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  • Exclusive: Latest Raiders stadium plan for Oakland violates team's 'terms and conditions' for deal
    published on Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:17:43 GMT
    Floyd Kephart has known for months that the cornerstone of his plan to finance a new stadium for the Oakland Raiders was a nonstarter for the team. Yet, he has continued to pitch it, raising further doubt that Oakland and Alameda County will retain him as their hand-picked financial partner in securing a new Raiders stadium and spearheading the Coliseum City mega-development....
  • Oakland Raiders relocation inevitable according to Jon Gruden
    published on Wed, 02 Sep 2015 21:03:25 GMT
    Nov 20, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders fans tailgate while holding signs the read "Stay in Oakland" before the NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Jon Gruden dominated Oakland Raiders headlines for a brief period back during the 2014 season as after Dennis Allen was fired the iconic coach of the most successful Raiders teams since their move to the Bay Area was tabbed for a potential comeback to the sidelines....
  • Raiders Khalil Mack named top NFL player under 25 by ESPN
    published on Wed, 02 Sep 2015 20:44:09 GMT
    Earlier this offseason, Fox Sports put out their list of the top 25 players at 25 or younger . Shockingly Raiders dominating pass rusher Khail Mack was not on that list....
  • Raiders Countdown to Kickoff: 12: Who wore it best, who's wearing it now
    published on Wed, 02 Sep 2015 03:54:06 GMT
    With 12 days until the Raiders 2015 regular season opener, we reach a number that has a couple of Raider legends to have worn it. But as has often been the case in this series, I have to pick just one....
  • Friday Night Football, Piedmont VS. Fremont Of Oakland
    published on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 20:12:44 GMT
    Friday night, Sept. 4, at 7:00 p.m. will be Piedmont's first home game of the season at Witter Field....
  • Victorino crashes into wall and it falls in Angels' loss
    published on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 20:22:19 GMT
    The Los Angeles Angels keep finding different ways to lose, and had more bad fortunes in the decrepit Oakland Coliseum in an 11-5 loss to the Athletics on Monday night. Danny Valencia hit a two-run double in the third inning and another RBI-double in the fifth to back Felix Doubront in his first win for Oakland in a game delayed for a fix of the wall after Victorino ran into it on Valencia's second double....
  • I'm Jane McGonigal, Game Designer and Author, and This Is How I Work
    published on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 20:00:00 GMT
    Jane McGonigal is a game designer-but she isn't exactly working on the next Mario. Rather, she brings an academic perspective to gaming and looks at how games can improve our lives and solve real problems....
  • Victorino Crashes Into Wall And It Falls In Angels' Loss [VIDEO]
    published on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 14:55:44 GMT
    AUGUST 31: Shane Victorino #18 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim watches as a piece of the outfield wall falls onto the field during the fifth inning against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on August 31, 2015 in Oakland, California. *** Local Caption *** Shane Victorino OAKLAND, Calif....
  • Football Power Index Rankings...
    published on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:54:04 GMT
    I was not expecting Oakland to have a high rating, especially after their performance Sunday, but I was also not expecting DEAD LAST! I have not been one of the fans sipping the kool aide this offseason, and have largely considered the offseason a disappointment, unlike many other fans on here. I was yet again expecting a top draft pick next year, and was predicting a win total in the neighborhood of 6. I have also gone on record expressing my doubts about Carr....
  • Mark Canha hits 3-run HR as Athletics beat Angels 11-5
    published on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 09:25:35 GMT
    Mark Canha hit a three-run homer, Jake Smolinski's three-run double highlighted a decisive third inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 11-5 on Monday in another quirky night at the Coliseum when part of the outfield wall fell down and delayed the game. Danny Valencia added a two-run double in the third and another RBI double in the fifth to back Felix Doubront in his first win for Oakland....
  • In China, long-delayed recognition for troops who fought in World War II
    published on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 09:00:00 GMT
    Sun Yinbai, 97, served with the Nationalist army in World War II, acting as an interpreter for U.S. forces. Only now are such service members getting some grudging acknowledgment from China's leaders....
  • Indulge me.. I already know the answer, but my father doesn't...
    published on Mon, 31 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Some background first.. My father is 57 and lived in Oakland when the Warriors won their first title back in 75'....
  • A's top Angels as wall falls down
    published on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 07:05:18 GMT
    The grounds crew had less than 24 hours to put the Coliseum back in baseball shape between the Raiders exhibition and the A's homestand opener against the Angels on Monday, a game that saw the A's pin an 11-5 loss on the Anaheim crew. The grounds crew did as good a job as time would permit in making the playing surface passable....
  • Angels Fall To A's, 11-5, On Weird Night
    published on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 06:36:29 GMT
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  • Generation LOL, ages 18 to 34, most irked by grammar, spelling slips
    published on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 05:37:40 GMT
    It's the LOL generation that appears most annoyed by bad grammar and spelling slips, according to a survey by Dictionary.com. The site found in an online Harris Poll done July 31 to Aug. 4 that 80 percent of American adults 18 and older consider themselves good spellers, but they may be overestimating their abilities....
  • Angels, A's delayed in 5th for broken outfield fence
    published on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 05:15:57 GMT
    Oakland Athletics' Josh Phegley, top, scores as he falls on Los Angeles Angels catcher Chris Iannetta in the third inning of a baseball game Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. Phegley scored on a double by Jake Smolinski....
  • September Falls
    published on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 02:03:55 GMT
    When the big league rosters expand September 1st anyone on Oakland's 40 man roster can be called up to the Show. The larger issue is how to add players not on the 40 man roster in order to get them to Oakland....
  • Warriors' exhibition opener at SAP Center on October 5
    published on Mon, 31 Aug 2015 18:22:28 GMT
    Before the Warriors play in Oakland for the first time as defending NBA champions, they're going to stop at their neighbor's house. The team will open the preseason in San Jose, marking the Warriors' first game at the SAP Center in 15 years....
  • Oakland Athletics' Manager Bob Melvin Deserves An Extension
    published on Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:26:27 GMT
    Jul 24, 2015; San Francisco, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin jogs back to the dugout after visiting the mound during the fourth inning of the game against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park. The San Francisco Giants defeated the Oakland Athletics 9-3....
  • Two Southwest Planes Clip One Another at Oakland Airport
    published on Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:21:16 GMT
    You can find the display on the south side of the Fonner ... Two solid rounds by Ben Portie has him atop the leaderboard after two days of the Oregon Trail Pro-Am at the Scotts Bluff Country Club....