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Silver and black leaving Oakland, not my life

Silver and black leaving Oakland, not my life

Bryon Pointer,
Contributor
April 19, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Sports

Last November, I decided to join my family tradition of getting an Oakland Raiders tattoo and I must say, of all the different Raider tattoos my family has, mine is the most unique. Instead of the traditional Raider with the two swords crossing from the top, I replaced it with a pirate skull equippe...

Las Vegas gets lucky with Raiders

Las Vegas gets lucky with Raiders

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
March 29, 2017
Filed under Metro, Showcase, Sports

After eight years of rumors and stalled negotiations between the city and the team it became official on Monday; the Oakland Raiders will move to Las Vegas. At the NFL owners meetings in Phoenix early Monday morning the 32 franchise leaders approved a conditional relocation for the Oakland franchise with...

Investors jump off Raiders Nevada stadium bandwagon

Investors jump off Raiders Nevada stadium bandwagon

Gabriel Armenta-Rose,
Contributor
February 8, 2017
Filed under Sports

The NFL season may be over, but the Raiders are still making headlines: investors at the Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., an investment banking, securities and management firm, and casino mogul Sheldon Adelson have withdrawn their investments in the Oakland team’s new Las Vegas stadium. The with...

Raiders could be ‘Just Moving Baby’

Raiders could be ‘Just Moving Baby’

Gabriel Armenta-Rose,
Contributor
January 25, 2017
Filed under Sports

Two NFL teams have changed cities in the past two years, and now there may be a third; the Oakland Raiders officially submitted the relocation papers to move to Las Vegas on Jan 18th. One obstacle remains: Twenty-four of the 32 owners must approve of the move. The vote is set to take place at the a...

Oakland today, Las Vegas tomorrow?

Oakland today, Las Vegas tomorrow?

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
July 6, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

With no firm proposal for a new stadium in Oakland, the Raiders could be on the move. Owner Mark Davis, son of former owner Al Davis, has confirmed his interest in moving the team to Las Vegas or San Antonio. According to USA Today, Ron Reese, a senior vice president at the Las Vegas Sands Corp. sa...

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
Filed under Showcase, Sports

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...

Silver and black explore Carson stadium

Silver and black explore Carson stadium

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor
May 27, 2015
Filed under Sports

On May 19 the Oakland Raiders, in partnership with the San Diego Chargers, agreed to purchase nearly 160 acres of land in Carson. The Raiders and the Chargers are trying to acquire new stadiums in their current homes, but they are pursuing the Carson proposal if a deal does not present itself. The a...

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