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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.

Terrence Allen,

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 a fourth quarter touchdown to extend a rout of the Jets to 35-13. The crowd danced with him and the...

There is still hope for the Oakland Raiders

There is still hope for the Oakland Raiders

Bryon Pointer,

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, the Skittles man and one of the most dominant running backs of his era, has officially been added...

‘Beastmode’ returning to Oakland

'Beastmode' returning to Oakland

Louis LaVenture,

April 26, 2017

According to multiple NFL and Oakland Raiders sources, the team agreed to a trade with the Seattle Seahawks on Wednesday that will bring Oakland native and retired running back Marshawn Lynch back to the silver and black. The deal will cost Raiders a couple late round picks in this year’s draft, how...

Bruh, I’m out

Graphic by Tam Duong Jr./The Pioneer

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

February 18, 2016

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has done things different his entire career. So why would retirement be any different? It wasn’t. While the Denver Broncos and legendary quarterback Peyton Manning were on the verge of an NFL championship, Lynch made his exit from the league. At 6:46 p.m....

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