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  • Women's Soccer Twins Share Complex Connection
    published on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:03:43 GMT
    Chelsea Archer stood near the Husky Soccer Stadium sideline wearing a purple jacket, while her sister, Christina, ran through a drill with her Washington teammates. At first glance, the jacket was the only way to tell the twins apart....
  • Different philosophical roads lead Giants, A's to same place
    published on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:22:08 GMT
    Oakland Athletics' Jon Lester works against the Los Angeles Angels in the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in Oakland, Calif....
  • Oakland school massacre: Jury told of 5 minutes of terror
    published on Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:35:56 GMT
    Officers from the Alameda County Sheriff Coroner Department remove the bodies from outside the Oikos University, Monday April 2, 2012, in Oakland, Calif. Photo: Lacy Atkins, The Chronicle Former nursing student, One Goh, who is accused of murdering seven people and wounding three others at Oikos University appeared in Alameda County Superior Court on January 7, 2013 in Oakland, Calif....
  • Streater Visits Cleveland Elementary
    published on Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:39:33 GMT
    WR Rod Streater and former LB Sam Williams spoke with students at Cleveland Elementary School about financial literacy through US Bank/Operation Hope. Tuesday morning, the Cubs of Cleveland Elementary School in Oakland received a lesson in financial responsibility and a surprise visit from one of their very own Oakland Raiders....
  • Rangers' Shin-Soo Choo to have second surgery in three weeks
    published on Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:57:33 GMT
    OAKLAND, Calif. - Texas Rangers outfielder Shin-Soo Choo, already out for the season, will undergo his second surgical procedure in the last month Choo will have surgery to repair torn cartilage in his left ankle, which apparently occurred during his two ankle injuries earlier in the season....
  • The A's can still make August's nightmare vanish
    published on Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:59:01 GMT
    As bad as Oakland has been in August and September, a few weeks of .500 baseball and a Wild Card win can make everything go back to normal. If "the collapse" had never happened and the A's were still in first place, they would be expecting to play the Angels in the American League Division Series....
  • Get to Know Everett Harper, Founder at Tetherpad
    published on Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:42:12 GMT
    Our HowTo conference is just around the corner! In just two short weeks, we'll be bringing top tech changemakers to the stage to dig deep about how to succeed. You'll have the opportunity to learn from their insight and advice and connect with fellow entrepreneurs, investors, tech innovators and doers....
  • 6 Home Renovation Mistakes That Could Cost You
    published on Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:00:00 GMT
    You may think you're jazzing up your home with that new, unconventional paint job - but it could hurt you in the long wrong. Many homeowners undertake renovations in the fall before winter sets in....
  • Donaire Continues Tough Camp Grind For Walters Clash
    published on Tue, 16 Sep 2014 02:43:06 GMT
    World Boxing Association featherweight super champion Nonito 'The Filipino Flash' Donaire sparred ten rounds yesterday as he continued tough grind in preparation for his battle with Jamaica's hard-hitting Nicholas Walters, the WBA regular champion at the StubHub Center in Carson, California on October 18 on the Gennady Golovkin-Marco Antonio Rubio title fight card....
  • Free Agent Targets For Oakland
    published on Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:55:37 GMT
    With the 2014 season coming to an end, the front office will soon turn their heads to the off-season. Regardless of the A's success in the 2014 season, some key additions will need to be made for a competitive 2015 team....
  • Plank bringing food, bocce, bowling to Oakland; Stumpy's highbrow burgers, dogs in San Jose
    published on Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:30:31 GMT
    Beer, bocce: A cool new food-and-entertainment hub -- beer garden meets bocce court meets bowling alley -- is taking over a prime spot at Oakland's Jack London Square, the long-vacant Barnes & Noble space. Called Plank, this 50,000-square-foot venture will combine an outdoor hangout with indoor entertainment and a rooftop event space ....
  • Firing Dennis Allen Now Won't Help Raiders
    published on Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:25:59 GMT
    September 14, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen reacts against the Houston Texans during the second quarter at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports After Sunday's humiliating 30-14 loss to the Texans , many in the Nation are calling for the head of Dennis Allen....
  • Athletics postseason magic number: 12, Games to watch Mon. Sep. 15
    published on Mon, 15 Sep 2014 05:15:02 GMT
    A look back at Sunday's AL Wild Card scoreboard, and a look ahead to Monday's action while the Athletics take their final off-day of the regular season. At the top of the Wild Card table, things went just about as good as possible....
  • Fans of the Oakland Raiders' Black Hole
    published on Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:35:42 GMT
    Houston Texans fans cheer during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on Sunday, Sept....
  • Bobby Fong, College President of Final Four Fame, Dies Suddenly at 64
    published on Mon, 15 Sep 2014 04:01:00 GMT
    Bobby Fong, who had led Ursinus College since July 2011, died of a heart attack at his home on the morning of September 8. He was 64. He was a personable leader both at Ursinus and at Butler University, in Indianapolis, which he had led for a decade before joining Ursinus. On the Pennsylvania campus, students, faculty members, and administrators shared stories about Mr. Fong....
  • Ashamed to be a raider fan at this point
    published on Sun, 14 Sep 2014 23:13:49 GMT
    I've been a die hard raider fan my entire life . I'm 35 and I was brought up to be a loyal fan so through the good, and bad years I've stuck it out....
  • Video: J.J. Watt scores TD on 1-yard pass for Houston Texans
    published on Sun, 14 Sep 2014 22:35:13 GMT
    Sep 14, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt reacts after catching a touchdown pass against the Oakland Raiders in the first quarter at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports The Houston Texans got a little creative in the first quarter against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum when Ryan Fitzpatrick threw a touchdown pass to J.J. Watt ....
  • Douglas Moore Small
    published on Sun, 14 Sep 2014 07:54:16 GMT
    Douglas was born in Oakland CA on July 24, 1934 to Victor & Muriel Small. The younger of two sons, Doug grew up in the foothills of Sonora, California and became active in the Boy Scouts of America attaining the rank of Eagle Scout....
  • Time to Get Rid of Greg Olson
    published on Sun, 14 Sep 2014 02:47:39 GMT
    If you ask me.... It is time we get a new offensive coordinator. A little research will show you Greg Olson came into coaching at the NFL for Tampa Bay, he was promoted to OC then fired after the bucs went for a 4-12 season... he then went to Jacksonville and now he lies in Oakland... And on September 7th he ran a run dominated offense with some short passes against the best run defense in the NFL.... He had a QB who a week prior torched the Superbowl defending champs in the mid-to-long passing ...
  • Warriors G.M. Myers gets three-year extension
    published on Thu, 04 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Warriors general manager Bob Myers has agreed to a three-year extension with the team that will keep him under contract through the 2017-2018 season, an NBA source confirmed to this newspaper Thursday night. Myers, whose deal was due to expire at the end of the coming season, has been the team's G.M. since April 2012 and recently helped steer the way through the tumultuous dismissal of coach Mark Jackson after a 51-win season and second consecutive trip to the playoffs....