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Raiders Formally File For Vegas Relocation; Oakland Parties Look To Keep FightingPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 20 / 17
The Raiders on Thursday officially applied to the NFL for relocation to Las Vegas and "sought expediency because the sooner they filed, the sooner owners can vote on the move," according to Jon Saraceno of the LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL. Owners can "decide to vote at any time but likely will...
The Western NY business community "is pushing hard behind the scenes to rekindle the lagging sales effort" of Bills luxury boxes and club seats, according to Gene Warner of the BUFFALO NEWS. The team
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Marlins President Don Smiley''s bid to buy the team from Owner Wayne Huizenga "will likely be ready" before the All- Star Game on July 7, and Huizenga may contribute "as much as" $25M, sources tell Al
Wraptors Restaurant in downtown Toronto "has shut down six months after opening, and it is blaming" the Raptors and the NBA "for its demise," according to Danny Gallagher of the Toronto GLOBE & MAIL.
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The Oakland City Council "has approved a proposal to settle all differences" with the Raiders "and keep massive public debt from growing any larger," according to Laura Counts of the OAKLAND TRIBUNE.
Expos Chair Jacques Menard said yesterday that he hopes to have an extension of the June 30 deadline for ballpark financing announced about June 22 or 23, according to Jeff Blair of the Toronto GLOBE
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