The Las Vegas Raiders were born Wednesday and the Oakland Raiders are history.
Raiders owner Mark Davis, joined by Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak as well as some current Raiders players and alumni, made the change of the team name official in a ceremony at partially-built Allegiant Field.
“The Raiders were born in Oakland and played 13 seasons in L.A. Both cities will always be part of our DNA,” Davis said in an event that was live-streamed on the club’s web site. “Both cities will always be part of our DNA. But today we begin a new chapter in our storied history.