"Steve Jobs and Al Davis dead in the same week. It just goes to show you that you can't take it with you and you don't live forever. Enjoy your day today."
Jack Swanson, October 8, 2011
Los Angeles Times Original Article
|Al Davis, the controversial longtime owner of the Oakland Raiders, has died, according to the team’s website. The website is reporting that Davis, 82, passed away Saturday. A full statement is expected later in the day. Davis started as the team's head coach and general manager and rose to become its principal owner. [Updated at: 8:26 a.m.: The death of Davis, whose “Just win, baby!” motto served him equally well on stadium sidelines and in legendary court battles, was announced by the Raiders on their website.|