Raider Owner: Mark Davis

Mark Davis has a good heart, and he’s smarter than people might give him credit for,” says a source who requested anonymity to protect business relationships. “But imagine if you were 56 or 57 years old and never had a job. And then you wake up one morning and you’re running a billion-dollar company.”

“MOST DAYS START the same — behind the wheel of a white 1997 Dodge Caravan SE outfitted with a bubble-top Mark III conversion kit, a VHS player mounted to the roof inside and a r8hers personalized plate. Mark Davis pilots this machine from his East Bay home to the nearest P.F. Chang’s, where he sits at the left end of the bar, same spot every time, puts his white fanny pack on the counter, orders an iced tea and unfolds the day’s newspapers. Beside him on the bar, next to the papers, is his 2003 Nokia push-button phone with full texting capability. When someone calls and asks him where he is, he says, “I’m in my office,” and sends a knowing nod to the bartenders. It gets ’em every time.”

From: http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/13735322/are-mark-davis-raiders-leaving-oakland

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Oakland Raiders fan since mid 2009, when I noticed the Raiders on TV during a visit to my wife's family in Ohio. By the end of the game versus the Bengals I had become a fanatical fan and haven't missed a game since... View all posts by theoaklandraiders

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