St. Louis sues NFL for more than $1 bln over loss of Rams football team

Reuters

April 12 (Reuters) - The city of St. Louis and other regional groups on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the National Football League and all its teams and owners, seeking more than $1 billion in damages and claiming the league violated its relocation guidelines when it allowed the Rams to leave the Midwest city.

The city, St. Louis County and the St. Louis Regional Convention and Sports Complex Authority, in a lawsuit filed in Circuit Court of St. Louis City, is seeking damages totaling more than $1 billion for the move by the Rams to Los Angeles last year.

A spokesman for the NFL could not immediately be reached for comment. (Reporting by Ben Klayman; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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