On his first day as AFL commissioner in 1966, Davis instructs staffer writing press release about him to insert words dynamic and genius.
During 1987 game at Minnesota, Davis has Raiders official inform coach Tom Flores, " Mr. Davis wants a new quarterback." Flores claims not to have received message but replaces Rusty Hilger with Marc Wilson.
After former big league slugger Tony Conigliaro suffers heart attack and lapses into near coma in 1982, Davis visits him regularly.
Suspecting Raiders of pregame espionage, Chargers coach Harland Svare screams at Oakland Coliseum locker-room light fixture, "Damn you, Al Davis, I know you're up there!" Davis later says, "It wasn't in the light."