NEW RAIDERS STADIUM PLANS - IN OAKLAND

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Plans for a 56,000 seat stadium in the new Oakland 'Coliseum City' development are heating up.  It would be the smallest stadium in the NFL and cost $800 mil but at least progress is being made.  Oakland city officials have a limited amount of time to pull this off as Mark Davis is quoted as saying he doesn't want to sign a lease extension beyond 2014 without a firm stadium plan.  The Raiders are willing to spend $300 mil and the NFL could pitch in another $200, so the city has a challenge to find the last $300...We'll see.

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