One expert isn’t impressed by latest attempt to keep the Raiders in Oakland.
“You know that old saying, ‘It’s deja vu all over again,’” Marc Ganis, president of SportsCorp, a Chicago-based sports business consulting firm, said Wednesday at the NFL meetings. “This is exactly what the L.A. City Council did years ago with AEG and Farmers Field, dealing with a developer rather than the team and the league. It’s the same thing all over again.”
The Oakland City Council and Alameda County Board of Supervisors approved a term sheet Tuesday with a Ronnie Lott-led group of developers that want to build a $1.3-billion venue on the site of the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.