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Golden Knights snap two-game skid, top Flames 6-2

Oct. 13, 2019 2:02 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights came into the season with one of the best top-six forward units in the NHL. In their latest win, they proved they have the potential to be a threat with all four lines. Mark Stone and William Carrier each had a goal and an assist and Marc-Andre Fleury made 33 saves...

World traveler Raiders are in contention at the bye

Oct. 10, 2019 1:54 PM EDT

After starting a 48-day stretch without a true home game with another lopsided loss in Minnesota, the Oakland Raiders looked destined for yet another losing season. Coach Jon Gruden's team responded well instead of spiraling out of control and put together the best back-to-back games since he returned to the...

Raiders developing into contender in year 2 under Gruden

Oct. 7, 2019 3:04 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Maybe it took a week in England for coach Jon Gruden's vision for the type of team he wants the Oakland Raiders to become to materialize. The young players he hoped will form the foundation for the future finally started to deliver and quarterback Derek Carr ran the offense with the...

Bears offense can't step up when defense struggles

Oct. 7, 2019 1:58 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — It was only a matter of time for the vaunted Chicago defense to have a rough week. The problem for the Bears right now is that when the Monsters of the Midway aren't dominating as usual, the offense isn't nearly good enough to make up for it and lead the team to a win. With a combination of a...

The Latest: RB Aaron Jones having career day for Packers

Oct. 6, 2019 7:10 PM EDT

The Latest on NFL Week 5 (all times EDT) 6:55 p.m. Green Bay running back Aaron Jones keeps building on a career day at the Dallas Cowboys. Jones has four touchdowns rushing, already two more than his career high with time remaining in the third quarter, to help the Packers build a 31-3 lead. The third-year back...

Big 3rd quarter not enough for Bears vs. Raiders

Oct. 6, 2019 6:16 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The problem for the Chicago Bears was more about their play in the trenches than when they arrived in London. A Bears team known for its dominant defensive front was overwhelmed by the Oakland Raiders rushing game and Chicago was unable to generate anything on the ground at all. That added up...

Josh Jacobs rallies Raiders past Bears 24-21

Oct. 6, 2019 6:06 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — All that pregame talk about Khalil Mack and the Monsters of the Midway defense only served as motivation for the Oakland Raiders. A dominant performance from the offensive line, a breakthrough game from a rookie running back and the ability to bounce back from a third-quarter meltdown made...

Bears star Khalil Mack prepares for reunion vs. Raiders

Oct. 3, 2019 2:07 PM EDT

Khalil Mack delighted the Oakland Raiders for four seasons by racking up sacks, forced fumbles and other big plays as one of the NFL's top defenders. Now he gets the chance to torment them 13 months after the Raiders traded their most productive draft pick of this century to Chicago following a lengthy contract...

Raiders head to London on winning note after win vs. Colts

Sep. 30, 2019 3:15 PM EDT

After a couple of weeks when almost nothing went right, the Oakland Raiders found their game in time to make sure they can start their stay in London in a good mood. The Raiders bounced back from two straight lopsided losses with perhaps their best road game in two seasons under coach Jon Gruden, beating the...

Raiders use fast start, interception return to beat Colts

Sep. 29, 2019 6:00 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr turned things around in a hurry Sunday. He hooked up with open receivers, watched the running game establish itself and enjoyed seeing Oakland transform itself from a struggling offense to the kind coach Jon Gruden envisioned. Carr led the Raiders...