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Former Thomson star Ray Guy elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

...Biletnikoff, George Blanda, Willie Brown, Dave Casper, Al Davis, Mike Haynes, Ted Hendricks, Howie Long, John Madden...yards.Those gaudy punting numbers caught the attention of Al Davis, owner and general manager of the Oakland Raiders. In...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-02-01/former-thomson-star-ray-guy-
Southern Cal fires Lane Kiffin after another lopsided defeat

...Trojans, it was turmoil.With Oakland, he lasted only 20 games and his departure became a messy, public feud with Al Davis, the late Raiders owner. His arrival in Tennessee was not warmly received by all Vols fans, given the loyalties many...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-09-29/southern-cal-fires-lane-kiff
Auburn's Davis, Louis reflect on enduring plays

...come Monday. We're playing for the national championship, and we're trying to bring it back to the state of Alabama."Davis and Louis have tried to balance savoring the attention and keeping it in perspective leading up to the title game...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-01-05/auburns-davis-louis-refle
Some NFL head coaches might be fired soon

...in Oakland hasn't been much better than his first, but he walked into a salary cap mess with the Silver and Black.Al Davis never brought back a coach after consecutive full losing seasons. How will son Mark react?Safe ? for nowRyan deserves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-12-14/some-nfl-head-coaches-might-b
Michaux: Sports world reacted in different ways to Kennedy's assassination

...that decision his "biggest regret."The rival AFL cancelled its slate of games, in large part because Raiders owner Al Davis told his fellow owners he would refuse to let his team play.Colleges were similarly split.Nebraska and Oklahoma played...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/scott-michaux/2013-11-21/michaux-sports-worl
Former Steeler Hall of Famer Jack Butler dies at 85

...time in Los Angeles and continuing after the move to Oakland in 1995. She became CEO in 1997 and was one of late owner Al Davis' most trusted advisers before his death in October 2011.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-05-11/former-steeler-hall-famer-jac
Falcons know how to win close games and should fare well in playoffs

ATLANTA - Al Davis would've loved these Atlanta Falcons.All they do is win, baby.Sure, it's rarely with a lot of flare.Who cares?There's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2012-12-06/falcons-know-how-win-close-games-
After seven rough years, Raiders turning a corner

...smart personnel moves and some much-needed stability this past offseason have led to a resurgence in Oakland with Al Davis' team heading into the bye playing its best football since winning the 2002 AFC championship."We've turned the corner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2010-11-13/after-seven-rough-years-raide
NFL | Sports
Welker sits first series for jabs aimed at Ryan

...of the situation, did not say why the Raiders withheld the money from Cable's paychecks.ESPN reported that owner Al Davis was upset that the Raiders lost two days of organized team activities in June for violating NFL rules.The grievance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2011-01-16/welker-sits-first-series-jabs
NFL | Sports
With Al Davis, you always knew who was in charge of Raiders

...broke the relative silence of the press box."Tom, Tom!" Al Davis yelled to a coach who had no chance of hearing him on the...come in and make them even richer.There won't be another Al Davis because there can't be another Al Davis.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2011-10-08/al-davis-you-always-knew-who-