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  • Leading Off: What's on deck today at spring training
    published on Tue, 03 Mar 2015 07:21:48 GMT
    Major League Baseball's new pace of play rules get their first look. Fans will see clocks counting down between innings, showing how much time pitchers have to finish their warmups and letting hitters know when to be ready....
  • Andre Johnson to be traded or cut, could he reunite with Derek Carr in Oakland?
    published on Tue, 03 Mar 2015 03:56:39 GMT
    Yes, I said reunite. And no, I'm not talking about his older brother, David. Once upon a time, a 12-year-old Derek Carr and rookie wide receiver Andre Johnson struck up a strong friendship....
  • Why the Raiders are Staying in Oakland
    published on Tue, 03 Mar 2015 03:08:51 GMT
    With all this talk of the team leaving the city of Oakland I beg to differ. This team left once and it will never leave again....
  • A's switch-pitcher hopes to find spot with Oakland
    published on Mon, 02 Mar 2015 22:59:54 GMT
    Pat Venditte is used to it by now. Teammates, coaches and others regularly stop him for a chance to check out his one-of-a-kind glove, the same one he has used for years featuring space for either hand....
  • Celebrating Black History Month Across the Cabinet
    published on Mon, 02 Mar 2015 22:11:56 GMT
    Throughout February, a number of Departments and Cabinet Secretaries held special events and participated in activities to commemorate Black History Month. Take a look at a few of the highlights below....
  • Raiders think small with Coliseum
    published on Mon, 02 Mar 2015 21:33:52 GMT
    While the Raiders' proposed stadium just outside Los Angeles is a $1.7 billion football palace that looks like an updated version of the 49ers new home, the team's stadium plan for Oakland is apparently much more modest. The Raiders envision building what would be the smallest stadium in the NFL, according to Floyd Kephart, a San Diego businessman who has contracted with Oakland to work on financing a new stadium for the team at the Coliseum complex....
  • Donaire Aims To 'Make a Statement' in Prado Fight
    published on Mon, 02 Mar 2015 20:41:24 GMT
    Five division world champion Nonito 'The Filipino Flash' Donaire wants to 'make a statement' in his clash with Brazil's William Prado for the World Boxing Council North American Boxing Federation super bantamweight title at the Smart Araneta Coliseum on March 28. Donaire told BoxingScene.com/Manila Standard/Viva Sports he is 'a man on a mission' who has realized the mistakes he made in his painful loss to Nicholas 'Axe Man' Walters which he 'needs to correct.' Having trained for a couple of week...
  • Classmates, friends, grieve for slain Oakland 14-year-old Davon Ellis
    published on Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:26:56 GMT
    Counselors were at two Oakland schools Monday to help students deal with the tragic loss of a classmate and friend who was gunned down Saturday night while walking with friends to a store in the Fruitvale neighborhood. Davon Ellis, 14, a freshman football player at Oakland Technical High School and a former student at Montera Middle School, was fatally shot about 7:52 p.m. in the 3300 block of Brookdale Avenue....
  • Raiders thinking small when it comes to Oakland stadium
    published on Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:36:53 GMT
    While the Raiders' proposed stadium just outside Los Angeles is a $1.7 billion football palace that looks like an updated version of the 49ers new home, the team's stadium plan for Oakland is apparently much more modest. The Raiders envision building what would be the smallest stadium in the NFL, according to Floyd Kephart, a San Diego businessman who has contracted with Oakland to work on financing a new stadium for the team at the Coliseum complex....
  • Exclusive: A.R. Rahman Sets First U.S. Tour in Five Years
    published on Mon, 02 Mar 2015 14:13:01 GMT
    A.R. Rahman will start his first North American tour since 2010 in Huntington, N.Y., at the Paramount on March 21. The Oscar-winning composer will include material from throughout his 20-year career on the 13-city tour, which will stop May 28 at the Beacon Theatre in New York and Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on June 10. Titled A.R. Rahman: The Intimate Concert Tour and sponsored by JBL, tickets go on sale March 6, with VIP packages available March 4. Venues for the upcoming tour are smaller than...
  • Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings
    published on Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:58:30 GMT
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  • Damian Lillard to graduate from Weber State
    published on Sun, 01 Mar 2015 20:36:39 GMT
    All-Star, Rookie of the Year, First-Round draft pick and Big Sky Conference MVP-this is just a short list of some of the accolades that NBA guard Damian Lillard has garnered in his life, but at the end of April, he will add one more to the growing list: Weber State University graduate. After three years of hard work, both in the NBA and at school during the off season, Lillard will be graduating with a Bachelor degree in technical sales....
  • Marshawn Lynch visits Turkey, gives lengthy interview
    published on Sun, 01 Mar 2015 19:27:25 GMT
    Lynch is in Turkey helping the organization American Football Without Barriers , and while he was there he sat down for a long interview with a Turkish sports network. "I'm just here so I don't get fined," Lynch joked before getting serious about why he wanted to work at a Turkish youth football camp and help promote football in Turkey....
  • Raiders thinking small Oakland stadium
    published on Sun, 01 Mar 2015 03:51:01 GMT
    While the Raiders' proposed stadium just outside Los Angeles is a $1.7 billion football palace that looks like an updated version of the 49ers new home, the team's stadium plan for Oakland is apparently much more modest. The Raiders envision building what would be the smallest stadium in the NFL, according to Floyd Kephart, a San Diego businessman who has contracted with Oakland to work on financing a new stadium for the team at the Coliseum complex....
  • Vaccine-preventable diseases are back a " but are they here to stay?
    published on Sun, 01 Mar 2015 03:47:32 GMT
    As the number of measles cases in California over the past 2 1/2 months rose Friday to 130, the Golden State is still battling its worst whooping cough epidemic in seven decades. Since January 2014, California has seen more than 11,500 whooping cough cases in an epidemic that has hospitalized hundreds and killed four babies....
  • Cal basketball recruiting: Ivan Rabb, Caleb Swanigan, Davon Dillard visits could change program
    published on Sun, 01 Mar 2015 01:42:49 GMT
    He currently has no committed recruits for the 2016 class, and while the offers have been sent out to the fallback options, it's clear that his goal is to land three commits this weekend and immediately ensure this program's return to national relevance. Ivan Rabb : Rabb has been target number one....
  • The 'Green Rush' hits D.C. as pot advocates, entrepreneurs flock to marijuana business expo
    published on Sun, 01 Mar 2015 01:05:29 GMT
    Eric De Feo of Philadelphia-based Ohneka Farms his company's product at the ComfyTree expo in D.C. The device, called ROOT, was originally designed to grow plants for urban farming, he said. But business consultants kept telling him to pay attention to the marijuana market, so his company pivoted....
  • Talking baseball stories ... on phone with Lon Simmons
    published on Sun, 01 Mar 2015 01:04:02 GMT
    There's the guy who calls every day asking when the Red Sox game comes on TV. Then come the degenerate gamblers, asking for last night's scores....
  • Put It On The Board...Yes
    published on Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:20:30 GMT
    For some reason, "Phegley" is always the first name my mom recalls from all the off-season acquisitions. - Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports Each spring, when the A's major and minor league landscapes finally come into focus, I create two poster boards....
  • Fmr. Heat Player Anthony Mason Dead At 48
    published on Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:48:20 GMT
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