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Raiders Fire Allen, Name Sparano Interim Head Coach But Nothing Will Change

The Oakland Raiders fired Head Coach Dennis Allen after an 0-4 start, and they have named former Miami Dolphins head coach and current Oakland offensive line coach Tony Sparano as the interim leader. However, this won’t change anything for the Silver & Black, as they still have an old and talent-bereft roster. What matters now is the plan for a permanent coach in 2015.

10/01/2014

FOXBORO, MA - SEPTEMBER 21: Head coach Dennis Allen of the Oakland Raiders looks on during the fourth quarter against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on September 21, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Will Dennis Allen Have A Job If The Raiders Come Back From London Without A Win?

Oakland Raiders Head Coach Dennis Allen has just eight wins in 35 games leading the Silver & Black. With the team’s Week Four matchup in London against the Miami Dolphins suddenly looking like a winnable game, it’s natural to ask if losing this one in front of an international audience will cost Allen his job with the team.

KHTK Sports 1140–09/24/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - MARCH 10: (L-R) ESPN analysts Bobby Knight and Brent Musburger call the game between the Oklahoma State Cowboys and the Kansas Jayhawks during their quarterfinal game in the 2011 Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament at Sprint Center on March 10, 2011 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Top 5 Commentator Gaffes

Commentators have a lot of air time to fill. And sometimes they say something stupid.

01/09/2014

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 10: Terrelle Pryor #2 of the Oakland Raiders in action against the New York Giants during their game at MetLife Stadium on November 10, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Oakland Needs To Conquer Road Woes On The Way To Respectability

For an NFL team to be playoff caliber, it needs to win most of its games at home and find victory half the time on the road: the Raiders are winless this year away from the Coliseum.

11/13/2013

PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 27: Quarterback Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants calls a plat at the line against the Philadelphia Eagles in the second half during a game at Lincoln Financial Field on October 27, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Giants defeated the Eagles 15-7. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Rested And Newly-Confident Giants Pose Daunting Task For Road Raiders In Week 10

Sure, the New York Giants started 0-6, but they’ve won their last two games now, and coming off a bye week, they’ll be ready to host Oakland.

11/05/2013

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Frank Caliendo Joins The Don Geronimo Show

Frank Caliendo tells the guys about his new podcast, which can be found on johnfrankandchuck.com., and jokes about Jon Gruden’s Manti Te’o interview.

KHTK Sports 1140–04/11/2013

The Don Geronimo Show

The Don Geronimo Show – April 11, 2013

Doni is back from his day off, and the show starts with Doni asking Slow Joe about meeting Sheryl Crow yesterday, apparently she was in town to do an interview with KNCI across the hall, […]

KHTK Sports 1140–04/11/2013

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Frank Caliendo Joins The Don Geronimo Show

Frank talks about the show he did at Colusa Casino that Don went to, adding his Jon Gruden impersonation to his set, and getting bumped by ESPN two weeks in a row.

KHTK Sports 1140–12/12/2012

OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 18: Head Coach Dennis Allen throws his red flag challenging a call during the first quarter of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints at O.co Coliseum on November 18, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

As The Raiders’ World Turns: Oakland’s Drama Continues In The Post-Al Davis Era

Despite the years of losing, the Raiders continue to be newsworthy for all the drama associated with this once storied franchise. Even after the passing of owner Al Davis, controversy surrounds the team. Following a fifth straight loss, head coach Dennis Allen abruptly left to be with his ailing father who passed away Monday night. Now rumors are swirling that former coach Jon Gruden may return to the Silver and Black..

12/05/2012