For one night, she took over the title “Happiest Mayor in the Universe” from husband Oscar Goodman.
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When the 11-member Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee begins work Thursday on how to pay for a $1.4 billion, 65,000-seat domed stadium, it will try to piece together a funding strategy that will keep everyone happy with their return on investment.
Elected state officials say it is too early to think about a special session of the Nevada Legislature to consider public funding for a proposed $1.4 billion domed football stadium in Las Vegas.
The idea came to Pat Christensen about three or four years ago as “one of those ‘what-ifs.’” What if Las Vegas built a stadium for the main purpose of hosting Monday Night Football?
“If the NFL says, ‘If you want to move to Las Vegas, Raiders, you can,’ then we’ve got to spring into action and we’ve got to come up with a program,” casino owner Steve Wynn said Friday. “I just thought it would be a great thing for the town, don’t you agree?” he added.
Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman on Thursday was a pom-pom and marching band short of starting a pep rally inside the Stan Fulton Building at UNLV.
UNLV football coach Tony Sanchez grew up 22 miles from the Oakland Coliseum, where he attended countless Raiders games. If Raiders owner Mark Davis has his way, Sanchez might eventually need only take a short stroll across campus to reach the NFL team’s new stadium in Las Vegas.
About two dozen fans of the Oakland Raiders were at UNLV to support team owner Mark Davis, who is pushing to move the Raiders to Las Vegas if a $1.4 billion, 65,00-seat stadium gets approved.
Soccer legend David Beckham and Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis teamed to push forward plans to build a $1.4 billion, 65,000-seat stadium that could ultimately bring the Raiders to Las Vegas. Beckman also pitched for soccer.
In one of the beginning steps in what could be a long process, Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis vowed on Thursday to attempt to relocate his NFL franchise to Las Vegas if a stadium is constructed primarily for the team.
Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis on Thursday told the Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee that he wants to move his NFL franchise to Las Vegas, and he pledged $500 million toward the construction of a $1.4 billion domed stadium if a public-private financing plan is approved by the Legislature.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will not be attending any potential stadium rallies on the Strip, even if he recognizes Las Vegas as a valuable piece in a high-level chess match.
A consultant hired by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Campus Improvement Authority says a domed stadium on 42 acres at Tropicana Avenue and Koval Lane would not disrupt operations at McCarran International Airport. But a McCarran official said the FAA is still reviewing the stadium site.
If Mark Davis is indeed using Las Vegas and a proposed $1.3 billion Strip stadium as a way to land a new palace to replace the ramshackle site that is O.co Coliseum in Oakland, he sure is keeping a straight face about things.
Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis will appear before a state committee later this month to discuss relocating the National Football League team to Las Vegas.
Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis met with UNLV officials Friday and toured Sam Boyd Stadium, home of the Rebels football team.
Consultants working for Las Vegas Sands and Majestic Realty told the 11-member Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee on Thursday about the benefits a domed stadium would bring to Southern Nevada.
Would Southern Nevadans prefer to spend room-tax revenue on a domed football stadium and a potential National Football League team, or a convention center expansion boosters say would keep Las Vegas the leading convention and trade show host?
The board that led the University of Nevada, Las Vegas' bid to build an on-campus football stadium in 2014 is back in the game.
A domed stadium proposed for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas football team has a price tag of $1.2 billion, and developers would seek $780 million in public financing, according to a document provided by Las Vegas Sands Corp., which is leading a consortium behind the project.
Casino giant Las Vegas Sands Corp. will lead a consortium of investors planning to build a $1 billion domed stadium on 42 acres near the University of Nevada, Las Vegas that would house the school's football team — and possibly a National Football League franchise.
After recently closing on the purchase of 42 acres at Tropicana Avenue and Koval Lane for more buildings and a possible football stadium, UNLV officials are working on an agreement with Clark County to use 38 acres of county land next to the just-acquired 42-acre parcel.
Wireless operator T-Mobile has bought the naming rights to the $375 million arena being built by MGM Resorts International and Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) that is set to open on the Strip in April.
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