1. Rob's 10 hard and fast rules for 'ruling' your fantasy football league

    Many of you have probably already had your fantasy draft. I know that I’ve already had one of mine. I really hate conducting a draft prior to Labor Day weekend due to the fact that all of the NFL transactions have yet to be conducted...

    Rob Calonge Written by Rob Calonge about almost 6 years ago 986 reads 1 comments

  2. Even the Oakland Raiders' Most Optimistic Fans Should Be Worried

    Going into the 49ers' game last Friday night, there was no doubt in my mind, or the minds of many of those who've been following the Raiders over the past few months, that the Raiders were a much better team than we'd seen over the past five years...

    Rob Calonge Written by Rob Calonge about almost 6 years ago 816 reads 13 comments

  3. NBA Draft: ESPN Needs To Draft a Few For Its Coverage

    Watching the NBA draft on the Entertainment Sports Programming Network would've been mildly entertaining if it wasn't so painful to watch...

    Rob Calonge Written by Rob Calonge about 6 years ago 607 reads 11 comments

  4. Oakland Raiders Fans Should Stop Hating on Stuart Schweigert

    It's just too dang easy! It really is. Instead of watching the game, or in some cases re-watching the game, you can easily rely on a SportsCenter highlight to determine your viewpoint about a team, game, play, or player...

    Rob Calonge Written by Rob Calonge about 6 years ago 2,140 reads 19 comments

  5. Raider Nation: No Need to Give the Haters What They Want

    You've all seen it. A perfectly good discussion amongst members of Raider Nation. As the banter starts to get good, the post of some lonely hater breaks up the topic of conversation...

    Rob Calonge Written by Rob Calonge about over 6 years ago 1,841 reads 11 comments

  6. It's official! I want to be Matt Leinart!

    MSNBC calls it a setback for Leinart, the Arizona Cardinals, and the NFL. I call it a setback for my ego. Seriously, I thought I had been pretty adept with the ladies back in my 'playin' days, but I have to tip my hat to Matt Leinart...

    Rob Calonge Written by Rob Calonge about over 6 years ago 584 reads 2 comments

  7. It's Official: I Want to Be Matt Leinart!

    MSNBC calls it a setback for Leinart, the Arizona Cardinals, and the NFL. I call it a setback for my ego. Seriously, I thought I had been pretty adept with the ladies back in my "playin" ...

    Rob Calonge Written by Rob Calonge about over 6 years ago 1,746 reads 23 comments

  8. Raider Nation Fielding Posts from the Masses

    Raider Nation has held strong during the tumultuous offseason.As the offseason has continued, Raider Nation has continued to keep a watchful eye on their beloved Oakland Raiders...

    Rob Calonge Written by Rob Calonge about over 6 years ago 800 reads 9 comments

  9. He'd Be a Good Oakland Raider!: AFC West

    This is part eight of an eight part series detailing players that have jumped out at me and made me say, "Man!! That guy would be a good Raider!"In the glory years, the AFC West was the toughest division in all of football...

    Rob Calonge Written by Rob Calonge about over 6 years ago 636 reads 1 comments

  10. He'd Be a Good Oakland Raider!: AFC South

    This is part seven of an eight part series detailing players that have jumped out at me and made me say, "Man!! That guy would be a good Raider!"The AFC South is a division based mainly on systems...

    Rob Calonge Written by Rob Calonge about over 6 years ago 614 reads 0 comments

  11. He'd Be a Good Oakland Raider!: AFC North

    This is part six of an eight part series detailing players that have jumped out at me and made me say, "Man!! That guy would be a good Raider!"The AFC North is becoming one of the stronger divisions in the league...

    Rob Calonge Written by Rob Calonge about over 6 years ago 1,118 reads 3 comments

  12. He'd Be a Good Oakland Raider!: AFC East

    This is part five of an eight part series detailing players that have jumped out at me and made me say, "Man!! That guy would be a good Raider!"When I started this, I knew this day would come...

    Rob Calonge Written by Rob Calonge about over 6 years ago 1,314 reads 6 comments

  13. He'd Be a Good Oakland Raider!: NFC East

    Have you ever been sitting around your house on Sunday watching the weekly games when, BAMM! Some player you haven't paid much attention to from another team starts making you notice?I can't ...

    Rob Calonge Written by Rob Calonge about over 6 years ago 3,849 reads 17 comments

  14. He'd Be a Good Oakland Raider!: NFC North

    Have you ever been sitting around your house on Sunday watching the weekly games when, BAMM! Some player you haven't paid much attention to from another team starts making you notice?I can't ...

    Rob Calonge Written by Rob Calonge about over 6 years ago 3,118 reads 6 comments

  15. He'd Be a Good Oakland Raider!: NFC South

    Alright, so now that I've gotten rid of one of the tougher teams to choose from, the 49ers, I get to go to another difficult one, the Buccaneers, while I troll along in the NFC South for guys that would be good Raiders...

    Rob Calonge Written by Rob Calonge about over 6 years ago 3,790 reads 10 comments

  16. He'd Be a Good Oakland Raider!: NFC West

    A couple of years ago, while berating Adam Schefter for being a former Broncos beat writer, Al Davis mentioned that Jerry Jones should be in the Hall of Fame...as a Raider...

    Rob Calonge Written by Rob Calonge about over 6 years ago 7,616 reads 12 comments

  17. Raider Nation: What Makes Darren McFadden So Appealing?

    Last year while most of you were champing at the bit for the Raiders to draft JaMarcus Russell, I was feverishly preaching that the Raiders needed to draft either Adrian Peterson or Marshawn Lynch...

    Rob Calonge Written by Rob Calonge about over 6 years ago 4,727 reads 45 comments

  18. Cal Finally Has a Shot to Become a Basketball Power

    The University of California is finally cutting ties with embattled coach, Ben Braun.His inability to make the NCAA Tournament for the fourth time in five years, eighth place at best ...

    Rob Calonge Written by Rob Calonge about over 6 years ago 1,545 reads 15 comments

  19. You Can't Get More Red, White, and Blue Than Silver and Black

    It's an election year in the U.S., a year in which the nation divides to take sides and vote for the new leaders of the country...

    Rob Calonge Written by Rob Calonge about over 6 years ago 4,072 reads 29 comments

  20. Oakland A's: 2008 Starts Like 2007 Ended—with Injuries and a Loss

    Eric Chavez is injured, Bobby Crosby is dinged up, two pitchers (Chad Gaudin and Kiko Calero) are already on the DL, Huston Street blew a save last night, and the A's lost a game they should've won...

    Rob Calonge Written by Rob Calonge about over 6 years ago 687 reads 0 comments

  21. Raiders News: Another Camp Quarterback Added but NOT Due to Russell's Weight

    What happened to all of that salary cap space that was supposedly eaten up by the CRAAAZY spending spree that Al Davis and company have been on?Unfortunately, I don't have access to Mr. Davis' checkbook register or his accounting books...

    Rob Calonge Written by Rob Calonge about over 6 years ago 1,089 reads 12 comments

  22. Oakland Raiders News: None, But The Media Will Find Something

    After completing the DeAngelo Hall trade and resigning their Exclusive Rights Free Agents, the Raiders weren't expected to make anymore headlines until draft day nears...

    Rob Calonge Written by Rob Calonge about over 6 years ago 4,074 reads 40 comments

  23. Oakland Raiders: Revised Depth Chart and Draft Needs

    Up until the start of the NFL free agency period, it was like pulling teeth to get anything new out of Oakland other than more Lane Kiffin firing rumors...

    Rob Calonge Written by Rob Calonge about over 6 years ago 1,297 reads 8 comments

  24. NCAA Tournament: Pac-10 Teams Scathe By in Round 2

    When the seeds are set for the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, the best teams are supposed to have the easiest route to the finals. Somebody better tell the committee that they still have some tweaking to do before next year...

    Rob Calonge Written by Rob Calonge about over 6 years ago 1,758 reads 2 comments

  25. March Madness: 32 Hours Later And My Bracket Is Broken

    I guess it's better than last year...so far! I still have three of my four Final Four picks moving on to the second round, while this time last year I was cursing the basketball gods after ...

    Rob Calonge Written by Rob Calonge about over 6 years ago 2,141 reads 2 comments