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What lies ahead after NFL owners approve Inglewood stadium, Rams move to LA




Inglewood's mayor poses with L.A. Rams fans at an Inglewood City Council meeting.
Inglewood's mayor poses with L.A. Rams fans at an Inglewood City Council meeting.
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More than two decades after the Raiders and Rams played their last games in Southern California, professional football is returning to the Los Angeles market.

30 of the 32 NFL team owners voted in favor of St. Louis Rams’ owner Stan Kroenke’s plan to build a stadium in Inglewood and move his team to Southern California. The NFL has updated its website to reflect the move, changing the St. Louis Rams' name on their roster to the Los Angeles Rams.

The San Diego Chargers also have the option to come to L.A., where they’d share a stadium with the Rams, but their fate remains up in the air.

Read the full story from KPCC’s Ben Bergman here.

Guests:

Ben Bergman, Senior business and economy reporter at KPCC who is in Houston for the NFL owners’ meetings. He tweets from @TheBenBergman

Laura Wingard, editor at KPBS in San Diego

Andrew Zimbalist, Robert A. Woods Professor of economics at Smith College