Renderings Released For Raiders-Chargers Stadium Leafs Optimistic Fans Will Buy Rebuild Sharks Owner Backs Execs In Letter Ticket Sales Up Minnesota United FC Bills Could Cap Season-Ticket Sales Hawks Sold For Second Highest Price In NBA History Orlando City Sells 14,000 Season Tickets Yankees Not Celebrating A-Rod's Milestones Teams Going Green With Composting Franchise Notes
Upcoming Conferences and Events
HE'S SHOCKED -- SHOCKED! DAVIS CALLS SUIT "UNCONSCIONABLE"
Published August 7, 1998
Raiders Owner Al Davis called the City of Oakland's lawsuit against the team "unconscionable" in an interview last night on KTCT-AM, the team's flagship radio station, according to the S.F. CHRONICLE. Davis "covered little new ground" in the interview, and "expressed his frustration with lagging ticket sales." Davis: "The Raiders just cannot exist without a sold-out stadium and sold-out suites. I just want to be able to compete. I want to have the opportunities they have in Baltimore, Tampa, St. Louis, Nashville. But the first thing we want to do is get Oakland officials to make good on this promise to sell out the seats and the suites" (Ron Kroichick, S.F. CHRONICLE, 8/7).