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Longtime Hall of Fame Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis has died. He was known for his rebellious spirit!

The team said the 82-year-old died at his home in Oakland on Saturday morning.

It was Davis’ willingness to buck the establishment that helped turn the NFL into THE establishment in sports — the most successful sports league in American history.

Davis was charming, cantankerous and compassionate — a man who when his wife suffered a serious heart attack in the 1970s moved into her hospital room. But he was best known as a rebel, a man who established a team whose silver-and-black colors and pirate logo symbolized his attitude toward authority, both on the field and off.


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