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NFL Owners Appear Likely To Approve Raiders' Relocation Plan For Las Vegas

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 27 / 17

NFL owners will almost surely approve the Raiders' relocation to Las Vegas by noon PT today at their meeting in Phoenix, conditional on the team securing a lease and hiring a developer. After the vote, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, Raiders Owner Mark Davis, Texans Owner Bob McNair (finance committ...

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