Mark Davis

Jon Gruden, left, is introduced as the Oakland Raiders' new head coach in January of 2018, alongside owner Mark Davis. (Hector Amezcua/Sacramento Bee/TNS)

Money be damned, Raiders owner finally gets his guy in Jon Gruden

ALAMEDA — Sitting on the dais at the front of the Oakland…

 

After a wildly disappointing 2017, the Raiders had no choice but to cut ties with former head coach Jack Del Rio. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Raiders had to cut Jack Del Rio after crazy 2017

What a fittingly wacky, entertaining way for the Oakland Raiders’ 2017 to…

 

The Chargers’ Keenan Allen runs for a touchdown after recovering a fumble in the first quarter of Los Angeles’ 30-10 win over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday. Just like Sunday’s contest, most of the Raiders were no-shows on Monday when the team was scheduled to be available to the media. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

All quiet on a Raider Black Monday

ALAMEDA — Sitting on the bench directly in front of Derek Carr’s…

 

Jack Del Rio shouldn’t search very far for why the Raiders are underperforming this year. (Courtesy T.C. Perkins Jr./Travis AFB/Flickr)

Always quick to give blame, Jack Del Rio is real reason Raiders are struggling

The Oakland Raiders are in the news for all the wrong reasons…

Jack Del Rio shouldn’t search very far for why the Raiders are underperforming this year. (Courtesy T.C. Perkins Jr./Travis AFB/Flickr)
Mark Davis is moving the Raiders to Las Vegas and it's going to cost taxpayers there. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Raiders breaking ground in Vegas before biggest game of season is as cheesy as the city they’re moving to

It’s really a shame that the Oakland Raiders are doing everything they…

Mark Davis is moving the Raiders to Las Vegas and it's going to cost taxpayers there. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Renderings of the Raiders' proposed stadium in Las Vegas. (Courtesy Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee)

Move to Vegas costs Raiders $378M

The NFL’s policy on relocation says it is the league’s preference for…

Renderings of the Raiders' proposed stadium in Las Vegas. (Courtesy Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee)
Renderings of the Raiders' proposed stadium in Las Vegas. (Courtesy Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee)

With new financier in place, little stands in way of Raiders moving to Las Vegas

The Raiders are 24 votes away from being officially on their way…

Renderings of the Raiders' proposed stadium in Las Vegas. (Courtesy Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee)
The Raiders announced signing Jack Del Rio to a new contract Friday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Raiders reward Del Rio with new deal

After months of angling toward moving away from the Bay Area, the…

The Raiders announced signing Jack Del Rio to a new contract Friday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Oakland Raiders, seen here before a game against the Denver Broncos on Nov. 6, beat the Houston Texans in Mexico City on Monday night, despite the high elevation and pollution. (Aleah Fajardo/Special To S.F. Examiner)

Raiders to play Patriots in Mexico City in 2017

The Raiders will play seven home games in Oakland for the second…

The Oakland Raiders, seen here before a game against the Denver Broncos on Nov. 6, beat the Houston Texans in Mexico City on Monday night, despite the high elevation and pollution. (Aleah Fajardo/Special To S.F. Examiner)
Renderings of the Raiders' proposed stadium in Las Vegas. (Courtesy Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee)

Sheldon Adelson pulls out of Raiders-to-Vegas deal

Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson does not want any part of the Oakland…

Renderings of the Raiders' proposed stadium in Las Vegas. (Courtesy Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee)
Raiders fans have been protesting the team's inevitable move for most of the season. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Raiders file paperwork to relocate to Las Vegas

As if there was any doubt left, the Oakland Raiders filed the…

Raiders fans have been protesting the team's inevitable move for most of the season. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
An Oakland Raiders fan taunts the Indianapolis Colts with a homemade dummy at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on December 24, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Report: Raiders ready to file relocation paperwork

Raiders owner Mark Davis must be feeling pretty good about his chances…

An Oakland Raiders fan taunts the Indianapolis Colts with a homemade dummy at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on December 24, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A "Forever Oakland" sign is hung during a game against the Atlanta Falcons at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on September 18, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Mayor prepares to unveil plan to keep Raiders in Oakland

Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf has steadfastly fought the Raiders from leaving the…

A "Forever Oakland" sign is hung during a game against the Atlanta Falcons at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on September 18, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Fans at the Oakland Raiders' game on Sunday held signs protesting the team's plans to move to Las Vegas. (Aleah Fajardo/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Draymond on possible Raiders move: ‘How could somebody even consider leaving Oakland?’

Before the Oakland Raiders beat the Denver Broncos on Sunday night, Draymond…

Fans at the Oakland Raiders' game on Sunday held signs protesting the team's plans to move to Las Vegas. (Aleah Fajardo/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A "Forever  Oakland" sign is hung during a game against the Atlanta Falcons at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on September 18, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

NFL power broker calls Raiders proposed move to Las Vegas ‘pretty definite’

When it comes to NFL power brokers, there are few who grasp…

A "Forever  Oakland" sign is hung during a game against the Atlanta Falcons at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on September 18, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A "Forever Oakland" sign is hung during a game against the Atlanta Falcons at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on September 18, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland mayor wants Raiders to stay, won’t commit public funds

Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis appears intent on moving the team to…

A "Forever Oakland" sign is hung during a game against the Atlanta Falcons at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on September 18, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Renderings of the Raiders' proposed stadium in Las Vegas. (Courtesy Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee)

Raiders take another step toward moving to Las Vegas

The plan to relocate the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas cleared a…

Renderings of the Raiders' proposed stadium in Las Vegas. (Courtesy Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee)

Man says great white bit his boat off California coast

SANTA CRUZ — A man says he was fishing off the Northern…

Jed York put his money where his mouth is by donating $75,000 to stop North Carolina's transphobic bathroom law.  (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Jed York makes statement, deserves recognition

The San Francisco 49ers did something commendable on Tuesday when CEO Jed…

Jed York put his money where his mouth is by donating $75,000 to stop North Carolina's transphobic bathroom law.  (Jeff Chiu/AP)
Can you even tell these men apart? You might be surprised to find out one is Raiders owner Mark Davis and the other is international superstar David Beckham. But to the naked eye, they might as well be twins. (John Lochner/AP)

Viva Las Raid-as

Raiders owner Mark Davis told a stadium commission Thursday that not only…

Can you even tell these men apart? You might be surprised to find out one is Raiders owner Mark Davis and the other is international superstar David Beckham. But to the naked eye, they might as well be twins. (John Lochner/AP)