San Antonio still hopes to bring Raiders to town

Thursday September 4th, 2014

The city of San Antonio still hopes to lure the Oakland Raiders to town, and city officials reportedly say they are "still in conversations” with the franchise. 

The San Francisco Chronicle reported Wednesday that a new stadium deal is in place for the Raiders that would give the team land and allow for taxpayers to pay off a $120 million debt still owed for renovations. 

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San Antonio city manager Sheryl Sculley told the San Antonio Express-News that Raiders officials will be in town and plan to attend the UTSA game at the Alamodome.

"I'm not surprised that someone on the council (in Oakland) might make a proposal to them, but what I read in the article, it appeared that there hadn't been any discussion by the council, approval by the council, and certainly not approval by the Raiders,” Sculley said to the San Antonio Express-News.

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