1. New Jersey Devils: 10 Most Important Moments in Franchise History

    The New Jersey Devils , by professional sports standards, are still a young organization. The National Hockey League boasts some of the oldest franchises in North American pro sports, ...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about over 2 years ago 277 reads 6 comments

  2. Oakland Raiders: With the Al Davis Era Over, It's Time to Change the Culture

    Culture is a buzzword in corporate America. In organizational terms, it’s defined as “a learned set of behaviors that is common knowledge to all the participants...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about over 2 years ago 1,806 reads 27 comments

  3. Oakland Raiders: Major Issues Need to Be Fixed Before Next Season

    The Oakland Raiders concluded their 2011 season with a loss to the San Diego Chargers Sunday in Oakland, eliminating them from participating in the playoffs for the ninth straight year...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about over 2 years ago 691 reads 9 comments

  4. Oakland Raiders Getting Healthy at the Right Time as Playoffs Approach

    As the Raiders prepare to meet the San Diego Chargers on Sunday in what will be the organization's most important game in almost 10 years, the team is getting uncharacteristically welcome news from the injury report...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about almost 3 years ago 2,159 reads 9 comments

  5. Just Win, Baby: Oakland Raiders Can't Afford to Worry About Broncos This Weekend

    The race for the final two AFC playoff berths is a bit of a cluttered mess heading into the final week of the season, with the Raiders and Denver Broncos still alive for the AFC ...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about almost 3 years ago 592 reads 5 comments

  6. NFL: Oakland Raiders' Failure to Finish Will Be Their Downfall

    The roller coaster 2011 season, complete with devastating injuries (Jason Campbell, Darren McFadden ), surprise additions (Carson Palmer), inspired victories (Week 3 vs. the Jets) and crushing defeats (last week vs...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about almost 3 years ago 4,848 reads 43 comments

  7. Oakland Raiders: Is Darren McFadden's Lisfranc Injury Really This Serious?

    Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden was having breakout season and appeared finally to be living up to his billing as the fourth overall pick in the 2008 NFL Draft...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about almost 3 years ago 2,896 reads 27 comments

  8. Denarius Moore's Return a Welcome Sight for Oakland Raiders

    Wide receiver Denarius Moore , one of three key offensive players the Oakland Raiders have been missing the last few weeks, has returned to practice and is listed as questionable for this week's game against the Detroit Lions ...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about almost 3 years ago 1,636 reads 8 comments

  9. Kurtis Foster: Devils Acquire Veteran Defenseman to Bolster Depleted Blue Line

    The New Jersey Devils , hampered by injuries to defenseman Andy Greene and Anton Volchenkov, acquired veteran blue liner Kurtis Foster and goaltender Timo Pielmeier from the Anaheim Ducks ...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about almost 3 years ago 161 reads 0 comments

  10. Oakland Raiders Disintegration Continues with Lambeau Liquidation

    In a classic skit from Chappelle's Show, Dave Chappelle insults co-star Charlie Murphy's clothing by declaring : "What can I say about that suit that hasn't already been said about Afghanistan? It looks bombed-out and depleted...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about almost 3 years ago 637 reads 12 comments

  11. Oakland Raiders: What Has to Happen to Beat the Green Bay Packers

    The Oakland Raiders head to Lambeau Field to take on the undefeated Green Bay Packers on Sunday, fresh off the "Massacre in Miami...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about almost 3 years ago 1,872 reads 32 comments

  12. Inconsistent Raiders Take Huge Step Backward in Lopsided Loss to Dolphins

    Reflecting on the Raiders disastrous 34-14 loss Sunday in Miami , I couldn't help but think of a song made famous by Bruce Springsteen. In the chorus, he sings, "... same old story same old act, it's one step up and two steps back...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about almost 3 years ago 1,286 reads 1 comments

  13. Devils Knocked out Cold in Colorado by Avalanche

    The New Jersey Devils were not happy with their controversial loss to the Islanders on Saturday. Zach Parise appeared to tie the game with under three seconds on the clock in ...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about almost 3 years ago 98 reads 1 comments

  14. Bears vs. Raiders: Oakland Raiders Prove They Can Win Ugly over Tough Opponent

    It wasn't pretty. It wasn't easy. But in the end, the Oakland Raiders outmuscled the muscular Chicago Bears , grinding out points using their defense and special teams dynamic ...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about almost 3 years ago 761 reads 2 comments

  15. New Jersey Devils Could Fall into Dangerous Trap over the Next 3 Games

    The New Jersey Devils sit in fourth place in the tight Atlantic Division, just six points separating them and division leader Pittsburgh ...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about almost 3 years ago 211 reads 1 comments

  16. Oakland Raiders: The AFC Is Open for the Taking, Why Not the Raiders?

    In years past, it was the Patriots ; or the Steelers ; or the Colts ; or maybe the Ravens . But, as we head into Week 11 of this NFL season, there isn't that one dominant team that's clearly the favorite to represent the AFC in the Super Bowl...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about almost 3 years ago 1,336 reads 21 comments

  17. 1980s New York Yankees "All Scrub" Team

    The Yankees had some stacked teams in the 1980s. They won a staggering 103 games in 1980. They went to the World Series in the strike-shortened season in 1981, and won at least 90 games in 1983, 1985 and 1986...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about almost 3 years ago 1,650 reads 4 comments

  18. Raiders vs. Chargers: There IS a "D" in Victory for Oakland

    The Oakland Raiders travel to San Diego to face the Chargers Thursday night in a game that will elevate the winner to sole possession of first place in the AFC West. The Raiders are coming off a devastating loss at home vs...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about almost 3 years ago 263 reads 1 comments

  19. Oakland Raiders: Halfway through the Season and Showing They're Just Average

    The Oakland Raiders blew a 10-point halftime lead at home yesterday to the Denver Broncos , missing a golden opportunity to take over sole possession of first place in the AFC West...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about almost 3 years ago 438 reads 10 comments

  20. What If Every NFL Team Was a Famous Actress?

    What if every team in the NFL were a famous or infamous actress? Would your team be the glamorous movie star type? The "girl next door"? Or the washed-up Hollywood has-been? Well, ...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about almost 3 years ago 738 reads 1 comments

  21. Oakland Raiders: 4 Keys to the Rest of the Season

    The Oakland Raiders entered their bye week at 4-3, and you get the feeling that they're at a major crossroads in their 2011 season...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about almost 3 years ago 3,389 reads 11 comments

  22. Sebastian Janikowski Injury Could Prove Costly to Raiders

    Hue Jackson never sounds worried. The Raiders Head Coach is always cool, calm and confident. But somewhere in his mind, he has to be somewhat concerned...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about almost 3 years ago 975 reads 4 comments

  23. Does Carson Palmer Make the Oakland Raiders a Serious Super Bowl Contender?

    The Oakland Raiders sit at 4-2, second in the AFC West, just behind the San Diego Chargers . Their offense, led by Jason Campbell and emerging superstar Darren McFadden , has been a potent weapon thus far...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about almost 3 years ago 378 reads 1 comments

  24. Possible Replacements for Oakland Raiders Quarterback Jason Campbell

    Despite a win that elevated them to 4-2, the Oakland Raiders received some devastating news on Sunday. Quarterback Jason Campbell left the game late in the second quarter, and the diagnosis is a separated shoulder/broken collarbone...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about almost 3 years ago 204 reads 0 comments

  25. Oakland Raiders: 3 Things to Watch for in Matchup Against Cleveland Browns

    The Oakland Raiders host the Cleveland Browns in their first home game since the death of long-time owner Al Davis , and it's a sellout. The Raiders will honor Davis in a pregame ceremony, and emotions will undoubtedly be running high...

    Carl Stoffers Written by Carl Stoffers about almost 3 years ago 348 reads 0 comments