Los Angeles Times

Sam Farmer: Oakland fans face painful reality

OAKLAND, Calif. - Like it or not, the end is near.

The Raiders are leaving town, just like Khalil Mack did, and that reality lingered over the Oakland Coliseum on Monday night like the smoke from a thousand tailgating grills.

There's little subtlety or ambiguity from the franchise. The messages from the Silver & Black have black-and-white clarity: This team is gearing up for its move to Las Vegas in 2020 - and maybe a

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