Oakland Mayor Quan, Barbara Parker Let Warriors Plan Move To SF While Owing $95 Mil

Warriors planning move to San Francisco from Oakland. This is the kind of thing John Russo would have worked to prevent if he were City Attorney: The Golden State Warriors,…

Junior Seau Found Dead: NFL Linebacker Dies Of Apparent Suicide

Junior Seau Found Dead. Unbelievable. When this blogger thinks of Junior Seau, words like “macho” “hitter” “player” “linebacker” and “Charger” come to mind, for I can’t think of the man…

Bill Parcells Wanted By Sean Payton But NFL Says Rooney Rule Applies

The New Orleans Saints soon-to-be-suspended Head Coach Sean Payton openly wants the legendary former head coach and NFL executive Bill Parcells to come out of retirement and coach the Saints…

Michael Bush May Find Chicago Bears Matt Forte Hostile To His Arrival

Michael Bush left the Oakland Raiders to sign with the Chicago Bears today and for five-years and $14 million, $7 million guaranteed. The reception was, from Oakland Raiders fans, ho-hum,…

Oakland News: Joel Young Update; Don Perata For Mayor, Again?

This blogger has a ton of Oakland News to catch up on, including big Joel Young news. First, sorry for the blog platform, as whatever HostGator, the blog server host,…

SMG v AEG At Oakland Coliseum; Doug Thornton Interview

My friend Doug Thornton, the man who saved the Louisiana Superdome, and who’s SMG’s Senior Vice President for Stadiums, sat down with me to talk about how the Coliseum has…

Peyton Manning To Denver Broncos; Oakland Raiders Al Davis Rolling In Grave

Stealing a few days of joy from the San Francisco 49ers Faithful, the Denver Broncos won the Peyton Manning competition, with Manning telling his agent, Tom Condon, to go ahead…

Peyton Manning To Denver Broncos? Colorado Springs Hates Idea

The conventional wisdom is that Denver Broncos fans would be jumping for joy for the prospect of having now former Indianapolis Colts Quarterback Peyton Manning as their new signal caller.…

Oakland Raiders Fullback Marcel Reece Gets Contract Offer From Team

The Oakland Raiders extended a contract offer to standout, pass-catching fullback Marcel Reece today. He joins three other Raiders who were free agents, and received contract offers: restricted free agent…

Peyton Manning Released From The Colts: Cardinals, Broncos, Raiders Next?

That Indianapolis Colts Owner Jim Irsay actually pulled the trigger and released legendary NFL QB Peyton Manning is still unbelievable to this blogger. The best move would have been to…

Dwight Freeney’s Rolling Stone Restaurant In Hollywood A Hoot

On Saturday of a week ago (time flies) this blogger and colleagues Beverly Rivas and Tiana Patterson elected to grab grub at The Rolling Stone Magazine Restaurant located in the…

Oakland Coliseum Bidder AEG Accused Of Michael Jackson Wrongful Death

Oakland Coliseum Bidder AEG Accused Of Michael Jackson Wrongful Death – AEG, or Anschutz Entertainment Group, is a large sports management and entertainment company that built LA Live, and owns…

AEG Should Not Run The Oakland Coliseum

The City of Oakland and Alameda County must reject AEG, the Anschutz Entertainment Group, from being even considered as stadium manager for the Oakland Coliseum, and for one reason: AEG…

Reggie Bush : Kim Kardashian, Bush Farts In Public, Sort Of…

Leave it to, of all people, Reggie Bush, to give us a laugh. After the Miami Dolphins v. Oakland Raiders game of a week ago Sunday, Bush took to the…

Green Bay Packers Destroy Oakland Raiders, Now 13-0

Oakland Raiders fans (like this blogger) can erase any dream that the Silver and Black would be able to knock off the Defending Super Bowl Champion Green Bay Packers and…

Chester McGlockton – Oakland Raiders Legend Dies At 42

The news that Oakland Raiders Legend Chester McGlockton passed away this Wednesday morning at the age of 42 of a heart attack reached this blogger via Facebook just a moment…

Carson Palmer Trade Took Oakland Raiders Hue Jackson Off Focus

When Carson Palmer signed the deal to join the Oakland Raiders last week, thus effectively replacing Raiders Quarterback Jason Campbell, who was out with a broken collarbone, this blogger said…

Oakland News: Carson Palmer To Raiders, CEDA Lawsuit, Sidebar, Oakland Hills Fire

The Oakland News is dominated by the Oakland Raiders trade for now-former Cincinnati Bengals Quarterback Carson Palmer. In case you missed it, here’s the first seven minutes of today’s press…

Carson Palmer Trade To Raiders Has Hue Jackson Mark

Carson Palmer is an Oakland Raiders quarterback as of today. And the man who was the long-time (2003) Cincinnati Bengals signal caller who went to USC, gets to stay out…

Al Davis, Oakland Raiders, and The Autumn Wind

The Oakland Raiders 25 to 20 win over the Houston Texans at Reliant Stadium in Houston today was a big win for Raiders Owner Al Davis, in the wake of…

Al Davis And The NFL Passing Game

Oakland Raiders Owner, formally called Manager Of The General Partner, passed away today at the age of 82. Davis, or Mr. Davis, will be remembered for his contributions to the…

Al Davis and Steve Jobs: Bay Area Loses Two Raiders in Three Days

Atlanta, Georgia – The Oakland Raiders’ Al Davis and Apple’s Steve Jobs. That the San Francisco Bay Area could lose two icons (two “Raiders,” if you will) in three days,…

Al Davis – Great Oakland Raiders Owner Dies – RIP

Al Davis – Great Oakland Raiders Owner Dies – RIP, a photo by zennie62 on Flickr. Al Davis, the great and legendary owner of the Oakland Raiders, died this morning…

Raiders – Patriots Game, Blaine Gabbert Tweets Again

A quick post before departing for the Oakland Raiders and New England Patriots game that promises to be an epic battle at the Oakland Alameda County Coliseum. First, this game…

Fun At Oakland Raiders – NY Jets Game, Adam Sandler Hold’s Court

Yesterday’s amazing Oakland Raiders v. New York Jets game was, for this blogger, punctuated by a number of events. The first one was meeting Oakland Raiders’ Legend, Linebacker Ted “The…

Adam Sandler Cracks Dan Patrick Joke At Oakland Raiders v. Jets Game

Adam Sandler was a surprise guest at the Oakland Raiders v. New York Jets game – well, at least to the Coliseum staff. Sandler, who’s star as an actor continues…

Lane Kiffin’s Al Davis Oakland Raiders Blast Very Sad

Lane Kiffin can’t get the Oakland Raiders out of his head. USC Coach Lane Kiffin’s several years and two football teams removed from his brief go as Head Coach Of…

Terrelle Pryor Drafted By Oakland Raiders – Will Start By 3rd Year

Former Ohio State Quarterback Terrelle Pryor will start for the Oakland Raiders by his 3rd year in the NFL. If not sooner. Mark that you saw that in print and…

Oakland Raiders, San Francisco 49ers Game Fights Not Gang Related; A Violent Society

Fights breaking out at Oakland Raiders and San Francisco 49ers games are nothing new, especially when the two NFL football teams get together for their annual preseason game. But there’s…

Kevin Boss – Press Conference Oakland Raiders 2011

Former New York Giants Tight End Kevin Boss joined the Oakland Raiders this weekend, replacing Zack Miller, who took advantage of the free agency market to bolt for the Seattle…