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The Oakland Raiders

They're winning, they've got the best looking cheerleaders, and they've got the NFL's toughest logo. The Zone is most certainly talking about the Silver and Black - the Oakland Raiders. They have one of the best overall records in the history of the NFL, but that's easy to do when your logo is a Raider who looks tough as nails and ready to rock.

When the Raiders began: September, 1960.

Famous Battles: They raided the Superbowl trophy case in 1977, 1981, and 1984.

Famous Voyages:


Part One - The owner of the Raiders, Al Davis, sends his gang sailing down the coast of California to Los Angeles where they become the LA Raiders.

Part Two - 1995, The Voyage Home; After being given lots of treasure (big dosh) to return home, Al Davis moves the Raiders back up the coast to Oakland.

Cheerleaders: The Raiderettes

Head Coach: Jon Gruden

Leading the Attack in the 2000 season: QB, Rich Gannon and Wide Receiver, Tim Brown.

Holding the Fort: Cornerback, Charles Woodson and Linebacker, William Thomas.

This Year: The Raiders' record looks good and they've had a great regular season. But they've also had an easy schedule. They'll be tough to beat in the playoffs, but don't expect to see them in the Super Bowl.

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    GoddessAngel
    "BeautifulBelle" wrote:Cheerleaders might just "hype up the team", but it still deserves to be called a sport. They're throwing each other in the air, performing possibly dangerous stunts, not even mentioning that they have to wear those skimpy outfits in freezing weather.  And also, my sister got a severe head injury and a sprained neck while doing a stunt. That's more injured than i've seen a basketball player get.
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    Jeterfan14
    "Solemn_Angel" wrote:Not always. For the most part, cheerleaders just hype up their team. If they do, it's just for fun. Theres actually a whole season dedicated for competitive cheer so your point is invalid
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    BeautifulBelle
    Cheerleaders might just "hype up the team", but it still deserves to be called a sport. They're throwing each other in the air, performing possibly dangerous stunts, not even mentioning that they have to wear those skimpy outfits in freezing weather. 
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    Solemn_Angel
    Not always. For the most part, cheerleaders just hype up their team. If they do, it's just for fun.
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    Hoellu
    Hoellu posted in Cheerleading:
    "BeautifulBelle" wrote: "Solemn_Angel" wrote:A sport is a physical competition. Cheerleading is physical, but they don't compete. They just hype up the players that do compete. So it's not really a sport. It still looks fun though. Actually, cheerleaders do compete. There are cheer competitions.  Agree! 9o9
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