Sources have told ESPN that the Raiders have enough votes for approval. Miami was the lone dissenter. Bank of America also is giving Davis a $650 million loan, further helping to persuade owners to allow the third team relocation in just over a year. I love Oakland. I love the fans of Oakland.
He made his quick initial pitch to Raiders fans, saying the team is open for business and they can hop on board for the 49ers bandwagon.
The Raiders will play the 2017 season in Oakland, with a timetable on the move not confirmed. Nevada will adapt the Raiders, if not immediately, then over time.
The second part of Davis' statement was a direct message to Oakland's fans: "The Raiders were born in Oakland and Oakland will always be part of our DNA". As I said earlier, there's going to be some disappointed fans and angry fans, and it's going to be up to me to talk to them and let them know why, how and what has happened, and hopefully we can work things out and work together for the future.
The Raiders will play the 2017, 2018 and possibly 2019 seasons in Oakland before relocating to Las Vegas in 2020, Davis said during a news conference after the vote.
This outcome, the second time the Raiders have left Oakland, was expected by most in and around the National Football League ever since the Nevada legislature approved $750 million in public subsidy toward stadium construction. That's where former North Penn and La Salle High player and longtime assistant coach Sean McDermott will be in a most uncomfortable position: asked repeatedly to address the reportedly deteriorating relationship between general manager Doug Whaley and ownership.
On Friday, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf finally made public the plans for a new Raiders and A's stadium on the current site of the Oakland Coliseum and Arena.
The Rams moved from St. Louis to Los Angeles past year and are building a $2.6 billion stadium in Inglewood. The Lions were 2-3 there all time.
It will be interesting to see how fans in Oakland react to this news with regard to their season tickets and attendance at games. Before every game, I'd run to the Black Hole and I would throw trash at them, and water bottles, and they'd throw them back.
L.A. DREAMING: Despite winning two world championships in five years in Oakland, Davis, now the team's owner, had his sights set on Los Angeles.
The move has been expected for several weeks now, with CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora reporting several days ago that the Raiders vote would be at the top of the docket at the NFL's annual spring meetings.
Davis said he had "mixed feelings" about the relocation, but ultimately decided it was in the club's best interests, and that his late father "would be proud". "We'll be happy to do that". Hockey has already been present in Vegas, with the ECHL's Las Vegas Wranglers calling the city home for a number of seasons. And visiting teams will have to handle those dynamics as well.
So, did the Dolphins just want to make sure that the handsome Miami beaches and awesome weather there remained as one of the most attractive free-agent destinations? "I do think it goes through".
The one-hectare (2.5-acre) Pushkin Square was densely crowded as were sidewalks on the adjacent Tverskaya Street. Organizers have said they hope to hold rallies in 98 cities and towns across Russian Federation .
Protesters flew a large Confederate flag atop a parking garage just feet from a SC arena hosting NCAA Tournament games on Sunday. The NCAA does not host championship events in MS due to the prominence of the Confederate flag in the MS state flag.
In a recent poll, 51% of Canadians said they supported legalizing marijuana, and 33% said they opposed it. And if the report is accurate, that means cannabis will be legal by Canada Day next year - that's July 1.
We're sure Yamaguchi is aware that Tonya Harding injured Nancy Kerrigan's leg in 1994 which caused Kerrigan to miss the U.S. While Yamaguchi's tweet may have been an unfortunate use of words, it didn't stop users from pointing out the tweets irony.
At this point, the stores are doing all they can to stay afloat but have expressed "substantial doubt" about chances of survival. When Walmart first came in and now they put a lot of people out affecting all these other stores. "We still have some of those".
Investigators said employees at the food-processing giants JBS and BRF paid federal inspectors to ignore problems with meat. JBS is the world's largest meat producer and BRF the biggest poultry exporter.
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Although the turtle initially appeared to be recovering well, a check-up over the weekend revealed intestinal problems. A turtle has died following surgery to remove 915 coins she swallowed while living in a good fortune pool.
The Indian High Commission in Islamabad has informed Pakistan's foreign office about missing Syed Asif Ali and his brother. However Indian agencies have learnt that the duo was picked up and detained by the agencies in Pakistan.
West Ham have lost as many games against Leicester in their last five (4), as they did in the previous 25 combined (all comps). Leicester turned up at the London Stadium without an away win in the Premier League all season.
U.S. crude inventory rises further
If there is going to be turnaround in the market it is going to have to come from an effort by OPEC. "This slump is very real". A cut would likely affect China most, as the world's second-largest oil consumer buys close to 90 percent of Oman's exports.
9 deaths linked to rare cancer from breast implants
Its recommendation to healthcare providers is to continue to proved patients with breast implants with "routine care and support". Women who already have implants should continue with routine care and follow-up, as advised by their healthcare providers.
Plane crash-lands at South Sudan airport, several injured
Video images obtained by AFP showed firefighters battling to put out the blaze as thick black smoke billowed from the aircraft. When the plane crashed, its door flew open, which allowed the pilot and rescue crews to get everybody out, Youngule said.