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Raiders owner Mark Davis says he wants to move team to Las Vegas

Discussion in 'Football: NFL, College, High School' started by tinman, Apr 28, 2016.

  1. tinman

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    http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/1...ner-mark-davis-says-wants-move-team-las-vegas

     
  2. Brando2101

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    That's a no brainer if the league approves it but half of the stadium would be fans from the visiting team.
     
  3. tinman

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    Lots of California fans go to vegas for the weekend
     
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    I mean to say that all the teams they play will have a lot more fans who travel than you typically see in an NFL game. I'd probably go see the Texans play in Vegas but I wouldn't travel to any other city except dallas to see them. It might be especially true the years they play the AFC East and North and any NFC team that is only going to play there once every 8 years.
     
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    http://www.reviewjournal.com/opinio...-wynn-says-las-vegas-should-get-ready-raiders
    Steve Wynn says Las Vegas should get ready for Raiders

     
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    I don't care where they play as long as it isn't in that ****hole in Oakland.
     
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    This.
    Oakland is terrible.
     
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    Much like the NL adopting the DH, weed being legalized everywhere, and a woman being president... having a pro team in LV is inevitably going to happen.

    A Super Bowl there may be one of the biggest weekends ever in the history of that city.... and quite possibly the single-most money gambled at any point in the history of this country.
     
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    Seems like the NHL might get there before the NFL. But I definitely agree. At this point a pro sports team is happening, likely two of them.

    I'm not sure about MLB and NBA though. If the NBA does want to expand to Seattle though, they have Vegas as an option to match it.
     
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    I don't think the MLB/NBA will work... much for the same reason hockey is unlikely to work.

    Too many freakin games. Season ticket holders in that town would be hard-pressed to be able to attend every single one of them. More likely that the seats would have to be comped to tourists by the casinos (much like the shows are), and even then... that's tough.

    The NFL, on the other hand would be a cake-walk of a success... and it would actually be good for the city to have something tangible/"real" of its own.
     
  12. tinman

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    99er,

    If they play in Vegas, I might join the Silver and Black.
     
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    They have a NBA ready state of the art stadium now.

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    I always figured the NFL would force the 49ers and Raiders to play nice and share Levi's.
     
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    Hmmm, well it is San Fran.
     
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    I'm aware. An NHL team will likely go in that building first.

    I'm not sure about an NBA team. It wouldn't likely come down to the arena, I don't think that's ever been the issue with the NBA. We'll see what happens though once one of these pro sports franchises moves there.
     
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    I just can't believe a man with Mark Davis' money will allow himself to look like that. Dude, spend some of that coin. Get a decent freaking haircut.
     
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    Mark is an odd bird. Seems to have grown up almost ashamed of his privilege and tries to act anti-rich. Drives an old Honda Civic, uses an outdated flip phone, hair cut hasn't changed since the 70s.
     
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    "Just spend baby!"
     
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    They are now closer to san jose
     
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