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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...
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