Oakland Raiders Seal First-Winning Record In 14 Years, Face Buffalo Bills On Dec. 4

OAKLAND – It has been a long time since the crowd at Oakland Alameda-County Coliseum has erupted in anticipation of a close victory. But after this Sunday’s game, the Oakland Raiders have nine victories and just two losses in a hard fought victory against the visiting Carolina Panthers. With a 32-32 tie late in the […]

Carr overcomes injury to rally Raiders past Panthers 35-32

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A big blown lead, a short week against a rested opponent and a banged-up pinkie for their quarterback. Right now it seems as if nothing can derail the Oakland Raiders. Derek Carr came back from his injury to lead another fourth-quarter comeback and the Raiders won their fifth straight game, beating […]

Oakland Raiders Outlast San Diego Chargers For 34-31 Victory

OAKLAND — The Oakland Raiders win their first home game of the season and move into a first-place tie in the AFC West after beating the beleaguered San Diego Chargers 34-31 on Oct. 9 at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. Oakland quarterback Derek Carr completed 25 of 40 passes for 317 yards and two touchdowns while receiver […]

Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support Kaepernick

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tommie Smith and John Carlos were proud to raise their gloved fists in a symbolic protest at the Olympics, and now they’re proud that Colin Kaepernick and other athletes are staging national anthem protests to raise awareness about racial inequality and police brutality. The American sprinters who were sent home from the […]

Niners QB Kaepernick refuses to stand for anthem in protest

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is refusing to stand for the national anthem before games because he believes the United States oppresses African Americans and other minorities. Kaepernick sat on the team’s bench Friday night during the anthem before the Niners played host to the Green Bay Packers in […]

Shaq Thompson Says Carolina Panthers Will “Bounce Back”

SANTA CLARA — More than 71,000 spectators, with beautiful weather to basked in, witnessed the Denver Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers 24-10 in Super Bowl 50 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. This particular Super Bowl played out and into the hands of the defenses while both quarterbacks were basically non factors, despite the Denver […]

CBS Sports Ready To Roll Out Solid Coverage For Super Bowl 50

SAN FRANCISCO — CBS Sports Network has aired 18 Super Bowls for the National Football League (NFL), including the first sporting event that was played between the Green Bay Packers and Kansas City Chiefs on Jan. 15, 1966. On Sunday, Feb. 7, the sports network has the dutiful honor to broadcast Super Bowl 50 as […]

Oakland gets temporary reprieve in effort to keep Raiders

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland was given another shot to keep the Raiders. The NFL approved a compromise measure Tuesday that allows the St. Louis Rams to move back to the Los Angeles area and gives the San Diego Chargers the option to join them in Inglewood. The Raiders had hoped to move to Carson […]

Raiders apply to move to Los Angeles area

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – The Oakland Raiders have officially filed an application to relocate the franchise to the Los Angeles area. The Raiders filed the papers Monday night to go back to Los Angeles for the second time. The team left Oakland following the 1981 season before returning from Los Angeles in 1995. Owner Mark […]

Raiders Lose To Green Bay 30-20, Playoffs Hopes Dashed

OAKLAND, CALIF. — Derek Carr completed 23 of 47 passes for 276 yards and two touchdowns in the Oakland Raiders 30-20 loss to the Green Bay Packers on Dec. 20. Carr also threw two costly interceptions. Rookie Amari Cooper caught six passes for 120 yards and two touchdowns for the Raiders (6-8), who could miss […]