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Ronnie Lott Optimistic About Working Stadium Deal For Current Coliseum Site In Oakland

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 05 / 16

Pro Football HOFer Ronnie Lott "remains optimistic" that he and his Raiders stadium group can "manage to wrestle down a workable deal" on the current  Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum property , according to Mark Purdy of the SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS. Lott also thinks the NFL "will be supporti...

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