Nevada law enforcement officers and Special Olympics Nevada athletes ran to the Las Vegas Stadium site during the Southern Nevada Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) on Friday.
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.
On Thursday, the Raiders Foundation donated $150,000 to Veterans Village in Las Vegas.
A new NFL stadium is still a long way from completion and billboards all over town say, “The Raiders are coming.”
The Las Vegas Stadium Authority and the Oakland Raiders hope to finalize a stadium development agreement that has been months in the making at a special meeting scheduled for Thursday.
Raiders fans are flocking to the Las Vegas stadium preview center at Town Square, which opened last weekend.
Board members cruised through a lengthy agenda, but had little to show for it in the end, except that everything still appears to be on track for completion of a final stadium development agreement in February.