Judge upholds jury verdict in false-promises case

Updated: November 19, 2003, 2:26 AM ET
Associated Press

SACRAMENTO -- A judge on Tuesday upheld a jury verdict that the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum owes the Oakland Raiders $34 million for falsely promising a packed stadium as it successfully tried to lure the team back from Los Angeles.

Lawyers representing the stadium, as well as the city of Oakland and Alameda County, had asked Sacramento Superior Court Judge Richard K. Park to overturn the Aug. 26 jury decision. But after several hours of oral arguments, Park ruled from the bench that ...

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