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The Raiders once had a defense that teams were scared of playing. This is clearly not one of those seasons. Oakland’s defense was again shredded Sunday, this time by Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints, as the Raiders fell at home 38-17. The mood of tUpvote Share Tweet
ESPN.com Updated Nov 18, 2012Kevin Durant notched his first career triple-double with 25 points, 13 rebounds and a career-high 10 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Golden State Warriors 119-109 on Sunday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Mark Davis ‘embarrassed, disappointed’ in team’s playRaiders owner Mark Davis consented to a group interview with the media about 30 minutes after his team lost for the third straight time, 38-17 to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday at the Coliseum. Davis was cordial, candid and and passionate in answering…Upvote Share TweetMarcel Reece is listed on the Raiders roster as a fullback because, well, he has to be listed as something. Calling him a jack-of-all-trades might be a more apt description. On Sunday for the second straight game, Reece shifted into running back mode ou…Upvote Share Tweet
Warriors' Jefferson injures calf against Thundernba.com Updated Nov 18, 2012Warriors reserve Richard Jefferson pulled himself out of Golden State's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday night after straining his right calf.Upvote Share Tweet49ers prep for Bears on Monday night To brace his players for the challenge ahead, 49ers offensive coordinator Greg Roman provided a highlight reel featuring the turnovers created by the Bears' defense this season. Last season, the 49ers tied for the NF…Upvote Share Tweet
Late touchdown pass gives Saints 21-7 lead at halfprofootballtalk.com Updated Nov 18, 2012The Raiders kept the Saints offense in check for much of the first half, but they couldn’t get off the field in time to stop them from taking a two touchdown lead. Drew Brees hit Lance Moore with a 38-yard touchdown pass with 50 seconds to play in the sUpvote Share Tweet
Saints-Raiders underway . . .Thomas Morstead has kicked off to the Raiders Coye Francies, who takes it deep in the end zone and gets it out to the 22-yard line . . .Upvote Share TweetThree games kick off in the late afternoon slots in Week 11 and we’ve got all the inactives from all of them right here. Saints at Raiders Saints: WR Greg Camarillo, CB Corey White, RB Darren Sproles, LB Scott Shanle, T Zach Strief, DT Tyrunn Walker, DUpvote Share TweetAs reported by Jay Glazer during FOX's pregame show, New Orleans Saints running back Darren Sproles is inactive for Sunday's game against the Oakland Raiders. Sproles has missed the last two games after undergoing surgery on his left hand. The versatile…Upvote Share TweetOakland Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain is going to jail time or a lengthy NFL suspension despite being arrested on misdemeanor assault and firearms charges for allegedly holding a gun beside a man's head and firing it into the air one year ago.Upvote Share Tweet
Previewing today’s Raiders-Saints gameAfter giving up more than 40 points in consecutive weeks for the first time in 50 years, the reeling Raiders are desperate for a victory Sunday as they host the high-powered Saints. Here’s a look at what analysts, players and fans are saying about thisUpvote Share Tweet
Alex Smith must pass “contact” testprofootballtalk.com Updated Nov 18, 2012The ability of 49ers quarterback Alex Smith to return to game action on Monday night won’t be the slam dunk that many believed it would be. Smith received clearance several days ago to return to practice. Cam Inman of BayAreaNewsGroup.com reports thatUpvote Share Tweet
Well, we're waiting: Cards, Rams need winsESPN.com Updated Nov 18, 2012The Arizona Cardinals last won a game Sept. 30. The St. Louis Rams last won Oct. 4, when they defeated the Cardinals. The San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks have combined for seven victories since the Cardinals or Rams last won a game. Just throwi…Upvote Share Tweet
Durant's First Triple-Double Lifts ThunderNov 18Kevin Durant tallied 25 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists to lead the Thunder over the Warriors 119-109.
Sunday Blitz: Saints-Raiders RecapNov 18Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down the Saints' 38-17 win over the Raiders.
Saints Get Back To .500Nov 18Drew Brees threw for 319 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Saints over the Raiders 38-17.
Saints vs. Raiders highlightsNov 18New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees had 219 yards and threw three touchdowns in his Week 11 38-17 win over the Oakland Raiders.
Don Banks: Luck, Colts get an up-close lesson about what it takes to be el…Nov 18FOXBORO, Mass. -- By late Sunday night there was still no word yet on whether Andrew Luck's mother (or perhaps his father in this case) told him there'd be days like this. But no matter. By the time this one was over, it was well understood that a messa…
5-on-5: Top-five teams in the NBANov 18Who are the top teams in the NBA? Here are 25 takes.
Don Banks: NFC East again a mess you can't take your eyes off of; more Sna…Nov 18FOXBORO, Mass. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a wild, overtime-drenched Week 11 in the NFL...
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