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  • In Raiders stadium deal, Nevada unable to tax team, fans for 30 years

    01/14/2018 5:43:51 PM PST · by jazusamo · 57 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 14, 2018 | Jeff Mordock
    Nevada taxpayers shelled out $750 million to build a stadium for the soon-to-be Las Vegas Raiders — and the deal may prevent the state from being able to recoup that money by imposing new taxes on the NFL team. An unusual provision in the Raiders agreement with the state allows the team, currently playing its final seasons in Oakland, to break the lease and look for another home if Nevada attempts to impose new taxes over the next three decades on the team, stadium, fans or players. That includes visiting teams and fans as well. The provision applies to any...
  • Wife of NFL Player Alleges Raiders Didn’t Block for Derek Carr Because He Opposed Anthem Protests

    11/09/2017 11:05:03 AM PST · by ForYourChildren · 37 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/07/2017 | Dylan Gwinn
    We normally don’t indulge in conspiracy theories, however, as far as conspiracy theories go, this one’s a little too juicy to just ignore. Miko Grimes, wife of NFL cornerback Brent Grimes, recently appeared on Revolt TV. During that appearance, she shared a story about how the Oakland Raiders offensive line deliberately allowed quarterback Derek Carr to get hit, and eventually injured, during their Week 3 match-up against the Washington Redskins. If you recall, Week 3 came right after President Trump called NFL protesters out at a rally in Alabama. Over 300 NFL players, coaches, and owners, protested in some form...
  • Raiders' Marshawn Lynch ejected from game after shoving referee

    10/19/2017 7:08:30 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 85 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | October 19, 2017 | Eric Ting
    Marshawn Lynch was ejected from the Raiders' game against the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night after shoving an official. Lynch ran from the sidelines onto the field after a late hit by Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters on Raiders quarterback Derek Carr sparked a scuffle at midfield. The running back inserted himself right into the middle of the scuffle and appeared to shove an official who was trying to break it up.
  • Raiders Star Confronts ‘b—h’ Fans In Postgame Parking Lot Fight

    10/09/2017 1:23:06 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 44 replies
    NY Post ^ | 10/09/17 | Mark W. Sanchez
    <p>The Pro Bowl left tackle of the Raiders entered into a shouting match with taunting fans in the Oakland parking lot after his team lost a 30-17 game to the Ravens on Sunday, dropping the Raiders to 2-3 as frustration builds, but the giant never threw down.</p>
  • 48hrs After Black Players Break White QB's Back For Standing For Anthem, Chiefs Star Sends Sick...

    10/06/2017 8:57:19 AM PDT · by blueyon · 109 replies
    Primepatriots.com ^ | 10-05-17 | ????
    48hrs After Black Players Break White QB's Back For Standing For Anthem, Chiefs Star Sends Sick Message To Furious Fans ...... Protests within the NFL have taken a nasty racist turn over the past several weeks, after Seahawks player Michael Bennett started a sick new trend where black players are now rendering black power salutes anytime they sack a white player on the field. The NFL has an even bigger scandal brewing however, after white Raiders quarterback Derek Carr had his back broken over the weekend during a tackle, where some sports commentators are speculating that Carr’s all-black offensive line...
  • Raiders Derek Carr out at least 2 weeks with transverse process fracture

    10/02/2017 5:16:03 PM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 34 replies
    ESPN ^ | ??? | ESPN
    The Oakland Raiders will be without quarterback Derek Carr as he suffered a transverse process fracture in his back Sunday. Raiders coach Jack Del Rio said Carr's injury "could be as short as two weeks -- it could be longer." Del Rio added that Carr could be out as many as six weeks. Carr was injured on a sack late in the third quarter of Oakland's 16-10 loss at the Denver Broncos on Sunday and did not return to the game. After being twisted down awkwardly by Adam Gotsis, Carr grabbed at his lower back and stayed prone on the...
  • NFL’s Oakland Raiders Threw Game After White QB Refused to Kneel for National Anthem

    10/01/2017 8:51:46 PM PDT · by BAW · 126 replies
    The Daily Defender ^ | Sep 30, 2017
    A new report from The Armstrong and Getty Radio Show has sent shockwaves throughout the sports world after it was revealed that members of the NFL’s Oakland Raiders may have purposefully allowed their star quarterback to get sacked multiple times after he refused to kneel during the National Anthem. If true, this would essentially mean that an NFL football game was illegally thrown over anger that one of the teams star white players did not believe that kneeling during the nations anthem was the correct way to protest supposed racial injustice in America. In other words, an epic level scandal....
  • Did Raiders Offensive Line Throw QB Carr Under the Redskins?

    09/29/2017 10:42:07 AM PDT · by impetrio1 · 48 replies
    Black & Blonde Media ^ | 9/29/17 | Black & Blonde Media
    So much for that much-vaunted "integrity of the game".... Do you think a few people in and around Las Vegas could be pissed that an Oakland Raiders team that should have had their way with the Washington Redskins lost convincingly? Could this be why Tom Brady, Ben Roethlisberger and Aaron Rodgers suddenly announced their "unity" very publicly as to assure their black linemen they were down with the struggle and didn't want to be Carred and feathered?
  • Did Raiders Throw NFL Game Over Anthem?

    09/29/2017 6:28:09 AM PDT · by maggief · 49 replies
    YouTube ^ | September 28, 2017
    YouTube description: Driving to a follow up visit I was listening to the Armstrong and Getty Show (The Morning Answer sucks!) and they broke some news that will surely be investigated to be substantiated if true. Due to the quarterback standing during the anthem and the all black offensive line kneeling, there could be some ideological as well as racial animus going on. I included Bill O'Reilly's thoughts as well.
  • ‘Sunday Night Football’ Ratings Down Again On Day Of Player Protests

    09/25/2017 7:49:26 AM PDT · by Rockitz · 89 replies
    Deadline.com ^ | 25 September 2017 | Dominic Patten
    On a day full of criticisms from Donald Trump, political protests, linked arms, players taking a knee or not coming on the field during the National Anthem and renewed pleas for unity from the league NBC and the NFL took a hit last night on Sunday Night Football. In metered market numbers, the primetime match-up between the 27-10 winning Washington Redskins and the Oakland Raiders snared an 11.6/20. The worst SNF has performed this season so far, that’s an 8% dip from the early numbers of last week’s Atlanta Falcon’s 34-23 win over the Green Bay Packers. Gaining cheers and...
  • Sunday Night NFL Ratings Down 10% – Lowest Ratings of the Season

    09/25/2017 7:53:19 AM PDT · by davikkm · 71 replies
    On Friday night President Trump lashed out at NFL players protesting the national anthem on Friday while at a campaign rally for Senator Luther Strange (R-AL). On Sunday over two hundred NFL players and staff knelt down in protest during the national anthem. Americans reacted to the controversy by boycotting the league. Early numbers show weekly NFL ratings may be down by 10% due to the stunt.
  • Raiderettes get $1.25 mil in settlement

    05/10/2017 12:39:32 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 32 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | May 10, 2017 | By Vic Tafur
    The Raiderettes had reason to cheer Wednesday, as the the proceeds from a $1.25 million settlement was distributed to nearly 100 women who worked as cheerleaders for the Oakland Raiders The lawsuit, the first filed on behalf of cheerleaders in the NFL, claimed the Raiders failed to pay their cheerleading squad minimum wage for the hours they worked, failed to pay overtime, and failed to reimburse thousands of dollars of incurred expenses from 2010-14. Women who danced as Raiderettes for multiple seasons will receive over $20,000. The class action suit was brought by Raiderettes Lacy T. and Sarah G., whose...
  • NFL owners vote 31-1 to approve Raiders move to Las Vegas

    03/27/2017 11:48:55 AM PDT · by C19fan · 99 replies
    ESPN ^ | March 24, 2017 | Paul Gutierrez
    The Oakland Raiders will move to Las Vegas after garnering enough votes from NFL owners on Monday to relocate to Southern Nevada. The Raiders received 31 of 32 votes to approve the move, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Twenty-four votes were needed. The Miami Dolphins were the only team to vote against the move, a source told Schefter.
  • Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr plays role of Good Samaritan

    03/17/2017 12:13:38 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 10 replies
    All 22 ^ | 03/16/2016 | Brian Williamson
    For years, the Oakland Raiders were known for being the NFL’s renegade franchise. Their fans reside in the “Black Hole” and refer to themselves as the “dark side.” However, it’s difficult for the organization to keep their scary reputation with Derek Carr as their quarterback. The face of the Raiders just happens to be one of the nicest players in the league. The genuine, always-smiling and friendly Carr struck again on Tuesday. .. As he pulled to the side of the road and prepared to take a gas can to the gas station for a fill-up, a young man in...
  • Adelson spokesman on withdrawal from stadium project: Raiders were ‘picking his pocket’

    02/12/2017 3:39:09 PM PST · by BackRoads775 · 16 replies
    http://www.reviewjournal.com ^ | 02/11/2017 | By RICHARD N. VELOTTA
    From the start, it seemed like a partnership destined to bring the National Football League to Las Vegas. The Oakland Raiders, one of the iconic franchises in professional sports. The family of casino executive Sheldon Adelson. The Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee. Everyone involved with the plan described it as an alignment of the stars that seemed too good to be true.
  • Oakland Raiders to file relocation papers, will move to Las Vegas

    01/14/2017 7:20:09 AM PST · by C19fan · 62 replies
    Raiders Wire ^ | January 14, 2017 | Will Reeve
    The Oakland Raiders have had one foot out of the door of Oakland for years. But Saturday morning the team confirmed it will file relocation papers to move the franchise to Las Vegas. The news is expected to be officially unveiled by Raiders soon and was first reported by NFL Media's Ian Rapoport Saturday morning at 3 a.m. PT.
  • Squirrels Stealing Chocolate Bars Driving Toronto Store Owner Nuts

    01/05/2017 8:34:42 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 82 replies
    Toronto Star ^ | Thu., Jan. 5, 2017
    Video shows one rodent waiting for coast to be all clear before pouncing on candy and scurrying away. A group of squirrels is driving the owners of one Toronto convenience store nuts, after the rodents have been caught on video stealing chocolate bars from their east-end shop. “I always see them sneaking outside the door, looking in my store, and even right at me!” said Paul Kim, owner of Luke’s Grocery near Gerrard St. E. and Logan Ave. “They come in and take Crunchies, Crispy Crunch, Wonderbar . . . ” And those who are really bold “try to take...
  • Vegas Stadium Deal for Raiders Passes First Hurdle

    10/11/2016 7:18:10 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 35 replies
    A bill to raise hotel taxes to fund an NFL stadium for the Oakland Raiders and a convention center expansion has crossed its first hurdle in the Nevada Legislature. The Nevada Senate voted 16-5 on Tuesday to approve the measure. Democratic opponents have said they oppose putting public funds to a project backed by billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, while Republican opponents oppose raising taxes.
  • Ex-49ers standout Dana Stubblefield charged with rape of disabled woman

    05/02/2016 5:50:40 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 30 replies
    WFAA.COM ^ | 02 MAY 2016 | WFAA.COM
    Former 49ers defensive tackle and Super Bowl champion Dana Stubblefield was charged Monday with the rape of a “developmentally delayed” disabled woman, the Santa Clara (Calif.) County District Attorney’s office announced. According to the San Jose Mercury News, prosecutors said the 5-foot, 105-pound woman was assaulted on April 9, 2015 during an interview at Stubblefield’s home for a babysitting job. "This was a crime of violence against a vulnerable victim," Deputy District Attorney Tim McInerny said in a statement. "She was looking for a job and she was unconscionably assaulted."
  • Raiders Owner Mark Davis Says He Would Spend $500M in Vegas

    04/28/2016 10:51:30 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis says he wants to move the team to Las Vegas and is willing to spend a half billion dollars as part of a deal for a new stadium in the city. Davis upped the ante in a bid to move the team to this gambling city, appearing Thursday alongside soccer great David Beckham and billionaire casino owner Sheldon Adelson before a committee studying the idea of a $1.4 billion stadium.