NFL Backs Oakland Raiders' Plan to Move to Las Vegas

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NFL Backs Oakland Raiders' Plan to Move to Las Vegas

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PHOENIX—In a startling move for a league long opposed to gambling, the National Football League’s owners voted Monday to allow the Oakland Raiders to relocate to Las Vegas, a city that just a few years ago was considered off limits and now can claim one of the game’s coveted 32 teams.

The landslide 31-1 vote was met with fury in Oakland, which tried over many years to reach an agreement to keep its longtime football team, but hailed…

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