Post Tagged with: "las vegas"

  • NFL Set to Fine Players Involved in Arm Wrestling Tournament

    NFL Set to Fine Players Involved in Arm Wrestling Tournament

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL April 10, 2017 at 11:53 pm 0 comments

    NFL players who participated in a made-for-TV arm wrestling tournament last week at a nightclub in a Las Vegas casino will be fined, pending further investigation, a league source told ESPN. More than 30 current and former NFL players reportedly participated in the Pro Football Arm Wrestling Championship, which took […]

     
  • Owners Approve Raiders Move to Las Vegas

    Owners Approve Raiders Move to Las Vegas

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL March 27, 2017 at 11:40 pm 0 comments

    The Oakland Raiders will move to Las Vegas after garnering enough votes from NFL owners on Monday to relocate to Southern Nevada. The Raiders received 31 of 32 votes to approve the move. Only 24 votes were needed. “I have mixed feelings; it’s very bittersweet,” Raiders owner Mark Davis told […]

     
  • Oakland Makes Last Stand to Keep Raiders

    Oakland Makes Last Stand to Keep Raiders

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL March 24, 2017 at 11:59 pm 0 comments

    In what could be its final attempt to keep the Oakland Raiders, the city of Oakland and its partners on Friday submitted a revised financing plan for a $1.3 billion mixed-use stadium project on the same site where the team currently plays. NFL owners are expected to vote as early […]

     
  • Raiders Get Bank of America to Finance Vegas Stadium

    Raiders Get Bank of America to Finance Vegas Stadium

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL March 6, 2017 at 9:50 pm 0 comments

    The Oakland Raiders informed the NFL’s finance and stadium committees today they had received a commitment from Bank of America to finance their proposed $1.9 billion, 65,000-seat domed stadium in Las Vegas, sources told ESPN. The news of the Raiders’ finding new financing was first reported by The Daily News […]

     
  • Goldman Sachs Pulls Out of Raiders Stadium Plan

    Goldman Sachs Pulls Out of Raiders Stadium Plan

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 31, 2017 at 11:51 pm 0 comments

    The Raiders’ proposed move to Las Vegas was dealt another blow Tuesday afternoon when investment bank Goldman Sachs withdrew its financial support for the project, sources told ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne. The news comes a day after billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson angrily withdrew from the Raiders’ stadium deal. Adelson had […]

     
  • Raiders File Paperwork to Move to Las Vegas

    Raiders File Paperwork to Move to Las Vegas

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL January 19, 2017 at 11:52 pm 0 comments

    The Oakland Raiders have filed their paperwork to relocate to Las Vegas, the league announced Thursday. The team’s relocation to Las Vegas must be approved by three-fourths of the NFL’s team owners. The vote for relocation is expected to take place at the NFL owners meetings in Phoenix on March […]

     
  • NHL to Place Expansion Team in Las Vegas

    NHL to Place Expansion Team in Las Vegas

    Mike Aglialoro, NHL June 14, 2016 at 10:22 pm 0 comments

    The NHL has settled on Las Vegas as its choice for expansion, provided organizers can come up with a $500 million fee, sources told ESPN’s Scott Burnside. The league’s board of governors is scheduled to hold a formal vote during its meeting on June 22. Two-thirds of the board must […]