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County's Exit From Coliseum Operations Means New Deal For Raiders Falls On Oakland

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 03 / 15

Alameda County’s decision to sell its half-interest in the Coliseum complex "clears the way for Oakland to take full control of the negotiations for a new stadium for the Raiders," according to Matier & Ross of the S.F. CHRONICLE. Now comes "trying to deal with the Raiders’ th...

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