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Don't Mess With Texas: Spurs Speak Out Against Potential Raiders Relocation
Published August 12, 2014
DON'T HOLD YOUR BREATH: In Lubbock, Enrique Rangel wrote Raiders Owner Mark Davis is "doing what other franchises have previously done when trying to negotiate a new stadium with their host city: They have used the Alamo City as a bargaining chip." The city's TV market ranks 36th in the nation, "not big enough for an NFL team." Also, "a fifth of the city’s population lives under the poverty line and there are not enough Fortune 500 corporations" (LUBBOCK AVALANCHE-JOURNAL, 8/9).