Quote of the Day

"Al Davis was a great American sports villain, the best of his time, the best of all time."
-- SI's Joe Posnanski, on Davis' legacy. (JOEPOSNANSKI.com, 10/8)
Monday October 10, 2011 Vol. 18 — No. 21 Print This Issue

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  • Commitment To Excellence

    Davis made Shell the second African-American head coach in NFL history

    Raiders Owner Al Davis passed away Saturday at age 82, and he "leaves a massive legacy" on the NFL. Davis joined the Raiders as a coach in '63, and then served as "managing general partner until his passing." He briefly served as AFL commissioner and is credited with "playing a key role in forcing a merger between the upstart AFL and the established NFL" in '66.

  • Added Responsibilities

    Amy Trask will likely take on larger role on the Raiders' business side.

  • Clock Strikes Eleven

    Who will blink first? Will owners insist on 50-50 split? Will NBPA stand firm on 53% share?

  • Spot Starter

    Francona receives generally positive reviews for Saturday's ALCS broadcast on Fox.

  • Welcome Home

    The Winnipeg faithful officially welcomed the Jets back to the NHL yesterday.

  • Great Britain Gridiron

    Goodell interested in playing another NFL game in London.

  • Fighting Words

    CBC distances itself from Cherry's remarks on fighting.

  • Nose Dive

    A "psychedelic" sculpture being built in the Marlins' new ballpark is drawing criticism.

  • On The Clock

    "60 Minutes" on "revered, feared and hated" Drew Rosenhaus.

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