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    Raiders cut ties with free-agent bust Nate Allen

    Safety Nate Allen was a big-ticket free-agent signing by the Oakland Raiders who played in five games and made three starts. 
    49ers, Raiders are Super Bowl LI longshots
    49ers are 50-to-1 and Raiders are even longer at 66-1 to play in next year's Super Bowl in Houston  

    Watch: Join our live chat on the latest Raiders stadium issues, noon PST on Feb. 10
    Join Oakland reporter Matt Artz and sports franchise expert Andy Dolich on the latest with the Raiders and their stadium issues.  

    Jim Nantz doesn't allow facts to stand in way of good story
    Nantz says on the air that Denver Broncos coach Gary Kubiak was first coach to win a Super Bowl with the same team he player for; uh, what abou Tom Flores and Mike Ditka?  

    Romanowski apologizes for tweet about Cam Newton
    Former Raider and 49er linebacker Bill Romanowski called Newton 'boy' in post-Super Bowl tweet 

    How Jim Nantz angered the Raider Nation
    CBS announcer Jim Nantz slights Tom Flores, Mike Ditka, while lauding Denver coach Gary Kubiak. 

    Kawakami: Hall of Fame night for Super Bowl City: DeBartolo and Stabler
    Holding home-field advantage, former 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo and late Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler win election to Pro Football Hall of Fame. 

    Purdy: Raiders' future clearly not a priority for Goodell
    The Raiders' future in Oakland hangs in the balance. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell cares a whole lot more about a whole lot of other things.
     

    Ken Stabler was the real hero of real Oakland
    On the occasion of The Snake's belated election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, we remember a man, a time, and his town 

    Charles Woodson wins Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award
    Charles Woodson on Saturday night was named the winner of the NFL's Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award 

    Former Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler named to Pro Football Hall of Fame
    The Raiders quarterback, who died in July, was one of two senior nominees. 

    Goodell makes it official: Raiders to 'host' Texans in Mexico City
    Owner Mark Davis says a Raiders home game in Mexico makes sense because the team's sizeable Hispanic fan base. 

    LaDainian Tomlinson doesn't want Raiders in San Diego
    Would the Raiders move to San Diego if the Chargers joing the Rams in Inglewood? Tomlinson hopes not; he wants Chargers to stay right where they are. 

    Dissenter rips NFL health conference, says league is denying football-CTE link
    Chris Nowinski, executive director of the Concussion Legacy Foundation, is appalled by the NFL's ongoing stance that there is no conclusive link between football-related head injuries and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). 

    Thompson: NFL's PR spin on head injuries is shameful
    The NFL's reluctance to acknowledge the link between repeated head trauma and CTE is hurting the cause of fighting this degenerative brain disease. 

    Bennet Omalu doesn't support ban on football
    Bennet Omalu, otherwise known as the concussion doctor, says he doesn't support a ban on football because, 'This is America. You don't ban anything. 

    Human shoulders evolved to throw, some better than others
    Scientists say human shoulders evolved for throwing things, like rocks, spears or footballs, but it turns out some shoulders are better to withstand the rigors of constant throwing better than others, and knowing why could help top athletes avoid injury. 

    Goodell to require NFL teams to interview women for exec jobs
    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will implement a 'Rooney Rule' requiring that women be interviewed for executive positions with teams around the league.  

    Report: Raiders will 'host' Texans in Mexico City in 2016
    ESPN is saying the Oakland Raiders game against the Houston Texans next fall likely will be played in Mexico City. 

    Mercury News editorial: Stabler's brain diagnosis adds to NFL concussion worries
    The revelation that the Raiders quarterback joins the long list of deceased NFL players found to have CTE begs the question of whether the NFL will be around to celebrate Super Bowl 100 

    Super Bowl 50 Party: Reggie McKenzie, other Raider greats hit Glazer Palooza
    Reggie McKenzie, Raider Taiwan Jones and celebrity chef Guy Fieri arrive at Pier 27 on the Embarcadero for a kickoff Super Bowl 50 party event. 

    Guest commentary: Residents must be involved in any stadium deal with Raiders, A's
    San Francisco is beaming with pride as the site for the Super Bowl. On our side of the bay, we are proud, too -- for our Oakland teams, but also for the pride we take in our good union jobs at the Coliseum and Oracle Arena and for the East Oakland neighborhood surrounding the stadiums. 

    49ers great Ronnie Lott: I might have CTE
    Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott acknowledges that what lurks inside his brain post-football remains unknown. 

    John Madden on the mend, but won't partake in Super Bowl activities
    Hall of Famer John Madden, recovering from December heart surgery, will be honored at events in San Francisco. 

    Eli Manning pays tribute to Justin Tuck
    New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning pays tribute to retiring Oakland Raiders defensive end Justin Tuck, who was his teammate on two Super Bowl championship teams.
     

    Ken Stabler's Hall of Fame supporters bring law into mix -- kind of
    Raiders great Ken Stabler will be a Hall of Fame finalist for the fourth time on Saturday. 

    Super Bowl 50: What Erin Andrews can't believe we're still talking about in 2016
    'If you're a female football fan and you look stylish, the automatic assumption is that you must not know the game. I can't believe we have to have this conversation in 2016 ... Michael Strahan is one of the sharpest dressers I know and he clearly wears what he wants to wear without having to talk about it.'
     

    Goodell says Mark Davis wants long-term solution in Oakland
    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says Raiders owner Mark Davis wants to play the 2016 season in Oakland and find a long-term solution there.
     

    Super Bowl 50: Fashionistas flock to Erin Andrews-hosted 'Ladies' Night Out'
    At Super Bowl 50's exclusive 'Ladies Night Out' event, women fans combine their passion for fashion with their love for the San Francisco 49ers or the Oakland Raiders.  

    Raiders' Edwards still looking for answers after neck injury
    Browns appear ready to cut troubled quarterback Manziel loose 

     
     
     
     
     
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    Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade

    The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7 
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    Sylvester Stallone considered skipping Academy Awards

    Sylvester Stallone says he considered boycotting Academy Awards until Ryan Coogler told him to go.