01/14 23:21 CST Coliseum Authority to get update on Raiders lease
Coliseum Authority to get update on Raiders lease
By JOSH DUBOW
AP Pro Football Writer
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) --- The Coliseum Authority will meet Friday to get an
update on the possibility of whether the Raiders could stay in Oakland another
Authority executive director Scott McKibben said he will update the board in
closed session on where things stand between the Raiders and the Coliseum
following a lawsuit filed by the city of Oakland against the team and the NFL
last month. No Raiders officials will be present.
The Raiders had pulled their $7.5 million lease offer for 2019 off the table
following the lawsuit, but owner Mark Davis later said all options remain for
where the team will play its final season before moving into a new $1.8
billion, 65,000-seat stadium in Las Vegas in 2020.
McKibben said he has been in touch with Raiders president Marc Badain and told
him the board is willing to meet after the team has done its due diligence into
The Bay Area News Group reported that the team will meet with the authority,
but McKibben said nothing has been scheduled yet.
The Raiders have had talks with the San Francisco Giants about sharing their
ballpark, could share Levi's Stadium with the 49ers or try to find a stadium in
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This story has been corrected to show that Mark Davis or other Raiders
officials will not be at meeting.