The worst kept secret in football is no longer a secret -- the Chargers are moving to Los Angeles.
Owner Dean Spanos made the move official with a public letter on Thursday morning:
The move is also Twitter-official, with the team identifying itself as the Los Angeles Chargers and a logo at the ready:
Instead of joining the Rams at the Los Angeles Coliseum, the Chargers will spend the next two seasons at Carson's StubHub Center, home of Major League Soccer's LA Galaxy that holds all of 27,000 people.
The Chargers will join the Rams at their new stadium -- the Rams have already been declared as the primary tenant -- and compete with their new neighbors in a large but fickle market for football fans and corporate dollars, in a city that managed swimmingly for more than two decades without any professional football.