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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Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., an investment banking, securities and management firm, and casino mogul Sheldon Adelson have withdrawn their investments in the Oakland teamโ€™s new Las Vegas stadium. The with...

Raiders have record-setting season

Raiders have record-setting season

Victoria Groenewold,
Contributor
January 11, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Oakland Raiders finally got a glimpse of what the playoffs look like, but it wasnโ€™t the view they wanted to see. This season was the first time that the Raiders have been to the playoffs in fourteen years and they did so with a record of 12-4. They lost 27-14 to the Houston Texans, but came a...

Sin City makes way for silver and black

Sin City makes way for silver and black

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
October 26, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Earlier this month, Nevada lawmakers approved legislation to raise the hotel bed tax in Clark County. The increase will go towards a new $1.9 billion football stadium, which the city hopes will be the new home of the NFLโ€™s Oakland Raiders. In order for a team to move to Sin City, at least 24 of the 3...

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