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UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 7:46 p.m.

Couch Slouch: It doesn’t make dollars and sense to go to NFL game in Vegas

Couch Slouch: Rising from the ashes of a million cigarette butts, in the shadow of a desert filled with buried body parts, looms the specter of a massive sporting palace …

Board OKs conditional lease for Raiders stadium in Las Vegas

The board that’s building a new stadium for the Raiders in Las Vegas has unanimously approved a lease after months of talks. Labor Union members cheered as the board approved …

Raiders purchase land near Las Vegas Strip for new stadium

The Oakland Raiders have bought more than 60 acres near the Las Vegas Strip where their partially tax-funded, 65,000-seat stadium is to be built. Public records filed Monday show a …

Lease: Raiders wouldn’t pay rent at tax-funded Vegas stadium

The Oakland Raiders wouldn’t pay rent at a proposed tax-funded stadium in Las Vegas under the most recent version of a lease agreement unveiled Thursday during a meeting of the …

Oilers tried lame-duck approach Raiders are attempting

Soon after the NFL approved the Raiders’ move to Las Vegas, coach Jack Del Rio wondered if anyone had a handbook on how to handle being a lame duck in …

Tim Dahlberg: NFL still doesn’t get Las Vegas, even with Raiders

Sometimes the bumbling bozos in charge of the NFL just can’t help themselves.

Raiders owner Mark Davis calls Vegas move ‘bittersweet’

Raiders owner Mark Davis says he did everything he could to try to keep his team in Oakland and is not able to celebrate the upcoming move to Las Vegas …

UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017, 6:50 p.m.

Norman Chad: Raiders perfect name for NFL’s nomads

Las Vegas was founded in 1905, the National Football League was founded in 1920. After nearly a century of uncertain coexistence, they finally found each other last week, embracing at …

Las Vegas welcomes Raiders with open arms, big hopes

Las Vegas, a city famous for its over-the-top persona is eagerly welcoming an NFL franchise that boasts an equally outsized reputation and the promise of big-league legitimacy for the desert …

Tim Kawakami: Las Vegas Raiders, done deal, thanks to Cowboys owner Jerry Jones

If you talk to people around these negotiations, who know exactly how the Raiders lined up the financing, the political will, and then the wherewithal to drive Monday’s 31-1 ownership …