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Keeping up with the Oakland Raiders

Keeping up with the Oakland Raiders

Ikaika Nichols,
Contributor

October 19, 2017


Filed under Sports

The 2017-18 NFL season is underway, and top-ranked teams such as the New England Patriots, Dallas Cowboys, Kansas City Chiefs, and the Oakland Raiders were predicted to emerge as title contenders. The Raiders started off with a 2-0 record but due to a series of poor performances in recent competition they have ...

Raiders win home game in Mexico

Raiders win home game in Mexico

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

November 22, 2016


Filed under Metro, Showcase, Sports

This is not a misprint; the Oakland Raiders are 8-2 and in first place in the AFC West, a division of the NFL's American Football Conference. For lifelong silver and black fans like myself, this may seem like a dream come true, and it is. Oakland is firing on all cylinders and proved just how strong...

Inflated out of proportion

Inflated out of proportion

Erik Khan,
Contributor

May 20, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The reigning Super Bowl Champions—the New England Patriots—have received discipline for their role in the Deflategate controversy that rocked the NFL following February’s AFC championship game versus the Indianapolis Colts. Quite frankly, I can’t figure out what is more ridiculous: The punishment...

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