Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman Comments on Raiders’ Potential Relocation

May 10, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Raiders' future in Oakland has become increasingly cloudy over the past few months, and Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman fueled speculation that the franchise could relocate during an interview Tuesday.
Speaking to Andy Katz on ESPN Radio's Capital Games podcast, Goodman expressed optimism that the storied squad could move to Sin City, saying, "The Raiders will come if Nevada handles this properly."
"Mark Davis has assured us that Las Vegas is not getting played in a Raiders stadium deal," Goodman added, per Katz. "I know we will have a team."
Goodman's comments come on the heels of a major monetary move by Davis, the Raiders owner.
On April 28, Davis pledged $500 million toward a stadium in Las Vegas, according to the Bay Area News Group's Jimmy Durkin, while the Las Vegas Sands Corporation and Majestic Realty pledged another $150 million in funding, per Katz.
Katz noted that taxpayers will need to front another $750 million for the stadium if the Raiders a...

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