Save Oakland Sports
The Raiders will pay $400,000 in 2014. The A’s will pay $1.75 million each of the two years of the extension.
With the Golden State Warriors hosting their first playoff games since 2007, Oakland sports boosters hope to use the occasion to gain support for keeping the team in the East Bay.
The movement aimed at keeping all of Oakland’s three major professional sports teams in town is now using raffles and other fundraisers more commonly associated with youth leagues to raise money for new stadiums.
Oakland city leaders were set Wednesday to reveal details of a plan aimed at keeping their sports teams from leaving town.