The once proud Raiders organization has clearly suffered a fall from grace (SCORECARD, Aug. 31). But to suggest that we Oakland fans are actually celebrating this buffoonery is downright hurtful. We do not cheer because the Raiders lead the league in penalties. We do not revel in the fact that they have had five coaches since 2002. We are not proud to read about backroom brawls between coaches. But the Raiders are our team, and we continue to bleed Silver and Black—even when you rub salt in our wounds.
Scott Phillips, Toronto
I'm a 75-year-old who jogs three miles three times a week and plays golf twice a week. After reading Chris Ballard's astonishing story about 67-year-old Arthur Webb's running the 135-mile Badwater Ultramarathon (POINT AFTER, Aug. 31), I've come to realize something about myself. I'm a couch potato.
Larry Mills, Ventura, Calif.
I believe you have the wrong runner on your cover.
George Flavin, Katy, Texas
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