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In addition to enduring yet another difficult loss, the Oakland Raiders are bracing for the possibility that coach Tom Cable could be arrested soon in relation to an alleged assault on an assistant coach. Criminal charges against Cable could lead to a suspension by the league. "Everybody is trying to figure out who's going to take over if Tom isn't here," said an assistant coach, who spoke on the condition of anonymity. "John Marshall has a lot of experience, he's probably the guy. But it's nuts. It's crazy when you start to really think about it." (Yahoo! Sports)Comment
Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria is reportedly upset with the club's failure to reach the playoffs and will meet with front-office executives next week to decide whether to keep manager Fredi Gonzalez and the rest of the coaching staff. The Marlins finished the season with the third-best record in franchise history. But club officials, including Loria, thought the second-place team should have done better despite having a $35 million payroll, the lowest in the majors. ESPN.com reported that former major-league manager Bobby Valentine was in communication with the Marlins about a job. (Miami Herald)Comment
Here is what Brett Favre told ESPN's Jon Gruden on what he'd tell Packer fans: "It was 16 great years. I hope they enjoyed it, they appreciated it, that run as much as I did. You can't take that away, you just have to let it go and just move on." (St. Paul Pioneer Press)Comment
Baltimore's Mark Clayton fails to hold on late in the end zone as the Ravens drop a 27-21 decision to the Patriots Sunday. (AP)
Brandon Marshall slices up the Cowboys defense to take the Broncos to 4-0 this season.
Game To Watch
Brett Favre faces his former Packers teammates Monday night at 8:30 p.m. ET
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SI Vault: More Barry Bonds
This Day in Sports
- 2001 -- Barry Bonds hits his 71st and 72nd home runs of the season.
- 2003 -- The Chiefs' Dante Hall scores a return TD in his fourth straight game, an NFL record
- 2003 -- The Cubs win their first postseason series since the 1908 World Series