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L.A. Couldn't Care Less About Labor Agreement

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The NFL will play games this fall, it was reported Monday.

We are told this is a good thing because, had there not been a labor settlement, fantasy league players would continue to throw themselves off tall buildings at an alarming rate. Now, sadly, it will be the spouses of fantasy league players who will be taking stairs to the rooftop.

We hadn't followed this closely, because the NFL has been pretty much dead to us, and most of Los Angeles, since Oct. 5, 1999. That's when the best efforts of Los Angeles businessmen — and we might put little quote marks around the words "best efforts" — were drowned by a Texas oil gusher.

Harken back: In the spring of that year, the NFL had awarded, in principle, the...

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