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Wed, 29 Mar 2017 01:30:26 GMTN.F.L. team owners approved this week the move of the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas, which a fan in Las Vegas thought was a good idea.The Raiders’ move from Oakland to Las Vegas, which has no real football tradition, feels like the money grab it is.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 02:17:36 GMTRaiders fans before the start of a rally against the team’s move in Oakland, Calif., on Saturday. The N.F.L. approved the move to Las Vegas on Monday.Las Vegas was willing to offer a $750 million public subsidy to gain the Raiders, even as school class sizes had to be increased for lack of funds.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:02:01 GMTMembers of a laborers’ union celebrated the Raiders move in Las Vegas.The team is the third franchise to gain approval to change cities since 2015. But Raider Nation will probably not truly annex Sin City for a couple of years.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:23:44 GMTColin Kaepernick scrambling in a game against the Los Angeles Rams in December. He made more headlines last season for kneeling during the national anthem than for his play for a terrible 49ers team.Other quarterbacks, perhaps lesser ones, have landed spots on N.F.L. rosters. Some wonder if Kaepernick’s protests have kept teams away.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:39:28 GMTThe Oakland Raiders owner, Mark Davis, center, at a ceremony in Las Vegas where Gov. Brian Sandoval of Nevada signed a bill that clears the way for a Las Vegas stadium that could be home to both U.N.L.V. football and the Raiders.Three-quarters of N.F.L. owners must approve the team’s request to exit Oakland (again) for Las Vegas. Here’s why it might happen, and why it might not.