Los Angeles, St. Louis papers react to Rams move

Wednesday January 13th, 2016

The Rams are returning to Los Angeles after two decades in St. Louis, and much like fans, papers in the two cities are having very different reactions, based on the front covers of the sports pages.

Los Angeles is happy to have an NFL team back after losing both the Raiders and Rams prior to the 1995 NFL season.

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The St. Louis Post-Dispatch gave the team a simple goodbye with its front page, featuring a picture of team owner Stan Kroenke, although the subheadlines of “Feckless thugs of NFL leave us with just memories” and “Black-hearted Goodell fronts a cash-driven cartel” are considerably more harsh

– Brendan Maloy

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