Posts by Lowell Tuckerman

Raiders Riding High After Emphatic 30-6 Win Over Giants

November 5, 2023

LAS VEGAS — Capping off a week filled with intense emotions and wholesale changes, the Las Vegas Raiders steamrolled the New York Giants in a 30-6 win at Allegiant Stadium. The dramatic shift in energy surrounding the team under interim head coach Antonio Pierce was palpable from the get-go.

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Josh McDaniels Era Mercifully Comes To An End

November 1, 2023

Well, it seems Mark Davis finally woke up from his coma. A month after scolding a fan for suggesting he fire head coach Josh McDaniels, Davis has apparently seen the light. After 25 games of cringe-worthy coaching and head-scratching decisions, the Raiders have fired McDaniels and general manager Da...

A’s betting Nevada politicians and their voters are idiots

April 22, 2023

When the news broke late Wednesday night that the Oakland A's had signed a binding agreement to purchase 49 acres (with an option for additional land) near the Las Vegas Strip, several media outlets reported that it was the final nail in the coffin for the city of Oakland's chances of keeping the A'...

Fall hard for Bedard? Sharks must cash in on rare chance

March 2, 2023

When the Sharks retired Patrick Marleau’s No. 12 jersey last week, it was a beautiful smorgasbord of nostalgia. It was also a stark reminder of how drafting a player like Marleau transformed an inconsistent, floundering franchise into a perennial playoff team. Under Marleau’s leadership, the Sharks...

A’s awake from offseason slumber with blockbuster Rangers trade

February 6, 2021

It looks like the Oakland A’s have an interest in defending their 2020 AL West championship after all.

With star players Marcus Semien (Blue Jays) and Liam Hendriks (White Sox) departing Oakland without much resistance, it seemed the A’s were in the midst of one of their clichéd offseasons of pass...