Oakland Raiders Owner Al Davis Dies At Age 82
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Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis died on Saturday, October 8th, 2011 at his Oakland home at the age of 82, the team announced on its website, but did not indicate the cause of his death.
Davis was one of the most legendary NFL owners in the sport’s history, winning three Super Bowls and five AFC Championships during his more than 40 years as part or principle owner of the Raiders franchise.
Known for his signature phrase — “Just win, baby!” — Davis helped user in a new era of NFL football and, as CBS Sports’s Mike Freeman wrote, helped make the league great.