Originally written on Minus Twenty-Two  |  Last updated 11/18/14
With the A’s eyeing an eventual move to San Jose and the Warriors likely leaving for the San Francisco waterfront, the Coliseum Authority is pledging $1 million to study stadium proposals that would keep the remaining hometown team, the Raiders, in Oakland. From the Oakland Tribune: Dubbed “Coliseum City,” the proposal calls for a construction of an entertainment and sports district on the 1,000 acres of land where the O.co Coliseum and Oracle Arena now stand. The project models itself after the vibrant L.A. Live development in downtown Los Angeles anchored by Staples Center that houses three professional sports teams. The development also has several entertainment options including a theater, restaurants and bars. Although the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum complex currently houses three professional teams, only the Oakland Raiders appear willing to look at future options at the site. [...] The Oakland Raiders have agreed to work with city and county leaders in seeking studies to...
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