Tom Krasovic: Chargers-Raiders rivalry takes unique turn to domed stadium, fake grass and Vegas tie-in
Tom Krasovic: Chargers-Raiders rivalry takes unique turn to domed stadium, fake grass and Vegas tie-in

SAN DIEGO — Sixty years after it began, the Chargers-Raiders rivalry will break new ground Sunday starting with the ground itself.At the Kroenke Dome in Inglewood, for the first time in a series that will renew for the 122nd time, the teams will trot onto a “fake grass” surface instead of the stuff goats eat.So Raiders players won’t smell chalk as tight end Dave “Holy Roller” Casper did when he famously fell on the skittering ball in San Diego Stadium’s east end zone in 1978. And Chargers players won’t smell grass as they did three years later in Oakland where Chargers Hall of Famers Dan Fouts…

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