No one expected Ballot Measure C in San Diego to gain near the needed two-thirds majority to pass. With 16 percent of precincts reporting Tuesday night, the measure was well on its way to failing badly.
Love or hate his team, Jerry Jones owns the most juice of all NFL owners when the doors close and major decisions are to be made.
Five days after a special legislative session to consider public financing for a $1.9 billion domed stadium began, Las Vegas stood far closer to landing an NFL franchise than anyone ever imagined possible.
The process of the Oakland Raiders relocating to Las Vegas took another step forward Tuesday when the Nevada Senate voted 16-5 in favor of Senate Bill 1.
A rent of $250,000 per game — $1.5 million over a traditional season of six home games — has been floated as a possible number. It’s also a price that falls in line nationally with other college programs that play in NFL stadiums.
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.
The Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee unanimously agreed to recommend financing for a proposed $1.9 billion domed stadium, and perhaps the most surprising moment of the proceedings was which member motioned to approve a public investment of $750 million.
For those proposing to build a domed stadium with the aid of $750 million in public funding that could deliver Las Vegas an NFL franchise, it will be anything but an unimpeded jog home.
Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman on Thursday was a pom-pom and marching band short of starting a pep rally inside the Stan Fulton Building at UNLV.
If Mark Davis is indeed using Las Vegas and a proposed $1.3 billion Strip stadium as a way to land a new palace to replace the ramshackle site that is O.co Coliseum in Oakland, he sure is keeping a straight face about things.