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Exotics Racing offers the opportunity to drive a fast car. (Courtesy Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority)

Only in Las Vegas: Not just a meme

Las Vegas has always been the place where whatever happens there stays…

 

Mark Davis is moving the Raiders to Las Vegas and it's going to cost taxpayers there. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Raiders breaking ground in Vegas before biggest game of season is as cheesy as the city they’re moving to

It’s really a shame that the Oakland Raiders are doing everything they…

 

Sylvester Stallone, pictured in the 1987 movie "Over the Top," denies accusations that he -- and his bodyguard --- forced a 16-year-old into sex in 1986. (Courtesy IMDB)

Stallone denies allegations of 1986 threesome with a 16-year-old

Add Sylvester Stallone’s name to the list of Hollywood heavy hitters --…

 

Attorney Jim Quinn, backed by Oakland Raiders fans, addresses members of the media about his plan to explore legal action against the NFL for approving the Raiders’ relocation to Las Vegas. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Meet the man who represents Raider fans’ best chance at keeping their team in Oakland

OAKLAND — Hours before the Golden State Warriors closed out the NBA…

Attorney Jim Quinn, backed by Oakland Raiders fans, addresses members of the media about his plan to explore legal action against the NFL for approving the Raiders’ relocation to Las Vegas. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Renderings of the Raiders' proposed stadium in Las Vegas. (Courtesy Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee)

With new financier in place, little stands in way of Raiders moving to Las Vegas

The Raiders are 24 votes away from being officially on their way…

Renderings of the Raiders' proposed stadium in Las Vegas. (Courtesy Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee)
Raiders fans have been protesting the team's inevitable move for most of the season. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Raiders file paperwork to relocate to Las Vegas

As if there was any doubt left, the Oakland Raiders filed the…

Raiders fans have been protesting the team's inevitable move for most of the season. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Raiders fans might soon have to find a new hand signal if the league approves the team’s plans to move to Las Vegas. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

NFL committees gather information for potential Raiders move

Things aren’t looking great for Oakland Raiders fans hoping to keep their…

Raiders fans might soon have to find a new hand signal if the league approves the team’s plans to move to Las Vegas. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
(Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland must keep putting pressure on Raiders

Davis wants to take Nevada’s money and leave — it’s up to…

(Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Raiders fans have been protesting the team's inevitable move for most of the season. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

For the sake of Bay Area football fans, Raiders can’t leave

Before the Raiders swung their game against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday…

Raiders fans have been protesting the team's inevitable move for most of the season. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Fans at the Oakland Raiders' game on Sunday held signs protesting the team's plans to move to Las Vegas. (Aleah Fajardo/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Draymond on possible Raiders move: ‘How could somebody even consider leaving Oakland?’

Before the Oakland Raiders beat the Denver Broncos on Sunday night, Draymond…

Fans at the Oakland Raiders' game on Sunday held signs protesting the team's plans to move to Las Vegas. (Aleah Fajardo/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A "Forever  Oakland" sign is hung during a game against the Atlanta Falcons at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on September 18, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

NFL power broker calls Raiders proposed move to Las Vegas ‘pretty definite’

When it comes to NFL power brokers, there are few who grasp…

A "Forever  Oakland" sign is hung during a game against the Atlanta Falcons at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on September 18, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Baltimore Ravens strong safety Eric Weddle (32) watches Oakland Raiders wide receiver Seth Roberts (10) make a touchdown reception Oct. 2, 2016, in Baltimore. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun/TNS)

Nevada legislature holds special meeting to lure Raiders to Vegas

The Nevada state legislature is holding a special meeting Monday to consider…

Baltimore Ravens strong safety Eric Weddle (32) watches Oakland Raiders wide receiver Seth Roberts (10) make a touchdown reception Oct. 2, 2016, in Baltimore. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun/TNS)
Oakland Raiders outside linebacker Bruce Irvin (51) stops the ball during a game against the Atlanta Falcons at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on September 18, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Defenseless Raiders prove change comes slowly

This is a warning to the Raiders. If you want to draw…

Oakland Raiders outside linebacker Bruce Irvin (51) stops the ball during a game against the Atlanta Falcons at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on September 18, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Chinese rocket sends streak of light across Western US sky

LAS VEGAS — A Chinese rocket body streaking across the night sky…

This photo was posted on Instagram with the caption: Dick Mahoney: Pro slo-pitch softball player, circa 1987. (tiffcherie/Instagram)

The tale of an incognito rec league ringer

Everybody deals with retirement differently. Some tend to their gardens; others find…

This photo was posted on Instagram with the caption: Dick Mahoney: Pro slo-pitch softball player, circa 1987. (tiffcherie/Instagram)
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., holds a town hall meeting at the Luis Muñoz Marin Foundation in Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico, on Monday. (AP Photo/Danica Coto)

Sanders issues defiant statement under pressure over ruckus

WASHINGTON — Under pressure from Democratic Party leaders to denounce ugly tactics…

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., holds a town hall meeting at the Luis Muñoz Marin Foundation in Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico, on Monday. (AP Photo/Danica Coto)
Can you even tell these men apart? You might be surprised to find out one is Raiders owner Mark Davis and the other is international superstar David Beckham. But to the naked eye, they might as well be twins. (John Lochner/AP)

Viva Las Raid-as

Raiders owner Mark Davis told a stadium commission Thursday that not only…

Can you even tell these men apart? You might be surprised to find out one is Raiders owner Mark Davis and the other is international superstar David Beckham. But to the naked eye, they might as well be twins. (John Lochner/AP)
Mark Davis is rumored to be committed to Las Vegas as long as they build a stadium. (Ben Margot/AP)

NFL must navigate own hypocrisy to put Raiders in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS — This is a town built on taking money from…

Mark Davis is rumored to be committed to Las Vegas as long as they build a stadium. (Ben Margot/AP)
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, left, laughs as Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis talks to the media after an NFL owners meeting on Jan. 12 in Houston. (Pat Sullivan/AP)

NFL won’t rule out a Raiders move to Sin City

Empty suit, err, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell straddled the fence on Wednesday …

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, left, laughs as Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis talks to the media after an NFL owners meeting on Jan. 12 in Houston. (Pat Sullivan/AP)
Oakland Raiders fans Griz Jones, left, and Ray Perez make their case for keeping the NFL football team in Oakland outside the hotel where NFL owners met Jan. 12 in Houston to discuss possible relocation plans. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

World’s Team? Homeless Raiders should give it a try

Word has leaked that the Raiders will play the Houston Texans in…

Oakland Raiders fans Griz Jones, left, and Ray Perez make their case for keeping the NFL football team in Oakland outside the hotel where NFL owners met Jan. 12 in Houston to discuss possible relocation plans. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)