When the Oakland Raiders selected a general contractor to build the planned 65,000-seat Las Vegas stadium, team executives said they wanted the best. And when Minneapolis-based M.A. Mortenson Construction began building sports facilities, company executives said they, too, wanted to be the best.
Tourism and gaming leaders are starting to think big about what Las Vegas is going to look like as an NFL city.
Cyrus Mehri is one of two lawyers who successfully petitioned the NFL on Wednesday to explore whether the Raiders violated the Rooney Rule when hiring Jon Gruden as coach.
New coach Jon Gruden had trouble saying “Las Vegas” when asked about the Raiders moving here during his news conference.
The Fritz Pollard Alliance successfully petitioned the NFL. An investigation into the Raiders’ hiring of Jon Gruden has begun.
Jon Gruden surely felt relief Tuesday when media festivities ended. It was time to begin.
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.
The company line Tuesday painted a harmonious bond between the team’s new head coach and its general manager, and perhaps such a rapport will exist between men cut from the same Lambeau Field cloth.
For the third straight year and fourth time in five seasons, a “home” game on the Raiders’ regular-season calendar will take place internationally.
The Fritz Pollard Alliance called Wednesday for the NFL to investigate whether the Oakland Raiders violated the “Rooney Rule” when they hired Jon Gruden as coach.