M. Thompson II
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Thompson: Tony Sparano isn't the man for Raiders
The Oakland Raiders, with 11 coaches since 1996, need to get this one right, and Jim Harbaugh is right.
Thompson: Oakland Raiders fans party like it's 2015
Before victory over Buffalo Bills, Raiders fans celebrate news that team won't moving to Los Angeles next season
Wake of the Week archive: Trouble for local hero 10 years ago
Bud Geracie's archived column from 2004 that takes a sideways look back at the local and national sports scene
Marcus Thompson's Blog
Tony Sparano Has Been Great for Raiders, But Team Should Still Seek a Proven Winner as Head Coach
Raiders interim coach Tony Sparano, once again, has made lunch from leftovers. As he did with the Miami Dolphins in 2008, Sparano has salvaged something good out of a mess.
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50 things we learned in 2014
Here's our annual look back at the 50 things that surprised us, or reassured us, or that we simply didn't see coming.
Has One Direction lost its luster?
'NCIS' repeat and holiday cartoons top British boy band's behind-the-scenes special Tuesday night.