1. Wimbledon 2012: With Maria Sharapova Upset, Is It Now Serena Williams' to Lose?

    When the 2012 Wimbledon Championships began, there were a few upsets, but not many. Venus Williams and Caroline Woziacki were ousted in the first round, but most of the perennial favorites were still going strong...

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  2. Wimbledon 2012: Maria Sharapova Tested, but Up a Set and 3-1 When Play Suspended

    With a French Open championship and a career Grand Slam in her pocket, Maria Sharapova entered the 2012 Wimbledon Championships at the All England Club in London, England as the prohibitive favorite...

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  3. 2012 French Open: Does Sara Errani Have a Chance Against Maria Sharapova?

    As the women's draw of the 2012 French Open unfolded, many unexpected events transpired. Both Williams sisters were defeated very early (Serena in the first round, Venus in the second), the No...

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  4. NASCAR Sprint Cup: For Kurt Busch, It's Time to Shut Up and Drive

    Controversy is nothing new to Phoenix Racing driver of the No. 51 car, Kurt Busch . It seems some people are just magnets for conflict, and the former champion is one of those people...

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  5. Oakland Raiders: Getting Even More Out of Darren McFadden in the 2011 NFL Season

    Darren McFadden finally started to show the flashes of greatness Oakland Raider fans expected from him when he was drafted by Al Davis fourth overall in the 2008 NFL draft...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about over 3 years ago 1,910 reads 20 comments

  6. Oakland Raiders: 10 Raiders Who Could Make the 2012 Pro Bowl (With Odds)

    Every season in the NFL , certain players emerge from nowhere to become Pro Bowl players. They come from good teams and bad, big-market teams and small-market...

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  7. Oakland Raiders: 11 Players Who Deserve a Chance to Start in 2011

    Al Davis , Hue Jackson and the Oakland Raiders have made a ton of coaching changes. Head coach, both coordinators and position coaches on both sides of the ball have been affected...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about over 3 years ago 19,031 reads 92 comments

  8. 2011 NFL Preview: Power Ranking All 32 Defenses Heading into 2011 NFL Season

    It's that time of year again. Writers, bloggers and arm-chair coaches from around the nation are predicting and debating the strengths and weaknesses of every NFL team for the ...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about over 3 years ago 18,111 reads 34 comments

  9. Oakland Raiders: 9 Free Agents Who Could Put the Raiders Back on Top

    Not even the most fervent Oakland Raider haters can deny the fact this team is on the rise in the recent past...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about over 3 years ago 6,639 reads 81 comments

  10. 2011 NFL Predictions: Potential Surprise 2012 Pro Bowlers from All 32 Teams

    Every year in the NFL there are players that seemingly come from nowhere to make it into the AFC-NFC Pro Bowl at the end of the season...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about over 3 years ago 8,456 reads 138 comments

  11. Oakland Raiders: Analyzing the Nnamdi Asomugha Dilemma

    Tough decision: Should he be re-signed or should he be let go? I'm sure many of you are thinking, "It's not a tough decision at all. Nnamdi Asomugha is the best cornerback in the league, we have to keep him...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about over 3 years ago 3,767 reads 82 comments

  12. Oakland Raiders: New Coaches Should Make Raider Defense One of the League's Best

    A proven coordinator + Raider alumni position coaches = A new era in Raider defense. Al Davis is at it again. The Oakland Raiders ' owner is making off season moves when most owners are not willing to spend money or make big changes...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about over 3 years ago 1,808 reads 105 comments

  13. Oakland Raiders: Will a New Staff Mean Big Changes for the Raider Offense?

    New Head Coach, New Season, New Offense A lot has changed in Oakland Raider Nation. Tom Cable is out as head coach, Hue Jackson is in and Al Davis has begun what looks to be a full-scale house cleaning of the coaching staff...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about over 3 years ago 10,977 reads 87 comments

  14. Oakland Raiders: Filling Holes Left After 2011 NFL Draft

    The 2011 NFL Draft is over and new Oakland Raider head coach Hue Jackson, along with a newly revamped coaching staff, look toward continuing the turn-around set in motion during the 2010 NFL season...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about over 3 years ago 8,170 reads 143 comments

  15. Oakland Raiders: 10 Things That Will Make the Raiders an Elite Team Again

    Early in this offseason, Al Davis has already made a lot of changes to the Oakland Raiders' coaching staff in an attempt to find the combination that will bring the Raiders back to the top of the NFL heap...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about over 3 years ago 15,398 reads 69 comments

  16. Oakland Raiders: Raider Players Who Could Break Out Under Al Saunders

    Now that Hue Jackson is the head coach, Al Davis has hired Al Saunders to be the offensive coordinator for the Oakland Raiders. Saunders brings 40 years of coaching experience, including many years as a wide receiver position coach...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about over 3 years ago 8,280 reads 72 comments

  17. Oakland Raiders: Free Agents Al Davis Should Pursue For Hue Jackson

    It's that time of year again. Time for Al Davis, Hue Jackson and the Oakland Raiders' scouting staff to get to work finding new blood to add to the team in an attempt to build upon the improvement made last season...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about over 3 years ago 9,231 reads 47 comments

  18. Oakland Raiders: 10 Rookie Offensive Linemen Who Can Help The Silver and Black

    With Hue Jackson taking over as head coach, it's time for Al Davis and the Oakland Raiders' scouting staff to bring in some quality players to further improve the resurgent Raiders...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about almost 4 years ago 37,769 reads 114 comments

  19. Oakland Raiders: 20 Players Hue Jackson Should Consider Getting Rid Of

    With Tom Cable out and Hue Jackson in as head coach of the Oakland Raiders, the former offensive coordinator has a few personnel decisions to make. While the team has greatly improved, there is still room for the Raiders to get better...

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  20. Oakland Raiders: Hue Jackson Got All the Credit, Tom Cable Got the Shaft

    Every year in Raider Nation Al Davis makes decisions that cause the average fan wonder, "what is he thinking? Is he thinking at all?" Whether it's a questionable draft choice, (Darius ...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about almost 4 years ago 4,626 reads 135 comments

  21. NFL: All-Rookie Offensive Depth Chart

    Every year experts, pundits and fans attempt to predict which NFL rookie will become the "next big thing." Who will excel, who will struggle and who will flop. Comparison to legends and expectations are rampant...

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  22. Oakland Raiders Expose Kansas City: Raiders Dominant, Chiefs a Paper Tiger

    On the strength of stellar performances by Michael Bush and the offensive line, the Oakland Raiders exposed Matt Cassel and the Kansas City Chiefs for what they really are—overrated...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about almost 4 years ago 1,501 reads 71 comments

  23. Kansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland Raiders: Only Raider Pride Left To Play For

    It comes down to this: Beat Jamaal Charles and the Kansas City Chiefs in week 17 and the Oakland Raiders will go 8-8 overall and 6-0 in division. This would mean they can no longer be called losers...

    John Doublin Written by John Doublin about almost 4 years ago 1,504 reads 59 comments

  24. Oakland Raiders Vs. Jacksonville Jaguars: 10 Keys for Raiders To Keep Winning

    This week, Tom Cable will lead the Oakland Raiders into Florida to take on Jack Del Rio and the Jacksonville Jaguars. This game will be of paramount importance for the Raiders to stay in the playoff hunt...

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  25. Oakland Raiders Beat San Diego Chargers: Silver and Black Rushing Attack Is Back

    The Oakland Raiders went on the road and completed a sweep of the San Diego Chargers for the first time since 2001. Darren McFadden and Michael Bush carried the Raider offense with 42 rushes for 192 yards...

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