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Raiders Trade for Bengal QB Carson Palmer

October 18, 2011 | 4:00 pm

Raiders Trade for Bengal QB Carson Palmer

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Palmer, Jackson reunited (CSN Bay Area) Video: Conversation with newly acquired Carson Palmer (Raiders) Video: Kurt Warner on the trade (NFL Network) Mark Purdy: New Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer has a lot to prove (Mercury News) Hue Jackson on Palmer trade: ‘We’re chasing a championship’ (Bay Area News Group) SFGate Silver & Black blog comments […]

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October 9, 2011 | 10:24 pm

Photos: Raiders Fans Remember Al Davis

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KQED and California Report producer Nina Thorsen took in Sunday’s Raiders vs. Texans game at Raider Nation hangout, Ricky’s Sports Theatre and Grill, in San Leandro. Here are some of the memorials and tributes Raiders fans created to long-time owner Al Davis. Davis died on Saturday at the age of 82. To hear what fans […]

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Raiders Owner Al Davis Dies at 82

October 8, 2011 | 11:40 am

Raiders Owner Al Davis Dies at 82

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Local and national columnists Slideshow (SJ Mercury News) Retrospective videos and more (Storify) Silver and Black Pride blog SFGate Silver & Black blog comments Jim Plunkett on Davis: ‘He unlocked the best in me’ (Yahoo! Sports) Mean Joe Greene remembers Al Davis (Yahoo! Sports) Unauthorized bio excerpt (ESPN) Reaction on Twitter OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — […]

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September 13, 2011 | 8:22 am

Video: Raiders’ Janikowski Record-Tying Field Goal

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The Raiders won their opener last night, for the first time in eight years. The top play of the game against the Denver Broncos had to be this record-tying field goal… 63 yards by Sebastian Janikowski. Janikowski now shares the record with New Orleans’ Tom Dempsey (1970) and Denver’s Jason Elam (1998). There were also […]

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August 12, 2011 | 12:14 pm

Tight Deadline Today for the Conversion Crew at the O.co Coliseum

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Crews have been working all night at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum and are by now deep into the intensive process of converting the home of the Raiders… into the home of the A’s. The Raiders kicked off their preseason last night, and the A’s play this evening, which is creating an unusually tight turnaround. This […]

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August 4, 2011 | 10:32 am

Those Bubba Smith Commercials…

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Former NFL great Bubba Smith was found dead at his L.A. home yesterday. He was 66. Smith, a member of the College Hall of Fame, played for the Raiders during the 1973 and 1974 seasons. The team reached the AFC Championship both years, when Smith played with Oakland stalwarts like Fred Biletnikoff, George Blanda, Cliff […]

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Should the Raiders and 49ers Share a Stadium?

July 27, 2011 | 10:56 am

Should the Raiders and 49ers Share a Stadium?

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Included in the recently ratified NFL collective bargaining agreement is a fund for building new stadiums. If you want to know how it works, Niners Nation takes a crack at it: The players proposed that there should be a straight up 50% split of the revenue with no deductions at all. The owners countered saying […]

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Raiders Owner Al Davis Skewers Former Coach Tom Cable at Press Conference; Watch Video

January 19, 2011 | 10:31 am

Raiders Owner Al Davis Skewers Former Coach Tom Cable at Press Conference; Watch Video

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So yesterday I look up at our office TV and Al Davis is talking at the Raiders press conference, ostensibly called to introduce new head coach Hue Jackson. A couple of hours later I glance that way again, and I think either I’m watching a re-broadcast or Davis has taken over the airwaves as part […]

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Morning Splash: Ed Lee on Verge for SF Mayor; SF Sweetened Cup Deal, Cable Out as Raiders Coach

January 5, 2011 | 7:56 am

Morning Splash: Ed Lee on Verge for SF Mayor; SF Sweetened Cup Deal, Cable Out as Raiders Coach

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Ed Lee looks to have votes to be S.F. interim mayor (SF Chronicle) City Administrator Ed Lee appears to have enough votes to be picked as San Francisco’s interim mayor, but the Board of Supervisors didn’t make a decision late Tuesday after a raucous debate and delayed consideration to Friday afternoon. Appeals court turns to […]

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December 3, 2010 | 4:01 pm

Blog Beat: Justice Kennedy the Swing Vote in Prison Case, Al Davis On Video!

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From the Informant, an audio report on how Justice Anthony Kennedy might rule in the California prison-overcrowding case currently before the Supreme Court. Kennedy is considered to be the swing vote. Oakland Focus posts this video of Al Davis out exhorting the Raiders’ faithful. Stop me if this is hyperbole, but I think the Marin […]

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