The Rams will be able to break their lease on the Edward Jones Dome in 2014 unless the city signs off on a package of expensive upgrades.</p><p>The dome is considered by many to be one of the NFL&rsquo;s worst stadiums.</p><p>St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay says the city does have some money set to pay for upgrades.</p> Wed, 10 Aug 2011 22:38:21 +0000 Adam Allington 1848 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org L.A. stadium moves forward, with possible implications for Rams Los Angeles courting Rams for possible return to California http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/los-angeles-courting-rams-possible-return-california <p>A sports and entertainment company seeking to build an NFL stadium in downtown Los Angeles has spoken to the St. Louis Rams.</p><p>AEG President Tim Leiweke told the Orange County Register that he is reaching out to the Minnesota Vikings, San Diego Chargers, Oakland Raiders, St. Louis Rams and Jacksonville Jaguars.</p><p>The Rams future in St. Louis may hinge on the status of their downtown stadium, The Edward Jones Dome.</p><p>The Rams have the option of breaking their lease with the city of St. Louis if the Edward Jones Dome is not ranked in the top 25 percent of NFL venues by 2014.</p> Fri, 10 Jun 2011 21:57:49 +0000 Adam Allington & The Associated Press 1410 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Los Angeles courting Rams for possible return to California