While teams who have fled well-established NFL cities all experienced similar logistical hardships and concerns, unique circumstances make a one-way-fits-all model impractical when it comes to backing up the moving trucks.
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It was a rough start for the Rebels during their Spring Showcase, but it was a good ending.
Southern Nevada construction industry experts say whoever ends up building the planned 65,000-seat stadium for the Las Vegas Raiders will face a massive challenge to get it done by the opening of the 2020 NFL season.
Elvis left the building in 1977, and the NFL’s Raiders will enter it in 2020. To (sort of) paraphrase Dandy Don Meredith on “Monday Night Football,” turn on the lights, the party’s only getting started.
UNLV officials are considering several options for Sam Boyd Stadium — including sale of the site — in light of approval for the Oakland Raiders’ move to Las Vegas.
Detroit Lions safety Miles Killebrew, a Foothill High product, is one of many locals with NFL ties excited about the Raiders’ move to Las Vegas.
Dr. Tony Alamo, the chairman of the Nevada Gaming Commission, said neither the NFL nor the NHL has requested any betting restrictions on their games.
The Raiders will play at the Oakland Coliseum in 2017. But then where does the nomadic silver-and-black call its temporary residence until 2020, when a domed 65,000-seat stadium in Las Vegas will be ready?
Between the weather, no state income tax, new facilities and an organization that is winning, NFL free agents would be encouraged to look at playing for the Raiders in Las Vegas.
Housing an NFL team and competing for various events and having all such performances under a retractable roof might not be the only similarities between the home of the Arizona Cardinals and what might prove to be one for the Raiders in Las Vegas.
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