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If a Las Vegas stadium deal is going to happen, it must happen now

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.

Raiders pledge move to Las Vegas, but potential stadium site far from settled

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.

UNLV basketball, track athletes burglarized in separate incidents

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.

Public funding would cover two-thirds of UNLV stadium costs

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.

Las Vegas Sands proposes $1B domed stadium; Adelson to meet with Raiders owner

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.