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Suit Accusing Rams, NFL of Snubbing St. Louis Moves Forward

  • Alleged facts give rise to breach of contract, judge says
  • NFL had asked judge to dismiss suit, denying policy violation
Stanley Kroenke 

Stanley Kroenke 

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Stanley Kroenke can’t duck a lawsuit by St. Louis alleging that the billionaire owner of the Rams and the National Football League committed legal fouls when they moved the team to Los Angeles in 2016.

The city of St. Louis, St. Louis County and the area’s convention and sports complex authority accuse the NFL and Kroenke of breach of contract and fraud over the relocation. According to the complaint, the Rams decided to move the team before applying for a relocation, misleading the city about the possibility of staying.