St. Louis Wants Damages From NFL, Teams Over Rams Exit

By Matthew Perlman (April 12, 2017, 8:10 PM EDT) -- The city of St. Louis hit the National Football League, its 32 teams and their owners with a lawsuit in Missouri state court on Wednesday, seeking to recoup losses it says resulted from the Rams' move to Los Angeles last year.

The city, along with St. Louis County and the St. Louis Regional Convention and Sports Complex Authority, filed the suit in the Circuit Court for St. Louis on Wednesday. The petition says that the Rams violated league rules regarding franchise relocations by not making a good-faith effort to stay in their old home before heading to California for the 2016...

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