Here is the opening to my Monday column about the Oakland Raiders:

Shame on the Oakland Raiders. Shame on Raiders’ owner Mark Davis, such a silly man.

The Raiders fired their head public relations man on Saturday, although he’d been banned from the Raiders’ facility before that. The man’s name is Zak Gilbert and he’s a good guy, and this firing makes Mark Davis seem like a twit — not for the first time in his life.

You may be thinking, “Why should I care if a PR guy gets the axe?”

It’s a fair question. I’ll try to explain.

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