When others talk about how some NFL owners still might be nervous about the gambling aspects of Las Vegas or how tickets might sell or the market size, never forget this number: $750 million in tax revenue.
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Oakland Raiders president Marc Badain had no comment on whether he has told the NFL that two major financial institutions are prepared to loan hundreds of millions of dollars so the franchise can move ahead with the building of a stadium in Las Vegas.
In the first comments from either party about stadium development negotiations between the Raiders and the Adelson family, Las Vegas Sands Vice President Andy Abboud says the Raiders kept changing their minds on details that were all but settled.
Oakland Raiders President Marc Badain apologized Thursday for the public uproar created by a proposed lease agreement that restricted UNLV’s use of a 65,000 seat stadium in Las Vegas that the team hopes will be its next home.
When the Las Vegas Stadium Authority board begins reviewing the terms of a proposed lease agreement with the Oakland Raiders on Thursday, they‘ll want to pay close attention to the “Expected Facility Standard.”
Former Rancho High football player James Flynn said it was meant as a joke. But when people started contributing to a web account, he decided to give the money to charity.
Unless you’re one of those critics who have opposed the NFL’s presence in Southern Nevada all along, we’re all disappointed about what happened last week in the Las Vegas/Oakland Raiders Stadium debacle.
Projected costs for a proposed new NFL stadium in Las Vegas might not be as high as anticipated, leaving Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis looking for a new investment partner but possibly needing less money to complete the project.
Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank said Friday that the Oakland Raiders’ proposed move to Las Vegas is not in jeopardy because of the withdrawal of Sheldon Adelson as a stadium financing partner.
The Review-Journal’s sports columnists Ed Graney and Jon Saraceno discuss if the Oakland Raiders could still move to Las Vegas, what the Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank had to say about it and when the NFL owners could decide to approve the move.
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