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  • Finnegan passes big test, helps Royals win Game 3
    published on Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:08:08 GMT
    Only four months after he pitched in the College World Series, the 21-year-old reliever trotted into a troubling seventh inning, got two key outs and helped the Kansas City Royals hold off San Francisco 3-2 Friday night in Game 3 of the World Series. Finnegan made history with his rapid ascent, and later agreed to donate his cap to the Hall of Fame....
  • Raiders vs Cards 2014
    published on Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:49:50 GMT
    Went to the last home game with my girlfriend and best buddy; sure the Raiders suck but the games and atmosphere is amazing.....the tailgate was awesome, visiting Jack London Square was awesome....and the price per seat was awesome!! We drove all the way from Fresno, and its always worth it to see the silver and black! As Raiders fan, we should all band together in this time of need and cheer on our boys no matter what the outcome....sure professional athletes are overpaid for what they do...but...
  • Ivan Rabb Cuts List; Hoyas Out
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:49:27 GMT
    Disappointing news today on the recruiting trail as Ivan Rabb, a 6'10" center/forward and ESPN's top ranked player in the Class of 2015 , has cut Georgetown from his final list of schools. Rabb, an Oakland, CA native, has Cal, Arizona, UCLA, Kansas, and Kentucky on his final list....
  • a's Renew Land Lease Option with San Jose for 7 Years
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:42:28 GMT
    Fuck Lew Wolff and his bullshit sj dreams, no one wants to go to San Jose to watch a baseball game @doobiekillakats real shit. Oakland needs sports idk what this fool doesnt understand....
  • Derek Carr Wants 2014 Draft Picks to Lead Oakland Raiders Back to Glory Days
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:16:08 GMT
    Oct 19, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr throws a pass against the Arizona Cardinals at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Derek Carr may be a rookie who was drafted in the second round, but by all accounts he is well on his way to being the leader under center the franchise needs to rebuild from a depressing decade plus of failure in Oakland....
  • RaiderDamus' Friday Foretelling: Raiders vs. Browns
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:19:18 GMT
    Greetings, Raider fans! It is I, RaiderDamus, who nearly fought the Dragon of Angnor, who nearly stood up to the vicious Chicken of Bristol, and who personally wet myself at the Battle of Badon Hill. I come to you today having accurately predicted the Raiders ' loss to Arizona, although I predicted a ten-point loss when, in fact, Oakland lost by eleven....
  • Obituary: Marilyn C. Oglo, 82
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:10:34 GMT
    Marilyn C. Oglo, 82, of Portsmouth, died unexpectedly on Sunday, October 19, 2014. You can take a Californian out of California, but you can never take California out of her....
  • Has Reggie McKenzie Saved the Oakland Raiders?
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:23:26 GMT
    Sep 15, 2013; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie on the sidelines before the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at O.co Coliseum. Oakland won 19-9....
  • Fave local Mexican restaurantsvisit|slideshow-95585|river_fixed_height-44730-1col-hcat-18--44402|3
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:48:34 GMT
    Taqueria Cancun : The bright yellow awning has become a Mission landmark, and home to what many consider the REAL best burrito in the city. Comal : Matt Gandin brings his Delfina training to bear on Mexican food; the results are light, vegetable-friendly and polished....
  • A's and San Jose agree on seven-year deal -- new ballpark hopes not dead yet
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:41:02 GMT
    The A's and San Jose are still holding out hope of moving the baseball team to a new ballpark in Silicon Valley. The Oakland baseball club and its longtime South Bay suitor have agreed on a deal that will extend negotiations for up to another seven years as San Jose tries to win approval from the courts or the MLB for the A's move south....
  • Giants' Hudson to face Royals' Guthrie in Game 3
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:33:42 GMT
    In the middle of a champagne-and-beer-soaked clubhouse after the San Francisco Giants won the NL Championship Series, Tim Hudson was given the chance to speak to his team. After 16 years, 214 regular-season wins and seven failed trips to the postseason, Hudson has finally made it to baseball's biggest stage at age 39. Hudson is set to take the mound Friday night for the Giants when they return home to face Jeremy Guthrie and the Royals in Game 3 of the World Series after a two-game split in Kans...
  • Obituaries for October 23, 2014
    published on Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT
    Obituaries, including photos, are published at a pre-paid fee based on size. The deadline is 5 p.m. two business days prior to publication....
  • More on the Padres' new farm director
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:52:22 GMT
    Impact, homegrown talent has escaped the Padres in recent years, especially among position players. Part of that has been scouting, an area first-year GM A.J. Preller already has begun addressing with a number of hires....
  • Padres name Geaney director of player development
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:07:13 GMT
    The Padres hired Sam Geaney on Thursday as their director of player development, a role that will have him oversee the organization's Minor League system. "It's a big challenge," Geaney said....
  • One Direction coming to Levi's Stadium in 2015
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:38:42 GMT
    One Direction performs at the iHeartRadio Music Festival on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Las Vegas....
  • Retrospective of fiber artist opens at NYC museum
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:39:00 GMT
    A Navajo presidential candidate disqualified from the race is holding out hope that election officials and tribal lawmakers will provide a way for him to remain on the ballot, despite the long odds. A Navajo presidential candidate disqualified from the race after a court determined he could not speak the tribe's language fluently is holding out hope officials on the nation's largest Indian reservation will... Prosecutors say a 15-year-old Michigan girl stabbed her 12-year-old brother and conspir...
  • Woman found fatally shot in Oakland's Fruitvale District
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:16:47 GMT
    The woman was found dead on a sidewalk in the 1500 block of 29th Avenue about 3:26 a.m. by officers responding to a Spot Shotter. Sgt. Michael Cardoza said police don't have a motive yet for the shooting and no arrests have been made....
  • Week 8 Wednesday Practice Recap
    published on Thu, 23 Oct 2014 05:03:19 GMT
    The Oakland Raiders returned to the practice field on Wednesday afternoon for the first time since their Week 7 loss to the Arizona Cardinals. The Oakland Raiders returned to the practice field on Wednesday afternoon for the first time since their Week 7 loss to the Arizona Cardinals....
  • Piedmont briefs: City sets hearings on General Plan
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:34:48 GMT
    The city of Piedmont will hold two public hearings and discussions about the update to the housing element of the General Plan. The Planning Commission will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday in City Council chambers, 120 Vista Ave., Piedmont....
  • Lawyers for Ed O'Bannon want more than $50 million from NCAA in attorney fees
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:59:13 GMT
    In this July 9, 2014, file photo, NCAA President Mark Emmert scratches his forehead as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation hearing on the NCAA's treatment of athletes. At left is Dr. Richard M. Southall, Associate Professor, Department of Sport and Entertainment Management....