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  • From Red "A" to Oakland "A"
    published on Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:34:17 GMT
    Nineteen years old and sitting front row behind the plate, using the season tickets my parents have had to the Arkansas Razorbacks for years. Batting leadoff in the bottom of the first inning of Arkansas' opening day game in 2005 is junior center fielder Craig Gentry....
  • O'Dowd's senior guards win 3rd title
    published on Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:31:59 GMT
    Bishop O'Dowd guard Asha Thomas attempts a three-pointer shot against Brea Olinda's Reili Richardson Sierra Bononi. Bishop OA*Dowd Dragons guard Asha Thomas takes a shot against the Brea Olinda Wildcat in a Division III girls state championship women's basketball game, Friday, March 27, 2015, in Berkeley, Calif....
  • Gonzaga fans ready for Sweet 16 redemption against UCLA
    published on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 23:49:44 GMT
    The Gonzaga University men's basketball team hopes to punch a ticket to the Elite 8 Friday with a win over UCLA. For Gonzaga fans in Seattle, the game offers a little redemption, too....
  • NFL's new safety rules don't alleviate Jack Del Rio's pet peave
    published on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 22:53:04 GMT
    During the recent NFL owners meetings there were several new rules passed. These are those five rule changes as laid out by Pro Football Talk : 1. Bans defensive players from pushing teammates at the line of scrimmage when the offense is in punt formation....
  • Citywise: NFL asks fans to rank favorite Oakland teams
    published on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 22:25:06 GMT
    As part of its process in studying the viability of the three cities at risk of losing their football teams to Los Angeles, the NFL emailed a survey to Raiders season ticket fans this week. Many of the questions focused on fan satisfaction with O.Co Coliseum and their willingness to spend more for tickets at a new stadium....
  • Fantasy Baseball: Oakland Athletics Outfielders
    published on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:46:25 GMT
    September 3, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics center fielder Craig Gentry bats during the seventh inning against the Seattle Mariners at O.co Coliseum. The Mariners defeated the Athletics 2-1....
  • A's: Billy Beane introduces Oakland players to former teammate Billy...
    published on Fri, 27 Mar 2015 05:16:44 GMT
    Billy Beane introduced Billy Bean to the A's on Thursday afternoon, and Major League Baseball's first-ever Ambassador of Inclusion said the players might not have known who he was or what he was going to speak about. Bean and A's general manager Beane have known each other for years and played in the same Triple-A Toledo outfield in 1988 where, together with a former top draft pick, Pete Rice, they made what Bean proudly refers to as baseball's "Rice and Beans Outfield."...
  • Diaco Talks About Newest QB Anderson
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:50:41 GMT
    Add another name to the mix. Garrett Anderson, a junior college transfer, will join the list of quarterbacks trying to win the job....
  • Oakland A's: How big of a fan are you?
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:02:20 GMT
    With Opening Day of the 2015 season less than two weeks away, it is time for loyal fans to get their facts and information in line. However, many fans tend to lose sight of and forget about their favorite teams origin and all the great legends that played in years past....
  • Alameda County to join talks about new Oakland stadium
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:57:25 GMT
    The Alameda County Board of Supervisors has voted in favor of negotiating directly with the city of Oakland and its private development partner to build a new football stadium for the Raiders. The Oakland Tribune reported the unanimous vote Tuesday puts local leaders on the same page as they try to negotiate an agreement with New City Development LLC to redevelop the sprawling Coliseum complex....
  • Rockets' Howard returns vs. Pelicans
    published on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:22:00 GMT
    When a Vietnam veteran briefly stopped in Hawaii on his way home from war, he vowed to return one day to honor the people who perished during the attack on Pearl Harbor. Now, with just two months to live, Joseph... When a Vietnam veteran briefly stopped in Hawaii on his way home from war, he vowed to return one day to honor the people who perished during the attack on Pearl Harbor....
  • Oakland Composite mountain bike coach 'stoked' with mission
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 23:47:09 GMT
    Long popular as a recreational activity, cycling has taken off as a competitive sport for North Americans since the 1980s. But it has gained little traction in the high schools....
  • Paul Molitor's throwback jersey is big seller ... in West Virginia
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:48:21 GMT
    Paul Molitor's hall of fame career has earned him a legion of fans across Minnesota, Wisconsin and Toronto. But a new survey finds he has a pocket of fans in the mountains of West Virginia....
  • Town Crier: Hills author's book an eye-opener on faith
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:08:24 GMT
    You think you know a person. I've seen Barbara Falconer Newhall many times over the years, usually in her gym clothes at the Hills Swim and Tennis Club....
  • Drummond: Oakland killings down in 2014 but still way too many
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 06:00:00 GMT
    When Frank Denard played for the East Bay Wolverines, a Pop Warner football team, in 2002, his nickname was "Scrappy." That's because even though No....
  • Vallejo A&E Source: Vallejoa s Woodson in a Purple Haze
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 18:11:32 GMT
    Ralph Woodson was really into baseball as a 10 year old. Then he heard his older brother play Jimi Hendrix's “Band of Gypsies” album....
  • Alameda County joining Oakland officials on stadium talks, but Raiders still silent
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:33:08 GMT
    Local leaders are finally ready to work together to keep the Raiders from moving back to Los Angeles, but it remains unclear whether the team itself is committed to staying. On Tuesday, the Alameda County Board of Supervisors unanimously signed off on a six-month agreement to negotiate directly with the city and its private development partner, Floyd Kephart, on redeveloping the sprawling Coliseum complex into a densely packed urban center with a new football stadium for the Raiders....
  • OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The Alameda County Board of Supervisors has...
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 06:08:58 GMT
    The Alameda County Board of Supervisors has voted in favor of negotiating directly with the city of Oakland and its private development partner to build a new football stadium for the Raiders. The Oakland Tribune reported the unanimous vote Tuesday puts local leaders on the same page as they try to negotiate an agreement with New City Development LLC to redevelop the sprawling Coliseum complex....
  • Drummond: Oakland killings down in 2014 but still too many
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 01:56:56 GMT
    When Frank Denard played for the East Bay Wolverines, a Pop Warner football team, in 2002, his nickname was "Scrappy." That's because even though No....
  • Spring Game #24 Recap: Bats Gone Wild
    published on Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:57:06 GMT
    Play by play was brought to you by Donny Baarns, voice of the Visalia Rawhide, who had the casual delivery of an 83A Arizona afternoon. Spring broadcasts are as charming as an old girlfriend, with occasional coughs on the other side of the mic and shouts from the crowd chorusing in the background....