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Jon Gruden is gone and rightfully so

Javier Hernandez, Staff Writer // October 15, 2021

The $100 million man is gone from the Las Vegas Raiders after completing just four years out of his 10-year contract. His record over that span was 22-31 with zero playoff appearances.  He should...

Paradise High School athletes find solace in pro sports

Ricardo Tovar // November 28, 2018

People often question the validity of sports in our society; for Paradise athletes, sports was a way for them to escape the harsh reality of their situation. Many of these athletes have no place to play...

Since the birth of the film industry and football in Los Angeles, there has always been a relationship between the two forms of entertainment. Photo credit: George Johnston

OJ Simpson, Snoop Dogg and the history of football in hollywood

George Johnston // August 29, 2016

While Howard Hawks began production on "The Big Sleep" in 1946, The Cleveland Rams were making their way West. After several threats to terminate his relationship with the NFL, Rams owner Dan Reeves...

Sports writer Jason Spies. Photo credit: Nick Martinez-Esquibel

Derek Carr key to Raiders’ success

Jason Spies // March 24, 2016

The Oakland Raiders haven’t had a winning season since 2002. During that 14-year stretch of inconsistency in all facets of the organization, from management, coaches and quarterbacks, one thing has finally...

Bay Area NFL teams get set for draft

Bay Area NFL teams get set for draft

Kevin Lucena // April 24, 2015

With the 2015 NFL draft in Chicago quickly approaching, it’s time to take make some predictions for who the Oakland Raiders and the San Francisco 49ers will take with their first round picks. Oakland...

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