| Feb 7, 2014
| 12:05 AM
The Sports Xchange
NFL Team Report - Oakland Raiders - INSIDE SLANT
When the process was complete and the smoke cleared, Dennis Allen stayed in place as coach of the Oakland Raiders following a second consecutive 4-12 season.
Whether Allen's job was...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 4:10 PM
If a championship high school football game was ever worthy of filling the 27,000-seat StubHub Center in Carson, it's the CIF Open Division bowl game Saturday between Bellflower St. John Bosco (15-0) and Concord De La Salle (14-0).
These two teams...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Gary Kubiak is gone, fired by the Houston Texans on Friday, and he won't be the last of this season's NFL coaches to be asked to hand over his headset.
So who else will be gone after this season?
A look at the candidates who could be kaput:
| Oct 15, 2013
Lovie Smith never warmed up to anchormen in Chicago so, if you can, picture Smith pretending to laugh at prominent and omnipresent USC fan Will Ferrell's jokes on the sideline during a Trojans practice.
Imagine the straight-laced Smith sidling next to...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 7:59 PM
In the two months leading up to the NFL draft, Florida defensive lineman Sharrif Floyd reached No. 1 on ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr.’s Big Board.
NFL Network draft expert Mike Mayock rated Floyd the No. 2 player entering the draft.
| 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.
| Oct 25, 2012
| 9:11 PM
The New Orleans Saints are toast. The Arizona Cardinals have turned the corner. It's time for Norv Turner, Rex Ryan and Andy Reid to go.
Some of those bold statements might hold up this NFL season, but some will sound absurd in a few months.
| 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...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:33 PM
The Oakland Raiders announced Friday that they have hired former Denver defensive coordinator Dennis Allen as head coach....
| Jan 11, 2012
| 4:33 PM
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......
| Jan 10, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Hue Jackson has been fired by the Oakland Raiders after one season as head coach, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, who cites an NFL source....