L.A. officials endorse deal for NFL venue

Updated: August 4, 2011, 2:29 AM ET
By Arash Markazi | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Yet another hurdle to the NFL's potential return to Los Angeles has been cleared.

A Los Angeles council committee voted unanimously Wednesday to endorse the financial framework of an agreement between Anschutz Entertainment Group and the city to build a new $275 million wing of the Los Angeles Convention Center and the attached Farmers Field, a $1.2 billion football stadium and events center.

The full city council will vote on the proposal Tuesday morning. The nonbinding ...

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