Oakland, Alameda Co. Enter Negotiating Agreement With Developer That Could Keep Sports Teams In The East Bay
Oakland City Council members unanimously voted to approve an exclusive negotiating agreement to build the proposed Coliseum City project. It could be the step needed to keep the A’s, and Raiders in the East Bay.
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.
A person with knowledge of the deal says the Dallas Cowboys have agreed to a contract with Darren McFadden a day after losing NFL rushing champ DeMarco Murray to NFC East rival Philadelphia.
Madden said he won’t be tuning in when the actor and comedian takes the field at five Arizona Cactus League games, playing all nine positions.
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.
John Madden weighed in on the latest happenings in Southern California, as the Inglewood City Council has approved an NFL stadium plan that would bring the Rams back to Los Angeles.
The coach says if Oakland and Alameda County want to keep the Raiders in town then they need to let the team know what they can do to make that happen. If there’s nothing they can offer, then it’s probably time for Mark Davis to take the team to Los Angeles where they can get new stadium.
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.