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Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden, right, speaks with an official during the second half of an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Raiders lack of pass rush big part of loss to Bucs

Oct. 26, 2020 6:36 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — After watching Tom Brady carve up his defense while barely being touched, Las Vegas coach Jon Gruden said he would immediately look at how to spark the Raiders struggling pass rush. Whatever changes the Raiders do make, it doesn’t appear as if changes on the coaching staff or a...

CORRECTS TO $2 BILLION, NOT 1.9 BILLION AS ORIGINALLY SENT - FILE - In this July 22, 2020, file photo, the sun sets behind Allegiant Stadium, home of the Las Vegas Raiders football team, in Las Vegas. The NFL is opening in Sin City, something even the bookies in this gambling city would never have bet on happening. But on Monday night, Sept. 21, 2020,  the gamble pays off when the Raiders meet the New Orleans Saints in the opening game of the glittering $2 billion stadium that Raiders owner Mark Davis dubbed the Death Star.(AP Photo/John Locher, File)

UNLV football will be first with fans at Raiders' stadium

Oct. 26, 2020 5:22 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Fans of UNLV football will be the first to attend a game at the home of the NFL's Las Vegas Raiders after the university's plan to allow a limited number of spectators was approved by the Southern Nevada Health District and Nevada’s department of Business & Industry. The Rebels...

The Latest: Seahawks lead Cardinals 27-17 at halftime

Oct. 25, 2020 10:15 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 7 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 10:12 p.m. Tyler Lockett caught two touchdown passes, Carlos Hyde ran for a touchdown and DK Metcalf saved a touchdown as the Seattle Seahawks built a 27-17 halftime lead over the Arizona Cardinals. The action-packed first half had plenty of highlights, but the...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers inside linebacker Devin White (45) sacks Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Raiders O-line struggles after week in COVID isolation

Oct. 25, 2020 9:30 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders started their week of practice for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers by sending home their entire starting offensive line after Trent Brown tested positive for the coronavirus. The four other starters weren’t allowed to return until Sunday morning with their only real...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Rob Gronkowski celebrates with quarterback Tom Brady, left, after Gronkowski scored a touchdown against the Las Vegas Raiders during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Brady's 4 TD passes lead Bucs past Raiders 45-20

Oct. 25, 2020 8:46 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tom Brady dropped back and lofted a pass that just got over the defender's arms and fell into Scotty Miller's hands right before he reached the sideline for a 33-yard TD pass. The 43-year-old Brady is getting back to his Super Bowl-winning form following an early season adjustment to his...

FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2019, file photo, Oakland Raiders offensive tackle Trent Brown (77) protects a gap in the offensive line during an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, in Oakland, Calif. The Las Vegas Raiders sent all five starting offensive linemen home as part of coronavirus contact tracing after right tackle Trent Brown was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list with a positive test. The Raiders held practice on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 without their starting five as they prepare for Sunday’s home game against Tampa Bay. (AP Photo/Peter Joneleit, File)

Raiders get 4 linemen back for game vs. Bucs

Oct. 25, 2020 2:53 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders will be able to play four of their starting offensive linemen Sunday against Tampa Bay after they got one more day of negative tests for COVID-19. Kolton Miller, Denzelle Good, Rodney Hudson and Gabe Jackson all tested negative in results gotten back Sunday and were...

FILE - In this March 12, 2019, file photo, Rhode Island Democrat Speaker of the House Nicholas Mattiello gavels open a late afternoon session of the legislature at the State House in Providence, R.I. Mattiello is seeking for re-election in the state's 15th legislative district in the Nov. 3, 2020, election. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

RI's House speaker in tight race in pro-Trump district

Oct. 25, 2020 9:57 AM EDT

CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — Could a big political upset potentially be brewing in the littlest state? Democratic House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello — one of Rhode Island's most powerful politicians — is in a tight race as he campaigns to hang on to his legislative seat in a district that backed...

Nathan Chen, of the United States, competes during men's free skating program in the International Skating Union Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Chen, Bell capture Skate America crowns in Las Vegas

Oct. 25, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nathan Chen found himself in a familiar place Saturday on the top step of the podium. The podium at Skate America, to be precise. The American superstar landed five quadruple jumps over two programs in his first competition in nine months, easily out-distancing Vincent Zhou and the rest of...

Nevada quarterback Carson Strong (12) throws a touchdown pass against Wyoming State during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Reno, Nev. (AP Photo/Lance Iversen)

Strong gets Nevada past Wyoming 37-34 in OT to open season

Oct. 24, 2020 11:58 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Carson Strong threw his fourth touchdown pass, a nine-yarder to Romeo Doubs in overtime as Nevada beat Wyoming 37-34 on Saturday night in the Mountain West Conference and season openers for both teams. Strong was 39-of-52 passing for 420 yards. Cole Turner had seven receptions for 119...

New York Giants' Daniel Jones runs with the ball during the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Perfection on display when Steelers visit Titans, both 5-0

Oct. 24, 2020 11:33 AM EDT

Maybe all the delays involving the Titans and the jumbled NFL schedule led to the kind of showcase game we all need. Pittsburgh (5-0) at Tennessee (5-0). Yes, the COVID-19 outbreak in Nashville provided some understandably nervous and upsetting times. And it could be a harbinger for a league attempting to play a...