TALE OF THE TAPE

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  1. Al Davis - Oakland Raiders Wide receiver Cole Beasley #11 of the Dallas Cowboys pulls in a touchdown pass against cornerback Joselio Hanson #23 of the Oakland Raiders during the second quarter of a preseason game on August 9, 2013 at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, California. (Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
    Oakland Raiders Vs. San Antonio Raiders

    The Raiders keep flirting with San Antonio about potentially relocating the “commitment to excellence” movement to the Lone Star State. Would the move be a smart one for the franchise?

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    Tale Of The Tape: Who Is The AFC’s Biggest Loser?

    The NFL season is three weeks young and already the NFC knows who will be the last team to get in the win column, and judging from last week’s thrashing by Atlanta it could take Tampa Bay a while to get there. The story is a little different in the AFC, where the Oakland Raiders and Jacksonville Jaguars have looked capable of stealing a win at times. So who will

  3. MNF Pregame Nantz Simms
    Tale Of The Tape: Monday Night Football Vs. Thursday Night Football

    The Monday Night Football tradition dates back more than four decades, the Thursday Night affair on CBS is just weeks old, but the competition for football fun dominance is already fierce. Here’s a look at how they stack up.

  4. The Oakland Coliseum. (CBS) Gentry A's
    Tale Of The Tape: A’s $1.2M Coliseum Rent Vs. $1.1M Craig Gentry Salary

    The current proposed lease extension for the Oakland Athletics at the O.co Coliseum calls for the team to pay $1.25 million in rent for the 2015 season, more than most Bay Area studio apartments, but a pretty skimpy dent in a Major League Baseball operating budget. By Comparison, backup outfielder Craig Gentry is being paid $1.15 million this year. So what kind of return on investment are the A’s getting? Let’s compare.

  5. Luis Suarez of Uruguay reacts after a clash during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Italy and Uruguay at Estadio das Dunas on June 24, 2014 in Natal, Brazil. (Matthias Hangst/Getty Images) Tyson ear
    Tale Of The Tape: Better Biter – Tyson Vs. Suarez

    Uruguay striker Luis Suarez is the talk of the sports world after apparently biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini late in the final game of Group D’s World Cups opening round. Was the bite unprecedented? Not even for Suarez. Was it the most out-of-line tooth gouge in sports history? For that we need to measure it against Iron Mike Tyson’s 1997 munching of Evander Holyfield.

  6. BRASILIA, BRAZIL - JUNE 15: Switzerland celebrate after defeating Ecuador 2-1 during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group E match between Switzerland and Ecuador at Estadio Nacional on June 15, 2014 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images) Tournament
    Tale Of The Tape: Better Work Distraction – World Cup Vs. March Madness

    Noticed your productivity dipping at work lately? Perhaps thy World Cup fan in the cube next to you yelling “Golazo” every time someone scores is to blame? All that daytime TV watching is a big distraction at work, but is it the biggest time-suck in the sporting world? We put it up against the classic, the NCAA Tournament’s March Madness, to see what which is a better diversion.

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