There’s a lot more to being a football player than showing up and playing on Sundays, they have to learn life skills and one of the biggest is managing their money and new found wealth. A new class offered in the Bay Area teaches players how to tackle life off the field.
With three teams interested and two stadium proposals on the table, people are placing their bets on which National Football League team or teams will be moving to Los Angeles.
Scott McKibben, Executive Director of the Oakland-Alameda Coliseum County Authority, looks at some of those obstacles and the chances each team has of staying in the East Bay.
The National Football League will not blackout any games from local TV markets during the 2015 season.
Just days after watching a once promising runner with a high draft pedigree walk out of town the Oakland Raiders have added a new one.
Nate Miley wants the Raiders to renovate the Coliseum, as he says a new stadium could cost taxpayers $300 million.
The Raiders will be staying in Oakland for another NFL season, but where they’ll play after that is still very much up in the air.
Many football pundits have Ndamukong Suh listed as the top fee agent, and it looks like the Oakland Raiders are interested in adding him to the middle of their defensive line.
If the Raiders are willing to share a stadium with the Chargers why not share with the 49ers instead? It’s been a question asked countless times since the news broke that Oakland was considering a joint venture with San Diego.
The proposed $1.7 billion Chargers-Raiders stadium in Carson would be built on top of a half-century-old landfill and close to Interstate 405, two things that have made some residents uneasy with the idea.