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Oakland stadium deal nears decision

Oakland stadium deal nears decision

Louis LaVenture ,
Sports and Campus Editor

September 2, 2015

San Diego businessman Floyd Kephart addressed a small crowd on Aug. 25 at Lungomare restaurant in Jack London Square in Oakland where he said the new stadium deal for the Oakland Raiders had a “50-50” chance of being finalized. While the report by Kephart and his company New City Development LL...

High school rivals battle in alumni football game

By Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

August 27, 2015

When I played football in high school I used to get really nervous before the games. More than 10 years later, as I padded up for the Tennyson High School versus Mount Eden High School alumni game on Sunday, I didn’t get those nervous feelings. Even as I walked across the field late to warm up...

New stadium deal looks bleak for silver and black

New stadium deal looks bleak for silver and black

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

July 16, 2015

San Diego businessman Floyd W. Kephart submitted a 20-page plan to Oakland and Alameda County officials last week for a development project that would provide a new stadium for the Oakland Raiders by 2019. The $900 million, 55,000-seat stadium also includes development plans for an area adjacent to the n...

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