Pending league approval of the Raiders’ relocation request in January, Mark Davis said the team would not play games in Las Vegas before the 2019 regular season.
No one could have imagined back in 1928 the pot of gold the NFL would become, nor how exclusive and valued a franchise would be to those cities hosting them. If such a truth is going to find Las Vegas, this is certain: It must happen now.
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.
While some dream of attracting a marquee coach to UNLV, Bruce Chapman says it would be a shame to pass up the “gold nugget” right in their own front yard in the form of assistant coach Stacey Augmon
Last week was an unlucky one for UNLV athletes off the court. Members of UNLV’s basketball and track teams were burglarized in separate incidents recently — while the teams were traveling to compete in other states.
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.