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Senator Asks NFL For $50M Poison Pill To Protect Buffalo Bills

Law360, New York (August 8, 2012, 5:39 PM EDT) -- A New York lawmaker leaned on the National Football League on Wednesday, pushing for rules that could tack $50 million onto the price for the Buffalo Bills should a buyer try to snatch the team from its longtime home and relocate it to Los Angeles, a city on the hunt for a pro football squad. 

Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., said the league should allow long-tenured owners like 93-year-old Bills proprietor Ralph Wilson to borrow money for stadium renovations at a discount, then allow them or their...
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