Oakland Raiders

Derek Carr gets all the attention for the Oakland Raiders’ rise, but it would be a mistake to overlook the impact of his elite offensive line. (Aleah Fajardo/Special to S.F. Examiner)

5 things worth noting from Game 2 of the Raiders preseason

OAKLAND — Five takeaways from the Raiders 24-21 loss to the Los…

Derek Carr gets all the attention for the Oakland Raiders’ rise, but it would be a mistake to overlook the impact of his elite offensive line. (Aleah Fajardo/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Marshawn Lynch loves Oakland. When he learned the Raiders were planning to leave, he decided to make as big an impact he could for the community. (Courtesy Marshawn Lynch/Facebook)

Marshawn Lynch does more for Oakland than Raiders could ever hope

Marshawn Lynch is a renaissance man. I’ll forgive you if you missed…

Marshawn Lynch loves Oakland. When he learned the Raiders were planning to leave, he decided to make as big an impact he could for the community. (Courtesy Marshawn Lynch/Facebook)
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)
Attorney Jim Quinn, backed by Oakland Raiders fans, addresses members of the media about his plan to explore legal action against the NFL for approving the Raiders’ relocation to Las Vegas. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Meet the man who represents Raider fans’ best chance at keeping their team in Oakland

OAKLAND — Hours before the Golden State Warriors closed out the NBA…

Attorney Jim Quinn, backed by Oakland Raiders fans, addresses members of the media about his plan to explore legal action against the NFL for approving the Raiders’ relocation to Las Vegas. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Shalom Luani used to play for CCSF. He was selected by the Oakland Raiders in the seventh round. (Eric Sun/S.F. Examiner File Photo)

Former CCSF d-back selected by Raiders

The Oakland Raiders selected safety Shalom Luani with the 221st pick (seventh…

Shalom Luani used to play for CCSF. He was selected by the Oakland Raiders in the seventh round. (Eric Sun/S.F. Examiner File Photo)
Marshawn Lynch can expect to see a fine of $12,000 for flipping off the cameras on Sunday. (Courtesy Raiders/Twitter)

Raiders get significantly more Beastly

It’s been in the works for weeks and on Wednesday, it became…

Marshawn Lynch can expect to see a fine of $12,000 for flipping off the cameras on Sunday. (Courtesy Raiders/Twitter)
(Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Raiders release schedule for their awkward season ahead

The Oakland Raiders are a franchise that won't be in the Bay…

(Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Marshawn Lynch will only return to the Raiders, if he's coming back to the NFL. (Courtesy Dave Sizer/Flickr)

Marshawn Lynch visits Raiders, inches toward un-retiring

The Oakland Raiders need a powerful running back and, fortunately for them,…

Marshawn Lynch will only return to the Raiders, if he's coming back to the NFL. (Courtesy Dave Sizer/Flickr)
The Oakland Raiders are moving to Las Vegas. (Aleah Fajardo/ Special To S.F. Examiner)

The fight is over: Raiders’ move to Las Vegas approved by NFL

After months of Raiders owner Mark Davis fighting to move the team…

The Oakland Raiders are moving to Las Vegas. (Aleah Fajardo/ Special To S.F. Examiner)
Former NFL running back Marshawn Lynch, left, with Ed Cobean, the SFMTA's chief of cable car operations. (Courtesy SFMTA)

What’s Marshawn Lynch’s next move? Don’t ask his agent

By Bob Condotta | The Seattle Times Add the one person who might…

Former NFL running back Marshawn Lynch, left, with Ed Cobean, the SFMTA's chief of cable car operations. (Courtesy SFMTA)
Blaine Gabbert is joined by more than a dozen 2016 teammates who are free agents. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Slow road for 49ers free agents seeking new jobs

After Colin Kaepernick opted out of his contract, the 49ers had 21…

Blaine Gabbert is joined by more than a dozen 2016 teammates who are free agents. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Raiders running back Latavius Murray (28) collides with Atlanta Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant (21) at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on September 18, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Latavius Murray closes door on Raiders tenure, signs with Vikings

By Matt Vensel | Star Tribune (Minneapolis) The Vikings early Thursday morning signed…

Oakland Raiders running back Latavius Murray (28) collides with Atlanta Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant (21) at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on September 18, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Former San Francisco 49er Aldon Smith allegedly fled the scene of a domestic violence incident on Saturday, March 3, 2018. (Courtesy Mike Morbeck via Flickr)

Suspended Raiders LB Aldon Smith reportedly involved in collision with SFPD car

Two San Francisco police officers were injured Thursday morning when their unmarked…

Former San Francisco 49er Aldon Smith allegedly fled the scene of a domestic violence incident on Saturday, March 3, 2018. (Courtesy Mike Morbeck via Flickr)
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)
It was simpler times last week when the biggest injury Kevin Durant was dealing with was a bruised pinky finger.

Here’s the plan for Warriors to finish strong without Kevin Durant

A lot of haters are thrilled that Kevin Durant has a sprained…

It was simpler times last week when the biggest injury Kevin Durant was dealing with was a bruised pinky finger.
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)