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  • Oakland Raiders Interviewing Unnamed College Coach Sunday
    published on Sat, 24 Jan 2015 21:38:02 GMT
    Sep 30, 2014; Alameda, CA, USA; General view of Oakland Raiders helmet and Lombardi trophies from Super Bowl XI, XV and XVIII during a press conference at the Raiders practice facility. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports When the Oakland Raiders began interviewing defensive coordinators upon the hiring of head coach Jack Del Rio, the candidates followed the clear theme of ties to either JDR or candidates who were in the NFL last season and for many seasons before that....
  • Reggie McKenzie Touches On Oakland Raiders Draft Strategy
    published on Sat, 24 Jan 2015 20:06:07 GMT
    Sep 30, 2014; Alameda, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie during a press conference to introduce Tony Sparano as Raiders interim coach at the Raiders practice facility. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie hit his stride when it came to the NFL Draft during 2014, getting his best haul during his short career as a GM by picking standout rookies Khalil Mack and Derek Carr....
  • Possible DC Candidates With NFL Experience for the Oakland Raiders
    published on Sat, 24 Jan 2015 03:42:28 GMT
    Jan 16, 2015; Alameda, CA, USA; Jack Del Rio at press conference to announce his hiring as Oakland Raiders head coach at the Raiders practice facility. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Raider fans and media are still waiting with baited breath to hear who the next Defensive Coordinator of the Oakland Raiders will be....
  • Jack Del Rio Is Building a Seasoned Staff in Oakland
    published on Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:44:22 GMT
    Jan 16, 2015; Alameda, CA, USA; Jack Del Rio poses with helmet at press conference to announce his hiring as Oakland Raiders head coach at the Raiders practice facility. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Since Jack Del Rio has been hired as head coach, information junkies like some of us here at JBB and many of our readers and twitter followers have been eagerly following the process of staff-building, projecting potential hires, and commenting on the ones he has made....
  • Oakland Raiders Vault: Super Bowl XVIII, January 22nd, 1984
    published on Fri, 23 Jan 2015 01:12:34 GMT
    Sep 30, 2014; Alameda, CA, USA; General view of Oakland Raiders helmet and Lombardi trophies from Super Bowl XI, XV and XVIII during a press conference at the Raiders practice facility. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Today, appropriately on a Throwback Thursday, is the 31st anniversary of the Raiders last Super Bowl victory: Super Bowl XVIII, played in Tampa, FL on January 22nd, 1984....
  • on stage
    published on Thu, 22 Jan 2015 18:46:21 GMT
    Raising their voices in peace. Coming at a time of heightened turmoil in the world, the Kol Truah Jewish Choir is seeking to encourage peace through music with its new series, "Shir LaShalom," or "Song for Peace."...
  • Alameda: Council gets briefing on redeveloping waterfront area of Alameda Point
    published on Thu, 22 Jan 2015 01:42:42 GMT
    The effort to gather public input on plans to create a waterfront neighborhood at Alameda Point that would be a mix of homes and businesses moved forward Tuesday, when the City Council got a briefing on the project. The 68 acres around what's known as the Seaplane Lagoon would also feature parks and open space, bicycle and walking paths and a new ferry terminal....
  • Jaguars make it official, hire Greg Olson as OC
    published on Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:34:41 GMT
    Jaguars make it official, hire Greg Olson as OC JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jaguars have officially hired Greg Olson to be their new offensive coordinator....
  • Montclair/Piedmont What's Happening: Montclair Soccer Club tryouts
    published on Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:22:39 GMT
    Montclair Soccer Club -- Tryouts for boys and girls U8-U14 age groups. Jan. 24-Feb. 7 at Merritt College and Oakland High....
  • The Piedmont High girls basketball team earns sweep of Alameda, Encinal
    published on Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:22:17 GMT
    Cate Selna, left, of the Piedmont High girls basketball team, is defended by Alameda's Olivia Orahood as she attempts a shot in the first half of their West Alameda County Conference game on Jan. 16. Piedmont won the game 66-41, completing a sweep of the Alameda schools that included a 58-55 win over Encinal on Jan. 14. Director Sam Taylor-Johnson says the notorious scene was never even considered fior use in the movie, which has been toned down to balance sex with romance....
  • ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - Jack Del Rio picked the same offensive...
    published on Wed, 21 Jan 2015 01:43:46 GMT
    Jack Del Rio picked the same offensive coordinator to start his tenure in Oakland as he did more than a decade ago in Jacksonville. Musgrave said Tuesday he harbors no hard feelings toward Del Rio over his dismissal 10 years ago and said he looks forward to working with Del Rio again with the Oakland Raiders....
  • Jack Del Rio "Will Make Raiders Look Like a Pro Team" Says Dennis Green
    published on Tue, 20 Jan 2015 00:40:37 GMT
    Jan 16, 2015; Alameda, CA, USA; Jack Del Rio poses with Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie at press conference to announce his hiring as Raiders head coach at the Raiders practice facility. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Dennis Green has been out of the head coaching ranks for a few years now, famously leaving the NFL with an epic rant following a collapse to the then undefeated Chicago Bears on Monday Night football during his final head coaching gig with the Arizona ...
  • Jack Del Rio: An Optimsitic Outlook From Someone Who Was Pessimistic
    published on Sun, 18 Jan 2015 20:45:58 GMT
    Jan 16, 2015; Alameda, CA, USA; Jack Del Rio poses with Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie and owner Mark Davis and Raiders jersey at press conference to announce his hiring as Raiders head coach at the Raiders practice facility. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Jan 16, 2015; Alameda, CA, USA; Jack Del Rio at press conference to announce his hiring as Oakland Raiders head coach at the Raiders practice facility....
  • College of Marin men use big scoring run to defeat Alameda
    published on Sat, 17 Jan 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    When the conference games start coming in quick succession and practice time becomes harder to come by, College of Marin men's basketball coach Dave Granucci is confident that he can lean on his team's deep bench as needed. That depth was on full display in Saturday's 85-55 home victory against Alameda, with the bench scoring 51 points - 15 coming during a decisive 18-0 run in the first half....
  • NFL Draft Projections For New Head Coaches
    published on Sat, 17 Jan 2015 04:54:41 GMT
    Jan 16, 2015; Alameda, CA, USA; Jack Del Rio poses with Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie at press conference to announce his hiring as Raiders head coach at the Raiders practice facility. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports New head coaches always mean a serious shift in NFL draft focus for teams....
  • Kawakami: Raiders put Del Rio in charge
    published on Sat, 17 Jan 2015 02:36:35 GMT
    Jack Del Rio didn't have to say or do much to trump Tony Sparano, Dennis Allen, Tom Cable or the rest of the Cavalcade of Raiders Coaches Who Tried and Failed. Del Rio didn't have to do anything -- because Raiders owner Mark Davis was doing it for him at Del Rio's introduction on Friday....
  • High schools try harder to keep alumni together
    published on Fri, 16 Jan 2015 22:29:29 GMT
    Remember the day you graduated from high school? Amid the big smiles and farewell hugs or handshakes you suddenly realize that, after four years of togetherness, you may not be seeing your classmates ever again. Thirty years pass....
  • Jack Del Rio hired as new Raiders coach
    published on Thu, 15 Jan 2015 18:22:23 GMT
    The team announced the hiring on Thursday, a day after finalizing the deal to have Del Rio replace interim coach Tony Sparano. A news conference is expected on Friday....
  • AP Source: Jack Del Rio to be new Raiders coach
    published on Thu, 15 Jan 2015 05:37:48 GMT
    AP Source: Jack Del Rio to be new Raiders coach Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1ILlUL1 ALAMEDA, Calif. - The Oakland Raiders hired Denver defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio as their new head coach on Wednesday in hopes that the Bay Area native who grew up cheering for the Raiders can return the team to its glory days....
  • Alameda: City Council to get update on plans for Alameda Point
    published on Thu, 15 Jan 2015 01:45:49 GMT
    Initial plans for redeveloping part of the waterfront at Alameda Point call for public access to the shoreline, parks and open space, and a network of bicycle and walking paths that will help link the neighborhood with the rest of the city. Alameda Point Partners, which has an exclusive negotiation agreement to redevelop the 68-acre site, also proposes extending Ralph Appezzato Memorial Parkway as the first phase of the project to provide a gateway to the waterfront and a new ferry terminal....