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Long Weekend in Oakland

I went out to Oakland on a long weekend and saw the Raiders get beaten by the Minnesota Vikings. Key term was “beaten.” It wasn’t a game where you say “should have, could have”, and think that could have been … Continue reading

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Al Michaels — Still A Pompous Windbag

Here we are 45 minutes into the preseason and it starts. Did you hear Al Michaels make a comment about Tim Brown, the new Hall-of-Famer having a contract dispute with “Al Davis?” Then he made a snarky comment about a … Continue reading

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Former Eagle, Titan, Raider, Bills WR Art Powell deceased

Art Powell, a former Eagle and Raider wide receiver, is deceased. He was 78. The reasons BSP remembers Art Powell has not a whole lot to do with playing of football on the field. Art Powell was a pioneer of … Continue reading

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NFL Coaching Changes

I can’t even keep up with the NFL’s coaching changes. When I was a kid, coaches actually taught you stuff, like how to tackle, block, etc. Today, coaches in the NFL do sort of the same thing, except make the … Continue reading

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Wishing for Injuries and Karmic Retribution

One of our contributors, a fan of the San Francisco 49ers, mentioned he’d like to see players on teams opposing the niners¬†to get hurt. I thought that was unconscionable. Until I found the niners fan was not unique. I talked … Continue reading

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Mark Davis said what?

Right after BSP wrote a post about Reggie McKenzie NOT being the general manager of the Oakland Raiders, Mark Davis gave an interview regarding general manager Reggie McKenzie and other facets of the Oakland NFL franchise. Davis said in this … Continue reading

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Reggie McKenzie, face the music

Hey, Raiders fans: If you haven’t noticed … and St. Tony and Dirty/cheater/criminal Rodney Harrison remind you each and every Sunday … the Raiders are winless, 0-10. In the eyes of BSP, that’s beyond horrible. It’s a standard beyond that … Continue reading

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It Always Turns

For the first time in years, I’m considering inviting another person to this blog. Mainly so I can deliver comedic relief at their expense.¬† I played, and then began watching sports a long time ago. It’s been fun, but I … Continue reading

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Oakland’s gotta stop being Oakland

Tony Sparano came into halftime tied with San Diego, 14-all. He told CBS’ sideline reporter “Oakland’s gotta stop being Oakland.” I know some Raiders fans didn’t like that.  It would never be said if Big Al were still around. But … Continue reading

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56-0: What does it mean to you?

Last night’s Buccaneers – Falcons game was 56-0 at the end of the third quarter. Many of you were thinking, I don’t want to watch this horrible game. BSP, being a Raiders fan was thinking “WTF, this could have been … Continue reading

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