1. Washington Huskies: 10 Steps for the Dawgs To Win the Pac-10

    1.       Survive their out of conference start The Huskies start off against last year’s No. 10 ranked BYU team in Provo...

    Jason Herres Written by Jason Herres about over 4 years ago 3,071 reads 1 comments

  2. Oakland Raiders: How To Get Better in 2010

    As I watch yet another uninspired Raider effort in an ugly game today, I can't help but wonder—what's the plan for 2010? Rumormongers are already saying Al Davis wants to fire Cable for cause after the season...

    Jason Herres Written by Jason Herres about almost 5 years ago 943 reads 11 comments

  3. Judging the Oakland Raiders So Far: Better or Worse?

    The dawning of a new era...in which lion and hyena...oh sorry. Too many Disney movies. Sometimes the Raiders resemble a movie script, and it's not always a good one...

    Jason Herres Written by Jason Herres about 5 years ago 2,717 reads 13 comments

  4. Washington Huskies: Rising From The Ashes?

    After an abysmal 2008 campaign, the Washington Husky football team can only get better. For perspective, even a single win—just one—this year will be a significant improvement...

    Jason Herres Written by Jason Herres about over 5 years ago 622 reads 0 comments

  5. Are the Oakland Raiders Good Enough for My Son?

    For most Americans, December 7 is a day which will live in infamy. For me, it is no different—the year was 1981. My dad came home from work one Friday and said “I’m finally taking you to your first NFL game on Monday...

    Jason Herres Written by Jason Herres about over 5 years ago 142 reads 6 comments

  6. Oakland Raiders: To Change the Results, Try Changing the Plays

    Last offseason, the Raiders added some big ticket players—Javon Walker and DeAngelo Hall, and a home-run draft choice—Darren McFadden...

    Jason Herres Written by Jason Herres about over 5 years ago 1,661 reads 3 comments

  7. Oakland Raiders: Same Coach, New Results?

    Given that the Raiders' coaching for 2008 was a comic sideshow for most of last season, it doesn't seem too far fetched for the Raiders to improve on that chaos in 2009. To enable that improvement to occur, some coaching cupboards had to be emptied...

    Jason Herres Written by Jason Herres about over 5 years ago 43 reads 0 comments

  8. Oakland Raiders: Movin On Up?

    As we fight our way thru the post-draft lull in the NFL season, optimism springs anew. Each year (especially in the past painful 6), we’ve found ourselves a Raider Nation ...

    Jason Herres Written by Jason Herres about over 5 years ago 58 reads 0 comments

  9. Oakland Raiders' 2009 Roster: Making the Grade?

    As part of the ongoing effort to keep the post-draft hype cycle whirlwind going, I'm here to offer another perspective on the Oakland Raiders for 2009...

    Jason Herres Written by Jason Herres about over 5 years ago 2,711 reads 6 comments

  10. The Heyward-Bey Interview That Breaks the Rules

    As everyone knows, the Raiders shocked the world with their choice of Darrius Heyward-Bey with the seventh pick in the draft. Dozens of media experts began asking questions about the Raiders' logic, evaluations, and even their sanity...

    Jason Herres Written by Jason Herres about over 5 years ago 255 reads 0 comments

  11. Oakland Raiders: Top 10 Draft Picks

    Draft day is a mixed bag for every fan: the possibilities are endless, upside is huge, and opinions are plentiful from so-called "experts"...

    Jason Herres Written by Jason Herres about over 5 years ago 1,083 reads 1 comments

  12. ESPN Top Ten Catchphrases of All Time

    Everyone knows ESPN, and for many of us, it's been the core sports network for a very long time. However, depending on your age, you may not remember early ESPN, showing Aussie Rules Football, D-II sporting events, and bass fishing...

    Jason Herres Written by Jason Herres about over 5 years ago 5,300 reads 5 comments

  13. Gonzaga Vs Akron: Easy Street Or Skid Row?

    As the Zags prepare for their opening game—the standard questions apply: Is it a trap game against an underrated foe, or just another 13-seed vs...

    Jason Herres Written by Jason Herres about over 5 years ago 476 reads 0 comments

  14. Gonzaga Bracket-Bulldog-Y

    So, the Gonzaga Bulldogs won the WCC Tournament. Big deal. They have won it five out of six times in a row. So, they won the conference regular season title. Big deal, especially since they have done it nine times in a row...

    Jason Herres Written by Jason Herres about over 5 years ago 634 reads 0 comments

  15. Gonzaga Bulldogs: WCC Outlook: All Bark or Still a Bite?

    Nearing the halfway point of the WCC schedule, the Zags find themselves in their familiar spot of first place...

    Jason Herres Written by Jason Herres about over 5 years ago 169 reads 4 comments

  16. Oakland Raiders Need to Learn How to "Just Win, Baby"

    If you were on a deserted island for the last two years and returned just now, you'd read the following: Arizona Cardinals Play in the Super Bowl Tampa Bay Devil Rays Compete in the World Series ...

    Jason Herres Written by Jason Herres about over 5 years ago 2,549 reads 18 comments

  17. Oakland Raiders' Draft Options for 2009

    The Raiders are drafting No. 7 overall. Seven. Not necessarily the "home run" pick that leads to a McFadden or a Russell, but still a top 10 pick with some potential...

    Jason Herres Written by Jason Herres about almost 6 years ago 839 reads 5 comments

  18. Oakland Raiders' Head-Coach Candidates: The Dirty Baker's Dozen

    In order to be the head coach for the Raiders, the following qualities are key: Ability to manage chaos Ability to deal with a circus at times Experience managing veterans, rookies, media, and ...

    Jason Herres Written by Jason Herres about almost 6 years ago 330 reads 1 comments

  19. Raiders: Signs Of Hope?

    You know, I don't really bear a grudge against Gruden—much—other than the fact he stole a Superbowl by using our playbook against us, being the only one of 16 NFC teams who would have beaten us that day...

    Jason Herres Written by Jason Herres about almost 6 years ago 645 reads 2 comments