Oakland files lawsuit against Raiders, NFL

first_imgOAKLAND — The town is taking the Raiders and the NFL to court.City Attorney Barbara Parker on Tuesday filed a federal antitrust lawsuit against the team and the league, a suit city leaders hope could net millions in damages and pay off the approximately $80 million in debt remaining from renovations at the Coliseum.The city isn’t trying to keep the Raiders in Oakland, but the legal action could send the on-again, off-again team packing early for Las Vegas.Parker said the NFL violated …last_img