I cover @NFL for @LATimes and @TribuneCompany newspapers. I can be reached at Sam.Farmer@latimes.com

NFL in L.A.: AEG warns rival's stadium plan is vulnerable to terrorism

latimes.com — In a bold move to cast doubt on a planned NFL stadium at Hollywood Park, the sports and entertainment firm AEG commissioned a study by former Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge that found the proposed Inglewood project would be a tempting target for terrorists and should not be built.

Dallas Cowboys' Dez Bryant connected to a 2011 run-in with police

chicagotribune.com — Details have surfaced about another run-in with the law involving Dez Bryant, All-Pro receiver for the Dallas Cowboys. According to a police report obtained by NFL.com, Bryant was involved in a July 2011 incident in the parking lot of a Wal-Mart in Lancaster, Texas, near his home.

Judge rules in favor of Adrian Peterson, lifts suspension

courant.com — Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has scored a significant legal victory. U.S. District Judge David Doty ruled Thursday that NFL arbitrator Harold Henderson exceeded his authority in suspending Peterson, according to rules agreed upon by the league and the players' union. Doty has ordered the case back to arbitration.

Dallas Cowboys' Dez Bryant connected to a 2011 run-in with police

latimes.com — Details have surfaced about another run-in with the law involving Dez Bryant, All-Pro receiver for the Dallas Cowboys. According to a police report obtained by NFL.com, Bryant was involved in a July 2011 incident in the parking lot of a Wal-Mart in Lancaster, Texas, near his home.

Judge rules in favor of Adrian Peterson, lifts suspension

latimes.com — Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has scored a significant legal victory. U.S. District Judge David Doty ruled Thursday that NFL arbitrator Harold Henderson exceeded his authority in suspending Peterson, according to rules agreed upon by the league and the players' union. Doty has ordered the case back to arbitration.

Chargers, Raiders stadium ballot initiative in Carson complete

baltimoresun.com — The drafting of a ballot initiative to approve the plan by the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders to build a stadium in Carson is complete and will be made public shortly, according to a person with knowledge of the negotiations.

Chargers, Raiders stadium ballot initiative in Carson complete

latimes.com — The drafting of a ballot initiative to approve the plan by the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders to build a stadium in Carson is complete and will be made public shortly, according to a person with knowledge of the negotiations.

NFL says this time it's more serious about stadium

latimes.com — For two decades, billionaires, business leaders, Hollywood celebrities and high-powered politicians have taken turns trying to coax the NFL back to Los Angeles. Their efforts have been futile. Football fans in the region, fatigued by broken promises and dead-end deals, have been largely skeptical.

Chargers, Raiders will jointly pursue an NFL stadium in Carson

latimes.com — On the field, the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders have had as bitter a rivalry as any in the NFL but in a sense, they're now partners. The teams will officially announce Friday that, while they work on stadium deals in their current cities, they will jointly pursue a shared, $1.7-billion NFL stadium in Carson as an alternative.

Chargers, Raiders propose shared NFL stadium in Carson

baltimoresun.com — The San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders, rivals on the field, are moving forward together on a plan to build a $1.7-billion NFL stadium in Carson that they will share.
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Feb 26, 2015

@c_lampman thanks. No need to apologize, I should have clarified.

Feb 26, 2015

Sending prayers to my buddy Eric Wood & family -- daughter Sarah fighting Stage 4 brain cancer. crowdrise.com/SarahWoodCance…

Feb 25, 2015

@Carr_Crazy I don't know. No one does. It needs to play out.

Feb 25, 2015

RT @nathanfenno: A ballot initiative to approve the stadium project in Carson for the #Chargers and #Raiders is drafted. latimes.com/sports/sportsn…

Feb 25, 2015

RT @bytimlogan: There are Rams fans who've been sitting here for more than five hours. Though I guess by now they're accustomed to waiting?

Feb 24, 2015

My mom got a new car. "I spent all day trying to set up the BlueTube."

Feb 24, 2015

Chargers LB Jarret Johnson announces his retirement. That's a big loss.

Feb 24, 2015

Giants announce they have released Mathis Kiwanuka.

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