Sports - Raiders


  • UPDATE: Raiders Confirm Tony Sparano Named Interim Head Coach

    By Brian Shields

    ALAMEDA (KRON) -- Former Miami Dolphins Head Coach Tony Sparano will take over the Oakland Raiders for the rest of the season. The Raiders have issued a news release announcing Sparano as the Interim Head Coach later Tuesday. “Tony Sparano Full Article

  • Report: Oakland Raiders Fire Coach Dennis Allen

    By Mario Sevilla

    OAKLAND (KRON) -- Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen survived a flurry of firings over the last 24 hours as a storm of rumors of his dismissal flooded social media. But a report on Twitter from FOX Sports' Jay Glazer Full Article

  • Raiders Nation Talking About Head Coach Dennis Allen’s Future

    By Brian Shields

    ALAMEDA (KRON) -- The eyes of the Raider Nation are on Alameda where speculation continues to swirl around the future of Head Coach Dennis Allen. The speculation of Allen's demise is getting more traction after Associated Press reporter Terry Collins Full Article

  • Sluggish Patriots Hold Off Raiders

    By Aaron Pero

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — A holding penalty on Raiders offensive lineman Gabe Jackson took an Oakland touchdown off the scoreboard and allowed the New England Patriots to escape with a victory yet again. Not far from where the "Tuck Rule" knocked Full Article

  • Raiders Matt Schaub Out Against Patriots

    By Aaron Pero

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders listed backup quarterback Matt Schaub as out Sunday at New England. The team issued a release Saturday saying Schaub won't play but it's not injury related. Rookie Derek Carr won the starting job Full Article

  • Raiders Embarrassed After 0-2 Start

    By Aaron Pero

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — After an offseason overhaul that brought on board veteran players with playoff pedigrees, the Oakland Raiders were optimistic for a turnaround after back-to-back four-win seasons. After just two games, that optimism has quickly turned to frustration and Full Article

  • Carr, Raiders Shutdown In Loss To Jets

    By Aaron Pero

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Derek Carr held his own for two quarters, looking as though just maybe he could help end the Oakland Raiders' woes in the East. Then came the second half, and a familiar result. Chris Ivory Full Article

  • Raiders To Pay $1.25M to Settle Suit Filed By Cheerleaders

    By Mario Sevilla

    OAKLAND (BCN) -- The Oakland Raiders have agreed to pay $1.25 million to settle a class action lawsuit that was filed by cheerleaders who alleged that the football team was violating state labor laws, including failing to pay the Full Article

  • Derek Carr Knows He Has Much to Prove as Raiders Starter

    By Brian Shields

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Derek Carr has been groomed to be a starting quarterback in the NFL ever since he was an 11-year-old breaking down film with big brother David. It may come as a bit of a surprise that he Full Article

  • REPORTS: Derek Carr to Start at QB for the Raiders

    By Brian Shields

    (ALAMEDA) -- There are published reports that Derek Carr will be the opening day starter at quarterback for the Oakland Raiders. Fox Sports analyst Jay Glazer, who has close ties to Raiders head coach Dennis Allen, has tweeted that Raiders Full Article

  • Rookie Derek Carr to Start as Raiders QB vs Seattle

    By Brian Shields

    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 ample playing time in place of Full Article

  • Steelers’ Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount Set To Face Pot Charges

    By Mario Sevilla

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount will be charged with marijuana possession following a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon. Ross Township police say a traffic officer pulled over a Camaro operated by Bell around 1:30 Full Article

  • Raiders QB Back At Practice

    By Aaron Pero

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders rookie quarterback Derek Carr returned to practice three days after being knocked out of a preseason game with a concussion and sore ribs. Carr practiced on a limited basis Monday and his status for the Full Article

  • Raiders QB Carr Concussion, Ribs Okay

    By Aaron Pero

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders rookie quarterback Derek Carr avoided a serious rib injury from a hard hit that knocked him out of an exhibition game against the Detroit Lions. Coach Dennis Allen said Saturday that X-rays on Carr's ribs Full Article

  • Raiders Cowboys Practice Gets Heated

    By Aaron Pero

    OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — The joint practice between the Oakland Raiders and Dallas Cowboys went just about how the coaches scripted it Tuesday with high intensity in an emotional environment. Then things went a bit over the line when a hard Full Article

  • MoJo & McFadden Compete For Starting Position

    By Aaron Pero

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Maurice Jones-Drew did his best to put an end to all those questions about the starring role in Oakland's backfield. It's a question the veteran running back has faced numerous times already, and it came up again Full Article