Football 'Night' in Los Angeles

Does L.A. really need an NFL team? Mary Buckheit isn't so sure after her first "Monday Night Football" experience in the City of Angels.

Updated: September 12, 2006, 1:23 PM ET
By Mary Buckheit | Page 2

LOS ANGELES -- When I moved here, everybody told me that the time-zone swing would be most apparent during football season. But I wasn't worried about it. Seriously, it's three hours. What's the big deal?

Well, yesterday I missed the first "Monday Night Football" kickoff because I was stuck behind a school bus. That's the big deal.

Troubled and truant at 4:15 in the afternoon, I was nonetheless sitting on a stool at the Venice Beach Whaler, frosty mug in hand, for the sunny side ...

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