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|Goodell Sends Memo on LA Guidelines
|NEW YORK (AP) -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has sent a memo to the 32 teams establishing guidelines for a franchise's potential move to Los Angeles.
In the memo obtained by The Associated Press, Goodell says no single team has any ''presumptive right'' to play in Los Angeles. Any franchise interested in relocating there for the 2013 season must apply between Jan. 1 and Feb. 15 of that year, and prove it has exhausted all attempts to remain in its current location. No plans are yet in place if no teams apply for 2013.
Sensing for the first time in years that stadium issues are solvable in the LA area, Goodell emphasized that any new stadium must be capable of hosting two franchises.
The Los Angeles Times first reported details of the memo.
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