John Madden tells the story of the time he met Nelson Mandela and took a photo with the revolutionary leader and Troy Aikman in the Dallas Cowboys’ locker room.
As the Oakland Raiders enter the final stretch of the 2013 season, a quick glance at their schedule shows some missed opportunities.
The New York Jets may be 5-7 on the year and looking dysfunctional again, but they’re still tough beat at home where the Oakland Raiders will travel this weekend for a Week 14 matchup.
Oakland wasn’t able to capitalize on a 21-7 first-half lead as the team lost to the Dallas Cowboys in the traditional Thanksgiving Day game.
The Dallas Cowboys overcame Oakland’s fumble return for a score on the opening kickoff to beat the Raiders 31-24 Thursday.
The Dallas Cowboys and the Detroit Lions have hosted games on Thanksgiving Day for decades. Football has been played on this holiday for so many years, it is inextricably intertwined with all things Thanksgiving.
The endless genius of the NFL can’t be completely quantified. But part of pro football’s popularity is burning its image in our culture and our consciousness. While baseball and basketball have their July 4 and Christmas brands, they are afterthoughts, or leftovers, compared to the NFL’s hallmark roll call.
Both teams are mostly healthy, but there are some concerns here and there for each squad in a short week of rest and recovery from the previous game.
Just four days after losing a tough game to the Titans, the Raiders meet the Cowboys in Dallas Thursday on KPIX 5.
The offense in Oakland is no great unit, but the Raiders will only go as far as their defense takes them in 2013.