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PRO FOOTBALL / DAILY REPORT : AFC : Raiders Renege on Tickets for Sunday

Associated Press

The Oakland Raiders acknowledged they reneged on a promise to offer more than 1,000 extra tickets to season-ticket holders for Sunday’s game against the Dallas Cowboys.

The tickets instead went to luxury box holders and employees of the city, county and Oakland Coliseum Complex, the team said.

The revelation angered many personal seat license-holders who stood in line in a cold drizzle for hours last week for extra tickets to one of this year’s hottest games, only to walk away empty-handed after 5,000 were sold in 12 minutes.

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