The maturation of Derek Carr is a major reason why the Raiders beat the Chargers 26-24 on Thursday night at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.
Mariena Hayden had 23 kills and 11 digs to rally UNLV past Boise State 3-2 in a Mountain West volleyball match Thursday in Boise, Idaho.
The Raiders defensive end declined to bash his critics after the No. 4 overall pick had the best game of his young career with 2.5 sacks in the win over the Chargers.
Clelin Ferrell, the fourth overall pick, will get the biggest headlines. But it’s another rookie, fourth-round pick Maxx Crosby, who was the most impressive pass rusher.
How the team performed in victory against the Chargers.
The top-seeded Trail Blazers will meet No. 2 Bishop Gorman for the Desert Region championship. It’s No. 1 Palo Verde vs. No. 3 Rancho for the Mountain League crown.
The Raiders needed some late-game heroics to pull it off, but they defeated the Chargers 26-24 on Thursday Night Football.
The fullback scored on his first reception of the season to give Oakland an NFL-high 12 touchdowns by first-year players.
Dalton Kasel, 20, qualified for the PBR midway through the season and is ranked No. 7 in the world standings despite limited competition.
John Tavares scored with 2:27 remaining in overtime, and the Golden Knights fell 2-1 to the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday at Scotiabank Arena.