The Oakland Raiders and the NFL are being sued by the city of Oakland. The Raiders may need somewhere to play in 2019.
The $1.8 billion Las Vegas stadium project continues to grow with workers taking the project vertically on the site at Russell Road and Interstate 15.
To help fans track construction of the Las Vegas stadium, the Review-Journal has launched a 24-hour live feed of the site, looking south from the Panorama Towers condominium complex.
The committee making recommendations to Gov. Brian Sandoval and the Nevada Legislature on attracting events to the new Las Vegas stadium is leaning toward expanding the role of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and Las Vegas Events, rather than forming of a new sports commission.
Construction at Las Vegas Raiders stadium as seen on Sept. 27, 2018, in Las Vegas.
The planned facility near Executive Airport Drive and St. Rose Parkway would house 1½ indoor football fields, a 200-seat theater, a training center and office space. At 323,000 square-feet, the planned headquarters is about twice the size of the MGM Grand’s casino.
Bill Hornbuckle, an MGM executive and one of the nine members of the Las Vegas Stadium Authority board, on Thursday said his company fears that its customers would be “choked out” by people wanting to park close to the stadium on event days.
Construction at Raiders stadium as seen on Sept. 11, 2018, in Las Vegas.
Review-Journal sports editor Bill Bradley talks to business reporters Rick Velotta and Eli Segall about progress bring made on the Raiders stadium and practice facility in Las Vegas.
Review-Journal sports reporter Ed Graney and business reporter Rick Velotta go over the recent updates on the Raiders Stadium and owner Mark Davis serving food to construction workers.