Would you like a $2,005 dinner at Ruth's Chris Steakhouse? A corner room at the Grand Hyatt? Do you want someone else to pay for all this? Of course! All you need is to own an NFL team. Any team will do, even the Raiders.
The food, the free hotel and so much more were all part of the package when Mark Davis & Co. went down to San Antonio back in July to check things out because their lease runs out in Oakland at the end of this season. On Tuesday, the city released reams of emails requested under Texas' public records law. And those emails show people in San Antonio working very hard—and spending a lot of money—to make sure Davis, Marc Badain from Raiders business operations, and Larry Delsen had a very good time.