Raiders News

  • State of the Franchise: Bears climbing toward game's biggest stage 17 Jun 2019 18:56 NFL.com Where does your franchise stand heading into 2019? Adam Rank will set the table by providing a State of the Franchise look at all 32 teams over the next few weeks, zeroing in on the key figures to watch and setting the stakes for the season to come. …
  • Tracking Brevard's sports stars: Rockledge baseball trio in spotlight; Bochy hits milestone 16 Jun 2019 22:40 Florida Today Tracking Brevard sports stars making national and international news: It was a huge week for a trio of former Rockledge High baseball stars: Florida State pitcher Drew Parrish (43) of Rockledge throws against Arkansas in the eighth inning of an NCAA …
  • Memorable NFL stadium farewells: Patriots, Chiefs lead top 10 14 Jun 2019 22:39 NFL.com A football game, though you might view it on a television, laptop or tablet, takes place on a field in a stadium in front of onlookers. Over time, these stadia become a home away from home to the fans who frequently visit, a theater of competition where …
  • What’s in a nickname? NFL has had great ones in its history 14 Jun 2019 18:49 Tribune NEW YORK — The memorable moments and teams in NFL history can be summarized by a word or phrase such as the “Steel Curtain” or “America’s Team.” And the NFL has had more than its share of those moments and teams through the years. Even though a list such …
  • Oakland rallies behind Warriors in NBA Finals loss, farewell 14 Jun 2019 10:01 Henderson View OAKLAND, Calif. — Next door, the concrete giant sat quietly, an old relic with a new name, observing a scene that soon enough will become its own. RingCentral Coliseum attended Oracle Arena’s funeral, the two adjacent buildings for years having shared the …
  • Column: The Warriors were ours and unbeatable — until they weren’t 14 Jun 2019 08:12 WTOP Thursday night didn't just bring an end to the NBA season, it marked the Warriors' final home game in Oakland. If the team expects one of the most loyal fan bases in basketball to follow them across the bay, they might be in for a big surprise. I’m …
  • Raiders Selected to Appear on Latest 'Hard Knocks' Season 14 Jun 2019 01:12 SFist The Oakland Raiders are slated to be the subject of this season of HBO's Hard Knocks series. With a host of new faces, including a few who are no stranger to controversy, the HBO reality series couldn't help but cover the Raiders in their final …
  • Which NFL fan base is most deserving of a Super Bowl in 2019? 13 Jun 2019 17:59 NFL.com Published: June 13, 2019 at 01:23 p.m. Updated: June 13, 2019 at 01:58 p.m. Fifty-three years into the Super Bowl era, and there are 12 NFL franchises that have yet to experience winning a title. People in the organization aren't the only ones who feel …
  • 2019 NFL schedule rankings for AFC South: Colts have it easiest, Texans could be in trouble 13 Jun 2019 13:20 CBS New York The Texans probably should have waited until January 2020 to fire their general manager. They might be looking for a scapegoat to fire if things go badly in 2019, and things might go badly based on how difficult their schedule is this year.  According to …
  • There will never be another Vegas resident like Celine Dion 13 Jun 2019 09:35 Las Vegas Sun It’s not unusual to spot a celebrity or some overzealous fan behavior at a big Las Vegas concert event, but everything that happened Saturday night at Celine Dion’s grand finale at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace seemed surreal. The theater felt alive with …
  • A Basketball Mecca That Just Needed a Name 13 Jun 2019 07:29 International Herald Tribune It was the unexpected gift that helped set the stage for one of the greatest runs in N.B.A. history. On Oct. 20, 2006, the Golden State Warriors announced that Oracle, a Bay Area software behemoth, had purchased the naming rights to the team’s arena. It …
  • Raiders’ already wacky world braces for HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’ 13 Jun 2019 04:14 Henderson View ALAMEDA, Calif. — It might be difficult to top the time Antonio Cromartie named all of his children, because four of them were 3 years old and he seemed to lose track and, well, things got really confusing from there. I’m also not certain moments like …
  • HBO Series Hard Knock to Feature All the Personalities of the Oakland Raiders 12 Jun 2019 22:31 KSOO Antonio Brown, Richie Incognito, Derek Carr, Vontaze Burfict, and Jon Gruden will all put their full personalities out for the world as the Oakland Raiders will be featured on Hard Knocks. One of my favorite shows during the offseason is the HBO hit Hard …
  • HBO Makes Perfect Choice, Raiders To Be Featured On 'Hard Knocks' 12 Jun 2019 20:39 KPEL Jon Gruden. Antonio Brown. Vontaze Burfict. Richie Incognito. Derek Carr. Nathan Peterman. The 2019 Oakland Raiders are filled with player personalities, player stories, and player drama, making them a perfect choice for HBO's award winning documentary …
  • Raiders on 'Hard Knocks': 7 stories we can't wait to see (and hear) on HBO show 12 Jun 2019 18:25 SportingNews.com When the Raiders become the latest NFL team to be featured on HBO's "Hard Knocks" this summer, don't expect the new season of the documentary series to become the new "Game of Thrones." If you're looking for an all-out …
  • Raiders to appear in the next edition of HBO's ‘Hard Knocks’ 12 Jun 2019 13:26 Los Angeles Times The Raiders were an attractive choice due to their upcoming season being their last in Oakland before moving to Las Vegas. They also had some offseason acquisitions, trading for star wide receiver Antonio Brown, signing controversial free agents Vontaze …
  • Oakland Raiders will be the subject of this season's edition of HBO's 'Hard Knocks' 12 Jun 2019 11:50 IndyStar.com Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper can do more than just run routes and catch passes. He can solve a Rubik's Cube insanely fast. USA TODAY With a cast of characters that includes colorful head coach Jon Gruden, outspoken wide receiver Antonio …
  • Raiders to feature on 'Hard Knocks' 12 Jun 2019 09:28 SKY SPORTS Last Updated: 12/06/19 10:07am The Oakland Raiders will feature on the latest season of "Hard Knocks" as fans will get a behind-the-scenes look at Jon Gruden's team. TV network HBO and the NFL announced on Tuesday that the Raiders …
  • Oakland Raiders to be featured on HBO show 'Hard Knocks' this summer 12 Jun 2019 05:32 KGO NAPA, Calif. (KGO) -- The start of the Raiders' final season in Oakland will be chronicled on an HBO show. Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Oakland Raiders premieres in August. A 30-person film crew will shoot more than 1,750 hours of footage at the …
  • NFL notebook: Saints' Jordan reportedly lands $52.5 million extension 12 Jun 2019 02:25 Reuters.com The New Orleans Saints and defensive end Cameron Jordan reached an agreement on a three-year contract extension, multiple media outlets reported Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Nov 18, 2018; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan (94) …
  • Raiders TE Darren Waller hopes face in the mirror is a new man 12 Jun 2019 02:10 Henderson View ALAMEDA, Calif. — He is defined by a mirror now, and the face staring back, by the idea that moments earlier, he had opened his eyes to a clean existence. Trying to see any further down life’s path is pointless. “It gives me a chance to feel good about …
  • A year before Vegas move, Raiders to be featured on HBO's 'Hard Knocks' 12 Jun 2019 01:30 Las Vegas Sun Jae C. Hong / AP Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden looks on during the first half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, in Carson, Calif. By Ricardo Torres-Cortez (contact) Tuesday, June 11, 2019 | 6 p.m. …
  • Saved by Santana 12 Jun 2019 00:46 Laughlin Entertainer Mike Torres’ life is all about connecting the dots, finding his purpose, finding the common denominator in every human, and building his musical career around all of it. He is well aware of struggles — everyone has to get through this crazy thing called …
  • Raiders picked to be featured on ‘Hard Knocks’ 12 Jun 2019 00:40 Seattle Times ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden will be a TV star once again. HBO announced Tuesday that the Raiders will be featured on the network’s “Hard Knocks” show in training camp this summer that gives a behind-the-scenes look at an NFL …
  • Grab your popcorn: Raiders going to be on 'Hard Knocks' 12 Jun 2019 00:37 SF Gate Click through the slideshow to see reactions to the Raiders being featured on "Hard Knocks." Click through the slideshow to see reactions to the Raiders being featured on "Hard Knocks." Photo: Eric Risberg / Associated Press Photo: …
  • Oakland Raiders to be on HBO's 'Hard Knocks': Six takeaways 12 Jun 2019 00:18 NFL.com We learned Tuesday what had been suspected for months: The Oakland Raiders will be the subject of the newest season of "Hard Knocks" this summer on HBO. Six takeaways on the announcement ... 1) The Raiders were the best choice of the five " …
  • Weekend Rewind: Christina Aguilera, Tony Bennett, Daniel Emmet and more 11 Jun 2019 00:52 Las Vegas Sun Bryan Steffy Christina Aguilera is already having plenty of fun in Las Vegas. By Brock Radke (contact) Monday, June 10, 2019 | 4:30 p.m. It’s likely there were other celebrities taking in Celine Dion’s final performance at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace …
  • When did your city win its last pro sports championship? 10 Jun 2019 17:53 SportingNews.com Two pro sports cities will feel the championship buzz this week. Toronto and Golden State meet in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday, and the Raptors have a chance to clinch the series. Boston and St. Louis will meet in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals on …
  • As the Warriors prepare to leave Oakland, let’s look at what’s left behind 07 Jun 2019 21:52 The Washington Post OAKLAND, Calif. — Inside the Tooned Studios, Stanley Cox works through a song. Right now, he is rapper Mistah F.A.B., and he’s grinding, trying to get the hook just right. For more than an hour, he tries to marry the perfect words with the music, revising, …
  • In heartbreak and euphoria, Oracle Arena has meant the world to Warriors fans 07 Jun 2019 21:12 CBC When fans of the Golden State Warriors walk inside the hallowed confines of Oracle Arena on Friday night for Game 4 of the NBA Finals, it might be the last time they set foot in the storied building to watch a game.  The Warriors trail the Toronto Raptors …