Valley Legend Tom Flores Gets Another Shot at Hall of Fame

Two-time Super Bowl-winning coach Tom Flores has again been nominated for enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Flores and standout wide receiver Drew Pearson were named Tuesday as finalists for the Hall's class of 2021. A Sanger native and ...
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Raiders Finale in Oakland About Nostalgia Not Playoffs

ALAMEDA — Three straight lopsided losses means the finale at the Oakland Coliseum will be all about nostalgia instead of a playoff run. The Raiders were all but eliminated from postseason contention when they fell 42-21 to the Tennessee Titans for their fra...
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Raiders Get Late TD Pass, Defensive Stop to Beat Lions

OAKLAND — Derek Carr and the Raiders gave their football-starved fans quite a show in their first game back in Oakland in seven weeks. "I love this place. It's special. To come home in front of them and get a win, especially the way we did it. It would be n...
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Gruden’s Rabble-Rousers Are Diminishing in Numbers

Jon Gruden tried retrofitting the Raiders into their renegade, rabble-rousing best for one final season in Oakland. Harkening to the time when Jack “The Assassin” Tatum patrolled the defense with a menacing st...