Found October 08, 2011 on NBC Bay Area:
Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis has died, according to A message on the team's homepage Saturday read: "Al Davis / July 4, 1929 - October 8, 2011 / The Raider Family Will Issue a statement later today" WATCH: slideshow of Al Davis through the years. The obituary below was up on An unyielding total commitment to excellence has marked the three-time World Cham- pion Raiders monumental rise during the last 48 years to the very top of the profes- sional sports world. In these memorable 48 years, the Raiders have had 28 winning seasons, including 16 in a row from 1965 through the 1980 World Championship season. In 34 of those seasons, the Raiders earned a record of  .500 or better. Al Davis’ six-decade professional football story, from assistant coach of the Chargers, to head coach and general manager of the Raiders, to Commissioner of the American Football League and finally to principal owner and president of the general partner of The Oakland Ra...
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