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  • Golden State Warriors' Arena Plan Passes Hurdle with UCSF Support
    published on Tue, 04 Aug 2015 04:23:15 GMT
    Oct 30, 2013; Oakland, CA, USA; T-shirts depicting a map of the bay area and the new bay bridge Golden State Warriors logo at Oracle Arena before the game between the Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Lakers. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports Building an 18,000-seat arena in San Francisco has its challenges, no matter who's paying for it or where it's being constructed....
  • Cal basketball schedules home-and-home series with Virginia
    published on Mon, 03 Aug 2015 20:54:11 GMT
    The Bears, whose No. 2-ranked recruiting class has sparked great anticipation for the upcoming season, will face Virginia on December 22 in Charlottesville, Va....
  • Brice Butler makes spectacular catch at Raiders camp
    published on Mon, 03 Aug 2015 19:24:39 GMT
    Oct 19, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders wide receiver Brice Butler reacts after catching a 55 yard pass against the Arizona Cardinals in the second quarter at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports Brice Butler returned to Oakland Raiders training camp on Sunday and wasted no time making the impression he needed to make to stand out in what is a deep competition for spots on the depth chart at wide receiver....
  • Why Oakland A's owner is not a fan of proposed Oakland Coliseum buyout
    published on Mon, 03 Aug 2015 17:31:56 GMT
    Two days after Alameda County said it wants to sell its stake in the Oakland Coliseum sports complex - a move that it says would smooth out negotiations for a planned $1 billion sports, housing and retail complex on the site - Oakland A's owner Lew Wolff said he isn't a fan of the buyout proposal. At a meeting of local leaders on Friday, Wolff said he didn't think it would simplify matters if the county sold its stake in the complex to the city of Oakland, the Oakland Tribune reported ....
  • CFB Recruiting 200: Top 13 Athletes in Class of 2016
    published on Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:57:49 GMT
    After thorough study using specific scoring criteria , Bleacher Report National Recruiting Analysts Damon Sayles , Sanjay Kirpalani and Tyler Donohue have graded the top 200 players in the 247Sports composite rankings and provided in-depth analysis on each young athlete. Bleacher Report will run a position-by-position breakdown series of the best college football recruits in the class of 2016....
  • After 6-year wait, Tim Brown ready for Hall induction
    published on Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:29:10 GMT
    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Perhaps more than any other position in football, wide receivers are forced to depend on teammates for success....
  • In Watts, a Tiny Black Core, Some of Whom Helped Burn It, Now Steers Its Future
    published on Mon, 03 Aug 2015 13:37:56 GMT
    Early in the morning, with roosters crowing next door, you can find Betty Day in her park. That's what she calls the slender pocket park on Grape Street, built incongruously on an empty single-family home lot across the street from her house....
  • More
    published on Mon, 03 Aug 2015 11:31:28 GMT
    Andre Ethier hit his second dramatic home run in three innings, a two-run shot in the 10th, and Howie Kendrick also homered to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a three-game Freeway Series sweep with a 5-3 victory over the sputtering Los Angeles Angels on Sunday. Drew Rucinski walked Adrian Gonzalez with one out in the 10th before Ethier deposited the rookie right-hander's 1-1 pitch into the Angels' bullpen in right field for his 12th homer and the Dodgers' NL-leading 131st home run....
  • Leading Off: Price Jays debut; Burnett to doc; Cubs-Pirates
    published on Mon, 03 Aug 2015 02:45:43 GMT
    Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher A.J. Burnett throws in the second inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Thursday, July 30, 2015, in Cincinnati. . Oakland Athletics' Ike Davis, right, runs down Cleveland Indians' Jason Kipnis in the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, July 30, 2015, in Oakland, Calif....
  • Oakland Raiders look forward to first padded practice Sunday
    published on Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:31:17 GMT
    Jun 9, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders assistant defensive backs coach Rod Woodson talks with cornerbacks D.J. Hayden and Brandian Ross at minicamp at the Raiders practice facility. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports The first two days of 2015 Oakland Raiders Training Camp in Napa have brought the typical excitement and optimism that the opening weekend of camp brings every summer....
  • 2015 Trade Deadline: Will Felix Doubront Become Relevant In Oakland?
    published on Sun, 02 Aug 2015 07:43:42 GMT
    Jul 22, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Felix Doubront throws a pitch against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports Right at the deadline buzzer, the Oakland Athletics picked up pitcher Felix Doubront from the Toronto Blue Jays....
  • Oakland A's prospect watch: Dillon Overton, Raul Alcantara lead the young pitchers
    published on Sat, 01 Aug 2015 23:50:59 GMT
    Before the season began, Athletics Nation voted on its annual Community Prospect List, ranking the 25-best players in the minors. With hope for the playoffs dwindling by the day, it's time for us to take a look at how those top prospects are doing....
  • A giant robot that shoots ... T-shirts?
    published on Sat, 01 Aug 2015 02:36:01 GMT
    If the whole idea of creating a new sports entertainment league that will rival the UFC, WWE and NASCAR for sheer dollars, excitement and danger doesn't work out, the MegaBots can always do parties. It turns out that a MegaBot is a really good T-shirt cannon....
  • A's don't support Oakland/Alameda County buyout talks
    published on Sat, 01 Aug 2015 01:22:28 GMT
    Two days after Alameda County announced it wanted to sell the city its stake in the debt-ridden Oakland Coliseum complex, some are questioning whether such a deal is feasible and whether the county's departure might actually complicate stadium negotiations with the Oakland Raiders and A's. As local leaders met Friday to discuss a city buyout of the county's share of the 120-acre site in East Oakland, A's owner Lew Wolff said he was not supportive of a buyout and did not think it would simplify t...
  • Oakland Raiders give silent treatment
    published on Sat, 25 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    There is still no stadium deal on the horizon, but the Oakland Raiders and city leaders took one tiny step forward this week: They actually talked. When Raiders President Marc Badain called Oakland assistant administrator Claudia Cappio, it was the first direct conversation between the team and the city in more than a month....
  • J.A. Happ Traded to Pittsburgh on Deadline Day
    published on Fri, 31 Jul 2015 22:17:09 GMT
    Jul 3, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Seattle Mariners starting pitcher J.A. Happ returns to the dugout after the first inning against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports Just before the clock struck 1:00 pm PST, the Seattle Mariners agreed to send J.A. Happ to the Pittsburgh Pirates....
  • Trent Richardson and Rod Streater sent to NFI List, Stacy McGee and Trindon Holiday to PUP
    published on Fri, 31 Jul 2015 22:14:48 GMT
    The Oakland Raiders have had a busy day making roster moves today. They have officially designated RB Trent Richardson and WR Rod Streater to the Non-Football Injury list and DT Stacy McGee and KR/WR Trindon Holliday to the Physically Unable to Perform list....
  • A's acquire lefty Doubront from Toronto, send Cook to Boston
    published on Fri, 31 Jul 2015 21:20:11 GMT
    Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Felix Doubront works against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 22, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. The A's acquired left-hander Felix Doubront from the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday for cash considerations....
  • A's acquire lefty Felix Doubront from Toronto
    published on Fri, 31 Jul 2015 21:13:19 GMT
    Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Felix Doubront works against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 22, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. The A's acquired left-hander Felix Doubront from the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday for cash considerations....
  • Boston Red Sox trade rumors: Red Sox in talks with Cleveland Indians on Carlos Carrasco
    published on Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:29:11 GMT
    Cleveland Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco works against the Oakland Athletics in the ninth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, July 30, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. As they continue the pursuit of young, controllable starters, the Red Sox have reportedly been in talks with the Cleveland Indians for starter Carlos Carrasco....