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Raiderettes dance during a game between the Oakland Raiders and the Philadelphia Eagles on November 3, 2013 at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, California. The Eagles won 49-20. (Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Oakland Raiderette Cheerleader Wage Lawsuit Proceeds Despite Unfavorable Federal Ruling

A federal investigation into how the Oakland Raiders cheerleading squad gets paid found no violations of federal minimum wage laws, a ruling that does not shield the team from a lawsuit over Raiderette pay filed in state court.

03/20/2014

Charles Woodson, Coye Francies

Woodson Agrees To 1-Year Deal To Stay With Oakland Raiders

A person with knowledge of the deal says Woodson is expected to officially sign the contract on Thursday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team has not announced the signing yet. ESPN first reported the deal.

03/20/2014

Justin Tuck #91 of the New York Giants looks on against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on December 8, 2013 in San Diego. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Raiders Sign Free Agent Defenders Justin Tuck, LaMarr Woodley

The Oakland Raiders signed defensive end Justin Tuck and linebacker LaMarr Woodley to two-year deals in an effort to bolster their pass rush.

03/13/2014

Rodger Saffold #76 of the St. Louis Rams blocks against the Washington Redskins at the Edward Jones Dome on October 2, 2011. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Free Agent Signee Saffold Fails Physical, Won’t Play For Raiders

The Oakland Raiders were dealt a setback on Wednesday in their plans to rebuild the struggling franchise when offensive lineman Rodger Saffold failed a physical one day after agreeing to a $42.5 million, five-year contract.

03/13/2014

Rodger Saffold #76 of the St. Louis Rams blocks against the Washington Redskins at the Edward Jones Dome on October 2, 2011. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Raiders Agree To 5-Year Deal With Veteran Lineman Saffold

The Oakland Raiders have agreed to a five-year contract with offensive lineman Rodger Saffold and let left tackle Jared Veldheer leave through free agency for Arizona.

03/11/2014

Michael Vick #7 of the Philadelphia Eagles avoids a tackle by Will Smith #91 of the New Orleans Saints at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on November 5, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Vick To Oakland Talk Is Likely Just Rumors

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – NFL veterans Michael Vick, Champ Bailey and Devin Hester reportedly won’t be re-signed by their respective teams – the Eagles, the Broncos and the Bears. John Madden discounts rumors that Vick […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/06/2014

Running back Rashad Jennings #27 of the Oakland Raiders celebrates an eight-yard touchdown against the Philadelphia Eagles in the second quarter on November 3, 2013 at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, California. The Eagles won 49-20. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Raiders Future More Likely In LA Than Oakland

Making it clear he has no inside knowledge, John said he thinks it’s more likely the Raiders would eventually end up in Los Angeles, which has no NFL team.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/27/2014

The Raiderettes preform their routine during the game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Oakland Raiders at the Network Associates Coliseum in Oakland, California on January 14, 2001. The Ravens defeated the Raiders 16-3. (Photo by:  Tom Hauck/Getty Images)

2nd Raiderette Joins Lawsuit Over Pay

The original suit was filed in Alameda County Superior Court last week. It claims the team was in “flagrant violation” of an array of state labor laws, including failing to pay the minimum wage.

02/04/2014

Raiders Fans (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

FCC Considering Ending Sports Blackout Rule

The Federal Communications Commission has taken the first step towards repealing the decades-old rule that prevents live sporting events from being televised if the event isn’t sold out.

12/19/2013

Quarterback Matt Flynn #15 of the Oakland Raiders. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Raiders Cut Backup Quarterback Matt Flynn

Oakland acquired Flynn in April from Seattle for a 2014 fifth-round draft pick and a conditional pick in 2015. The Raiders also reworked Flynn’s contract to give him $6.5 million in guaranteed money this season.

10/07/2013

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