Hero Of Raiders Championship Season Dies At 65

Former Raiders defensive back Mike Davis dies at 65

PLUS: Cleveland sports bars cited for coronavirus violations 

YAHOO! SPORTS – Former Oakland Raiders safety Mike Davis, 65, who is known for perhaps the most famous interception in team history, died Sunday, the team announced.

His cause of death is unknown.

Davis played for the Raiders from 1978-85, both in Oakland and Los Angeles, after they selected him with the No. 35 overall pick in the 1977 draft out of Colorado.

Davis racked up 11 interceptions and recovered 12 fumbles throughout his career with the franchise. He then played his final NFL season in 1987 with the San Diego Chargers before retiring.

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The ‘Red Right 88’ interception

Davis is perhaps most remembered for his interception in the 1981 AFC divisional playoff game in Cleveland, which eventually allowed the Raiders to win Super Bowl XV …

Click here to read more. | VIDEO: Raiders History, Red Right 88

A headline reporting that Davis’s famed interception came in the Raider’s first championship season has been corrected. The franchise won its first Super Bowl in the 1977 season. The Raiders also won the pre-merger American Football League championship in the 1967 season.

Cleveland sports bars cited for violations of coronavirus health orders

CLEVELAND.COM – The Ohio Investigative Unit cited a pair of Cleveland bars this weekend for violating coronavirus health orders.

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At Legends Sports Bar & Grill, agents reported seeing about 200 guests.

Guests were close to each other throughout the bar, and people sat in consecutive seats, with others standing behind them to place orders.

Few social distancing measures were used, and most of the guests and bar staff did not wear face coverings.

At the Clevelander Bar & Grill, agents reported seeing about 100 guests close together. 

The two bars were cited for improper conduct-disorderly activity … Read more. 

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