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  • LeBron calls Fat Amy awesome in "oePitch Perfect 2"
    published on Wed, 03 Jun 2015 23:24:02 GMT
    OAKLAND, Calif. "" LeBron James might be the biggest superstar in sports, but he said he still gets to do normal every day activities occasionally....
  • 6 Reasons Why Golden State Warriors Will Win NBA Title
    published on Wed, 03 Jun 2015 23:11:14 GMT
    Golden State Warriors players celebrate after Game 5 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, May 27, 2015. The Warriors won 104-90 and advanced to the NBA Finals....
  • David Blatt gets little praise for Cavaliers' playoff run
    published on Wed, 03 Jun 2015 22:29:22 GMT
    Rookie head coach inherited a 33-win team that added LeBron James and overhauled its roster in January with two trades. Blanton Collier, the last coach to lead a pro team in Cleveland to a championship, struggled with such an acute hearing problem it contributed to his career ending six years after he won the 1964 NFL title with the Browns....
  • Friendly bet between Cleveland and Oakland Food Banks
    published on Wed, 03 Jun 2015 21:44:01 GMT
    Rather than the usual bet between Mayors of opposing championship teams, Mayor Libby Schaaf is joining a bet between Alameda County Community Food Bank and the Greater Cleveland Food Bank to promote a friendly fundraising competition supporting families in need. "I'm excited to join the Alameda County Community Food Bank and the Greater Cleveland Food Bank in a spirited competition designed to bring awareness to the struggle faced by low income residents in our respective cities," said Oakland M...
  • Dave Newhouse on NBA Finals: Oakland deserves sports teams that show it respect, loyalty
    published on Wed, 03 Jun 2015 21:23:57 GMT
    File: Former veteran Oakland Tribune columnist Dave Newhouse during the Multi-Ethnic Sports Hall of Fame at the Marriott Hotel in Oakland, Calif., on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. OAKLAND _ The Warriors are heading back to the NBA Finals, and they're possibly heading back to San Francisco, though this proposed move is not yet a slam dunk....
  • Oakland and Cleveland: Cities with much in common
    published on Wed, 03 Jun 2015 20:33:02 GMT
    Protesters raise their hands in protest of the recent events in Ferguson as they march down 14th Street toward the Alameda County Courthouse as part of the national Day of Anger in Oakland on Dec. 13, 2014. OAKLAND -- They're cities with blue-collar roots that often end up on the butt end of jokes, usually flung by outsiders relying on rumors, not reality....
  • Prodigal son LeBron James aiming to give Cleveland a title after 51-year wait
    published on Wed, 03 Jun 2015 20:24:07 GMT
    Known for his commentary on international relations and US politics, Rupert Cornwell also contributes obituaries and occasionally even a column for the sports pages. With The Independent since its launch in 1986, he was the paper's first Moscow correspondent - covering the collapse of the Soviet Union - during which time he won two British Press Awards....
  • Behind the Storefront: Can Under Armour build a $1 billion basketball business on Stephen Curry?
    published on Wed, 03 Jun 2015 19:21:53 GMT
    Company's first-quarter revenue growth had a lot to do with the introduction of the Curry One signature basketball shoe During Game One of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 19, 2015 in Oakland, California....
  • Oregon State Beavers announce signings of two JC football prospects
    published on Wed, 03 Jun 2015 18:47:06 GMT
    All-conference junior college offensive lineman Sosaia Tauaho and long snapper Ryan Navarro have signed financial aid agreements with Oregon State University, football coach Gary Andersen announced in a Wednesday news release. "Navarro, a 6-foot-2, 225-pound long snapper, and Tauaho, a 6-4, 330-pound offensive lineman are slated to arrive in Corvallis this summer....
  • What's Happening: Aces Foundation Camp at Oakland Tech
    published on Wed, 03 Jun 2015 16:57:08 GMT
    Aces Foundation Camp -- Lorenzo Alexander's Aces Foundation holding its annual free Football Skills Training Camp. June 6-7 from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Oakland Tech High School, 4351 Broadway Ave., Oakland....
  • Mentally stronger LeBron James better equipped to lead Cavs to promised land
    published on Wed, 03 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    In the aftermath of "The Decision," while LeBron James was unpacking boxes in Miami and Cleveland Clinic Courts was reduced to rubble, the general consensus among team officials was how the story of James' departure was all wrong. The basketball world seemed surprised James was strong enough to leave home and go elsewhere....
  • Officials warn Warriors fans to avoid knockoff merchandise
    published on Tue, 02 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    With the Golden State Warriors about to tip off in the NBA Finals for the first time in 40 years, league officials are warning fans to be on the lookout for low-quality counterfeit merchandise. Since 1992, anti-counterfeiting officials representing the major sports leagues have aided in the seizure of almost 11 million pieces of knockoff merchandise, valued at almost half a billion dollars....
  • New Terrace Ridge Neighborhood Opens On-Site Sales Gallery
    published on Wed, 03 Jun 2015 17:22:03 GMT
    The on-site Sales Gallery for Terrace Ridge by William Lyon Homes is now open, giving homebuyers the rare opportunity to preview the brand-new neighborhood's exceptional single-family home designs . With a magnificent terraced setting against the Dublin foothills, this limited collection of just 36 luxury homes is highly anticipated and potential buyers are encouraged to pre-qualify and take advantage of valuable pre-sale pricing prior to the model unveiling....
  • Piedmonter/Montclarion letters: Oakland protests after dark should be banned
    published on Wed, 03 Jun 2015 17:02:36 GMT
    Why must there be protesting after dark? Almost every time, it seems, the troublemakers see that as a time to start breaking things. I have watched the streaming videos of many nights of trouble....
  • LeBron James, Stephen Curry collide in dream NBA finals showdown
    published on Wed, 03 Jun 2015 15:39:32 GMT
    Cleveland's LeBron James and Golden State's Stephen Curry have powered their teams into an NBA Finals showdown, but only one club can complete a fairy-tale run to a long-awaited crown. LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers has averaged 27.6 points, 10.4 rebounds and 8.3 assists a game in the post-season....
  • Can LeBron carry limping Cavs to title?
    published on Wed, 03 Jun 2015 15:10:47 GMT
    OAKLAND, Calif. "" It" s June again, time for the annual tradition of LeBron James on your TV for four to seven games....
  • I'm Proud Oakland is Home to Golden State Warriors in 2015 NBA Finals
    published on Wed, 03 Jun 2015 12:48:46 GMT
    Back in October 2006 we launched The W Column for FSN Bay Area , then the local TV channel for the Golden State Warriors when most games weren't in HD . Our first column was America's Next Biggest Warriors Fan - a true classic during the Cohan era where Hegenberger Road and Coliseum Way = dysfunction junction....
  • Which restaurants are coming to Teterboro Landing?
    published on Wed, 03 Jun 2015 11:13:39 GMT
    TETERBORO - Nearly a dozen restaurants are planned for the final stage of Teterboro Landing, a 540,000-square-foot mixed-use development expected to start construction this fall, the Record reported. The planned restaurants include Panera Bread, Huddle House, Wing Stop, California Tortilla, Panda Express, Sarku Japan, Blaze Pizza and Habit Burger....
  • Oakland and Cleveland: two cities with much in common, on center stage for NBA Finals
    published on Wed, 03 Jun 2015 06:12:37 GMT
    Protesters raise their hands in protest of the recent events in Ferguson as they march down 14th Street toward the Alameda County Courthouse as part of the national Day of Anger in Oakland on Dec. 13, 2014. OAKLAND -- They're cities with blue-collar roots that often end up on the butt end of jokes, usually flung by outsiders relying on rumors, not reality....
  • NBA Finals: Cavaliers coach David Blatt gets little praise for the team's playoff run
    published on Wed, 03 Jun 2015 04:48:34 GMT
    INDEPENDENCE, Ohio - Blanton Collier, the last coach to lead a pro team in Cleveland to a championship, struggled with such an acute hearing problem it contributed to his career ending six years after he won the 1964 NFL title with the Browns. David Blatt doesn't seem to hear well, either, at least not any of the doubt surrounding him despite the Cavaliers coach taking Cleveland to the cusp of the city's first championship in 51 years....