PLAN FOR STA­DIUM TO KEEP RAIDERS FROM MOV­ING PRE­SENTED

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oak­land, calif.» Oak­land and Alameda County lead­ers will vote Tues­day on a fi­nan­cial and de­vel­op­ment plan to build a $1.3 bil­lion foot­ball sta­dium at the Coli­seum site to keep the Raiders from mov­ing to Las Ve­gas.

Mayor Libby Schaaf and other lo­cal lead­ers pre­sented de­tails Fri­day of the plan reached with the Ron­nie Lott Group and Fortress In­vest­ment Group. Schaaf said the deal is “re­spon­si­ble to the team, the league, the fans and the tax­pay­ers.”

The Raiders had no com­ment on the plan, and owner Mark Davis is com­mit­ted to mov­ing to Las Ve­gas, where a $1.9 bil­lion sta­dium project was ap­proved by Ne­vada law­mak­ers in Oc­to­ber.

The Raiders must get ap­proval from 24 of the 32 NFL own­ers be­fore be­ing al­lowed to move.

• Pan­thers coach Ron Rivera said three-time All-Pro mid­dle line­backer Luke Kuechly will play against the San Diego Charg­ers on Sun­day if he’s cleared from the NFL’s con­cus­sion pro­to­col.

• Sus­pended Oak­land Raiders pass rusher Al­don Smith met with NFL com­mis­sioner Roger Good­ell in hopes of be­ing re­in­stated.

• The NFL said New Or­leans Saints safety Kenny Vac­caro will serve a four-game sus­pen­sion, start­ing this Sun­day at Tampa Bay, be­cause he vi­o­lated league rules per­tain­ing to per­for­mance en­hanc­ing drug use.

• The NFL will stage four reg­u­larsea­son games in Lon­don next year.

Four RMAC play­ers earn hon­ors B waco, texas» Four Rocky Moun­tain Ath­letic Con­fer­ence foot­ball play­ers earned Amer­i­can Foot­ball Coaches As­so­ci­a­tion all-Amer­ica hon­ors.

Dustin Ri­vas, a de­fen­sive back for Colorado Mesa, was named to the first-team all-Amer­ica de­fense.

Black Hills State de­fen­sive back Drew Hebel joined Ri­vas as first­team all-Amer­ica de­fense.

West­ern State’s Austin Ekeler and Mesa’s Ryan Shee­han earned sec­ondteam all-Amer­ica of­fense and spe­cial Teams hon­ors, re­spec­tively. Clavell re­in­stated to CSU hoops. Colorado State Univer­sity men’s bas­ket­ball player Gian Clavell was re­in­stated to full el­i­gi­bil­ity for com­pe­ti­tion, ef­fec­tively im­me­di­ately, by the ath­letic de­part­ment.

The de­ci­sion came af­ter the univer­sity com­pleted a re­view of an incident that led to Clavell’s ar­rest on Nov. 9 on a charge of false im­pris­on­ment, with a do­mes­tic vi­o­lence en­hance­ment.

Bello in­creases lead to 3 strokes B hong kong» Rafa Cabrera Bello ex­tended his lead to three strokes at the Hong Kong Open af­ter a 5-un­der 65.

Cabrera Bello, who led by one stroke af­ter an open­ing 64 at the Hong Kong Golf Club, is at 11-un­der 129 over­all. Sam Brazel is sec­ond af­ter a sec­ond con­sec­u­tive 66.

Pet­tis misses weight for UFC 206 B toronto» The UFC takes another step to­ward fill­ing Conor McGre­gor’s siz­able feath­er­weight shoes when Max Hol­loway faces An­thony Pet­tis in the main event of UFC 206 on Satur­day night.

With McGre­gor now fo­cus­ing on his light­weight ti­tle, Jose Aldo has been up­graded from in­terim to feath­er­weight cham­pion. But McGre­gor’s suc­ces­sor as the undis­puted 145pound ti­tle-holder won’t be de­cided un­til next year when Aldo faces the win­ner of Satur­day’s main event at the Air Canada Cen­tre.

Hol­loway is fight­ing for the same in­terim ti­tle that Aldo won in July via unan­i­mous de­ci­sion over Frankie Edgar at UFC 200. Pet­tis won’t re­ceive the same ti­tle if he wins since he was 3 pounds over weight.

Foot­note. Mar­cus Foster and Khyri Thomas scored 16 points apiece, and No. 10 Creighton led by 37 points at half­time on its way to a 113-58 vic­tory over Long­wood.

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