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Re-Committing to Excellence

By Jeff Weisinger, published on Nov 1, 2010

...this year's Silver and Black different from the previous seven since Oakland's Super Bowl disaster against Tampa Bay?

For starters, the Raiders bring back head coach Tom Cable for his third season, giving the Raiders the much-needed coaching stability that they've been without since Al Davis fired Bill Callahan after the 2003 season. Then there was Norv Turner in 2004 and 2005, Art Shell took over in 2006, Lane Kiffin in 2007 and about a quarter of the way in 2008, and then came Cable. Cable is the first head coach to return for his "third" season since the Raiders had Jon... (more)

Tags: football, nfl, california, al davis, 2010, oakland, raiders, silver, black, turnaround, tom cable, bay area, jeff weisinger

Say Goodnight Jay!

By Ed Attanasio, published on Jan 15, 2010

... week. They all agree that Leno should just retire. Does this man embarrass at all? Why does he need more money? Why is NBC still grasping to the sinking boat called U.S.S. Leno? And now he looks like he’ll be forcing Conan O’Brien off the air completely. Leno reminds me of Brett Favre, and Al Davis for a different set of reasons. If Leno, Davis and Favre all retired this weekend, it would be a memorable day and a reason to celebrate. (But there is a matter of playoff game that has to happen first.)

This online article published in the Huffington Post makes a lot of sense. First,... (more)

Tags: david letterman, patton oswalt, jay leno, tonight show, conan o'brien, jimmy kimmel, howard stern, brett favre, al davis, nbc

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