MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred confirmed a Las Vegas Review-Journal report the Oakland Athletics’ Southern Nevada relocation vote is expected to occur at the November owners meetings.
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said in an interview that Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao should shoulder some of the blame for her city losing yet another sports franchise.
The soon-to-be-Las Vegas Athletics are a public relations nightmare off the field, most recently with a problematic retirement gift to a future Hall of Famer.
Although steps remain before both projects are finalized, it appears both teams are on their way to having ballparks ready for the start of the 2028 season.
The Oakland Athletics’ application to relocate to Las Vegas is being processed on schedule, a source told the Review-Journal Thursday.
The Oakland Athletics’ donation came after many Nevada teachers spoke out against public funding for the team’s proposed Las Vegas ballpark.
The Oakland Athletics have hired CAA ICON as their consulting firm for team owner John Fisher and the team’s planned $1.5 billion Las Vegas ballpark.
A group linked with the Nevada State Education Association has filed a referendum petition to repeal the funding for the Athletics’ baseball stadium in Las Vegas.
Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao’s office said it would consider allowing the Athletics to extend their lease at the Coliseum beyond 2024 if MLB grants certain concessions.
In an interview Thursday with ESPN, a spokesperson said the city was just $101 million short of reaching the $576 million needed to complete the deal for a new stadium.
Two design groups are competing to be chosen to design the A’s planned ballpark, scheduled to open in 2028. Where the team will play after 2024 remains an open question.
Oakland Athletics owner John Fisher gave an exclusive interview to the Review-Journal’s Mick Akers on Tuesday about his team’s planned move to Las Vegas.
In an exclusive interview, A’s owner John Fisher breaks his long silence on what went wrong in Oakland and why the team’s future is in Las Vegas.
Team owner John Fisher writes about his commitment to building an intimate ballpark and a roster that can bring a championship to Southern Nevada.