League to 'look into' whether Raiders followed Rooney Rule in Jon Gruden hire - SFGate

SFGate| Thu Jan 11 16:01:30 EST 2018
Oakland Raiders new head coach Jon Gruden speaks during a news conference at Oakland Raiders headquarters on January 9, 2018 in Alameda, California. Jon Gruden has returned to the Oakland Raiders after leaving the team in 2001.  less Oakland Raiders new head coach Jon Gruden speaks during a news conference at Oakland Raiders headquarters on January 9, 2018 in Alameda, California. Jon Gruden has returned to the Oakland Raiders after leaving ... more Photo: Justin Sullivan, Getty Images Oakland Raiders new head coach Jon Gruden, left, answers a question next to general manager Reggie McKenzie during an NFL football press conference Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, in Alameda. Oakland Raiders new he..

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Oakland Raiders new head coach Jon Gruden speaks during a news conference at Oakland Raiders headquarters on January 9, 2018 in Alameda, California. Jon Gruden has returned to the ....
SFGate| Thu Jan 11 16:01:30 EST 2018
Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden, left, shakes hands with general manager Reggie McKenzie during an NFL football press conference Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, in Alameda, Calif. (AP....
SFGate| Wed Jan 10 13:01:38 EST 2018
Jon Gruden (center), Oakland Raiders head coach, holds an Oakland Raiders jersey with his name as he stands between Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis (left) and Oakland Raiders gene....
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CARSON, CA - DECEMBER 31: Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders throws a pass during the first half of the game against the Los Angeles Chargers at StubHub Center on December 31, 20....
SFGate| Wed Jan 10 16:01:42 EST 2018
The Oakland Raiders got their man in new head coach Jon Gruden, but questions persist about how closely they followed the Rooney Rule. Now the NFL is officially “looking into” any ....
SB Nation| Thu Jan 11 16:03:10 EST 2018
So now we know what it costs to reconnect with the elusive one that got away: $100 million. That is the reported value of Jon Gruden’s 10-year contract to return to coaching and to....
Washington Post| Tue Jan 09 19:13:08 EST 2018
OLYMPICS SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The rival Koreas moved toward easing their bitter animosity during rare talks, with North Korea agreeing to take part in next month's Winter Olym....
Post Bulletin| Tue Jan 09 22:04:42 EST 2018
The football gods called Jon Gruden back. After nearly a decade at ESPN calling games on Monday Night Football, Gruden is making his return to football and to the Oakland Raiders. ....
ABC News| Wed Jan 10 04:00:23 EST 2018
In this handout image provided by NFL UK, a general view at the start of the NFL football game between Miami Dolphins and Oakland Raiders at Wembley Stadium in London, Sunday, Sept....
SFGate| Thu Jan 11 13:23:36 EST 2018
The NFL is investigating the Raiders' head coach hiring process and whether they violated the "Rooney Rule," a league official told ESPN.  The investigation comes one day afte....
Sporting News| Thu Jan 11 13:48:16 EST 2018
With another NFL offseason comes another year of several teams getting new head coaches and coordinators. Who's all been fired, hired or retired? Which teams have the same primary ....
Sporting News| Wed Jan 10 10:04:25 EST 2018
Jon Gruden finally decided the time was right to finish what he nearly achieved in his first stint in Oakland and deliver another Super Bowl title to the Raiders. Nearly 16 years a....
Los Angeles Times| Wed Jan 10 13:00:24 EST 2018
The Fritz Pollard Alliance, which promotes diversity in NFL coaching and executive positions, released a statement Wednesday asking the NFL to investigate the Raiders for a po....
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Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr yells at the officials during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Houston Rockets Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, in Houston. (AP Ph....
SFGate| Wed Jan 10 19:01:37 EST 2018
The Raiders touted Jon Gruden's hire as "unfinished business" after Gruden went 38-26 in four seasons as the team's head coach from 1998-2001.  Former Raiders greats say Grude....
Sporting News| Wed Jan 10 16:01:38 EST 2018
Jon Gruden has never had a promising, young quarterback like Derek Carr to develop in 11 seasons as an NFL head coach. Carr hasn't had the opportunity to play for a coach like Grud....
ABC News| Wed Jan 10 13:08:16 EST 2018
There's also this:  Morton calls the plays for the Jets (which is something most offensive coordinators would want to do), and it looks like he'll be returning in 2018 to do t....
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Hall of Fame quarterback and ESPN announcer Steve Young throws a football before an NFL football game between the Tennessee Titans and the New York Jets on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, i....
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FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2015, file photo, then-Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner watches the team warm up before a preseason NFL football game against the Dallas ....
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Harry Kane is set to join Real Madrid this summer and Luka Modric could be on his way out, according to Diario Gol. Negotiations with the Tottenham star are reportedly so....
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Patrick Ewing mostly kept his hands in his suit pockets as he paced the Madison Square Garden sideline. The 7-footer had already served his tenure banging-and-bumping at the Garden....
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Stephen Curry (30) chews his mouthguard in the second half as the Golden State Warriors played the Denver Nuggets at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, January 8, 2018. St....
SFGate| Thu Jan 11 13:01:48 EST 2018
The NFL is heading to a new destination in London, and the first match-up at English Premier League club Tottenham will be the Oakland Raiders against the Seattle Seahawks in Octob....
ABC News| Thu Jan 11 10:00:24 EST 2018
With another MLS season in the books, teams are already preparing for 2018. Just hours after Toronto FC lifted the MLS Cup, the league's trade window opened for a half-da....
Sporting News| Thu Jan 11 10:01:38 EST 2018
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Sporting News| Wed Jan 10 13:01:27 EST 2018
The football hangover was evident in the Coleman Coliseum seats if not the hardwood. Coming off a sloppy start against Georgia for which there was no recovery, Alabama's basketball....
AL| Tue Jan 09 19:06:30 EST 2018
Los Angeles Clippers guard Lou Williams, left, shoots against Golden State Warriors forward Omri Casspi during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Saturday, Ja....
SFGate| Wed Jan 10 22:01:33 EST 2018
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Former NFL head coach Norv Turner arrived in Charlotte on Wednesday to finalize details that would make him the next offensive coordinator of the Carolina Panthe....
ABC News| Wed Jan 10 13:05:16 EST 2018
Oakland Athletics pitcher Mark Mulder delivers against the Cleveland Indians during the first inning Wednesday, July 31, 2002 in Oakland, Calif. Mulder recovered from a rocky secon....
SFGate| Tue Jan 09 22:02:44 EST 2018
NEW YORK — From the venue to the uniforms to the thrilling finish, Georgetown Coach Patrick Ewing’s first game against his college archrival-turned-close friend, St. John’s Coach C....
Washington Post| Tue Jan 09 19:13:09 EST 2018
Texas guard Andrew Jones, who flirted with leaving school for the NBA after last season, has been diagnosed with leukemia and has started treatment, the school announced Wednesday.....
SFGate| Wed Jan 10 19:41:07 EST 2018
Scott Frost led one of the greatest turnarounds in college football history, so it's only fitting he was named the 2017 American Football Coaches Association FBS coach of the year.....
Sporting News| Wed Jan 10 04:33:15 EST 2018
SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego State was leading San Jose State by one point late in the first half when redshirt freshman Jalen McDaniels made three straight baskets, including a one-....
Post Bulletin| Tue Jan 09 22:04:43 EST 2018
Rhule has spent one season as Baylor’s head coach. It was ugly. Baylor went 1-11, including early losses to Conference USA foe UTSA and FCS opponent Liberty. Before that, Rhule was....
SB Nation| Thu Jan 11 04:44:31 EST 2018
ATLANTA — Georgia coach Kirby Smart didn't look shell-shocked or distraught on the podium in the aftermath of Monday's heartbreaking 26-23 loss to Alabama in the College Footb....
Sporting News| Wed Jan 10 07:06:56 EST 2018
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Trae Young’s dad was standing near the Oklahoma tunnel the other night, going through his version of their game-day routine. Rayford Young’s headphones were in.....
Washington Post| Thu Jan 11 07:00:06 EST 2018
The Colts have long been expected to have their eyes on a coach from the college ranks to take over as their head man, but very few would have guessed they would interview this one....
Sporting News| Thu Jan 11 04:42:44 EST 2018
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