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  • 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....
  • Picking up the pieces of our broken Athletics-fan hearts
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:42:04 GMT
    It's been three weeks since that fateful day, since the A's were royally flushed in the wildest of card games. I can honestly say that nothing in sports has ever hit me as hard as the end of the 2014 season....
  • Hometown Huddle 2014 with Marcel Reece
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:39:52 GMT
    The Oakland Raiders visited Parker Elementary School in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday afternoon for the NFL and United Way's annual Hometown Huddle. The Oakland Raiders visited Parker Elementary School in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday afternoon for the NFL and United Way's annual Hometown Huddle....
  • Azusa Pacific womena s soccer finding its groove
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:32:20 GMT
    The Azusa Pacific University women's soccer team started the season with four consecutive losses and just two wins in its first six games. The Cougars are one of the hotest teams in the PacWest Conference....
  • Concord High offensive line behind Minutemen's success
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:18:36 GMT
    Malik Blackburn, Mitch Daniels and Mason Knight score the touchdowns and get the headlines, but they aren't the only ones to credit for Concord High's 7-0 start to the season. The unsung heroes of Concord's prolific and dynamic spread offense are the burly and experienced starters on the offensive line -- Robert Liu, Alex Vargas, David Valenzuela, Rembert Sison and Vaseem Shah....
  • Piedmont/Montclair What's Happening: Oakland Composite High School Mountain Bike Team seeks riders
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:30:43 GMT
    Oakland Mountain Bike Team -- Oakland Composite High School Mountain Bike Team is seeking boys and girls, ages 12-18, interested in riding and racing mountain bikes, no experience necessary. Season begins in December so Fun Ride is an introduction to the team and an opportunity to ride local trails with certified coaches....
  • Andrus Has Lost Weight, Aiming For More
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:19:51 GMT
    JUNE 16: Elvis Andrus #1 of the Texas Rangers scores in the top of the sixth inning against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on June 16, 2014 in Oakland, California. Andrus scored on a sacrifice fly by Adrian Beltre....
  • New investor named for Oakland's Coliseum City
    published on Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:16:37 GMT
    Hope for a new Oakland Raiders football stadium got a big boost Tuesday as the City Council approved the inclusion of a new investment group that will take the lead in trying to transform 120 acres surrounding O.Co Coliseum and the Oracle Arena into a sports and entertainment center. New City Development, LLC is being fronted by Floyd Kephart, Chairman of The Renaissance Companies, a San Diego-based consulting firm that advises several leading hedge funds....
  • 2015 Supercross TV Schedule: FOX Goes Live
    published on Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:20:00 GMT
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  • More
    published on Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:25:34 GMT
    Heres a Halloween event you dont want to miss, especially if you have children BOO! That is, Boo at the Zoo. On October 25 and 26 the Oakland Zoo will be full of not only animals, but goblins and witches, princesses and pirates....
  • Oakland Raiders see stadium plan revised by City of Oakland
    published on Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:02:15 GMT
    Oct 19, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders cheerleaders perform against the Arizona Cardinals at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports As the Raiders continue to struggle on the field, there may now be more optimism that the team stays in Oakland than optimism that the team returns to the playoffs as the city has revised and revamped their stadium plan to allow developers to get a deal in place to keep the team in the Bay Area....
  • Oakland revises Raiders stadium planvisit|blog-matierandross|most_popular|9
    published on Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:45:49 GMT
    With the clock ticking down, the Oakland City Council is poised to give a revamped group planning the Coliseum City stadium development a 90-day extension of its exclusive negotiating agreement with the city. Council members privately told us they were encouraged by the team's 11th-hour addition of new deep-pocket investors being represented by San Diego asset manager adviser Floyd Kephart , chairman of the board of Renaissance Cos....
  • Guest commentary: Jean Quan should be re-elected as mayor of Oakland
    published on Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:37:25 GMT
    I am voting Jean Quan as my first choice for Oakland Mayor. As a member of her transition team, I am intimately aware of the generally poor conditions Quan inherited -- and now, it's impossible to be unaware of the positive changes occurring throughout the city....
  • Royals' Cain, Holland learning about fatherhood
    published on Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:01:16 GMT
    Lorenzo Cain is learning that he doesn't get a reprieve from diaper duty just to play in some silly baseball games. He's also learning that changing diapers is harder than it looks....
  • Nonito Donaire Eyes Comeback Fight in The Philippines
    published on Tue, 21 Oct 2014 03:59:29 GMT
    Five division world champion Nonito 'The Filipino Flash' Donaire wants his comeback fight from his crushing 6th round knockout at the hands of Jamaica's Nicholas 'Axe Man' Walters to be held in the Philippines. BoxingScene.com/Manila Standard/Viva Sports learned that tentative discussions had already been held and that the alternate choice would be Dubai where ABS-CBN staged a tremendously successful Pinoy Pride fight card before a turn-away crowd of Filipino overseas workers at the World Trade ...
  • How a parent's drive to help athlete son went too far
    published on Tue, 21 Oct 2014 01:13:19 GMT
    You've got to wonder what investigators thought when they were asked to believe that a Bay Area family had willingly moved out of their $1.3million, 2,800-square-foot house in Danville so that they could make a new home out of a 1,300-square-foot rental in West Oakland worth $360,000. That's what Robert Davidson claimed when he transferred his son Kevin Davidson from San Ramon Valley High School in Danville to McClymonds High School in Oakland, where he became the starting quarterback this year....
  • Boy Writes Post, Remote Control, Heidi, & Raiders,
    published on Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:36:19 GMT
    Within my diatribe you won't find me spewing forth stats about the Raiders or football in general. Heck, many of you know what they mean better than me anyway....
  • Coach Sparano Breaks Down Loss to Arizona
    published on Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:28:01 GMT
    Head Coach Tony Sparano spoke to the media Monday afternoon and discussed the raiders 24-13 loss to the Arizona Cardinals. Coach Sparano: "Professional, good, players came in and got a good work day in, good lift, good run....