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    It's Official

    ... NFL votes to approve the Raiders moving to Las Vegas.
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    Sad that Oakland could not help with a stadium....Las Vegas Raiders?? Just don't sound right....
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    Quote Originally Posted by laatsch55 View Post
    Sad that Oakland could not help with a stadium....Las Vegas Raiders?? Just don't sound right....
    I'm actually excited about it.

    It's a new location - unlike this Rams moving back and forth BS.
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    Yep, just got to get it built now, the Black Hole is safe for two years.,..
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    I'm not one that believes that the city/state/area owes the sports team owner a new stadium under most circumstances. I don't like the way cities are held hostage to build a new stadium or the team will move. These stadiums have a planned lifetime with a certain payback but it seems their replacements are built well before the end of that planned lifetime. Seems newer and better rules the day.

    Back in about 2000, Pittsburgh was announcing two new stadiums, one for baseball and one for football to replace the old dual purpose stadium. Phila was so distraught, complaining to the state govt, that they wanted new stadiums, too. PA built 4 new stadiums for just a bit more than the cost of the new Raiders stadium in LV will cost, that $1.7B I saw on the news. The Linc cost $512 million to build in 01-03 and it may even last a full lifetime. Of course, taxes were raised to help pay for these 4 new stadiums.

    Now you guys don't like the Patriots much anymore because they have a nice winning streak with that QB/Coach combo. but you have to give it to Bob Kraft. He built and paid for the Foxboro stadium. He did ask the state to fix the damn roads in the area so people could get in and out for the games.

    But Bob has a net worth of a few billion whereas Mike Davis is reported to be worth a measley $500 Million, he probably needs the help with paying for a stadium.

    In this case, Oakland loses and LV doesn't flinch, 1.7 Billion dollars isn't much when you have gambling revenue to buy an NFL team.
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    Mine eyes have seen the sadness of the Kingdome coming down...
    and no Astros in the Astrodome down in fair Houston town

    Now Marc Davis is a wannabee his hardass dad's not round

    And in Las Vegas Town???
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    I can't wait to see all the old blue haired lady's in Black 'Raiders' drag in the stands WooHoo, what a farce!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by laatsch55 View Post
    Yep, just got to get it built now, the Black Hole is safe for two years.,..
    Just think - soon to be Sin City Black Hole. Sounds kind of nasty - butt I like it. When they were the in LA calling them the LA Raiders just didn't sound right - but they kicked ass while here in SoCal. I hope they do Oakland justice in the next couple of years. I think they will with Carr at the helm.
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    Vegas Raiders F T W !
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    Okay, but I want to ask one question.

    Isn't Las Vegas much farther away from you than Oakland? And Oakland is across the Bay from San Francisco which was giving you like five area pro franchises to attend games at if you chose to.
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