HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Ray Guy, the first punter to make the Pro Football Hall of Fame, died Thursday. He was 72.
Southern Mississippi, where Guy starred before becoming the first punter ever taken in the first round of the NFL draft, said he died following a lengthy illness.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected Oakland's last-ditch effort to revive an antitrust lawsuit against the National Football League over the Raiders' move to Las Vegas in 2020.
The city had been seeking hundreds of millions of dollars in its claim that the league violated federal antitrust law by acting like a “cartel” that sent the Raiders away when Oakland refused to meet the NFL's “increasingly exorbitant” demand for public money to build a new stadium.
Cliff Branch was the epitome of what Al Davis coveted in a receiver during his decades running the Raiders.
Branch arrived in Oakland with the game-breaking speed needed to fuel the Raiders' vertical offense and as soon as he learned to harness that speed and develop reliable hands, there was no stopping Branch.
LUTZ, Fla. (AP) — Bryce Hall begins his workout in his garage on a steamy July morning before heading to the gym for more exercises and a high school field for some football drills.
The routine continues day after day in the Florida heat for the New York Jets’ third-year cornerback.
Daryle Lamonica, the deep-throwing quarterback who won an AFL Player of the Year award and led the Raiders to their first Super Bowl appearance, has died. He was 80.
The Fresno County Sherriff's said Lamonica passed away at his Fresno home on Thursday morning.
Forget what all those talking heads and self-proclaimed experts are telling you about pro football.
Instead, pick up “Super Bowl Blueprints,” the new book by Hall of Famer Bill Polian and renowned sports journalist Vic Carucci.
When coach John Madden's Oakland Raiders arrived at the Rose Bowl for the Super Bowl in 1977, the toughest part of the job was already done.
After years of falling short of the title game with crushing playoff losses to rivals like Miami and Pittsburgh, the Raiders made easy work of the Minnesota Vikings in a 32-14 victory Jan.
Al Davis' mantra wasn't “Just tie, baby!”
The Las Vegas Raiders could’ve punched their ticket to the postseason — and given the Chargers a spot — by taking a knee on the final play Sunday night.
The defense squandered a fourth-quarter lead to a third-string quarterback. The offense could manage only one touchdown against a defense missing several starters.
If ever there was a game that summed up late Raiders owner Al Davis' motto of “Just win, baby!” this 16-14 victory over the COVID-19 ravaged Cleveland Browns on Monday night might have been it.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mark Davis has already left his imprint on the Las Vegas Aces franchise in his first year as the team's owner, connecting its past to the present.
He saw firsthand how much his father, Al Davis, cared for former Raiders players, starting the first alumni program in the NFL, which has grown over the years.
Ken Rodgers had long been drawn to the idea of doing a documentary on the story-rich career of Al Davis, who was at the center of so many of the key events in pro football during his more than half-century in the game...
Derek Carr dropped back and unleashed a deep strike that Nelson Agholor caught for a touchdown. Two drives later, Carr did it again when Henry Ruggs III got behind the Kansas City defense and brought in another pass for a touchdown...
PHOENIX (AP) — Sometime in the not distant future, they will become the Las Vegas Raiders.
Until then, likely in 2020, Mark Davis' team belongs to Oakland...