UPDATE: Raiders Confirm Tony Sparano Named Interim Head Coach

ALAMEDA (KRON) — Former Miami Dolphins Head Coach Tony Sparano will take over the Oakland Raiders for the rest of the season.

The Raiders have issued a news release announcing Sparano as the Interim Head Coach later Tuesday.

“Tony Sparano has a strong presence in this organization,” Raiders General Manager Reggie McKenzie said in a written statement. “His experience and leadership qualities will serve the team well in helping reach the goal of everyone here, which is to win football games.”

Monday the team informed Coach Dennis Allen of his termination in a phone call after the Raiders started the season at 0-4. He was 8-28 during his time with the Raiders.

We will carry the official announcement from the Raiders live on KRON.com and the KRON 4 24/7 News Channel when it happens. Stay tuned to KRON 4, the KRON 4 Mobile App, and KRON4.com for the latest on this developing story.

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