1. Al Davis Is 80, But Has Time Finally Caught Up With The Raiders?

    [The policemen and newspaper reporters and photographers have jumped out of the cars and are running up to the pool, in which a body is seen floating. Photographers' bulbs flash in rapid succession...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dom Mitchell about over 4 years ago 358 reads 11 comments

  2. A Letter To Al Davis: We're Sorry, But It's Time to Go

    This article takes the form of a fictional letter to Al Davis on behalf of Raider fans and the NFL. If you don't agree, please comment, and please don't be offended. This piece is intended to by symbolic...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dom Mitchell about over 4 years ago 596 reads 10 comments

  3. Why Midseason Blockbusters Don't Work in MLB

    Every year, a few really big names get traded. The trades rarely work out well for the team acquiring the big star. The Dodgers and Angels worked out two of the best superstar trades in recent ...

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  4. Jered Weaver's Pitch for Some of the L.A. Spotlight

    So the 80th annual MLB All Star Game is over. Barack Obama did manage to throw the first pitch without it hitting the ground (just), the American League team did win, again and the AL and NL East players each got the bulk of their teams' playing time...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dom Mitchell about almost 5 years ago 139 reads 2 comments

  5. Los Angeles Dodgers Midseason Report

    Halfway through the 2009 season one can fairly say it has not played out the way most fans expected. Manny Ramirez received a 50-game suspension for use of a banned substance, with ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dom Mitchell about 5 years ago 151 reads 3 comments

  6. Everybody Hates Orlando

    What is it about the Magic? It is their history, with the departure of Shaquille O'Neal back in 1996, the Finals defeat, and the injury plagues of Penny Hardaway and Grant Hill or just bias against a small town team (in basketball terms)...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dom Mitchell about 5 years ago 271 reads 6 comments

  7. Lakers-Magic: A Positional Breakdown of the NBA Finals

    The Lakers, who most had written off after the Houston series and spotty play against Denver are back in the NBA Finals for a record 30th time, going for their 15th Championship...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dom Mitchell about 5 years ago 2,207 reads 19 comments

  8. Kobe Bryant: No.8 or No.24? His future success will decide

    It is common knowledge that if the Lakers were to win a title in the next few years, Phil Jackson would have 10 NBA championship rings, moving ahead of Red Auerbach for the most all time...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dom Mitchell about 5 years ago 4,041 reads 1 comments

  9. Seventeen Weeks, Seventeen Things: Oakland Raiders

    Going into the 2009 season we look forward to 17 weeks of Raiders football. At least until the league decides to expand to 17,18 or 20 games. So with that in mind, here are 17 things I would like to see in the 2009 season, one for each week...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dom Mitchell about 5 years ago 2,275 reads 8 comments

  10. Ranking the Top 10 Seasons in LA Lakers' History

    The Los Angeles Lakers have arguably been the most dominant team in major professional sports. They don't own the most NBA Championships, having been eclipsed by the Boston Celtics, but they ...

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  11. Two For The Money: For the Lakers, Its Likely Ariza Or Odom Next Season

    After looking at both players the Lakers pick is not an easy call. Only LeBron James exceeds Odom's versatility in the league, and his rebounding for the Lakers is invaluable. He is also 29 and reaching the end of the prime of his career...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dom Mitchell about 5 years ago 1,159 reads 3 comments

  12. Ranking the Oakland Raiders' Top 10 Current Players

    Over the years the Raiders have had 11 Pro Football Hall of Famers such as Gene Upshaw, Art Shell, Marcus Allen, Fred Biletnikoff and Dave Casper, to name just a few...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dom Mitchell about 5 years ago 2,513 reads 30 comments

  13. Kobe Bryant: The Man Who Would Be King

    Game one of the Western Conference Finals was summed up perfectly in its final moments. Following J.R. Smith's intentionally missed free throw, Kobe Bryant got a hold of the ball and ...

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  14. Russell, McFadden, and Heyward-Bey: Cornerstones of an Oakland Revival?

    It is often said that great franchises build not through free agency or trades, but through the draft. Such is the example of powerhouse teams like New England and Pittsburgh in recent years...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dom Mitchell about 5 years ago 655 reads 21 comments

  15. In Defense of Al Davis

    Over the last few seasons since the Raiders last Superbowl trip in 2002 and especially since the 2009 Draft, a growing chorus of NFL writers and fans have claimed that football has passed Al Davis by...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dom Mitchell about 5 years ago 95 reads 3 comments