The NFL's announcement Tuesday that the Oakland Raiders will stay in their current home sent waves of jubilation through Ricky's Sports Theatre and Grill, often touted as ground zero of Raider Nation.
Glasses clinked in the air, fans bought rounds of drinks, and one woman walked into the bar with tears gleaming in her eyes, said bartender Andrew Nelson.
"It was looking like a dark road where we were headed," said the bar's owner, Ricky Ricardo, 54. "And it turned into a bright, sunny day."
But the excitement soon tapered...