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Odds of the Raiders Leaving Oakland Just Jumped Again

Odds of the Raiders Leaving Oakland Just Jumped Again

The Nevada State Assembly has approved plans for $750 million in public funding to help underwrite the cost of a new $1.9 billion stadium in Las Vegas for the (current) Oakland Raiders football franchise. Governor Brian Sandoval still needs to approve the deal. And in order for the Raiders... Read More »

Raiders Ink Coliseum Extension, Position for Longer-Term Plans

Having been denied an option to move back down to Los Angeles, the Oakland Raiders have successfully inked another one-year extension for the Oakland Coliseum along with two one-year options for beyond the 2016 season. And while Oakland’s Coliseum City plans haven’t progressed, and Raiders’ owner Mark Davis hasn’t... Read More »

Raiders Abandon Bid for Los Angeles Move

With team owners voting 30-2 in favor of the St. Louis Rams moving back to Los Angeles and granting the San Diego Chargers the option of joining them in Inglewood, the Oakland Raiders appear to have abandoned their bid to make the move as well. That being said, the Raiders... Read More »

Raiders Sign One-Year Extension For The Coliseum

The Oakland Raiders have signed a short-term lease and will remain at the Coliseum through the 2015-2016 NFL season, a move which should help extend the runway for the city of Oakland and Alameda County to pursue their proposed $2 billion “Coliseum City” plans. As currently envisioned, the 800-acre Coliseum... Read More »

Oakland Coliseum City Plan Could Pit Raiders Against The A’s

Oakland Coliseum City Plan Could Pit Raiders Against The A’s

Three months ago, Floyd Kephart, the Chairman of a hedge fund advisory firm, was given 90 days to ink letters of interest with the Oakland Raiders and Athletics in order to get the City’s proposed $2 billion “Coliseum City” development off the ground, a project which has been in the works... Read More »

New Hope For Oakland’s Ambitious Coliseum City Development

New Hope For Oakland’s Ambitious Coliseum City Development

Set to expire yesterday after two years of effort, Oakland’s City Council has granted a 90-day contract extension to the group which has been trying to get the proposed $2 billion “Coliseum City” development off the ground. While a developer for the project has yet to be identified, and... Read More »

Oakland’s “Coliseum City” Rendered And Master Plan Revealed

Oakland’s “Coliseum City” Rendered And Master Plan Revealed

Despite the fact that the Golden State Warriors are on their way out and the Oakland A’s have been angling for a move as well, the City of Oakland has just released the detailed plans for a proposed 800-acre “Coliseum City” to rise upon Oakland’s existing Coliseum site and 550 acres... Read More »

Oakland’s Coliseum City Dream, And Spending, Continues On

Oakland’s Coliseum City Dream, And Spending, Continues On

Having already committed $4.5 million to the studies for an envisioned 750-acre “Coliseum City” to rise over in Oakland, with new stadiums and arenas for the Oakland A’s, Raiders, and Golden State Warriors (yes, the Warriors), apparently it’s going to take another year, and possibly another $3 million, to... Read More »