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Las Vegas Mayor: A’s Plans ‘Don’t Make Sense’

  • In an interview on Front Office Sports Today, Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman said she thinks that the Oakland A's should stay in Oakland.
  • She also discussed Las Vegas' rise as a sports city, including a potential NBA expansion team, Formula 1, and the Golden Knights.
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Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman applauds the city’s rise as a sports destination with one exception: the Oakland A’s. Mayor Goodman told Front Office Sports that she believes the team’s plans at the Tropicana site don’t make sense and that the team ought to stay in Oakland. She also discussed a potential NBA team there, and how the city will adjust in future years hosting Formula 1 to mitigate harm to small businesses.

Plus, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell held his annual Super Bowl press conference, FIFA announced the World Cup final host, Inter Miami’s international tour has disappointed Lionel Messi fans, and the Kansas City Royals made one of the biggest signings in baseball history.

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