LA’s NFL fans have unified hope, divided loyalties

The NFL has never been closer to ending its 21-year absence from the city that staged the first Super Bowl and supported several teams in several leagues through several decades of professional football. Those teams all once played at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, which could see the sport back on its 93-year-old field in August. Several hundred Rams fans — and a few Raiders and Chargers fans, too — gathered outside the venerable stadium last weekend under slate-gray skies that made for perfect football weather. They threw a pigskin, chanted slogans and looked forward to relief from a two-decade