CC Sabathia understands Raiders leaving Oakland, ‘disgusting’ Coliseum
Bay Area native CC Sabathia doesn’t want to see the Raiders leave Oakland, but he gets it.
The New York Yankees pitcher is a fan and doesn’t want to see his city lose one of its professional teams. However, speaking as a pro athlete who’s played at the Coliseum many times, he’s well aware that the venue is, in his words, “disgusting.”
CC Sabathia on the Raiders leaving Oakland: "It sucks as a fan because I'm from the Bay Area and we're losing a team, but as an athlete, I know what that Coliseum is like and it's disgusting in there." https://t.co/YUI88PMGiW
— Diamond Leung (@diamond83) December 8, 2018
The anecdotal evidence about the Coliseum backs Sabathia up here. The Raiders never managed to land a new Bay Area stadium, and should find a much nicer environment when they move to Las Vegas.