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Rams Deal Near

By Compiled From Wire Services

FANS Inc., the group trying to bring the Los Angeles Rams to St. Louis, says it will hold a news conference Tuesday to announce that a deal has been struck, according to published reports.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch said in today’s editions that, barring the unexpected, St. Louis will return to the NFL after an eight-year absence since the Cardinals left for Arizona.

League owners still must approve the move during their annual spring meeting March 12-17 in Phoenix.

FANS Inc. still might be at the mercy of lawyers drafting legal documents and Rams owner Georgia Frontiere giving formal approval to the move. But the newspaper said several sources told it that the announcement is planned for Tuesday.

New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner announced he is part of a group that has offered to buy the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and keep the team in town.

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Tags: briefly, football

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