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Will Jon Gruden Be Successful In This Stint in Oakland??

It’s a question that begs to be asked seeing Gruden has been away from an NFL sideline since the end of the 2008 season. Most people amid the hoopla of his rehiring in Oakland forget he was let go after a 4 game losing streak knocked his Buccaneer team from the playoffs. 754 more words

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Top 10 ESPN 30 For 30 Documentaries

When ESPN announced they were moving into the documentary world to celebrate their 30th anniversary in 2009, some were skeptical that it would work. After all, ESPN was dedicated to sports and their specialties were live events, their nightly highlight show SportsCentre, or debate shows such as Pardon The Interruption, Around The Horn and First Take. 1,541 more words

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TOM FLORES’ TIES TO THE OLD AFL DAYS

This is part of a series of mini-Redlands Connections. This is Part 3 of the series, Quick Visits. Magic Johnson and John Wooden showed up at the University of Redlands as part of a Convocation Series. 735 more words

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Would you hand the keys to the Oakland Raiders to Jon Gruden after 10 years in the booth?

I could write a doctoral thesis on how professional sports warn us what can happen when a democracy eschews compromise and governance for polarised idealists competing in a blatant power grab. 886 more words

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Kaepernick to the Raiders Makes Sense

“Just win baby!”, the moniker made famous by Al Davis, the previous owner of the Oakland Raiders. A fierce opponent of racial injustice and discrimination, Davis was the forward-thinking owner the NFL needed. 529 more words

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Mark Davis a lot like Al, according to Raiders greats

Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis is becoming more like his late father, Al Davis, according to two Raiders legends with close ties to the organization. 344 more words

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