Rams Can't Force St. Louis' LA Move Suit Into Arbitration

By Rick Archer (August 21, 2018, 9:36 PM EDT) -- A Missouri appeals court Tuesday refused to force the City of St. Louis' state lawsuit against the Los Angeles Rams over the team's 2016 move away from the city into arbitration, saying the suit is about the NFL's rules and not the team's agreements with the city.

The Rams had argued that the case should go into arbitration because the deal that brought the team to St. Louis in 1995 and its stadium lease contained arbitration provisions, but the Court of Appeals said the NFL rules that the city claims the team broke when it moved back to Los Angeles contain...

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