When the Posse started the 1994 season it was clear that CFL football would not last in Las Vegas. They were owned by a publicly held corporation whose public face was Cleveland, Ohio-based Nick Mileti (whose other sports holdings included the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers and the AHL’s Cleveland Barons), a man who took little direct involvement in team operations. The team played at Sam Boyd Stadium in suburban Whitney. As ...
After the season, Mileti entered talks with a group from Milwaukee looking to move the Posse there. A group led by singer and business mogul Jimmy Buffett attempted to buy and relocate the franchise to Jackson, Mississippi. Buffett had gone so far as to begin assembling a front office (led by general manager Eric Tillman) and coaching staff (led by John Payne), and the CFL included the ...
The Las Vegas Posse were a Canadian Football League (CFL) team that played the 1994 season as part of the CFL's short-lived American expansion. The Posse was one of the least successful CFL teams, both on the field and off.
1994 / Canadian Football League
1994 / Las Vegas Posse
Posse - Posse suggests togetherness, ruggedness and cribs from Nevada’s Wild West lore. Quite a nicname for a one-year wonder.
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1994 / Sam Boyd Stadium
1994 / Las Vegas Major League Sports, Inc.
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