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Momentum growing within NFL for Raiders’ move to Las Vegas

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Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis stands with local Raiders fans after a meeting of the Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee on Thursday, April 28, 2016, at UNLV.

There is a growing belief within the NFL that owners will support a move by the Raiders from Oakland to Las Vegas, according to several people familiar with the league’s inner workings.

Owners are to focus primarily on the Raiders’ situation during a meeting Wednesday in New York of the NFL’s stadium and finance committees, those people said, speaking on the condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the topic.

“I do think the Raiders will end up in Vegas,” a high-ranking official with an NFL team said.

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