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  • New Luxury Homes in Breathtaking Dublin Setting Experiencing Impressive Sales Success
    published on Tue, 04 Aug 2015 23:59:45 GMT
    A limited edition of only 36 residences, select homesites offer distant scenic views from the community's breathtaking elevated setting. These include Homesite #25, a stunning Residence One , spanning approximately 2,829 square feet with an impressive great room that seamlessly flows into a covered patio expanding indoor/outdoor living....
  • 56-Year-Old Former Oakland Athletic Signs Deal To Play Baseball In The East Bay Again
    published on Tue, 04 Aug 2015 23:30:49 GMT
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  • Coliseum's temporary availability is another twist in NFL-to-L.A. story
    published on Tue, 04 Aug 2015 23:26:00 GMT
    The NFL is having a hard time lining up more than one temporary site in case two teams were to relocate to Los Angeles. The Coliseum is the only venue willing to house a team while a stadium was being built and has made it clear it wants one pro team....
  • 'Dragonfish' Offers A Noir Vision Of An 'American Dream Gone Rancid'
    published on Tue, 04 Aug 2015 21:51:40 GMT
    A just-published literary noir called "Dragonfish" puts a new spin on the old formula. Our book critic Maureen Corrigan has fallen hard for this tale of gamblers, dark alleys and dangerous dames....
  • Dave Newhouse's "Founding 49er" brings the "dark days before the dynasty" to light
    published on Tue, 04 Aug 2015 18:46:49 GMT
    Former newspaper columnist and sports writer Dave Newhouse at his home in Oakland, Calif., with his newest book "Founding 49ers: The Dark Days Before the Dynasty" on Monday, July 27, 2015. Retiring in November 2011 after a 47-year career in journalism, he found the subject of his new book at the doors of up-down conveyance carriages....
  • Consistency propelled prolific Brown to Canton
    published on Tue, 04 Aug 2015 16:37:21 GMT
    OAKLAND, Calif. Perhaps more than any other position in football, wide receivers are forced to depend on teammates for success....
  • MSU Notebook: S Market gets back to work
    published on Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:17:15 GMT
    The exercise bikes, sledgehammers, tires and ropes inside Mississippi State's injury pit went unused on Monday, the opening day of fall practice. The pit which secludes injured players from the rest of practice by yellow caution tape was a popular place in the spring....
  • 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....