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Oakland still needs more defenders

Oakland still needs more defenders
May 24, 2018

The NFL draft concluded on April 28, and the Oakland Raiders came out with an average draft. There is a lot more they could have done, and they made some moves that made fans scratch their heads. Oakland...

Raiders go old school with Jon Gruden hire

Raiders go old school with Jon Gruden hire
April 11, 2018

Jon Gruden is the coach the Oakland Raiders have long waited for to return and lead them back to success. Since joining the team in January, he’s been making headlines with his comments. That's the...

A hometown hero returns: Oakland Raiders land Gruden

26 Dec 1998: Head coach Jon Gruden of the Oakland Raiders looks on during the game against the Kansas City Chiefs at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California. The Chiefs defeated the Raiders 31-24.
February 7, 2018

The Oakland Raiders have finally found the coach they have been waiting for. It’s taken 16 years, but they now have the coach they believe will take them over the hump and will lead them to championships....

The Raiders avoid a black hole

Oakland Raiders wide receiver Michael Crabtree (15) is pushed out of bounds by Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters (22) after making a catch in the first quarter at the Coliseum in Oakland on Thursday, Oct. 19.
November 3, 2017

The Week 2 game against the New York Jets put an exclamation point on what should have been a breakout, exciting season for the Oakland Raiders. Hometown hero Marshawn Lynch danced on the sideline after...

Keeping up with the Oakland Raiders

Keeping up with the Oakland Raiders
October 19, 2017

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...

There is still hope for the Oakland Raiders

There is still hope for the Oakland Raiders
May 3, 2017

The Oakland Raiders are officially leaving for Las Vegas in a few years, but before they go they’re adding a little local flare to the team. Well, a little more than a little, as Marshawn Lynch,...

Silver and black leaving Oakland, not my life

Silver and black leaving Oakland, not my life
April 19, 2017

Last November, I decided to join my family tradition of getting an Oakland Raiders tattoo and I must say, of all the different Raider tattoos my family has, mine is the most unique. Instead of the traditional...

Why it sucks to be an Oakland A’s fan

Why it sucks to be an Oakland A's fan
April 5, 2017

For baseball fans, April is the best month of the year. The MLB season just started and every team has a chance to be a champion, as least for a little while. However, not all fans are so lucky. An Oakland...

Las Vegas gets lucky with Raiders

Las Vegas gets lucky with Raiders
March 29, 2017

After eight years of rumors and stalled negotiations between the city and the team it became official on Monday; the Oakland Raiders will move to Las Vegas. At the NFL owners meetings in Phoenix early...

Bay Area is in free agent frenzy: Raiders, 49ers sign new players

Bay Area is in free agent frenzy: Raiders, 49ers sign new players
March 15, 2017

Every year a month after the Super Bowl, the NFL enters a part of the season called free agency. Free agency is where players who are not under contract with their former team, either released or not resigned,...

Investors jump off Raiders Nevada stadium bandwagon

Investors jump off Raiders Nevada stadium bandwagon
February 8, 2017

The NFL season may be over, but the Raiders are still making headlines: investors at the Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., an investment banking, securities and management firm, and casino mogul Sheldon...

Raiders have record-setting season

Raiders have record-setting season
January 11, 2017

The Oakland Raiders finally got a glimpse of what the playoffs look like, but it wasn’t the view they wanted to see. This season was the first time that the Raiders have been to the playoffs in fourteen...

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