Will Chargers bolt for L.A. if stadium bid fails?

USA TODAY Sports’ Tom Pelissero recaps the biggest takeaways from Sunday’s games.

SAN DIEGO — About 120 miles up the coast in Southern California, a pretty good deal is still sitting on the table for San Diego Chargers owner Dean Spanos.

It’s already approved by the NFL and could make him rich all over again – the option to move to Los Angeles and share a lucrative new stadium with the Los Angeles Rams.

“The worst deal in Los Angeles is better than his best deal here,” Spanos advisor Fred Maas told USA TODAY Sports.

But Spanos doesn’t want that, at least not yet. This year so far his team has spent about $12 million to push a Nov. 8 ballot measure for a new $1.8 billion stadium and convention center in downtown San Diego. If two-thirds of San Diego voters approve a hotel room tax hike to help build it, the Chargers would stay put.

If not, things get complicated. The Chargers still might not automatically leave their home of 55 years. On the other hand, the deal in L.A. is financially attractive to the team and could significantly increase the…

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