Paul Minor, 19 and once 451 pounds, has committed to losing weight while motivated by the Raiders landing in Las Vegas.
As decades passed and technology improved, the draft got bigger and bigger. No advancement was more prodigious, however, than when television became involved.
The Cincinnati Bengals are expected to take Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Joe Burrow with the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL draft.
The global pandemic that is the coronavirus has gripped Southern Nevada in a most relentless manner, its harsh realities being felt from one side of town to the next.
The next four Super Bowl sites are Tampa, Los Angeles, Glendale and New Orleans. Las Vegas is sure to follow soon after, more intimate and fresh and walkable than any of those four.
The Las Vegas Raiders know that getting to the top of the AFC West means overcoming Kansas City and its electric quarterback.
Raheem Mostert was told more often than not that he wasn’t good enough, his road to Super Bowl LIV filled with more challenges than avoiding bull sharks.
Something as simple and yet condemning as a yellow flag last season led to Ford being traded from Kansas City to the 49ers, with the teams meeting Sunday in Super Bowl LIV.
Waybe Mabry, one of the Raiders’ most ardent and recognizable fans, said he won’t be able to follow the team to Las Vegas because season tickets cost too much.
Instead of a last hurrah, the Raiders went out of Oakland-Alameda Coliseum with another whimper, blowing a late lead and losing 20-16 to the Jacksonville Jaguars.