104°F
weather icon Mostly Cloudy

Raiders purchase Las Vegas Aces tickets for local youth

The Raiders purchased 1,600 tickets for local youth to attend Las Vegas Aces games, a program that began with Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Lynx.

They’ll distribute the tickets for the remainder of the season to various organizations, including local high school basketball teams

“The community benefits of professional sports are tremendous. In particular, the women who play for the Las Vegas Aces are great role models for the young women all over Southern Nevada,” Raiders owner Mark Davis said in a statement. “We are excited to bring hundreds of those young women to see for themselves what can be accomplished through hard work and determination.”

More Aces: Follow at reviewjournal.com/aces and @RJ_Sports on Twitter.

Contact reporter Sam Gordon at sgordon@reviewjournal.com. Follow @BySamGordon on Twitter.

Like and follow Vegas Nation
THE LATEST
 
For Derek Carr, it’s play for the Raiders or no one else

In an exclusive interview with the Review-Journal, Raiders quarterback Derek Carr touches on Jon Gruden, Henry Ruggs, the revamped offensive line and a contract extension.

Von Miller not getting wrapped up in Aaron Rodgers rumors

The Denver Broncos pass-rusher has heard all the rumors about Aaron Rodgers or Deshaun Watson joining him in Denver, but he refuses to get emotionally invested.

Can new addition unlock Raiders in red zone?

The addition of running back Kenyan Drake and his multiple skills is expected to help the Raiders turn field goals into touchdowns.