We spend plenty of time “outing” phonies and charlatans in our business. But, alas, there are many, many dedicated, responsible and interesting journalists in the cyber-universe and when I find them, simply put, I celebrate them.
If you’ve been following this Raiders story closely — and I am, mainly because of the bizarre nature of the management, ownership, leadership and discipline of the Oakland Raiders, whose success and franchise closely mirrors the Baltimore Orioles in many ways — this story by Yahoo’s Mike Silver is a must-read.
So just when you think the Orioles are really bad, just consider that you could be a Raider fan as well.
Angelos and Davis really do have a lot in common: old world owner, a little too involved, no one who is competent or wise wants to work for them, etc.
But, like Bob Haynie, I digress…
This is one of the best “exposes” in recent memory on the dysfunction of the Raider Nation under Al Davis.
Keep in mind: Davis is in the Hall of Fame and Art Modell is not.
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