NFL team owners approve Raiders’ move to Las Vegas

NFL team owners on Monday voted 31-1 to approve the Oakland Raiders’ request to move to Las Vegas by the 2020 season. The team plans to play in a new 65,000-seat stadium in Las Vegas. The Raiders will stay in Oakland for the 2017 season, and possibly for the 2018 season, too. They might share Levi’s Stadium with the San Francisco 49ers for the 2019 season while they wait for construction to be completed on their new home. “The Raiders were born in Oakland and Oakland will always be part of our DNA,” Raiders owner Mark Davis said in a statement. The Raiders are the third NFL franchise to relocate in the last year, after the Rams and the Chargers both moved to Los Angeles.

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