| Sep 30, 2014
| 12:16 PM
The Oakland Raiders named former Miami Dolphins coach Tony Sparano as their interim head coach on Tuesday, one day after firing coach Dennis Allen.
“Tony Sparano has a strong presence in this organization,” said Raiders General Manager...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 12:10 PM
The Oakland Raiders announced Tuesday that Tony Sparano will take over as he team's interim head coach.
Sparano replaces Dennis Allen, who was fired Monday after the Raiders' 38-14 loss to the Miami Dolphins in Londan the previous day.
| Sep 30, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Connecticut native Tony Sparano is an NFL head coach again.
Sparano takes over as interim head coach of the Oakland Raiders after the firing of Dennis Allen, the team announced on Tuesday.
Sparano had been the Raiders' assistant head coach/offensive...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 5:54 PM
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers upgraded their struggling offensive line, trading for six-time Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins instead of offering a contract to free agent Richie Incognito.
That doesn't mean, however, that the Buccaneers have closed the door on...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 12:53 PM
The Oakland Raiders are adding another high-profile veteran running back to their backfield.
According to Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, the Raiders have agreed to terms with former Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew, who will sign with...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 7:12 AM
Every week, I hope to bring you a quick Q&A with someone who covers the Ravens’ opponent that week. On Sunday, the Ravens play the Oakland Raiders at M&T Bank Stadium. Thanks to Jerry McDonald, the Raiders beat writer for the Oakland Tribune and the...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 12:09 PM
George Anderson, the longtime athletic trainer for the Oakland and Los Angeles Raiders who devised an innovative knee brace that became standard for football players, died Thursday in Santa Fe, N.M., his daughter Kristi Anderson Ornstein said.
| Feb 4, 2012
| 7:18 PM
The following are final updates on area athletes and coaches in the National Football League for the 2011-12 season.
Aside from the dominant local storyline of Flintridge Prep product Ramses Barden making it to today's Super Bowl XLVI, there were several...
| Jan 27, 2012
The Oakland Raiders announced Friday that they have hired former Denver defensive coordinator Dennis Allen as head coach....
| Jan 18, 2012
| 6:28 AM
If Mike Tice leaves to coach the Oakland Raiders,the Bears would have all kinds of bad news.
Or, looking at it another way, the Bears would have all kinds of typical Bears news.
The Bears thought they were looking for just a passing game coordinator/...
| Jan 11, 2012
Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis wants a new stadium for his team. The Raiders still have a large fan base in the Los Angeles area, where there could be one or more new facilities built in the near future. Do......