Ken Stabler

USF legend Dick Stanfel was inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame. (Courtesy NFL)

Last last, USF great Stanfel gets his due

Former 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo and Raiders renegade quarterback Ken Stabler were…

 

Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant, left, shoots as Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry defends. (George Nikitin/AP)

Durant rumors gain momentum

The thought of Kevin Durant in a Warriors’ uniform is as complicated…

 

Former NFL football player Bill Romanowski sits at Nutrition53.com, of which he is president and CEO, in Lafayette.  Romanowski recently weighed in on the concussion issue hurting the NFL's image. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/2009 AP)

Former Raiders, 49ers LB: Most NFL players likely have CTE

Bill Romanowski sustained 20 documented concussions, and certainly more he doesn't know…

 

Oakland Raiders coach John Madden walks quarterback Ken Stabler off the field after Stabler was injured on a fourth quarter sack by Don Latimer of the Denver Broncos on Dec. 4, 1978. Extent of his injuries was not known but he was replaced in the lineup by David Humm. Broncos won 21-6. (JP/1978 AP)

Brain disease: The NFL’s big lie

Do they not realize that their brains are rotting and their bodies…

Oakland Raiders coach John Madden walks quarterback Ken Stabler off the field after Stabler was injured on a fourth quarter sack by Don Latimer of the Denver Broncos on Dec. 4, 1978. Extent of his injuries was not known but he was replaced in the lineup by David Humm. Broncos won 21-6. (JP/1978 AP)
Raiders QB Derek Carr may have injured his hand on this play as he tangles with the Bengals' Adam "Pacman" Jones. (Tony Avelar/AP)

Please leave, Raiders

John Madden, bless him, walked onto the Coliseum field at halftime to…

Raiders QB Derek Carr may have injured his hand on this play as he tangles with the Bengals' Adam "Pacman" Jones. (Tony Avelar/AP)
Even with LaMarcus Aldridge, above, the San Antonio Spurs are hardly the perfect team. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Don’t crown same old(er) Spurs just yet

Now if you want to crown the San Antonio Spurs as the…

Even with LaMarcus Aldridge, above, the San Antonio Spurs are hardly the perfect team. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Oakland Raiders head coach John Madden, left, stands alongside Raiders QB Ken Stabler in Baltimore in 1977. (AP)

Stabler liked the party, but loved the game more

Ken Stabler was a very cool customer, as John Madden, his coach…

Oakland Raiders head coach John Madden, left, stands alongside Raiders QB Ken Stabler in Baltimore in 1977. (AP)
Former Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler died Thursday at the age of 69. (AP)

Stabler’s magical memories remain vivid

Oh those Oakland Raiders of the 1970s, talented and uninhibited, who, like…

Former Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler died Thursday at the age of 69. (AP)
Former Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler died Thursday at the age of 69. (AP)

Former Raiders QB Stabler dead at 69

A Snake wouldn’t seem to offer much help on a football field.…

Former Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler died Thursday at the age of 69. (AP)