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Raiders claim DE Mayowa off waivers

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have claimed defensive end Benson Mayowa off waivers from the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks. Oakland waived linebacker Kaelin Burnett with a knee injury Sunday to make room […]

08/31/2014

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Raiders cut Little, Ross to get to 53

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders cut receiver Greg Little, safety Brandian Ross and 20 other players Saturday to reduce their roster to the 53-man limit. Little impressed early in training camp but struggled […]

08/30/2014

Oakland Raiders wide receiver Andre Holmes (18) catches a pass in front of Seattle Seahawks defensive back DeShawn Shead (35) during the second quarter of an NFL preseason football game in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Raiders face decisions at QB heading into opener

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Coach Dennis Allen says he expects to know who will start at quarterback for the Oakland Raiders when the team returns to practice Monday. A sore elbow for Matt Schaub and […]

08/30/2014

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) passes against the Seattle Seahawks during the first quarter of an NFL preseason football game in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Carr’s 3 TDs lead Raiders past Seahawks 41-31

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Russell Wilson and Seattle’s first-team offense needed just four plays to show they are ready for the regular season. Wilson ended his night after capping a quick opening drive with a […]

08/29/2014

Oakland Raiders football helmet on the field. (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke)

Raiders rookie QB Derek Carr to start vs. Seahawks

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders fans will get a close look at their past and future at quarterback in Thursday night’s exhibition finale against the Seattle Seahawks. Rookie Derek Carr will start and get […]

08/28/2014

Oakland Raiders owners Mark Davis, right, laughs on the sideline with general manager Reggie McKenzie, left, during their NFL football training camp on Friday, July 25, 2014, in Napa, Calif. (AP Photo)

Raiders owner confirms talks with San Antonio

  OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis confirmed he has met with San Antonio officials but declined to disclose whether he has any interest in relocating the franchise to Texas. “Former San […]

07/30/2014

The most popular sports teams by state in this Ticket City infographic.

Raiders Are California’s Most Popular Team

What’s the most popular sports team in each state? It matters to marketers and the teams themselves. In a new analysis NFL teams come out on top for search frequency on the Internet in 32 […]

07/16/2014

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USC fires Kiffin after 7th loss in 11 games – UPDATE

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Southern California fired Lane Kiffin early Sunday morning, ending the coach’s tumultuous tenure a few hours after the Trojans lost 62-41 at Arizona State. USC posted a short news release on […]

09/29/2013

Former NFL offensive lineman Brian Holloway stands in front of his rural vacation home Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, in Stephentown, N.Y.  (AP Photo/Michael Hill)

6 arrests in vandalism of ex-NFL player’s NY home

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Six people were arrested Thursday on charges they were among hundreds of young partygoers who trashed a former NFL player’s vacation home, and police said more arrests were expected. The arrests […]

09/26/2013

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) throws a pass against the Oakland Raiders in the first quarter of an NFL football game, Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

Manning’s 3 TDs helps Broncos beat Raiders 37-21

DENVER (AP) — Peyton Manning clapped his hands four, five, six times and barked out the signals. A few seconds later, Wes Welker was all alone, cradling the quarterback’s latest touchdown pass. All part of […]

09/23/2013

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