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On Pro Football: With Raiders’ Move, N.F.L. Owners Go Where the Money Is

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 01:30:26 GMT

N.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.


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Sports of The Times: The N.F.L. and the Business of Ripping Out the Heart of Oakland

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 02:17:36 GMT

Raiders 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.


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Raiders Leaving Oakland Again, This Time for Las Vegas

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:02:01 GMT

Members 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.


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Colin Kaepernick Is Unemployed. Is It Because of His Arm, or His Knee?

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:23:44 GMT

Colin 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.


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Why the Raiders May Be Sin City-Bound — or Bound to Oakland Instead

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:39:28 GMT

The 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.


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