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  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland Celebrates Its 2015 Youth of the Year,...
    published on Mon, 30 Mar 2015 07:22:53 GMT
    Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland will host its 26th Annual "Salute to Youth" Gala & Benefit Auction on Thursday, May 7th, 2015. Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland will host its 26th Annual "Salute to Youth" Gala & Benefit Auction on Thursday, May 7th, 2015 from 6:00 - 9:30 p.m. at the Scottish Rite Center at 1547 Lakeside Drive in Oakland, CA....
  • Oakland Raiders CB Taiwan Jones Bulks Up At Jay Glazer's Gym
    published on Mon, 30 Mar 2015 06:20:26 GMT
    Sep 15, 2013; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders defensive back Taiwan Jones leaves the field after the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at O.co Coliseum. The Oakland Raiders defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars 19-9....
  • ASU hoops coach: 4 more names to consider
    published on Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:49:49 GMT
    Day 6 of Arizona State's basketball coaching search a Upon meeting with the news media last Tuesday, ASU Vice President of Athletics Ray Anderson ASU basketball coaching search: 4 more names to consider Day 6 of Arizona State's basketball coaching search a Upon meeting with the news media last Tuesday, ASU Vice President of Athletics Ray Anderson Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1bHBDkY Golden State Warriors associate head coach Alvin Gentry during the third quarter against t...
  • Vanden girls end stellar season
    published on Sun, 29 Mar 2015 08:09:37 GMT
    The season didn't end the way the Vanden High girls basketball team wanted it to, but the Vikings still made history. Coaches Allison and Jake Johnson took their squad to its first-ever NorCal Regional Championship game, where they fell to Bishop O'Dowd of Oakland, 72-66....
  • Readers cite their favorites for all-time basketball team
    published on Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:45:25 GMT
    The first thing we learned from the hundred or so letters about Thursday's all-time Bay Area high school basketball team is that many of you just read the charts and look at the pictures. There was some name-calling about leaving Bill Russell off the team even though we explained why at the beginning of the story....
  • Adidas releasing Damian Lillard Raiders inspired shoe
    published on Sat, 28 Mar 2015 18:30:31 GMT
    Portand Trilblazers All Star point guard Damian Lillard's new Adidas shoe, the DLillard1, has a new design coming out which the Oakland native says was inspired by his favorite football team -- the Raiders....
  • All-Time Major League Countdown: 366. Jimmy Rollins
    published on Sat, 28 Mar 2015 17:30:49 GMT
    For the next year , I'll be counting down the top 366 players in Major League history, as ordered by Wins Above Replacement . I'll be compiling this list, "warts" and all, regardless of allegations of steroids , gambling , racism , or other ethical questions....
  • Citywise: NFL asks fans to rank favorite Oakland teams
    published on Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:42:31 GMT
    As part of its process in studying the viability of the three cities at risk of losing their football teams to Los Angeles, the NFL emailed a survey to Raiders season ticket fans this week. Many of the questions focused on fan satisfaction with O.co Coliseum and their willingness to spend more for tickets at a new stadium....
  • Oakland Composite mountain bike coach 'stoked' with mission
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Coaches Scott Steinwert and Morgan Fletcher talk about the race to come with student racers in Laguna Seca in May 2014. Racer Keegan Pfeiffer and coach Morgan Fletcher talk about the race after the finish in May 2014 at Boggs Mountain in Lake County....
  • From Red "A" to Oakland "A"
    published on Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:34:17 GMT
    Nineteen years old and sitting front row behind the plate, using the season tickets my parents have had to the Arkansas Razorbacks for years. Batting leadoff in the bottom of the first inning of Arkansas' opening day game in 2005 is junior center fielder Craig Gentry....
  • O'Dowd's senior guards win 3rd title
    published on Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:31:59 GMT
    Bishop O'Dowd guard Asha Thomas attempts a three-pointer shot against Brea Olinda's Reili Richardson Sierra Bononi. Bishop OA*Dowd Dragons guard Asha Thomas takes a shot against the Brea Olinda Wildcat in a Division III girls state championship women's basketball game, Friday, March 27, 2015, in Berkeley, Calif....
  • Gonzaga fans ready for Sweet 16 redemption against UCLA
    published on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 23:49:44 GMT
    The Gonzaga University men's basketball team hopes to punch a ticket to the Elite 8 Friday with a win over UCLA. For Gonzaga fans in Seattle, the game offers a little redemption, too....
  • NFL's new safety rules don't alleviate Jack Del Rio's pet peave
    published on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 22:53:04 GMT
    During the recent NFL owners meetings there were several new rules passed. These are those five rule changes as laid out by Pro Football Talk : 1. Bans defensive players from pushing teammates at the line of scrimmage when the offense is in punt formation....
  • Fantasy Baseball: Oakland Athletics Outfielders
    published on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:46:25 GMT
    September 3, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics center fielder Craig Gentry bats during the seventh inning against the Seattle Mariners at O.co Coliseum. The Mariners defeated the Athletics 2-1....
  • A's: Billy Beane introduces Oakland players to former teammate Billy...
    published on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 05:16:44 GMT
    Billy Beane introduced Billy Bean to the A's on Thursday afternoon, and Major League Baseball's first-ever Ambassador of Inclusion said the players might not have known who he was or what he was going to speak about. Bean and A's general manager Beane have known each other for years and played in the same Triple-A Toledo outfield in 1988 where, together with a former top draft pick, Pete Rice, they made what Bean proudly refers to as baseball's "Rice and Beans Outfield."...
  • Diaco Talks About Newest QB Anderson
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:50:41 GMT
    Add another name to the mix. Garrett Anderson, a junior college transfer, will join the list of quarterbacks trying to win the job....
  • Oakland A's: How big of a fan are you?
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:02:20 GMT
    With Opening Day of the 2015 season less than two weeks away, it is time for loyal fans to get their facts and information in line. However, many fans tend to lose sight of and forget about their favorite teams origin and all the great legends that played in years past....
  • Alameda County to join talks about new Oakland stadium
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:57:25 GMT
    The Alameda County Board of Supervisors has voted in favor of negotiating directly with the city of Oakland and its private development partner to build a new football stadium for the Raiders. The Oakland Tribune reported the unanimous vote Tuesday puts local leaders on the same page as they try to negotiate an agreement with New City Development LLC to redevelop the sprawling Coliseum complex....
  • Rockets' Howard returns vs. Pelicans
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:22:00 GMT
    When a Vietnam veteran briefly stopped in Hawaii on his way home from war, he vowed to return one day to honor the people who perished during the attack on Pearl Harbor. Now, with just two months to live, Joseph... When a Vietnam veteran briefly stopped in Hawaii on his way home from war, he vowed to return one day to honor the people who perished during the attack on Pearl Harbor....
  • Paul Molitor's throwback jersey is big seller ... in West Virginia
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:48:21 GMT
    Paul Molitor's hall of fame career has earned him a legion of fans across Minnesota, Wisconsin and Toronto. But a new survey finds he has a pocket of fans in the mountains of West Virginia....