A large crowd at Raiders organized draft party on the Las Vegas Strip cheered as the team selected Clemson defensive end Clelin Ferrell with the fourth-overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.
The area around the Raiders stadium may not be the best or easiest place to build a big project or open a retail business.
The $1.84 billion stadium project about a mile west of Las Vegas Boulevard, was dumb luck for nearby landlords. A few bought property right across from the stadium site as recently as 2015 — two years before the football team purchased its land — and others have owned parcels much longer.
A Las Vegas limousine driver named Dan Holmgren said a chance meeting and conversation with Raiders owner Mark Davis in front of Caesars Palace cost him his job.
A new NFL stadium is still a long way from completion and billboards all over town say, “The Raiders are coming.”
Raiders fans are flocking to the Las Vegas stadium preview center at Town Square, which opened last weekend.
Ask the average Minnesota Vikings fan about the team’s potentially historic run toward Super Bowl LII and there’s no question: They would love the team to be the first ever to host the NFL’s championship game in its home stadium on Feb. 4.
The Nevada Board of Regents in early January will get its first look at a proposed UNLV Joint-Use Agreement for the 65,000-seat domed football stadium being built by the Oakland Raiders after the university and the team resolved every major issue in negotiations that wrapped up last week.
The Raiders owner arranged to fly in about 30 firefighters, police officers and dispatchers from Las Vegas for Sunday’s Raiders-Los Angeles Chargers game at the Oakland Coliseum.
From their current hometown, the Raiders honored their future one.