Editor's note: Every Tuesday and Thursday during this sports hiatus, we'll answer questions that Bay Area sports fans long have debated in "Ever Wonder?" This Thursday: Where did the Raiders' iconic "Black Hole" originate from?
They lined the end zone at the Oakland Coliseum during every Raiders home game.
The "Black Hole," the costume-clad section featuring some of the Raiders' most passionate fans, became the signature part of the hostile experience for opposing teams when visiting Oakland.
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But how did this community of die-hard fans come together to form the NFL's most iconic fan section?
Learn more in the latest episode of "Ever Wonder?" from NBC Sports California in the video above.