Raiders Fall To Blazing Broncos, Manning Sets Two NFL Milestones

Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrell Pryor talks to the press after the team lost 34-14 to the Denver Broncos.
OBSERVER photo by Antonio R. Harvey

OAKLAND — The Oakland Raiders organization honored their Super Bowl 18 champions at Coliseum on Dec. 29. But it was basically Peyton Manning Day as he and the Denver Broncos routed the inept Raiders 34-14 to end the regular season. With the victory, Denver (13-3) advances to the playoffs with a bye and the […]

Former Raider Will Stand Trial for Four Murders


LANCASTER – Former Raiders defensive end Anthony Wayne Smith has been ordered to stand trial on murder charges stemming from four killings nearly a decade apart. After a four-day preliminary hearing, a judge in Lancaster found sufficient evidence to require the 45-year-old Smith to proceed to trial for the murders Kevin and Ricky Nettles on […]