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Sparano savors 1st win with Raiders

Oakland Raiders interim coach Tony Sparano yells during the third quarter of the Raiders' NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Tony Sparano gathered the Oakland Raiders in a victorious locker room and praised them for sticking together through a 16-game losing streak.

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Raiders snap 16-game skid with 24-20 win vs. KC

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) celebrates after the Raiders defeated the Kansas City Chiefs 24-20 in an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Sio Moore sacked Alex Smith and started to celebrate in the Kansas City backfield with Oakland Raiders teammate Khalil Mack.

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Chiefs look to avoid letdown vs. winless Raiders

Kansas City Chiefs players including Kansas City Chiefs inside linebacker Josh Mauga (90) celebrate after Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Sean Smith, right, broke up a pass intended for Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Paul Richardson, unseen, at the end of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. The Kansas City Chiefs won 24-20. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Wedged between a pair of games against last season’s Super Bowl participants, the Kansas City Chiefs appear to get a bit of a breather with a visit to the winless Oakland Raiders.

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Winless Raiders get Chiefs in short week

The Oakland Raiders have gone a calendar year without a victory.

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DH Billy Butler and Athletics reach 3-year deal

In this Aug. 9, 2014, file photo, Kansas City Royals' Billy Butler runs to third as he advances on an Alex Gordon single in the seventh inning during a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants in Kansas City, Mo. A person with knowledge of the negotiations says free agent designated hitter Butler and the Oakland Athletics have agreed to a $30 million, three-year contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday night, Nov. 18, 2014, because the A's had not announced the deal, their typical practice until a new player passes a physical. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga. File)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics agreed to terms on a $30 million, three-year contract with designated hitter Billy Butler through the 2017 season.

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