Dammit, Chris! You lied to us Chris!
As part of the celebrations for the 50th Super Bowl later this season, every NFL field has the ‘50’ painted gold, like the above photo from the Steelers’ stadium. Every NFL team, that is, except for the Raiders, who played on a field absent of gold in Weeks 1 and 2.
A lifelong Raiders fan was described by police as a hero after he broke the fall and saved the life of a woman who jumped from the upper deck of the Coliseum in an apparent suicide attempt.
Maybe you've seen the Coliseum change over from baseball to football mode, maybe you haven't. But as the only remaining MLB/NFL stadium, it's not something you see every day.
It has not been a great few years for hygiene at the stadia of the American League West. Earlier this year, a Houston Astros vendor pooped next to his snowcones. Before that, rats scurried all over Angel Stadium. (And, oh god, let us not forget the bees. So many bees.) And now a scourge has hit poor, unloved O.co…
Oakland came in dead last in attendance this season, an average of 54,217 per game. That's just 86 percent of the capacity at O.co Coliseum, already one of the smallest stadiums in the NFL at 63,132. Not small enough. Nearly every game, the Raiders ran up against the NFL's blackout rules, which dictate that 85 percent…