City Of Oakland Passes Offer Sheet To Fund New Oakland Raiders Stadium

Maybe the Oakland Raiders won’t be moving to Las Vegas after all. On Tuesday, the Oakland City Council and Alameda Country Board of Supervisors both voted to approve the outline of a plan for the Raiders new stadium, according to Deadspin. The deal would require the city of Oakland to pay $200 million and surrender a $150 million plot of land to build the stadium on. The vote,...
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December 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Oakland Stadium Deal Takes a Step Forward

Oakland City Council voted in favor of the stadium proposal to take the next steps in the process, opening negotiations between the Ronnie Lott group and the Raiders. Late Tuesday night, the Oakland City Council voted to move forward with the proposal to build a new stadium at the existing Coliseum site, which would keep the […] Oakland Stadium Deal Takes a Step Forward - Just...
Via Just Blog Baby
December 14, 2016

Oakland, Alameda approve term sheet for new stadium

Oakland apparently is going to put up a fight to keep the Raiders. The San Francisco Chronicle reported late Tuesday that the city of Oakland and Alameda County approved a term sheet for a $1.3 billion stadium to be built by an investment group led by Ronnie Lott. The Oakland City Council voted 7-0 with one abstention while the county voted 3-1 with one abstention in favor of the...
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December 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Oakland, Alameda County approve Ronnie Lott stadium plan

The Oakland City Council and Alameda County each approved Ronnie Lott’s $1.3 billion stadium plan on Tuesday. According to Filipa A. Ioannou and Rachel Swan of the San Fransisco Chronicle, the non-binding agreement was unanimously approved by the Oakland City Council and passed with a 3-1 majority in the Alameda County Board of Supervisors. “To…
Via Pro Football Talk
December 14, 2016

San Diego Chargers Stadium: A Hail Mary for Mission Valley?

Four San Diego City Councilpersons are proposing a low-cost lease to the Chargers for the Mission Valley site Last night, members of the San Diego City Council were prepared to make an initial offer to keep the Chargers in San Diego. The key feature of the offer is a lease of the 166-acre Qualcomm site to the Chargers at $1 per year for 99 years, with the Chargers controlling development...
Via Bolts From The Blue
December 13, 2016

Oakland, county weigh $1.3B Raiders stadium financing deal

By Janie Har, The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — City and county officials are expected to vote Tuesday on a deal for a $1.3 billion new stadium that supporters hope will keep the Oakland Raiders in town. If the Alameda County Board of Supervisors and the Oakland City Council approve, administrators could then negotiate a formal agreement for a stadium project that includes ...
Via The Denver Post
December 13, 2016

City of Oakland Hail Mary Stadium Deal coming into Focus

Details are beginning to emerge of the stadium deal the City of Oakland hopes to allow them to keep the Raiders Too little, too late? That is the question. The Oakland City Council and the Alameda County Board of Supervisors (they just sound like two-bit politicos who can’t get out of their own way) have […] City of Oakland Hail Mary Stadium Deal coming into Focus - Just Blog...
Via Just Blog Baby
November 30, 2016

Oakland mayor, group led by Ronnie Lott have deal to help keep Raiders from leaving for Las Vegas

Las Vegas wants the Raiders to come to them, but Oakland is putting up a fight to keep the NFL franchise from skipping town for a second time. Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf thinks her office has a deal in place that could keep the Raiders in her city rather than pack up and leave for Vegas. Breaking: # Oakland mayor @LibbySchaaf says she's reached agreement with Ronnie Lott group...
Via The Comeback
November 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Tuesday web roundup: Oakland Raiders

Bruce Irvin describes what makes Khalil Mack differentJack Del Rio isn’t spilling any secrets about his defense, but the Oakland Raidershead coach is showing his hand a bit in his handling of a key position battle on … Amari Cooper says NFL talent level no different than SECOakland Raiders wideout Amari Cooper is often silently confident, but Cooper has made headlines this week...
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August 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Raiders new lease will cost them triple

OAKLAND, Calif. — The rich get richer. That’s the law of the land. Today, we learned the richest of the Bay Area’s elite are not immune. The cost of living for the Oakland Raiders to remain in the Bay Area for the 2016 season just tripled. On Friday, it was announced the Raiders will owe $3.5 million in rent for their tenancy in the O.Co Coliseum and their training facility...
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March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Raiders paying much more to stay put in Oakland stadium

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) The authority that operates O.co Coliseum has approved a new lease extension for the Oakland Raiders that more than triples the team's rent to use the stadium and their training facility in nearby Alameda. The Oakland Tribune reports (http://bayareane.ws/1RE90si ) Friday that the team will now shell out $3.5 million in rent, up from $925,000 it paid last season...
Via Associated Press
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders ink new lease at O.Co Coliseum

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit In a move that has been expected since the owners meeting on January 12th, the Oakland...
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February 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Raiders agree to extension to remain at Oakland Coliseum

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Four weeks after being stymied in their effort to move to Los Angeles, the Raiders agreed to a one-year extension lease extension to remain at the Oakland Coliseum on Thursday. Raiders owner Mark Davis had been mulling multiple options to move his team since being passed over by the NFL's other owners to relocate the Raiders to Southern California. The St...
Via Associated Press
February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Bowling Green dominates Oakland City 87-56

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Zack Denny scored 15 points, Antwon Lillard added 14 and Bowling Green beat NCAA Division II Oakland City 87-56 on Saturday. Denny recorded his second-straight double-double as he also gathered 10 rebounds. It's the second time this season he's had back-to-back double-doubles. Ismail Ali also grabbed 10 boards as Bowling Green (9-4) held a 50-31 rebounding...
Via Associated Press
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Raiders, A's owners don't want to share the Coliseum property

Cue the tumbleweeds. Oakland has a good ole fashioned stadium standoff on their hands.In true Western fashion, the sahred Raiders-A's facility isn't big enough for the both of them. Neither Oakland-area will budge from their demands to control the O.Co Coliseum site completely, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.The Raiders want to tear down the Coliseum to build a football...
Via FOX Sports
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Proposed Coliseum City stadium plan bad for Oakland Raiders

Information from the secretive financing plan regarding a new Bay Area stadium for the Oakland Raiders has surfaced, and it doesn’t look good for the Silver and Black. San Diego-based businessman Floyd Kephart’s 19-page proposal for the $4.2 billion Coliseum City project was obtained by the Contra Costa Times. It explains that the Raiders, NFL and future stadium revenues would...
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June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Carson project lights a fire under Oakland’s City Council

Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis has been trying to get a new stadium built ever since he took over the franchise for his late father, Al Davis. In that time, the fan base has seen him flirt with Portland Oregon and San Antonio Texas in an attempt to push the City of Oakland closer to getting a stadium built. Both of those tactics fell flat on their faces as no one truly took them...
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April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

New Raiders safety Nate Allen speaks out on stadium issue

The Oakland Raiders have a new safety in Nate Allen and he hopes that the team remains the Oakland Raiders. All this LA talk sounds like nonsense. Oakland is where I want to be. — Nate Allen (@NAllen29) March 24, 2015 As part of the courting process for Allen, Raiders defensive backs coach Marcus Robertson attended a Golden State Warriors game with the then free agent safety...
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March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Board approves Raiders' lease to play at Oakland Coliseum in 2015

The Oakland Raiders' lease to play the 2015 season at the Coliseum has been approved by the board that runs the site. The Joint Powers Authority on Friday approved the extension that had previously been agreed to by both sides. The Oakland City Council and Alameda County Board of Supervisors still must vote on the lease. The Raiders will pay $400,000 in December and an additional...
Via Associated Press
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Can a new stadium save Reggie McKenzie’s job?

The Raiders 0-6 start has a lot of buzz that comes with it. There have been several reasons presented, ranging from the referees in at least 2 of the losses to talent level, coaching, lack of performance from the free agents on defense and GM Reggie McKenzie’s all around job at acquiring talent. The argument has been presented that quality free agents are reluctant to sign with...
Via cover32 - Raiders
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Athletics Lease Could be Detrimental to the Raiders Stadium Bid

I recently interviewed Raiders Ultimate fan, Ray “Dr. Death” Perez and at that time there were not many details of the new Oakland Athletics lease available. Since then, I have seen a copy of the lease and there is concern for the future of the Raiders in Oakland. I must point out that only the Joint Powers Authority (JPA) has approved this lease so far. It still has to be approved...
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Interview: Raiders superfan “Dr. Death” speaks out about the stadium issue

On Sunday, I had an opportunity to conduct a phone interview Oakland Raiders Superfan, Ray “Dr. Death” Perez. Dr. Death has been at the fore-front of the issue concerning not only the Raiders Stadium situation, but the Athletics as well since the two seem to be interlaced. He is a fan of Oakland sports and has taken to heart the issue of keeping the Oakland teams (Raiders and...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Raider Nation Holds Rally to Keep Team in Oakland

On Saturday, May 10, members of Raider Nation participated in a rally organized by Super-fan Ray “Dr. Death” Perez. I was on hand for the event. The purpose was to show support and thanks to the Davis Family for their commitment to stay in Oakland and to convince Mayor Jean Quan and the City of Oakland to move forward with building a new stadium for the Raiders as soon as possible...
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Raider Nation salute to the veterans

Members of the Raider Nation held events in multiple states for veterans including California on February 15, 2014. The event in California was held in the Oakland City Hall and was attended by many of the most well known members of the Raider Nation. These week long events were held for the sole purpose of honoring our military veterans. In Oakland, veterans and their families who...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Majok powers Ball St past Oakland City, 94-58

Majok Majok scored a season-high 25 points and grabbed a career-high 18 rebounds to power Ball State past Division-II Oakland City, 94-58, Friday night. Coming off an 18-point, 14-rebound effort against James Madison in his last game, Majok blocked a pair of shots and was 7 of 10 from the field. He was 11 of 12 from the free throw line - scoring 18 points in the first half, sparking...
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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