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Raiders' owner describes in great detail firing of Kiffin

Updated: October 1, 2008, 10:34 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

The silver and black came out of Tuesday black and blue.

In an unprecedented news conference, Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis explained the firing of Lane Kiffin in great detail. Davis said he was "embarrassed to watch" the Raiders play under Kiffin.

"I reached a point where I felt that the whole staff were fractionalized, that the best thing to do to get this thing back was to make a change," Davis said during the lengthy news conference. "It hurts because I picked the guy. I picked ...

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